21Shares strengthens its management team with industry
Strategic nnew hires are based on the continuous dynamics of the company.
21Shares AG (“21Shares”), the world’s largest cryptocurrency ETP issuer, today appointed Alex Pollak to head its British and Israeli activities. In this role, he will be responsible for the local development of the 21Shares footprint to meet the growing investor appetite for the crypto solution.ns in both markets.
Alex has spent the last 15 years at BlackRock where he has held a number of leadership positions including as Country Manager of BlackRock and iShares for Israel, and most recently he has worked with UK institutional investors around their lonterm g asset allocation needs. Prior to joining BlackRock, he was a portfolio manager at a London-based hedge fund, Marble Bar Asset Management.
21Shares takes innovation to the next level with the world’s largest portfolio of cryptocurrency exchange traded (ETP) products. In 2018, he pioneered the world’s first cryptocurrency index listing on the SIX Swiss Exchange, and he continues to fuel his cryptocurrency franchise with cutting-edge research and groundbreaking approaches to product strategy. As of December 21, Shares manages over $ 2 billion in 20 cryptocurrency ETPs and 82 quotes. Including the only ETP in the world to follow Binance and two ETPs with stake rewards for investors (Tezos and Solana). Its crypto ETP products are listed on nine regulated European and Swiss trading exchanges, including. NASDAQ Nordics, XETRA, Euronext and SIX.
21Shares aims to provide all investors with a simple, secure and regulated way to buy, sell and short sell cryptocurrency through existing bank and brokerage accounts. 21Shares’ issuance platform, Onyx, is used by both 21Shares and third parties to issue and mine cryptocurrency ETPs around the world. For more information, visit www.21shares.com.
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