Ex-Swissquote Officer to Lead Arab Bank Switzerland Blockchain Tech Team

by Damian Chmiel
  • In the past, Cepenas worked with some FX/CFD brokerages.
  • His current focus moved to the blockchain and crypto industry.
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The former long-term executive of Swissquote, Justas Cepenas, notified that he started a new position on Wednesday as the Blockchain Tech Lead and a Director at Arab Bank Switzerland Ltd., the bridge between the Arab and Western banking world.

Cepenas Continues His Career in the Blockchain Industry

According to Cepenas’ LinkedIn profile, he joined from FlowBank, where he has been working for the last two years as the Head of Crypto & Trading Platforms and Deputy Director. He will now utilize his digital assets experience in the new role at Arab Bank Switzerland, which joins other traditional financial institutions betting on growth in the blockchain industry.

“I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Blockchain Tech Lead, Director at Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.,” Cepenas wrote on his social media.

Finance Magnates spoke to Cepenas, who confirmed that after 17 years of top-level retail and institutional Forex, he decided to change industries and entirely focus on the blockchain and crypto space. Thus, he decided to join a highly regarded Swiss private bank with a solid institutional digital assets offering.

Cepenas started his professional career in finance in the retail CFD and FX trading industry by joining AS Admiral Markets in 2007 as the MetaTrader4 Server Developer. In the following years, he cooperated with FxPro, Spotware Systems and MIG Bank using his programming skills, but spent most of his career in Swissquote. He started in 2014 as the MT Platform Team Manager and was promoted to the Senior Forex and Blockchain Specialist and Senior Officer in 2020.

Arab Bank Switzerland Focuses on Cryptos

Arab Bank joined the crypto revolution back in 2019 when it partnered with blockchain firm Taurus and offered its clients access to custody and brokerage services for Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Arab Bank Switzerland offers trading solutions and digital assets custody of institutional grade to institutional and high-net-worth clients.

“We firmly believe that blockchain will disrupt the financial industry as we know it, and we intend to be amongst the first banks to offer digital asset services to our clients in a secure and regulated environment,” Serge Robin, the Chief Executive of Arab Bank Switzerland, commented at the time.

Established in 1962, Arab Bank Switzerland is a fully licensed Swiss bank. The bank complies with all Swiss banking laws, regulations and directives and is supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

The former long-term executive of Swissquote, Justas Cepenas, notified that he started a new position on Wednesday as the Blockchain Tech Lead and a Director at Arab Bank Switzerland Ltd., the bridge between the Arab and Western banking world.

Cepenas Continues His Career in the Blockchain Industry

According to Cepenas’ LinkedIn profile, he joined from FlowBank, where he has been working for the last two years as the Head of Crypto & Trading Platforms and Deputy Director. He will now utilize his digital assets experience in the new role at Arab Bank Switzerland, which joins other traditional financial institutions betting on growth in the blockchain industry.

“I’m happy to share that I’m starting a new position as Blockchain Tech Lead, Director at Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.,” Cepenas wrote on his social media.

Finance Magnates spoke to Cepenas, who confirmed that after 17 years of top-level retail and institutional Forex, he decided to change industries and entirely focus on the blockchain and crypto space. Thus, he decided to join a highly regarded Swiss private bank with a solid institutional digital assets offering.

Cepenas started his professional career in finance in the retail CFD and FX trading industry by joining AS Admiral Markets in 2007 as the MetaTrader4 Server Developer. In the following years, he cooperated with FxPro, Spotware Systems and MIG Bank using his programming skills, but spent most of his career in Swissquote. He started in 2014 as the MT Platform Team Manager and was promoted to the Senior Forex and Blockchain Specialist and Senior Officer in 2020.

Arab Bank Switzerland Focuses on Cryptos

Arab Bank joined the crypto revolution back in 2019 when it partnered with blockchain firm Taurus and offered its clients access to custody and brokerage services for Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Arab Bank Switzerland offers trading solutions and digital assets custody of institutional grade to institutional and high-net-worth clients.

“We firmly believe that blockchain will disrupt the financial industry as we know it, and we intend to be amongst the first banks to offer digital asset services to our clients in a secure and regulated environment,” Serge Robin, the Chief Executive of Arab Bank Switzerland, commented at the time.

Established in 1962, Arab Bank Switzerland is a fully licensed Swiss bank. The bank complies with all Swiss banking laws, regulations and directives and is supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

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