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Former Goldman Sachs Exec Leaves Blockchain.Com for Ripple


Former Goldman Sachs Exec Leaves Blockchain.Com for Ripple

Breanne Madigan, Wall Street veteran with 14 years of experience at Goldman Sachs, has left to join Ripple

Former Goldman Sachs exec Breanne Madigan has left her position at crypto wallet provider to join Ripple, crypto media outlet The Block reported on May 28.

Madigan, a Wall Street veteran with about 14 years of experience at major global investmentbank Goldman Sachs, has reportedly left after serving there as Head Institutional Sales and Strategy for 14 months, according to her LinkedIn profile.

The former Goldman Sachs executive has reportedly joined Ripple to lead the Global Institutional Markets team to attract more institutional investment to crypto space, as she said in the report. Madigan reportedly claimed that she is excited to help drive mass adoption of digital assets and transformation of a global payment system.

Madigan’s withdrawal from has followed another recent departure by Wall Street trading veteran Jamie Selway, who reportedly left the company in January 2019 after joining the firm as Global Head of Institutional Markets in summer 2018.

Founded in 2011 as a crypto analytics source, is formerly known as The company further developed to offer crypto wallet services for major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash, and others. In September 2018, was featured in LinkedIn’s top 25 United Kingdom-based startup companies, ranked at number 9.

Meanwhile, Ripple recently reported that its institutional direct sales in Q1 2019 have seen a massive growth from $40.15 million in Q4 2018 to $61.93 million.

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