BitGo Hires Gross sales Chief From Crypto Custody Rival Xapo
Becoming a member of because the chief income officer, Najarian is tasked with world gross sales technique. Najarian was senior vp of establishments at bitcoin service supplier Xapo earlier than becoming a member of BitGo. Coinbase Custody introduced its acquisition of Xapo’s institutional enterprise final week.
Talking on the newest hiring, BitGo CEO Mike Belshe stated Najaraian’s historical past in each the legacy and cryptocurrency markets made him a pure match for the place:
“Pete has a deep understanding of capital markets and an distinctive breadth of expertise in monetary providers. This makes him an ideal associate for institutional buyers who’re getting into the cryptocurrency market . . . Pete’s expertise in each conventional monetary markets and cryptocurrency can be crucial.”
Najarian stated the cryptocurrency market is gaining curiosity from conventional finance. “In my conversations with institutional buyers, it’s clear that curiosity in cryptocurrency continues to develop, and that there’s a actual and vital alternative,” Najarian stated.
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