Amber Group has appointed Cactus Razi, a financial market veteran, to the position of CEO of its newly formed US subsidiary.
Amber Group, one of the leading global cryptoasset trading platforms, has announced the appointment of Razi Cactus as CEO of its US division. Amber’s entry into the US market reflects the overall global growth of the company, with new offices and regulatory licenses recently opened in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Cactus Razi will lead Amber’s institutional, consumer and digital business, and will strengthen Amber’s relationship with US regulators. He joined Amber after a successful career in the fintech, e-commerce and institutional finance industries.
The Razi cactus is known as an old-timer in the world of finance and technology. Razi’s financial career began at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 13 years in sales and fixed income trading in New York and London, after which he headed the European lending department. At Goldman, he was valued for his product knowledge, business value, and support for diversity initiatives.
Razi subsequently headed Spread Product Sales at Nomura, where he applied Nomura’s Japanese expertise to serve European and North American customers. Razi also headed the credit department at Tradeweb, where he led the development of the later award-winning credit trading platform, and also helped develop the new UI / UX.
Razi is the founder of startup Elefant Inc, whose team created one of the first independent fully algorithmic corporate bond market makers, using machine learning to provide ongoing liquidity to institutional investors. After the sale of the startup, Razi became one of the partners of Exos Financial, which bought Elefant.
As CEO of Amber USA, Razi will work closely with Amber Group CEO Michael Wu and US CEO Jeffrey Wang to focus on developing a fully regulated digital asset trading and investment business.
“I am honored to join the Amber team working with cryptoasset investors and supporting the developers and creators who define our digital lifestyle. Amber is a unique creative company with a strong focus on safety and compliance while actively engaging with our global community. I take my new challenging role with humility and enthusiasm, ”says Cactus Razi.
Cactus Razi earned his MBA in Business Intelligence from New York University and a BA in Economics and Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Certified Compliance Officer and Director of Series 24 Securities. He is also the author of the bestselling book Price: Maximizing Customer Loyalty Through Personalized Pricing.
“Razi has a wealth of experience leading global companies with a focus on revenue growth and building a successful regulated business. I am confident that he is driving Amber Group’s revenue growth in a complex US regulatory environment, ”says Amber Group CEO Michael Wu.
Jeffrey Wang, head of the Amber Group for the Americas, also commented on Razi’s appointment:
“Razi has extensive experience in media, investment banking and fintech start-ups. His business perspective and leadership will drive our business in the US and I look forward to working closely with him. “
About the WhaleFin app from Amber Group
WhaleFin is a product of the Amber Group, a global fintech unicorn backed by major investors around the world. Most recently, Amber Group released the updated WhaleFin (formerly Amber App), which allows you to achieve optimal return on investment with market-leading interest rate products, profitability tools and risk management. Download WhaleFin and use it today – everything you need in one application.
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About Amber Group
Amber Group is one of the leading global cryptoasset trading platforms operating around the world with offices in Asia, Europe, North and South America. The firm provides a full range of services for digital assets, including investment, financing, and trading. Amber is backed by well-known investors such as Paradigm, Dragonfly, Pantera, Polychain, Sequoia and Tiger Global.
For more information, please visit www.ambergroup.io or contact Amber at [email protected]
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