Digital Asset bolsters senior team to set stage for next level of growth


FinTech startup Digital Asset, which uses blockchain technology to make trading more efficient and less costly, has announced several additions to its senior management.

The company has named former RBS banker Carol Mathis its new CFO and Emnet Rios, also a former RBS executive, as director of finance and operations.

A few other top-level hires are supposed to help the company scale to the next growth stage.

Those include Josh Varsano who takes over as chief human resources officer, having served as HR at JP Morgan in his earlier career.

Gavin Wells who will head the group’s European operations, following the former head of Europe’s move to Australia.

Justin Amos, a former managing director at NICE Actimize, was appointed joined Digital Asset earlier this year but had to leave the company’s newly-opened London office to build out Digital Asset’s Australia-based operations from Sydney.

The Australian business needed immediate backing after Digital Asset was selected by ASX to design a post-trade solution using blockchain technology.

Blockchain specialist Andrew Pisano was appointed new business development director at Digital Asset, joining from the CME Group.

Kelly Mathieson has been named new product manager, while Gordon Weir will be head of delivery.

Martin Korbmacher, founder and managing director of advisory firm Event Horizon, who previously worked at Credit Suisse, has joined Digital Asset as a strategic advisor.

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