London, 3 September 2020 – BCB Group, global digital financial services firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philipp Prince as Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to CEO Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie, Prince joins BCB Group during a period of rapid growth for the firm as it implements integrated business banking solutions for the world’s largest digital asset institutions including Bitstamp, Coinbase, Galaxy Digital and Bitpay. Responding to accelerating client demand, the firm facilitates payments at an average monthly growth rate of over 20%.
Prince brings over two decades of experience built in corporate finance, advisory and management positions at BDO LLP and across blue-chip and start-up companies. He has held senior finance roles in both private and listed technology companies and is currently a non-executive director at medical technology firm Feedback plc.
With a dedicated focus on institutional payment services, BCB Group provides business accounts, cryptocurrency and foreign exchange market liquidity for some of the world’s largest crypto-engaged financial institutions and is the only dual-regulated institution of its kind to offer clients a complete end-to-end suite of payment processing, cryptocurrency trading and custody services accessible through a unified API-enabled platform, allowing clients to access a complete range of digital asset services in one place.
Founder and CEO Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie said, ‘Philipp’s unique expertise as a highly technically capable financial governance officer is key to BCB’s scalability in our next phase of growth. Philipp also brings over a decade of experience in corporate transactions and investment structuring, which will deliver meaningful value as we navigate funding rounds in the future’.
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About BCB Group
BCB Group is Europe’s leading crypto-dedicated payment services provider, serving some of the industry’s largest clients, including Bitstamp, Coinbase, Galaxy and Kraken. BCB Group provides payment services in 20+ currencies, FX, cryptocurrency liquidity and digital asset custody.
BCB Group comprises BCB Prime Services Ltd (UK), BCB Payments Ltd (UK), BCB Digital Ltd (UK) and BCB Prime Services (Switzerland) LLC. BCB Payments Ltd is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, no. 807377, under the Payment Services Regulations 2017 as an Authorised Payment Institution. BCB Prime Services (Switzerland) LLC, a company incorporated under the laws of the Swiss Confederation in the canton of Neuchâtel with business identification number CHE-415.135.958, is an SRO member of VQF, an officially recognised self-regulatory organisation (SRO) according to the Swiss Anti-Money Laundering Act.
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