The global financial services provider has appointed van der Maat as commercial director, corporate solutions. He will be Amsterdam-based and responsible for commercial strategies and their development, planning, and execution. The move strengthens the group’s European presence.  

Van der Maat has over 14 years’ experience in tax and legal advisory as well as corporate solutions in the US and Netherlands.Prior to Apex Group, van der Maat spent seven years at the Intertrust Group, where he ended his tenure as director of corporate services in the Netherlands. During his stent at the trust services provider, he also led San Francisco’s operations. Van der Maat began his career at EY, advising private equity and multinational firms on cross-border transactions and international tax structures.

Apex Group’s global corporate solutions head, Matt Claxton, spoke of the appointment in the following terms: “The Netherlands continues to be a crucial hub for our clients’ international operations and we are seeing an increasing demand for our corporate solutions. We are delighted to welcome someone of Michiel’s caliber to our existing Corporate Solutions team of over 30 multilingual professionals in the Netherlands and are excited for the valuable experience he brings as we see to grow, develop and diversify our offering for clients.”