Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Thursday it has appointed Mariana Gospodinova as its new European general manager. Crypto.com reported that Gospodinova joins its team from Binance, where she headed the operations in Europe and looked after the launch of the crypto to fiat exchange and other local initiatives. Prior to Binance, Gospodinova held leadership roles in the payment industry with European companies including Skril (now Paysafe) and SysPay, focusing on building up a payment platform in line with regulatory and card scheme requirements.
Speaking about Gospodinova’s appointment, Kris Marszalek, Co-Founder and CEO of Crypto.com, stated:
“Mariana is a rare example of a seasoned executive with expertise in both Crypto and Payments space. I’m absolutely thrilled to welcome Mariana to the leadership team as we begin to scale our European business. We look forward to working together as a team to continue our efforts in being a fully-compliant industry leader to drive the mass adoption of cryptocurrency.”
Gospodinova went on to add:
“With its focus on security and compliance, Crypto.com has built a great reputation with customers, regulators and industry partners. I look forward to utilizing my experience to contribute to its growth as we expand rapidly in Europe across different product lines. It’s a true honour to be part of this team and work together to achieve our vision of ‘cryptocurrency in every wallet.'”
Founded in 2016, Crypto.com was created to accelerate the world’s transition of cryptocurrency. It offers various products, including the Crypto.com App, the MCO Visa Card, and the Crypto.com Chain.