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Binance Appoints Former FCA Regulator Steven McWhirter as Director of Regulatory Policy

We are pleased to welcome Steven McWhirter, formerly from Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as our Director of Regulatory Policy.

Letter from our CEO: Our Approach To User Protection and Proactive Compliance

Four years ago, we launched Binance with a simple yet enduring vision: to increase the freedom of money for people around the world.

Introducing Binance CPO Mayur Kamat Who Is Helping Build The Future of Web3

Mayur Kamat’s resume includes some of the most prominent tech companies, from Google to Microsoft. Now, he brings his experience to take on a new challenge as the Head of Product at Binance.

Meet The CTO: Rohit Reflects on Crypto, Blockchain, Web3, and His First Month at Binance

As Binance’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Rohit shares all about his first four weeks, why he made the leap to crypto, and the projects that excite him.

Welcoming our New Compliance and Regulatory Advisors: Two Former FATF Executives

We have recently appointed former Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Executive Secretary Rick McDonell and former Head of the Canadian delegation to the FATF Josée Nadeau as new compliance and regulatory advisors.

Binance Bolsters European Compliance Team with Hire of Jonathan Farnell

Farnell joins Binance from eToro where he served as Director of Compliance at eToro Money UK and board member and Head of Compliance at eToroX

Former FINRA Regulator Seth Levy joins Binance as Head of Market Surveillance

We are excited to announce the appointment of Seth Levy, formerly from Citadel LLC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), as Binance’s Head of Market Surveillance.

Nils Andersen-Röed joins Binance from Europol to further strengthen investigations and audit team

Binance has grown its Audit and Investigations team again with the hire of Nils Andersen-Röed from Europol where he was a specialist on the Dark Web team

Binance Appoints Zane Wong as Director of KYC Compliance

We are continuing to further strengthen our compliance capabilities, recently bringing on Zane Wong as Director of KYC Compliance.

Former IRS-CI Special Agent Tigran Gambaryan joins Binance as VP of Global Intelligence and Investigations

We are excited to announce the appointment of Tigran Gambaryan, a former special agent of the Internal Revenue Service—Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Cyber Crimes Unit in Washington, D.C.

Former IRS-CI Special Agent Matthew Price joins Binance as Senior Director of Investigations

Binance keeps growing its Audit and Investigations team with the hire of Matthew Price where he will help to secure and protect Binance and the larger crypto ecosystem from bad actors.

Binance Recruits First Chief Communications Officer as It Continues Evolution Into a Global Financial Institution

Binance Appoints Former GE and Edelman Communications Executive Patrick Hillmann as Chief Communications Officer