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Former Chief Compliance Officer from Blackrock, Inc. Joins Genesis Mining as Chief Compliance Officer

Place/Date: Hong Kong - April 29th, 2018 at 8:00 pm UTC · 2 min read
Contact: John Drebinger , Source: Genesis Mining

Genesis Mining, the world’s foremost cloud mining provider, today announced that Shah Hafizi is joining its team as the Chief Compliance Officer and Americas General Counsel.

Shah comes to Genesis Mining from BlackRock, Inc. where he served as Chief Compliance Officer overseeing technology and digital ventures.

Marco Streng, CEO and founder of Genesis Mining, has these words to say about the news;

“I am excited to leverage Shah’s years of thought leadership to contribute to the conversation around cryptocurrency regulation and underlying infrastructure and services. His experience building compliance programs for some of the world’s largest companies will be an asset to the team,”

Shah brings a wealth of institutional knowledge from past  roles at UBS AG, D.E. Shaw & Co and public service as a regulator at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As an early adopter of cryptocurrency, he brings a unique perspective to regulatory discussions and collaborations.

Shah will be leading regulatory and government affairs and engagements globally. He will also help shape standards, best practices, and compliance frameworks for Genesis Mining and the broader blockchain industry.

Shah explains.

“We aim to lead the industry by collaborating with regulators and governments to form a clear regulatory framework for our users and the greater community,” Shah explains.

About Genesis Mining

Founded in 2013 Genesis Mining is one of the world’s largest hashpower providers with over 2 million customers globally.

With data centers around the world, including centers in Iceland that run on 100% renewable energy, Genesis Mining is a leader in the blockchain movement, and works to help drive positive growth in the industry.

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