Nigerian businesswoman and former chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Ibunun Awosika, now sits on the global advisory board of Binance Exchange to consult on complex regulatory, compliance, political, and social issues to enable the company will successfully navigate the dynamic crypto industry.
According to the press release, the crypto exchange giant explained the need for consolidating its role as an industry leader with increasing expertise and experience. The global advisory board is to afford Binance the opportunity to continuously draw on the strategic counsel of experts.
The crypto exchange said, “we embrace the responsibility to lead the industry from the front and support regulators as they seek to establish a global regulatory and compliance framework for the industry.”
“The right regulations will foster continued technological innovation. They will preserve crypto’s fundamental value propositions of freedom and empowerment while ensuring the right guardrails are in place that provides consumer protection. The Binance GAB will help us continue to demonstrate to the world exactly what our organization is capable of and set a shining example for the blockchain industry.”
The speed at which Web3, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology have been developing highlights the need for Binance to draw on its knowledge, diverse experiences, and backgrounds to create toom for seamless and hitch-free participation in the crypto industry.
The global advisory board of Binance Exchange also comprises other professionals spreading across different governments and industries as the company acknowledges that no single person can cover all the areas that need thoughtful, and expert decision-making at a critical time such as this.
Other advisors include on the board include
Max Bacus – Former U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China; Former Chairman of Senate Committee on Finance.
HyungRin Bang – Advisor of the Korea Presidential Committee; PR/Communications Advisor of Yoon Seuk-Yul’s 2022 Presidential Campaign.
Bruno Bezard – Managing Partner of Cathay Capital; Former Economic Advisor to the French Prime Minister; Former Head of the French Treasury.
Leslie Maasdorp – Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the New Development Bank.
Henrique de Campos Meirelles – Former Minister of the Economy, Former President of the Central Bank of Brazil, Former Chair of J&F’s board of directors.
Adalberto Palma – Honorary Board Member of The Aspen Institute Mexico; Former Senior Advisor at the Chief of Staff Office to the President of Mexico.
David Plouffe – Business, Non-Profit and Political strategist; Author, Member of Various Boards of Directors.
Christin Schäfer – Founder and Managing Director of ACS Plus; Former Group Risk Operating Officer, Erste Group Bank; Former Global Head of Quantitative Solutions, Deutsche Bank
Lord Vaizey – Member of the House of Lords; Former Minister and Member of Parliament
David Wright – Chair, EUROFI; Former Secretary General, IOSCO, Former European Commission.
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