LONDON, UK, JUNE 26th, 2019 // BABB (Bank Account Based Blockchain), the blockchain banking and fundraising challenger announces a new appointment to its executive leadership team. Grant Van Wyk, who formerly served as the CTO for ICON as well as being the Global Head of Development for Zazoo (Net1 UEPS), has been named to the role of Chief Technology Officer.
“BABB Group and its companies will benefit greatly from the experience Grant will bring into his new position,” said Rushd Averroës, CEO of BABB Group. “His technological background and leadership skills will allow BABB to continue to bring blockchain-based solutions into production, facilitating the development of a technology stack for the financial sector.”
“After a long, thorough search, we were pleased to find the best candidate for BABB right under our noses,” said Demetrios Zamboglou, BABB Group Chief Operating Officer. “Grant has worked in similar projects in the past and we already had an established relationship with him prior to this engagement.”
“Distributed ledger technology is and will continue to be significantly impactful and will shift the way our real-world problems are solved especially considering how easily decentralised trust can be achieved,” said Grant Van Wyk, Chief Technology Officer. “BABB is using blockchain technology to provide significant value and reshape the ways banking and fundraising can be offered. I’m excited to continue to bring innovative products into production to supersede outdated, inefficient and expensive institutions and systems.”
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