According to a statement shared by the Binance press office, Josh Goodbody is the new director of institutional and growth business in Europe and Latin America for the exchange.
Goodbody is a lawyer and has worked as a consultant for companies such as State Street, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.
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According to the statement, Goodbody will lead Binance's regional growth and institutional markets in Latin America and Europe. It will focus on the growth of innovative and customized products for different Binance users in the mentioned markets.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao made a statement about hiring Goodbody:
“We are excited to welcome Josh (Goodbody) to the Binance family and look forward to his essential role in strengthening our presence and growth in European and Latin American markets. He has solid experience in traditional finance, as he has created products and services that combine the usefulness of traditional finance and the transformative power of blockchain technology. ”
In addition to its operations in the traditional financial market, Goodbody also has experience in the cryptocurrency market. Before becoming a member of Binance, the lawyer served as chief in Europe and America in Huobi, assisting in the establishment of the Global Department of Institutional Affairs, which captured more than 1,000 institutions.
He was responsible for presenting products and services to a global audience, using his experience as a lawyer and regulatory consultant to create businesses in accordance with the rules of the new jurisdictions. Binance co-founder Yi also spoke about Goodbody's entry to the team:
«Europe and Latin America are key growth markets for Binance and the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Josh will further establish our local presence in these markets, supporting global business and institutional growth and promoting free money to better serve people in those regions. "
Finally, Goodbody commented on the new stage of his professional journey, stating that his vision is in line with that of Binance:
“I am flattered to be part of a team that shares the same philosophy as me: the democratization of money can have a significant impact on people's lives. It is a great opportunity to be part of this trip with Binance during a crucial period of growth. Binance has demonstrated its ability to offer cutting-edge products and services at an accelerated pace, which provides a solid foundation of confidence to drive further growth in the regions of Europe and Latin America. ”