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Binance.US Strengthens Executive Team, Welcomes Brian Shroder As President

September 9, 2021 GMT

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 9, 2021--

Binance.US, a leading United States-based digital asset exchange and marketplace, announces the appointment of Brian Shroder as President of the company as well as his nomination to the Binance.US Board. In this new role, Shroder will oversee the company’s strategy and execution, fundraising, business and corporate development as well as manage the firm’s Legal, HR, and Product & Technology functions. Most recently, Shroder held senior executive positions at Ant Group and Uber.

Shroder said, “In under two years, Binance.US has established itself as a regulatory compliant, profitable enterprise that serves millions of customers across the country. Having previously worked for several hyper-growth companies, it is clear to me that Binance.US has all the right ingredients to become the largest and most successful cryptocurrency and digital asset exchange in the United States. I look forward to working with the team to further build a customer-centric organization that leads through our superior technology and our focus on providing innovative products and services. Furthermore, I look forward to sharing our exciting story with the broader investment community as we begin our journey towards IPO.”

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Changpeng Zhao (CZ), Chairman of the Board at Binance.US, said, “Brian Shroder is an accomplished business executive and entrepreneur who has led successful go-to-market strategies for several prestigious and global companies. His substantial experience in strategy, operations, and business and corporate development will be critical as Binance.US seeks to raise external funds to support its rapid growth. With its best-in-class technology, some of the industry’s lowest fees, and a rapidly strengthening executive leadership team, Binance.US remains poised to compete and lead in the American digital assets landscape.”

Launched in 2019, Binance.US is a fast, secure and robust digital asset marketplace, known for its low fees and reliable access to more than 55 different cryptocurrencies.

Brian Shroder Biography

During his nearly three years at Ant Group, Mr. Shroder focused on growing and expanding the company’s operations and global partnerships, ultimately bringing payments and financial services to the world’s unbanked and underbanked. He also oversaw Ant Group’s South East Asia operations, which comprised a portfolio of multiple fintech joint ventures which today accounts for over 100 million active users.

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Prior to Ant Group, Mr. Shroder served for several years as Head of Strategy and Business Development for Uber in their Asia Pacific region. In this role, he focused on strategy, business development, corporate development, and fundraising for both Uber China and Uber Technologies entities. Shroder was also actively involved in managing Uber’s transition from a nascent startup into a fully regulated and compliant global operation. Previously, Mr. Shroder was a Principal at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he spent six years.

Mr. Shroder is an angel investor and startup advisor. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and dual BS degrees in Accountancy and Management from Miami University.

About Binance.US

Binance.US is America’s home to buy, trade, and earn digital assets including Bitcoin. Delivering some of the lowest fees to move USD into more than 55+ different cryptocurrencies instantly, Binance.US’s mission is to provide liquidity, transparency, and efficiency to financial markets by creating products that leverage crypto to unlock the power of everything. Binance.US builds bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all—empowering the future of finance. To learn more about Binance.US, visit: https://www.binance.us/

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