Moonpay hires Coinbase’s former UK CEO

By Daniel Lanyon on Thursday 11 March 2021

Zeeshan Feroz, who stepped down from Coinbase in August 2020, is joining Moonpay as Chief Growth Officer as the firm ramps up global expansion.

Moonpay hires Coinbase’s former UK CEO
Image source: Moonpay/Zeeshan Feroz

MoonPay, a global payments solution for cryptocurrency, has appointed Zeeshan Feroz as its new Chief Growth Officer.

Feroz was previously CEO of Coinbase UK from February 2017 to August 2020, where he was responsible for establishing and growing Coinbase’s business outside the US. 

Before joining Coinbase, Feroz also held the role of Global Head of Payments at social payments startup Tilt.com prior to its acquisition by Airbnb. 

His new role will include leading all aspects of Moonpay’s organic growth, driving business development functions across the business, and identifying new revenue streams.

Feroz says MoonPay is building etail crypto infrastructure ‘in a box;. 

“It’s exactly what’s needed for the next phase of crypto adoption, as businesses look to offer crypto to their clients. MoonPay delivers everything from crypto licenses and brokerage to fiat rails and fraud management. On top of that, Ivan has assembled a team with some of the very best talent in the crypto space. Testament to the team’s work so far is its impressive growth to date and I’m excited to be part of the next chapter as the business continues to expand.”

Since launching in 2019, MoonPay says it has secured over 250 partners and grown from a team of two to over 60 people, with team members located across four continents. The platform supports 45 fiat currencies and has added over 60 cryptocurrencies to its infrastructure.

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