Visionary Leadership Award

In 2018 at TCF, Temenos launched the Visionary Leadership Award to recognize individuals from our distinguished group of ambassadors who have made an outstanding contribution to our industry and best represent the attributes of a visionary leader. This award is chosen by the Temenos Executive Committee and the Management Board.

and the winner is...

Visionary Leadership Award

Friso Westra


Friso Westra is the Head of IT Development Core Banking and Wealth International at Dutch giant bank, ABN AMRO - one of the largest and most innovative banks in Europe.

He is an executive leader experienced in transforming and growing organizations and individuals. Tech savvy and digitally driven; he leads and supports organizations and teams with passion, fun, and accountability to deliver their best. With a strategic perspective on technology, business, and operations.

Why he won?

Friso Westra has been a visionary leader for ABN AMRO’s digital transformation. Friso and the ABN team have collaborated closely with Temenos to increase agility and the pace of innovation with Temenos Continuous Deployment and ABN AMRO’s 22 DevOps teams. Using the Temenos Banking Cloud, the bank is able to test, develop, and publish new releases to market with faster deployment. For his commitment to innovation, his cohesive DevOps strategy, and collaboration with Temenos, Friso Westra receives the Visionary Leadership Award.

Friso Westra, Head of IT Development Core Banking and Wealth International, ABN AMRO

We welcome Friso to the Temenos wall of fame

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