Tuesday Coinbase announced on its blog, saying that Coinbase is hiring Alesia Haas as its CFO. Alesia Haas was the chief financial officer of publicly traded hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management and will join the Coinbase team soon.
Haas was earlier the CFO and head of strategy for OneWest Bank and has worked for Merrill Lynch and General Electric. Haas will be in Coinbase to help Oz Management with the transition until June 1. After that Thomas Sipp will take over as Oz Management’s CFO as Haas leaves the company.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said, “Haas brings deep financial services experience to our growing company.”
I’m incredibly excited to have Alesia join Coinbase as our new CFO. She brings deep financial services experience to our growing company. As a fintech company, finance is core to everything that we do. We plan to continue bringing the best and brightest from both finance and technology companies to help create an open financial system for the world.” said Brian Armstrong