Zodia Custody appoints Jonathan Hugh as CFO
“He is joining the team at an incredibly exciting moment as we position ourselves for significant scale, while building the market infrastructure that allows all institutions to truly harness the exciting opportunities that digital assets offer.”
Zodia Custody, a prominent digital asset custodian with a focus on institutional clients, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Hugh as its Chief Financial Officer.
In this capacity, Jonathan will oversee the financial operations of the bank-owned custodian, contributing to the company’s global expansion plans and strategic growth. The appointment comes at a pivotal time for Zodia Custody, following significant achievements such as major client acquisitions, successful funding rounds, and geographical expansions.
Jonathan Hugh joins Zodia from GSR
With esteemed shareholders including Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings, and Northern Trust, the company is dedicated to offering secure and comprehensive custodial solutions tailored to the unique needs of institutional investors.
As Zodia Custody continues to establish its presence as a leader in the digital asset custody space, the appointment of Jonathan Hugh as CFO is expected to play a crucial role in further enhancing the company’s financial capabilities and internal efficiencies.
His experience will contribute to the development of a robust framework as Zodia Custody seeks to expand into new markets and solidify its institution-first approach to digital asset custody.
Prior to joining Zodia Custody, Jonathan Hugh held the position of Chief Financial Officer at GSR, a liquidity provider and crypto market maker. During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in guiding GSR through a phase of significant growth. Jonathan’s extensive experience in the digital assets sector and his success in leading financial operations within related firms make him a valuable addition to Zodia Custody’s leadership team.
In a rapidly evolving landscape of digital assets, Zodia Custody stands out for its institution-first approach to custody solutions. With notable shareholders such as Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings, and Northern Trust, the company is committed to providing secure and reliable custodial services tailored to institutional clients. Jonathan Hugh’s appointment as CFO aligns with the company’s vision of empowering institutions to harness the potential of digital assets while maintaining a strong focus on financial discipline.
Julian Sawyer, CEO of Zodia Custody, said: “Jonathan is an excellent addition to our growing team, and brings a real wealth of experience and expertise in the digital assets space. He is joining the team at an incredibly exciting moment as we position ourselves for significant scale, while building the market infrastructure that allows all institutions to truly harness the exciting opportunities that digital assets offer.”
Jonathan Hugh, CFO of Zodia Custody, commented: “Zodia Custody has a rich heritage in championing a unique, institution-first approach to digital asset custody. I look forward to taking on my next challenge, being part of this ambitious team and contributing to our strategic growth.”