Eric Anziani Becomes Chief Operating Officer of

crypto.comHong Kong headquartered cryptocurrency payment platform recently revealed in an announcement stating that it has promoted one of its executives. As per the statement released by the firm it had promoted Eric Anziani, who has been serving at the firm as Chief Strategy Officer to the role of Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect. Eric has been a part of the firm for nearly 19 months now having joined the firm back in February of 2018 in the firm’s Singapore office as Senior Vice President of Group Strategy. This is his second promotion during his tenure at the firm having been promoted once before in September of 2018 to the role of Chief Strategy Officer. Eric moved to firm’s head office post being promoted to role of Chief Strategy Officer and was responsible for handling the firm’s blockchain engineering and research and was also responsible for managing the firm’s product strategy, design and development and business intelligence. He also oversaw special projects and business planning activities of the firm. 

Eric Anziani
Eric Anziani

The firm had mentioned in its statement that Eric has been instrumental in conceptualisation and implementation of the firm’s major initiatives especially relating to chain. The statement also mentioned his commitment and focus in promoting a data driven culture and efforts at driving excellence across the firm keeping clients and community at center of the firm’s business activities expressing how much it values his contribution to the firm. In his new role as Chief Operating Officer, aside from his prior responsibilities as Chief Strategy Officer, Eric is also responsible for handling Partnership, Data Engineering & Analytics and Growth/Expansion related activities. Eric is an industry veteran with nearly 14 years of experience in financial services industry. Eric had served as Group Director of Strategic Programs for Global Fashion Group prior to joining Some of other notable roles held by Eric include – Senior Manager of Global Strategy for APAC region at Paypal, Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and Analyst at Goldman Sachs.  

In his new role, the firm expects Eric to provide companywide leadership, management and vision while boosting his efforts in guiding the firm’s execution of growth focused strategies. Speaking about his new role at the firm, Eric commented, “I’m thrilled to work alongside so many exceptionally talented colleagues to bring the vision of cryptocurrency in every wallet to life, as we continue to build and roll-out products that help drive cryptocurrency adoption”.  Commenting on Eric’s promotion, Kris Marszalek, Co-founder and CEO of commented, “Eric leads with true founder mentality and relentless, data-driven execution. He has the rare ability to see the 30,000 feet strategic picture and execute even the most complex projects with mind-blowing attention to detail. As a company, we’re very fortunate to have talent of Eric’s caliber onboard, allowing us to promote from within as the business goes through rapid growth phase”. The firm was founded back in 2016 to help accelerate the world’s transition to cryptocurrency. Some of the most well known products of the firm are app, MCO Visa Card, Metal Card with no annual fees and chain. 

Please feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below.