Crypto Payment Gateway CoinPayments Names Jason Butcher As New CEO

Job Appointments | May 15, 2020 By:

Crypto payments provider CoinPayments has announced that its Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jason Butcher has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.

Founded in 2013, CoinPayments is a crypto payments provider that supports payments for bitcoin and over 1,000 altcoins for 2.3 million business and user accounts across 182 countries. The company offers prebuilt plugins and integrations for all the major ecommerce platforms, including Shopify, Woocommerce and Magento.

Butcher founded HODLTech and DIGISURE in 2018, Parallel Payments in 2011, and is actively involved in a number of global FinTech, Crowdfunding and Blockchain technology projects. He also serves as an advisor with the Blockchain Association of Canada, and is the Fintech advisor for the National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association.

Butcher joined CoinPayments as an advisor in 2015 and was promoted as COO in 2017. He helped boost CoinPayments’ monthly transactions to more than $100 million. This year, under Butcher’s leadership, the company is set to build on its success through a set of upcoming partnership and product announcements, steady revenue growth, and ongoing support for new altcoins.

“For businesses large and small, paying with cryptocurrency has evolved from a novel concept into a trusted, secure and global way of conducting business,” said CoinPayments founder and board member Alex Alexandrov. “CoinPayments is poised to build upon our reputation as the preferred cryptocurrency payment platform in 2020, and Jason is the right choice to lead us.”

“Crypto-payment accessibility allows businesses to be more agile with customers and partners by offering improved security and faster transactions without red tape,” said Butcher. “Our aim is to further enable more businesses globally with custom tools and services, as well as a superior customer service experience.”