Bitvo Appoints President & CEO and Head of Cryptocurrency Trading
Calgary, Alberta – Bitvo is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Draper as President & CEO. Ms. Draper brings a wealth of professional banking and capital markets experience to the cryptocurrency business having spent approximately 14 years in investment and corporate banking at top tier Canadian banks, most recently as Director, Equity Capital Markets. With the Bitvo team, Pamela is looking forward to growing Bitvo into a successful international exchange and expanding the cryptocurrency market into institutions and professional investors. She holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
Additionally, Bitvo is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Thomson as Head of Cryptocurrency Trading. Mr. Thomson brings 12 years of trading and banking experience, including roles in equity research at a top tier Canadian bank as well as experience trading various financial assets on behalf of private and public companies. Shane obtained his Bachelor of Commerce, Finance from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder.
Bitvo is a private company with international reach founded by experienced financial services, payment and banking entrepreneurs, that offers a state-of-the-art cryptocurrency exchange trading platform making cryptocurrencies easier to access and more secure for its customers.
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