Cryptocurrency exchange Binance bolstered its compliance team by adding Kraken’s Steven Christie as chief compliance officer, a Binance spokeswoman confirmed.
Christie joins Binance having served as head of compliance at Kraken, a crypto exchange competitor, for more than four years. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in the compliance/financial crime industry.
Christie will be responsible for leading Binance’s global compliance team and managing more than 750 compliance and cyber investigation experts, according to a company spokeswoman.
He began working in the crypto industry in 2015, when he served as the chief compliance officer at Xapo.