Aksel Van der Wal has been named CFO of fan-to-fan ticket exchange Seatwave.
He will be based in London and will report to the company's CEO Joe Cohen.

Most recently, Van der Wal was CFO of Vodafone's Global Business Development unit where he spent five years and led the division's global commercial strategy implementation and negotiation efforts. Prior to that, he worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers' international corporate tax department in the Netherlands and Venezuela.

Seatwave, formed in 2006, has launched operations in five European countries and on any given day offers 500,000 fully guaranteed tickets in its online marketplace, according to the company.