Hashdex, a leading global crypto-focused asset manager that recently surpassed $1 billion in assets under management, today announced that it has appointed Matthew Flood as Head of Business Development-U.S. and Jack Song as Head of Corporate Communications and Chief of Staff-U.S., newly created leadership positions to support the firm’s accelerating operation in the United States.
Founded in 2018 by CEO Marcelo Sampaio and COO Bruno Caratori, Hashdex is a global pioneer in crypto asset management. Dedicated to bringing crypto opportunities to the mainstream, Hashdex’s simple and secure funds invite innovative investors to join the emerging crypto economy. With the belief that open blockchains are unlocking global growth and economic opportunity, Hashdex is committed to accelerating the development of the crypto ecosystem by empowering global participation. The firm plans to leverage its exclusive partnerships with Nasdaq and Victory Capital as part of its ongoing U.S. expansion through the development of comprehensive products and services.
In collaboration with Hashdex’s established leadership team in the U.S., comprised of Mr. Caratori and Global Head of Strategy Andrew Puschel, Mr. Flood and Mr. Song will build on Hashdex’s leading market position in Brazil by leveraging their extensive investment, business development and operations building expertise to further grow Hashdex’s presence and offerings in the U.S. and globally. Additionally, Head of Global Expansion Bruno Sousa will relocate to the U.S. to focus on business development, further strengthening Hashdex’s leadership in the region.
“As the market leader in Latin America, Hashdex has significant experience in delivering on our mission of helping people around the world better understand and gain diversified exposure to the crypto asset class,” said Marcelo Sampaio, Co-Founder & CEO of Hashdex. “Through their proven backgrounds in investment and business development, Matthew and Jack will be invaluable additions to our team as we enhance our efforts in the U.S. to serve innovative investors adding crypto to their portfolios.”
As Head of Business Development-U.S, Mr. Flood will focus on expanding U.S. distribution and fund product access along with Hashdex’s partner, Victory Capital. Throughout his career, Mr. Flood has focused on providing investors the best investment opportunities across all alternative asset classes, while also ensuring proper internal controls, policies, and procedures are implemented and continuously updated to mitigate operational risks.