GoldMoney Announces John Butler to lead soon-to-be launched
Wealth Services Division
Toronto, Ontario (November 27, 2015) – GoldMoney Inc. (TSX-V: XAU), a full-reserve and gold-based financial service and technology group, announces that John Butler has been appointed Vice President and Head of Wealth Services. As the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of gold savings and payment accounts, GoldMoney is ideally positioned to offer its rapidly growing customer base access to a broad range of innovative wealth services, with a specialized focus on benchmarking returns to gold and tangible capital and assets in efficiently diversified investment portfolios.
John Butler has over 20 years of experience in international finance. He has served as a Managing Director in research, strategy, asset allocation and product development roles, including at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. He has advised many of the world’s largest institutional and private investors in matters ranging from wealth preservation to enhancing returns through a wide variety of innovative strategies, and he has been a #1 ranked investment strategist by Institutional Investor magazine. As a recognized thought leader in international investing, John will also contribute to the GoldMoney Insights content platform, a growing network of research and multimedia content providing thought leadership around gold, currency, energy and savings.
“GoldMoney is far more than just an innovative, high-growth fintech firm,” says John. “It is playing a historic, transformative role in restoring gold from a peripheral, alternative asset to one that occupies its rightful place at the center of any robust wealth preservation or capital appreciation strategy. I look forward to working with Roy, Josh and the entire GoldMoney team to provide a range of innovative and competitive wealth services to our clients across the world, from those just beginning their upward mobility, to those protecting their wealth and legacy. It will also be my pleasure to contribute to the GoldMoney Insights offering with Stefan Wieler, James Turk and Alasdair Macleod.”
“John’s industry experience and relationships will be highly valuable to our mission,” said Josh Crumb, Chief Strategy Officer. “He has worked in senior roles at major investment banks in multiple countries and has developed products and strategies for both institutional and private investors. Most important, he understands gold’s unique properties which make it an essential part of any diversified investment process, and the only valid international measurement to determine sustainable-long term prosperity.”
GoldMoney Inc. is a global, full-reserve and gold-based financial services group. GoldMoney provides financial services as a trusted, limited third-party, combining the unique attributes of gold with technology-driven innovation. Through GoldMoney® the company offers precious metals custody and wealth services, trading and execution, and independent research to individual investors and institutions. Through BitGold™ the company operates a self-directed savings platform and a payments network allowing individuals and businesses to make or receive online, in-store or mobile payments. GoldMoney Inc. has over 525,000 clients from over 100 countries and $1.6 billion in client assets under administration. GoldMoney is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) as a Money Services Business. The JFSC is the main supervisory body that oversees and regulates Jersey’s large financial services industry. For more information on BitGold, visit bitgold.com. For more information on GoldMoney, visit ir.goldmoney.com.
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