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Crypto Exchange Binance.US Hires Ex-Regulator Alvarez (1)

July 6, 2021, 9:12 PM

Binance.US, the cryptocurrency exchange led by former bank regulator Brian Brooks, hired Manuel Alvarez as its chief administrative officer.

Alvarez was previously the commissioner of the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation, the company said Tuesday in a statement. He’ll join on July 22 and report to Brooks, who is chief executive officer.

WATCH: Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks speaks with Bloomberg Television.
Source: Bloomberg)

Brooks has been building out his team since joining the company in May by nearly doubling headcount and putting in place plans to hire hundreds of people in the next six to nine months, filling roles in risk management, compliance and legal. Brooks said ...