Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd, a leading financial services and investment management company in the digital asset and blockchain technology sectors, has announced the appointment of Leon Marshall as the Chief Executive Officer of Europe. In his new role, Marshall will be responsible for overseeing Galaxy’s expansion across all business lines in Europe and managing key client relationships in the region.
Galaxy’s Founder and CEO, Michael Novogratz, expressed his excitement about Marshall’s appointment, stating that Europe is a crucial region for their growth strategy. He highlighted Marshall’s exceptional leadership skills and extensive experience in developing and scaling digital asset products for institutional investors in Europe.
Marshall joined Galaxy in June as the Global Head of Sales, bringing with him two decades of experience in digital assets and traditional finance. He will continue to serve in this role while also taking on the responsibilities of CEO of Europe. Since joining the company, Marshall has been instrumental in uniting the sales force across three continents, strengthening Galaxy’s ability to attract clients.
Prior to Galaxy, Marshall held the position of Managing Director and Global Head of Sales at Genesis for over four years. He was responsible for overseeing the firm’s global business development and sales initiatives. Before that, he worked as a portfolio manager specializing in energy and metal markets at companies such as Trafigura and Apollo Global Management. Marshall began his career as a commodities derivatives trader at UBS.
Marshall holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford and an MBA from London Business School.
Marshall’s appointment as CEO of Europe follows Galaxy’s strategic alliance with DWS, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, to develop a comprehensive range of digital asset exchange-traded products (ETPs) in the region. This partnership highlights Galaxy’s commitment to expanding its presence and offerings in Europe.
With Leon Marshall at the helm, Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd is well-positioned to continue its aggressive expansion in Europe and provide innovative financial services and investment management solutions in the digital asset and blockchain technology sectors.
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