SEBA Bank, a FINMA licensed Swiss Bank offering a seamless, secure, and easy-to-use bridge between digital and traditional assets, has confirmed the appointment of Sam Lin to the position of CEO Asia with “immediate effect.”
This appointment “demonstrates SEBA Bank’s commitment to strengthening its status as a leader in the provision of digital asset banking services in Asia,” according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider.
As stated in the release:
“With accelerating demand for institutional-grade digital asset banking services in the region, this appointment and continued expansion of APA headcount will enable SEBA Bank to continue to develop its smart banking capabilities and universal suite of institutional digital asset services in the region.”
Guido Buehler, CEO of SEBA Bank, said that they’re pleased to see that they’re making steady progress with the constitution of their entities in Hong Kong and Singapore as they have concrete plans “to grow our business in Asia.” Sam Lin brings “extensive experience in Asian wealth management and has a significant network throughout the region,” Guido added.
Guido also noted that Sam is a “proven business leader, well equipped to take our Asia business to the next stage of its development.”
As mentioned in the announcement, Sam brings more than 15 years of experience in investment banking at Credit Suisse and Barclays. Sam is “a highly experienced wealth management practitioner and business leader in the development and implementation of institutional-grade financial technology solutions,” the announcement noted while adding that he’s a former Executive Director and CFO of a leading Fintech company listed on NASDAQ, which “provides a platform for integrating and personalizing financial services across Southeast Asia to over 68 million users.”
Sam has been “instrumental in raising USD 300 million in pre-IPO funding for the company, successfully guiding the company through its public listing.”
Sam Lin, Chief Executive Officer Asia, SEBA Bank, remarked:
“I am thrilled to join the deeply talented team at SEBA Bank at a pivotal time in the growth of the company. SEBA Bank has achieved great success since its inception in 2018, and its ambitious plans and strong entrepreneurial credentials played a key role in drawing me to the company. I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues across the globe to grow our presence in Asia and beyond.”
The first regulated smart bank, SEBA Bank provides a wide range of digital asset services, with its Digital Asset Technology Integration Layer offering “seamless connectivity across an ecosystem of digital asset banking and investment services.”
These services include “an integrated trading platform with spot, derivative, and credit capabilities; an end-to-end tokenization platform for managing the full lifecycle of digital assets; a wide offering of investment products and discretionary mandates supported by institutional grade buy-side research; and a fully integrated military-grade custody and wallet solution.”