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Ex-Ripple executive named CEO of Binance.us
In mid-June, Binance announced the creation of Binance.US to continue serving its US customers, who were excluded from its main platform. A former executive of Ripple has been hired by Binance, to lead its new American branch.
BAM Trading Services, Binance’s partner for its American subsidiary, announced that on Catherine Coley was named CEO of Binance.US.
BAM, the operator of Binance.US, announces as CEO Catherine Coley, Head of XRP Institutional Liquidity at Ripple.
« We are delighted with the quality of leadership that Coley brings to our partnership with BAM (…) I am confident that with Coley’s leadership and Binance’s leading technology platform, Binance.US will be able to provide valuable services to the community », said Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance
Catherine Coley was Head of XRP Institutional Liquidity at Ripple. Previously, she worked at Morgan Stanley for foreign exchange operations.
Since joining Ripple in 2017, Catherine Coley has focused on improving global access to digital assets. With her new position at Binance.US, she now wants to « unlock more potential for the Blockchain ecosystem in the United States. »