Crypto Hiring: Brevan Howard’s crypto arm nabs Revolut engineer

Elsewhere, Binance appoints new board members and a highly-funded startup is hiring


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Investment management platform Brevan Howard Digital recently hired Dmitrii Mylnev as a senior software engineer. 

Prior to joining Brevan Howard Digital, the London-based engineer worked in Revolut’s crypto arm, where he held the position of lead backend engineer. 

This appointment comes soon after Brevan Howard’s decision in January to join an institutional effort to tokenize funds, enabling liquidity to flow into assets that would otherwise be sitting idly. 

Read more: Brevan Howard joins institutional effort to tokenize funds

Binance creates a board of directors

Centralized exchange Binance, which has recently been under scrutiny by the Nigerian government, has recently welcomed three new board members into its executive team.

Gabriel Abed, a former ambassador of Barbados to the UAE, will become board Chairman. Other newcomers include the chief executive of Bayview Acquisition Corp, Xin Wang, and Arnaud Ventura, who currently holds the title of managing partner at investment firm Gojo & Co. 

Read more: Binance adds 3 independent members to its board

Binance has had a handful of leadership shake-ups after Changpeng Zhao, the company’s founder and former CEO, was asked to step down as part of a settlement deal with the US Department of Justice. Zhao is set to be sentenced at the end of this month.

Binance’s current CEO, who was appointed in November last year, wrote in a blog post that regulation and compliance work are necessary steps in ensuring stability and security in crypto-economic ecosystems. 

Other notable hiring news

  • Fresh off a $55 million round, Succinct is looking to hire. 
  • Bain Capital Crypto welcomes a new venture partner, the former head of strategy at LayerZero.
  • Rio Foundation hires former BitGo, Coinbase and Figment executives.
  • Fluent welcomes new DevRel engineer. 
  • Sei has hired Jack Lipstone for business development.

Jack Kubinec contributed to reporting.

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