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Bitcoin Fund Galaxy Digital Hires Ex-Goldman Sachs Michael Daffey to Replace Novogratz

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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 11:12
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Yuri Molchan
Galaxy Digital has chosen the former Goldman Sachs top-executive as chairman to replace the legendary Mike Novogratz
Bitcoin Fund Galaxy Digital Hires Ex-Goldman Sachs Michael Daffey to Replace Novogratz
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According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, major cryptocurrency fund Galaxy Digitalcreated by Michael Novogratz, a former Goldman Sachs partnerhas named Michael Daffey the new chairman of the company.

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Goldman's chairman of the Global Market Division to replace Novogratz

The article states that Daffey will replace the founder, Mike Novogratz, in the position of chairman, but Novo will remain the CEO.

The new chairman has been hired as the company is getting ready to go public in the U.S. later in 2021.

According to the article, Daffey used to be the global markets division chairman at Goldman Sachs. He resigned on March 31.

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Ahead of the U.S. IPO later this year, Galaxy Digital has been making various maneuvers, with this new appointment being one of them. The company's stocks are already trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

In March, it also hired Alex Ioffe, formerly of Virtu Financial, as its CFO.

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at yuri.molchan@u.today.