EOS developer Block.one has appointed Rob Jesudason, chief financial officer of Commonwealth Bank, Australia’s largest bank and one of the world’s largest banks, as its new COO and group president.
Jesudason, It is a significant move for EOS as it is seen as one of the most experienced finance professionals in the Asia Pacific region. Joining the Commonwealth Bank in 2011, Jesudason has also held senior positions at companies such as Barclays, JPMorgan, and Credit Suisse.
Block.one’s CEO, Brendan Blumer, said: has a proven track record in global financial services, engaging in innovation and facilitating regulatory progress that enables the adoption of new technologies. Its alignment with our priority of creating high-performance Blockchain solutions is ideal for Block.one, and it is also the exciting result of our extensive search for the right person.”
Block.one’s EOS is one of the top 5 cryptocurrencies in the world, with a market capitalization of over $12 billion. The platform plans to leave the Ethereum blockchain and move to its own blockchain in the near future.