Daniel Kukan becomes new Head of Crypto Finance Asia

Zurich, Switzerland/Singapore, Singapore, 2 May 2022: Daniel Kukan has been appointed Head of Crypto Finance Asia for further growth and expansion of the Asian and Pacific market, as the crypto ecosystem grows in one of the most reputable financial and regional trading centres in the world. Prior to moving to Singapore, Daniel was a Senior Trader at Crypto Finance AG in Zürich.

Effective as of 2 May 2022, Daniel Kukan is Head of Crypto Finance Asia. He will be responsible for expansion in the Asian and Pacific market, identifying profitable business opportunities and developing long-term business growth strategies, teams, product range, and distribution channels.

A Swiss national, Daniel has extensive experience in investment banking with global and regional market leaders such as UBS, Credit Suisse, Bank Vontobel, and the Zurich Kantonalbank. In addition to being a market maker at various international options exchanges, he has built up, optimised and managed trading departments, leading strategic projects in Switzerland and abroad. He has profound experience in derivatives.

Daniel holds a degree from the Swiss Banking School and certificates in blockchain and digital currencies from the University of Nicosia.

“Asia is the heart of the global financial market. It has a unique position in the world economic order, especially in current revolutionary times. I am very excited to become Head of Asia office, lead the development plan, and expand our footprints,” says, Daniel Kukan.

To be able to thrive in a very competitive digital investment environment and to meet the ever-increasing international regulations, Crypto Finance Asia has applied for a Payment Services Act (PSA) license in Singapore.

Daniel succeeds Alisher Tashpulatov, who has made valuable contributions and spearheaded Crypto Finance’s key business developments projects in Asia since 2020.

Jan Brzezek, CEO and founder of Crypto Finance, states: “I want to thank Alisher for the extraordinary work and networking skills he has demonstrated. He has been integral to the important advances we have made, particularly in the areas of team building, nurturing client prospects, and market outreach in Asia. I believe that Daniel is the right person to build on the foundations and create a robust business expansion plan and steady clientele in the region.”

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Crypto Finance AG

Chris Benros

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About Crypto Finance

Crypto Finance – a FINMA regulated financial institution and a member of Deutsche Börse Group, offers professional digital asset solutions. This includes one of the first FINMA-approved investment firms with 24/7 brokerage services, custody, infrastructure, and tokenisation solutions for financial institutions, as well as the first FINMA-approved manager of collective assets for crypto assets, with an active, rules-based and index-based alternative investment fund offering, including the first Swiss crypto fund. With a team of over 90 employees, Crypto Finance is headquartered in Switzerland, and has a regional presence in Singapore. Since its founding in 2017, company has received numerous awards, including Crypto Valley Top 50 Blockchain Company, Top 100 Swiss Start-up, and winner of the Swiss FinTech Award 2019.


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