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Binance Assembles Elite Team of Advisors in Drive for Global Expansion

The new Global Advisory Board for Binance includes prominent people from business, political and regulatory sectors across the world.

Binance Builds With Awareness of Regulations

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has set up a team of experts to sit on its new Global Advisory Board (GAB), in furtherance of its drive for global expansion and Web3 adoption, as articulated by CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ).

Zhao tweeted on Sept. 22 to announce the formation of the GAB. In a blog post on the same day, he said that as Binance expands, the company needs advisory backup to ensure it complies with constantly evolving crypto policies and regulations worldwide.

The GAB members are experienced experts in their respective fields and many have held prominent political, financial, and regulatory positions in the past. The members come from virtually every geo-economic zone of the world, including Africa, Europe, Asia, America, etc., ensuring that Binance has advice tailored to the world's different regulatory zones.

Here is the list of GAB members:

  • Max Baucus, U.S. -- Former ambassador to China, former U.S. Senator
  • Ibukun Awosika, Nigeria -- First female chairman of First Bank of Nigeria
  • HyungRin Bang, Korea -- Advisor of Korea Presidential Committee, former executive director of Hyundai and Samsung
  • Bruno Bezard, France -- Managing partner of Cathay Capital, former economic advisor to French Prime Minister
  • Leslie Maasdorp, South Africa -- VP and CFO of New Development Bank, former MD and President for Southern Africa at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Brazil -- Former Minister of the Economy, former President of the Central Bank of Brazil
  • Adalberto Palma, Mexico -- Former Senior Advisor at the Chief of Staff Office to the President of Mexico, Managing Director of Citibank Mexico
  • David Plouffe, U.S. -- Former Campaign Manager and Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Christin Schäfer, Germany -- Founder and Managing Director of acs plus, Former Group Risk Operating Officer, Erste Group Bank
  • Lord Vaizey, U.K. -- Member of the House of Lords; Former Minister and Member of Parliament
  • David Wright, Europe -- Chair of EUROFI, Former Secretary General of IOSCO, Former member of European Commission

What Is Binance:

Binance positions itself as the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and crypto-asset infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. The Binance platform aims to increase the freedom of money for users and features a comprehensive portfolio of crypto-asset products and offerings, including trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization, and infrastructure solutions.

Where to find Binance:

Website | Twitter | Discord | Telegram |

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