Binance Adds Former Mexican Securities Commission President to New Global Advisory Board

Adalberto Palma Gómez, who led the CNBV between December 2018 and March 2020, joined former Brazilian Central Bank President Minister Henrique Meirelles as an adviser to the crypto exchange.

AccessTimeIconSep 8, 2022 at 6:46 p.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 4:25 p.m. UTC

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, hired former Mexican Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) President Adalberto Palma Gómez as a global adviser.

Gómez will be part of Binance’s recently created global advisory board, the exchange told the Mexican newspaper Expansion on Wednesday.

The president of the CNBV between December 2018 and March 2020, Gómez was trained as a biochemical engineer but has spent his career in the financial sector. After leaving the Mexican Securities Commission, he joined the Cabinet for Economic Growth, created in 2020 by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Earlier this week Binance added another member to its global advisory board with the appointment of former Brazilian Central Bank President and Economy Minister Henrique Meirelles.


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Andrés Engler is a CoinDesk editor based in Argentina, where he covers the Latin American crypto ecosystem. He holds BTC and ETH.

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