Appoints Head of Growth From Spotify Appoints Head of Growth From Spotify

Cryptocurrency exchange has appointed former Spotify executive Henrik Johansson as its global head of growth.

  • In his new role, Johansson has set the target to take the firm to 100 million plus users in two years.
  • Prior to joining the cryptocurrency exchange, Johansson led global growth teams at Spotify for eight years.
  • has been hiring aggressively and now has 1,500 employees. The firm said its user base has increased more than five times to over 10 million in the last 12 months.
  • "Henrik is a rare talent, who has a deep understanding of growth, product and marketing,” CEO Kris Marszale said. “He has seen how these three disciplines interplay in a high-growth environment: When he joined Spotify the platform had 36 million users and it's now at 360 million plus.”
  • In June, linked with cryptocurrency custody provider Fireblocks to give the exchange access to institutional players in the space.
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