Jan Prasens assumed the role of Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Sotheby’s Financial Services in May 2007. In this capacity, Jan focuses on growing the financial services business, as well as developing new credit products for Sotheby’s worldwide clients. During his tenure, Jan has overseen funding of more than $2 billion in new loans. He has been with Sotheby’s finance organization since 2000, was promoted to Assistant Treasurer in 2002, Corporate Treasurer in 2006, and assumed global risk management responsibilities in 2004. Prior to joining Sotheby’s, Jan was with Altria Group, which he joined in 1996 and where he held various positions within international treasury operations. Jan holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business.