Libra Association hires Ian Jenkins as new CFO and CRO

After the Libra Association recently hired a new managing director, another former HSBC member has now been hired as CFO and CRO.

According to an announcementOn October 15, 2020, the Libra Association hired Ian Jenkins as its new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer

The former HSBC Head and Group General Manager has over three decades of professional experience. He has already held management positions for Credit Suisse and Santander. A month ago, the Libra Association hired James Emmet, also a former HSBC member, as its executive director. Emmet looks forward to working with Jenkins:

Ian’s deep understanding of global finance, risk, and strategy will be critical in bringing the Bitcoin Future.

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Jenkins would join Libra in an „operational phase“. He is also positive about the collaboration. The Libra project is ready to change the industry. However, he is happy to be part of the team in this task. Jenkins can also be quoted:

I am excited to join the Libra Networks leadership team at a time when innovation in the financial sector has the potential to empower billions of people around the world

The appointments of the two former HSBC employees are not the first personnel changes for the Libra project this year. After James Emmet, the Association also hired Stuart Levey as CEO, Steve Bunnell as Chief Legal Officer and Sterling Daines as Chief Compliance Officer. Libra Networks, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Libra Association, has set itself the task of managing the future blockchain- based payment system.