Crypto Lender Cred Adds Three Key Executives

Job Appointments | November 2, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency lending platform Cred, has added three executive team members. Cred is a decentralized global lending platform that facilitates open access to credit anywhere and anytime. It was founded by former PayPal financial technology veterans and has offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Munich.

Maxim Rohkline joins as chief product officer, James Alexander joins as chief capital officer, and Richard Oh joins as general manager of Asia. Each executive brings a 20+ year track record in financial technology, spanning capital markets, online lending, payment systems, risk management and analytics. 

“Cred is fortunate to attract some of the most talented executives in financial technology who identify with our mission of democratizing global borrowing and lending, “ said Dan Schatt, co-founder and president of Cred. “Maxim, James and Richard have led highly talented global teams and built some of the most sophisticated financial services products in the world. They will bring thought leadership to the crypto community and help attract the next 100 million users of crypto.”

Rohkline manages Cred’s global platform. Previously, Rohkline served on the executive team of Tradeshift, leading its financial technology unit, providing global supply chain, and trade finance banking. Her financial services and product management experience includes management of a global card acquiring platform at Merchant e-Solutions, global mobile payments platform development at Intuit, global core payments and analytics at PayPal, credit card portfolio risk management at Washington Mutual and internet banking development for Wells Fargo.

Alexander leads Cred’s global capital markets development, having recently secured Cred’s $250+ million global lending facilities. Previously, he held positions in traditional banking, capital markets, research, and institutional sales; and has worked at Goldman Sachs, Royal Bank of Canada and Nomura. He is also the co-founder of the Swiss merchant bank, Alternative Capital Associates.

Oh joins Cred as general manager of Asia. Prior to Cred, Oh was the head of payments for PayPal in the Asia Pacific market, where he looked after PayPal’s payment systems and partnerships with banks, financial institutions, and processors.