Brane Capital., a digital asset custodian based in Canada, recently announced it has appointed former BNY Mellon President and CEO, Jerome Dwight, as its new President. According to Brane, Dwight led the BNY Mellon’s international expansion of corporate and institutional global custody and wealth management services across the Americas and Europe.
While sharing more details about his appointment, Dwight stated:
“I’m excited to join Canada’s most innovative blockchain company as we embark on a period of rapid growth. Brane has the industry-leading technology and expertise to become a cryptocurrency bank, and I look forward to working with this exceptional team of innovators to make that vision a reality.”
Brane also noted that its chairman, Adam Miron, has become Interim CEO. Miron is the founder and former Chief Operating Officer and Chief Brand Officer of HEXO Corp. Miron added:
“By recruiting an executive of Jerome’s caliber to our management team, Brane is taking a major step toward realizing our vision: providing world-class custody for cryptocurrencies – the world’s newest asset class.”
Founded in 2017, Brane Capital describes itself as a Canadian fintech with a focus on blockchain technology and digital asset custody.
“We offer products and solutions that will make this technology accessible, secure, and useful for everyone. Through lean, focused, and growth-oriented operations, Brane aims to become a leading provider for trusted and secure exposure to digital assets.”
The company is currently seeking partnerships for implementing its custom custody solutions.