Browsing the "Executive Appointments" Tag

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered.

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Ripple Kicks Off South America Expansion With Brazil Launch

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments company Ripple has launched in Brazil as the first stage of its planned expansion across South America.

BitGo Co-Founder and Facebook Alum Joins Blockchain Capital

| Brady Dale

Crypto entrepreneur and investor Ben Davenport is joining Blockchain Capital as a venture partner.

Bitstamp Hires Ex-Coinbase Trading Head to Court Wall Street Money

| Anna Baydakova

Europe-based crypto exchange Bitstamp has hired former Coinbase trading head and Wall Street veteran Hunter Merghart to lead its U.S. operations.

Ripple Adds SBI President To Its Board of Directors

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple has added Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings' president and CEO Yoshitaka Kitao to its board.

Fidelity Hires Barclays’ Former Head of Digital Assets

| Yogita Khatri

Financial services giant Fidelity hired Chris Tyrer, former head of Barclays' digital assets project.

JPMorgan Exec Joins Blockchain Gold-Trading Firm Tradewind as CEO

| Anna Baydakova

Tradewind, a blockchain-powered precious metals market, has hired a JPMorgan veteran to be its first-ever CEO.

ErisX Launches Crypto Spot Market on Heels of New $20 Million Raise

| Nikhilesh De

Aspiring crypto derivatives provider ErisX took one step closer to its ultimate goal Tuesday with the launch of a spot market.

We.Trade Co-Founder Mancone Is Leaving the Enterprise Blockchain Firm

| Ian Allison

Roberto Mancone is leaving we.trade, the live trade finance blockchain platform which he helped grow into a legal entity comprising 14 banks.

Crypto Market Maker B2C2 Hires Wall Street FX Vet to Lead US Expansion

| Marc Hochstein

London-based crypto liquidity provider B2C2 has hired Wall Street veteran Rob Catalanello to lead its expansion in the U.S.