NetCents Technology names investment banker Dr Claude Schmidt to its Advisory Board

Schmidt is also a former Goldman Sachs and UBS wealth manager

He is currently a member of the investment committee of Delfin Investment AG in Zug, Switzerland

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF), a leading cryptocurrency payments technologies company, has announced the addition of Dr Claude Schmidt to its Advisory Board.

Dr Schmidt is currently a member of the investment committee of Delfin Investment AG in Zug, Switzerland. Delfin is focused on providing multi-asset investment products to Sovereign Wealth Funds, Foundations and Endowments. Dr Schmidt is also on the board of the Schwyzer Kantonalbank which carries a triple-A rating.

Previously, Dr Schmidt was a member of the Private Wealth Management team within Goldman Sachs Bank AG. He joined Goldman as a managing director in 2012. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was a managing director at UBS, most recently as co-head of the Global Family Office Group in EMEA for UBS Wealth Management. Before that, Schmidt was co-head of UBS Wealth Management International UHNW and the UHNW Institutional Group.

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Prior to joining UBS Wealth Management, Dr Schmidt held numerous roles within UBS Investment Banking from 1995 to 2009 in Chicago, New York, Zurich and Hong Kong, including European co-head of Structured Derivatives Sales and Investments, European head of Equity and Commodity Risk Management and Investments, and deputy head of Risk Management Products.

"I have been following the trajectory of NetCents within the Blockchain industry for quite some time now, and I am excited to be joining as so many of its efforts are gaining traction. I am looking forward to collaborating with my longtime friend Mr Eigenmann on the advisory board as well," Dr Schmidt said in a statement. 

"Having deep financial services experience gives me insight to the migration that the large financial institutions have made towards blockchain, NetCents is a gateway for the rest of the world to participate."

NetCents CEO Clayton Moore said Dr Schmidt “can bring to our company that will allow us to accelerate the strategic relationships that will take us to the next level. I am excited to work with him and the rest of our global team of directors and advisors.”

NetCents, based in Vancouver, is a transactional hub for all cryptocurrency payments, equipping forward-thinking businesses with the technology to seamlessly integrate cryptocurrency processing into their payment model without taking on the risk or volatility of the crypto market.

Contact the author: patrick@proactiveinvestors.com

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