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Binance, FTX Make Major Additions

  • Blockchain platform Infinite Arcade is hiring former Visa Senior Director of Global Marketing
  • Bitstamp promotes its Europe CEO to global CEO

binance rented Joshua Eatona former Assistant US Attorney in the Northern District of California, as Assistant General Counsel.

Before becoming an attorney at the Department of Justice, Eaton was a line attorney and a senior adviser in the US Army. In both roles, he offered advice on a range of complex operations, investigations, litigation and policies.

Eaton said he became interested in crypto while working in the US Attorney’s Office, where he realized the importance of preventing bad actors from abusing blockchain technology for personal gain.

He will now lead the legal department of the largest crypto exchange, supporting activities related to global compliance, investigations and law enforcement coordination.

Binance also announced his appointment Jarek Jakubcek as the company’s Head of Intelligence and Investigations for the Asia Pacific region.

Jakubcek previously worked as a cryptocurrency specialist in the dark web team at the Europol Cybercrime Center for seven years. Before joining Europol he spent around five years with An Garda Siochana, Ireland’s National Police and Security Service.

At Binance, Jarek will work with law enforcement to coordinate the elimination of malicious crypto actors.

US subsidiary of crypto exchange FTX shut down Marissa McDonald to be Chief Compliance Officer of FTX Trust Company — The New York division of FTX.US, pending regulatory approval.

FTX.US also announced that it has applied for a deed of trust from the New York Treasury Department to operate in the state.

MacDonald most recently served as Chief Compliance Officer at Fidelity Digital Assets. She started her career at Ernst & Young.

Metaplex Studios hired former Paxos Interim Chief Marketing Officer Julie Moessler as Chief Marketing Officer to expand the range of projects based on it Metaplex protocol.

In less than a year, the Metaplex protocol has minted more than 11 million NFTs, generating $2.6 billion in revenue, according to the organization.

Prior to crypto company Paxos, Mossler was Head of Global Marketing and Brand at Waze and also Head of Global Communications at Groupon.

crypto exchange bit stamp appointed JB Graftieaux as the new global CEO, having joined the company as Chief Executive for Europe in May 2021.

He succeeds Julian Sawyer, who has decided to pursue other opportunities, the company announced Monday.

Graftieaux previously held senior positions at eBay and PayPal. He also served as Bitstamp’s Chief Compliance Officer between 2014 and 2016, helping the company obtain regulatory licenses.

Digital asset financial services group based in Asia HashKey group appointed David Leahy as Chief Operating Officer of the Company’s stock exchange business and WK Chim as Senior Advisor to the Executive Board.

Leahy joins from JPMorgan in Hong Kong, where he most recently served as Managing Director and Head of the Financial Sponsors Group for Asia. Previously, he held senior positions in alternative investments at Credit Suisse.

Chim, who will focus on providing independent assessment and advice on HashKey’s risk framework and policies, currently serves as an independent non-executive director of OCBC Wing Hang Bank and chairs the bank’s risk management committee.

Blockchain platform Infinite arcadefocused on bringing the mobile gaming industry into the Metaverse, appointed Andreas Dubatowka as the main player in product marketing.

Dubatowka previously spent four years as Senior Director of Global Marketing at financial services giant Visa and has also held senior positions at IPG Mediabrands and AdColony. He has worked with brands and clients such as Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Google, Pandora, Charles Schwab and Wells Fargo.

“The project is about a firm belief in two things: the benefits that blockchain technology can bring to the gaming industry; and through these benefits, this gaming will be the ramp that engages hundreds of millions of people in web3,” Dubatowka said in a statement.

Canada-based virtual currency brokerage Secure digital markets (SDM) said this week that Wall Street veteran Alan Mittleman joined the company on May 2 as chief operating officer.

Mittleman most recently worked at NatWest Markets as global head of USD fixed income trading. From 2011 to 2015 he was Global Head of USD Rates Trading for Société Générale. He has held other positions at Bear Stearns, Credit Suisse First Boston and Price Waterhouse.

Zachary Friedman, co-founder and former COO of SDM, is now the company’s chief strategy officer.

Crypto Financial Services Company EQONEX rented Daniel Ling as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee.

The move comes after Paul Ewing, the company’s former CFO, was appointed chief operating officer (COO) after former COO Andrew Eldon resigned to pursue other responsibilities.

Ling was recently appointed to the EQONEX board of directors as part of the company’s strategic partnership with payments technology company Bifinity, where Ling served as strategy director.

Prior to Bifinity, he was CFO at Pujiang International Group and previously also worked at Bridgewater Associates, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Singapore Exchange and ShoreVest Capital.

The post Latest in Crypto Hiring: Binance, FTX Make Key Additions is not financial advice.

Source: Crypto News Austria

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