Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has hired Andrew Rickards as Chairman of Asia.
Mr. Rickards has nearly three decades of experience in Asia, with an investment banking career that included time in India, Japan, Greater China and Korea followed by running a conglomerate in Myanmar.
Mr. Rickards has held a number of senior investment banking roles throughout his career, including CEO of N.M.Rothchild & Sons Asia and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Asia, where he led regional telecom investment banking.
Most recently, Mr. Rickards was the CEO of Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings, an investment pioneer in Myanmar during a period of rapid growth for this frontier market.
“We are delighted to have someone of Andrew’s calibre on board as we continue to develop our business. He has deep relationships across the region, which will be helpful as we expand our business in Asia,” says Mr. Miles Pelham, Chairman of Diginex.
Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Rickards will work closely with Diginex business heads to bring its digital asset financial services and blockchain solutions to partners and investors throughout Asia.
“There is a huge opportunity in both developed and developing Asia for Diginex to grow its business and I am very excited to be part of the team,” added Mr. Rickards.
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