- Roman Schnider left PwC and joined Tezos as the new CFO
- This will help Tezos expand in the crypto market
Roman Schnider, the individual behind the blockchain and cryptocurrency assurance division of PwC in Switzerland is now joining Tezos as the chief financial officer (CFO). The information was released by the company in a recent announcement.
Roman Schnider Joins Tezos as CFO
After working 15 years at PwC, Roman Schnider is now working on Tezos, the blockchain network and cryptocurrency that was audited by PwC. Tezos is a platform that focuses on smart contacts and also on decentralized applications (dApps). The project is also offering a network that is governed by stakeholders.
The Tezos Foundation informed that it is very important for the network’s success to have this CFO and his experience in the matter.
About it, the Tezos Foundation said:
“Roman’s experience makes him the ideal finance and operations specialist for our team. He is already familiar with the opportunities and challenges blockchain projects face and has a deep understanding of the Tezos Foundation from his time at PwC.”
Schnider succeeds Eelco Fiole as the CFO of Tezos. Mr. Schnider said that he is ready to serve and support the Tezos community as a whole in the most efficient way as possible. He has also mentioned that transparency will be important as well.
Just last month, reports said that Tezos was going to be undergoing the first token holder administered update. This was going to take place after proposals were approved in a three-month vote. Moreover, PwC has also emerged as one of the most prominent recruiters for blockchain-related jobs on Indeed. The company surpassed other competitors such as Ernst & Young, Deloitte, and KPMG.
At the time of writing this article, Tezos (XTZ) is the 19th largest virtual currency in the market with a valuation of $840 million. Meanwhile, each XTZ is currently traded around $1.27 according to CoinMarketCap.
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