Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd., the self described “diversified financial services and investment management company in the digital asset, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology sector,” has appointed Damien Vanderwilt as its new Co-President and Head of Global Markets, according to a press release from the group.
Speaking on the matter is Mike Novogratz, the Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the company, who said:
“We are pleased to welcome Damien as the newest member of Galaxy Digital’s leadership team. As a seasoned manager who has operated effectively at scale, Damien’s extensive knowledge of global sales motions, electronic trade execution, and capital market structure greatly enhances our efforts to institutionalize the digital asset and blockchain technology sector, offer new services, and drive forward our technology roadmap.”
Mr. Vanderwilt worked previously worked at Goldman Sachs for 20 years, once as the Partner and Global Head of FICC Execution Services as well.
Vanderwilt himself shared some thoughts on the matter, stating:
“Galaxy Digital’s role as a pioneer in the digital assets space makes this opportunity very compelling. I share the firm’s ambition to establish cryptocurrencies and digital assets as a broadly-adopted alternative asset class and portfolio diversified. In our respective roles, Chris and I will focus extensively on our clients, market share growth, refining the firm’s product and service offerings, and supporting our talented team.”