Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has appointed Mr. Jim Pollock as Chief Operating Officer (COO) based in Singapore. In this role, he will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the company’s business strategy, which includes the development of fully regulated and institutional grade digital asset infrastructure for the financial services sector.
A senior financial services executive with over three decades of experience in multi-jurisdictional business development, transformation, regulation, risk and finance, Mr. Pollock joins Diginex from Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks. In his 16 years at the bank, he held the capacity of COO in several of its business lines.
Mr. Pollock will also build out Diginex’s Singapore office. He will report directly to Mr. Richard Byworth, CEO of Diginex.
“Throughout his career in financial services, Jim has proven to be highly skilled at leading large cross-functional teams to build business infrastructure that can operate successfully in regulated environments. We are delighted to welcome him to our rapidly expanding team at Diginex. His contribution will be instrumental in driving the firm’s operational performance and in positioning the company to bring products to market efficiently and scale the business,” says Mr. Byworth.
“Blockchain technology has the potential to transform the global financial system. It will provide the world’s largest financial investors with the means to be part of one of the most significant technological advancements in modern times. Diginex’s unique institutional-focused strategy is compelling and I am excited to join its experienced and exceptional leadership team, helping the firm deliver on its mission to create innovative and scalable institutional-grade solutions,” adds Mr. Pollock.