SEBA Bank Strengthens APAC Presence With Appointment of New Asia CEOby Fintechnews Switzerland July 29, 2021
SEBA Bank, a digital assets firm with a Swiss banking license from FINMA, announced the appointment of Sam Lin as its Chief Executive Officer for Asia with immediate effect.
This appointment is in line with SEBA Bank’s aim to strengthen the offering of its digital asset banking services in Asia demand for institutional-grade digital asset banking services in the region accelerates.
SEBA Bank had previously raised US$22.5 million in a Series B funding round to support its expansion efforts.
With over 15 years of experience in investment banking at Credit Suisse and Barclays, Sam is a highly experienced wealth management practitioner and business leader in the development and implementation of institutional-grade financial technology solutions.
A former Executive Director and CFO of a fintech company listed on NASDAQ, which provides a platform for integrating and personalising financial services across Southeast Asia to over 68 million users.
Sam was reportedly instrumental in raising US$ 300 million in pre-IPO funding for the company, successfully guiding the company through its public listing.
Sam Lin, Chief Executive Officer Asia of SEBA Bank said,
“I am thrilled to join the deeply talented team at SEBA Bank at a pivotal time in the growth of the company.
I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues across the globe to grow our presence in Asia and beyond”.
Guido Buehler, CEO of SEBA Bank, commented,
“We are proud to see that we are making great progress with the constitution of our entities in Hong Kong and Singapore as we have ambitious plans to grow our business in Asia.
Sam Lin brings extensive experience in Asian wealth management and has a significant network throughout the region. He is a proven business leader, well equipped to take our Asia business to the next stage of its development.”