CHP Consulting, provider of the ALFA Systems software platform, has appointed Igor Szabados to the role of head of business development, EMEA.

Szabados joins CHP after five years with asset finance software provider Cassiopae. He will lead CHP’s objective of further expansion on the continent and beyond.

Igor holds an MBA from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and attended the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.

Igor Szabados said: "I’m excited to be working for the industry benchmark company, and introducing CHP and ALFA Systems to new markets and clients. While it’s clear that ALFA is the forerunner in the market, it is the quality of CHP’s people that has impressed me most. I’m looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship."

Steve Taplin, CHP’s global sales director, said: "Igor brings to CHP 15 years in business development, of which 10 were in asset finance and five with a competitor. We’re delighted to welcome him to the fold and add his experience to our proposition in the EMEA markets."