Marco Lim was an executive at Goldman Sachs in the past and now has joined a hedge funding firm that focuses on blockchain and cryptocurrency, MaiCapital. He has become the Managing Partner at this Hong Kong-based firm. He worked at Goldman Sachs for more than five years which gave him a great exposure to carry this experience to the next company. However, before Marco Lim began working with Goldman Sachs, he worked at Credit Suisse’s foreign exchange sector. Lim was a senior executive in this company.
He has gained a lot of experience in the past in the field of foreign exchange sales and become a specialist as he also worked at Forex Capital Markets as well as Deutsche Bank. This information about his previous employment was taken from his LinkedIn profile. He will be utilizing this specialization in sales and marketing to grow the business of asset manager and develop the company said the Co-Founder of MaiCapital, Benedict Ho who is also the Managing Partner.
When Lim worked as Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, he used to work on running the electronic fixed income, commodities marketing and currency of investment bank. He handled this responsibility for seven years.
Benedict Ho said that the main focus of Marco would be on doing marketing and focussing on his strategical alliances for MaiCapital and the other firms. He added that since Marco has a long-standing experience in investment banking relationships as well as marketing he should be able to boost MaiCapitals’ prime position in the crypto asset management area.
It has not been the first time that a digital currency firm has appointed a person from marketing and finance background. There have been quite a lot of people from a conventional financial zone that has been appointed recently like ErisX which is a digital currency exchange that hired from Barclays, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and YouTube. They hired three veterans from each company for their company in order to fill the position of an executive.
Vakt also appointed Etienne Amic as their new CEO who has worked as an executive at JPMorgan Chase. Vakt is a commodity post-trading platform that is blockchain-based. At Vakt, the responsibility that Amic will be having is to trade commodities on their platform. The vakt platform is constructed in such a way that all the physical commodities traded are digitalized by eliminating paperwork.