Binance Europe’s head of operations has left the exchange

Mariana Gospodinova, head of operations for Binance Europe, has left the cryptocurrency exchange.

Gospodinova has joined Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange as a general manager for Europe, according to an announcement Wednesday.

Gospodinova joined Binance in August 2018, according to her LinkedIn profile. Before Binance, she held leadership roles in the payment industry with European companies including Skrill (now Paysafe) and SysPay. is beginning to scale its European business “to drive the mass adoption of cryptocurrency,” said the firm’s co-founder and CEO, Kris Marszalek.

“I look forward to utilizing my experience to contribute to its growth as we expand rapidly in Europe across different product lines,” said Gospodinova.

It is not clear whether Binance has replaced Gospodinova's position. The Block has reached out to the exchange and will update this story if we hear back.