07.04.2022Press Release

Fourthline expands its executive management team

Fourthline expands the management team with Fleur de Roos as General Counsel and Eelco-Jan Boonstra as Chief Commercial Officer. 

FL-logomark-square avatarBy The Fourthline Team
Fleur de Roos and Eelco-Jan Boonstra

Amsterdam/Barcelona, 7 April 2022 – Fourthline, one of Europe's fastest-growing fintech companies, today announced the additions of Fleur de Roos as General Counsel and Eelco-Jan Boonstra as Chief Commercial Officer to the management team. In doing so, Fourthline is further strengthening its commercial and legal foundations. 

"With these two key new hires, we are building the foundation for the next phase of our growth. We are extremely excited to welcome both Eelco-Jan and Fleur to the team. We are confident that Eelco-Jan's experience and knowledge will significantly contribute to making the next step in our commercial development. At the same Fleur's expertise will ensure we continue to invest in strengthening our Legal, Risk, Compliance, and Audit departments."  -- Krik Gunning, Co-Founder and CEO at Fourthline 

Fleur de Roos started in a newly created position of General Counsel. She will oversee all legal matters for Fourthline. She brings over 15 years of corporate and commercial legal experience in the financial sector working in several senior positions at Clifford Chance, Flow Traders, and the Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten). 

"I am thrilled to be joining Fourthline. For me this is an amazing chance to be able to bring together all the experiences that I've had throughout my professional career. I look forward to having a long-lasting impact on Fourthline, within and beyond its growth phase." -- Fleur de Roos

Eelco-Jan Boonstra joined Fourthline as Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Duco van Lanschot. Duco van Lanschot's tenure as CCO was marked by exponential growth, welcoming leading new customers such as Trade Republic, Wish.com, FlatexDEGIRO, Nationale Nederlanden, and many more.  

"We thank Duco for his strategic leadership and guidance over the last years, as the company grew from start-up to one of the fastest-growing scale-ups in the Netherlands," says Krik Gunning, Co-Founder and CEO of Fourthline.  

Eelco-Jan brings an impressive track record of driving growth and success. His extensive industry knowledge will be crucial as we continue to expand. He joins Fourthline from Mambu, where he led the company's spectacular commercial growth in EMEA over the past years. Before Mambu, Eelco-Jan held several senior leadership positions at Teradata, Datameer, AppMachine, Qlik, and more. 

"I look forward to building long-term success with the Fourthline team and accelerating our growth journey. The company's product, the market timing, and the brilliant people working here provide a rock-solid foundation for exponential growth." – Eelco-Jan Boonstra 

About Fourthline

In the fight against financial crime, Fourthline helps banks and regulated financial institutions worldwide with digital KYC checks with their end-to-end KYC and AML compliance solution. Since its founding in 2017, the Amsterdam-based company has been one of the fastest-growing fintech companies in Europe. With offices in Amsterdam and Barcelona, ​​Fourthline works for clients such as Trade Republic, flatexDEGIRO, N26, Solarisbank, and Wish.

With innovative Know Your Customer technology and the best compliance experts, Fourthline verifies thousands of new customers every day. With AI-powered technology, Fourthline performs more than 200 checks to verify and authenticate identities, ID documents, biometric data, whereabouts of the applicant and performs checks on worldwide sanctions lists. Fourthline detects 60% more fraud with an accuracy rate of 99.98%. For more information, visit www.fourthline.com.