Securrency, a cryptocurrency infrastructure startup, has hired the head of State Street Digital as its CEO.
Nadine Chakar will take over the role on Monday, succeeding Dan Doney, who became chief technology officer.
Chakar also led State Street Global Markets, where she oversaw its trading, product and operations platform. She has served on Securrency’s board since 2021.
“Nadine is an exceptional leader and Securrency has been fortunate to leverage her extensive financial industry expertise as a board member and now as incoming CEO,” Doney said in the release. “Nadine shares my passion for innovation, and we are united in our determination to make financial markets more accessible and efficient.”
State Street is one of the startup’s clients.