EQONEX Limited (NASDAQ: EQOS) ("EQONEX" or the "Company"), a digital assets financial services company, today announced the appointment of Almira Zejnilagic Cemmell as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. Almira’s appointment is part of the strategic partnership with Bifinity UAB (“Bifinity”), a payments technology company.
Under the terms of the strategic partnership announced in early March 2022, Bifinity has the right to nominate key management positions and two new Board members. Almira’s appointment to EQONEX follows the appointment of Jonathan Farnell as CEO and member of EQONEX’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) and Helen Hai as a Board Director.
Working closely with EQONEX’s Chairman, Chi-Won Yoon, and the EQONEX team, Almira will lead EQONEX’s business transformation strategy to leverage the synergies and maximize business opportunities created through the Bifinity partnership.
In her previous role, Almira served as Special Projects Lead for Bifinity where she was responsible for process improvements, project coordination and the development of new strategic partnerships. Before joining Bifinity, Almira was a Partner and Practice Lead at FTI Consulting with responsibility for the Global Risk and Investigations Practice in Europe and Africa. While at FTI Consulting Almira advised on high value technology transactions, and helped investors and corporates navigate existential and transformational challenges. Almira is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and completed the YGL Global Leadership modules at the University of Oxford Sa’id Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, and Yale University.
Chi-Won Yoon, Chairman of EQONEX, said, “Almira brings a strong skill set to EQONEX and her deep experience in process improvements and strategic transformations will be valuable as we lay the foundational pieces for this highly synergistic partnership. I look forward to working closely with her to create long-term sustainable shareholder value.”
Almira Cemmell added, “EQONEX is highly respected for its compliance-first approach and institutional product set. This partnership with Bifinity has enormous potential to unlock significant value within the crypto sector. I’m looking forward to working as part of the EQONEX team in their pursuit to drive changes that will bridge the gap between traditional finance and crypto currencies.”
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