Setl – A British based blockchain technology group has hired Christian Noyer (Former Governor of the French Central bank) as a member of Setl’s board of directors according to confirmation given by blog post on January 17. Setl is a financial corporation which focusses on blockchain technology and was initially found in the year 2015. Setl has developed an infrastructure based on blockchain for settlements and institutional payments having a capacity of over 1 billion transactions in a day.
With respect to the latest announcement, Noyer has joined the board of directors at Setl, bringing a ‘wealth of experience in the financial, regulatory, economic management and central banking world.’ Noyer is a highly experienced individual whose professional experience is diverse. He has served as the Vice President of the European Central Bank. Between November 2003 and October 2015, Noyer also served as the Governor of the Banque de France. He also worked and provided his service at the Treasury in the French Ministry of Economy and Finance.
In the past as well, heavyweights who joined Setl’s board of directors included personalities like David Walker (Former non-executive member of the court of the Bank of England), Martin Clements (Former senior information risk owner of the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office) and Rachel Lomax (Former Deputy Governor at Bank of England).
It’s not just Setl who is hiring prominent figures in its board of directors, it was also reported that another well-known hiring in the crypto industry was made on January 16 where ErisX came out to announce that the company had appointed the founder of ConsenSys, Joseph Lubin and the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) as its board of directors. Phillip Shoemaker, who is also an Apple veteran was appointed as the executive director of identity.com by blockchain startup Civic.