Jan Vlietstra

Jan Vlietstra

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Jan Vlietstra is Chief Executive Officer of AFEX, one of the world's largest non-bank, private providers of global B2B payments and risk management solutions. The firm offers a comprehensive range of global payment and foreign exchange services, including foreign currency drafts, wire transfers, risk management tools and designated account executives. He is responsible for setting, planning, implementing, and executing the strategic direction of the organization globally. Prior to joining AFEX, he was Chief Financial Officer of RIA Financial, a global leader in money remittances and is a recognized benchmark in both quality and service. He also served as CFO of Strasbaugh, a leader in design and manufacturing of advanced surfacing technology for the global semiconductor industry.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Jan and his team handles every aspect of a clients' foreign payment needs, from risk consultation to transaction execution.

  • Prior to joining RIA firms, he was a Co-Founder of Wafer Solutions.

  • Jan started his career in Deloitte, where he held roles such as Manager and Senior Staff.

  • He holds a degree in Finance from the University of Pretoria.