NAC Foundation, LLC, creator of the digital currency, AML BitCoin, announces today the appointment of Angela Knight CBE, as the vice-president for European Affairs.
In this senior role with the company, Ms Knight will help guide European expansion and development of the AML Bitcoin, which launches internationally on October 1, 2017.
AML BitCoin is considered unique in the digital coin world.
As its first name signifies, ‘AML’ BitCoin holds the distinction of being what is believed to be the first digital currency which features patent-pending ‘Anti-Money Laundering’ algorithms into its structure.
AML BitCoin has built-in features preventing use by terrorists and the criminal underworld. AML BitCoin’s compliance with existing anti-money laundering and KYC (know your customer) laws has stirred intense excitement in the coin from governments all around the world.
Marcus Andrade, chief executive officer of NAC Foundation, said: “We are excited that Angela has agreed to become part of our expanding team as we look forward to the official launch of our coin.
“Angela brings an unrivalled knowledge of UK and European banking and finance as well as key political experience and counsel to our team.”
Angela Knight CBE said: “I am delighted to be undertaking this role as an advisor to AML Bitcoin. It’s a hugely exciting time for digital currency and I see AML Bitcoin as being at the pinnacle of the technology, with its enhanced security and anti-money laundering capability.”
Angela Knight has a great deal of experience as a business leader and as a senior politician. She is currently chair of Tilman Brewin Dolphin and a non-executive director of TPICAP plc, Arbuthnot Latham Ltd and Taylor Wimpey plc.
Until the end of 2014, she was chief executive of the energy industry trade body, Energy UK, and, prior to that, the chief executive of the British Bankers’ Association, during the banking crisis.
Angela joined the BBA from the Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers (now the Wealth Management Association), where she had been the CEO since the autumn of 1997. During this period, Angela also served as a non-executive director on a number of plc boards.
During Angela’s political career, she was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament representing the constituency of Erewash, from 1992 to 1997. She also served as Economic Secretary to the Treasury from 1995 to 1997 in Prime Minister John Major’s government.
Angela has a degree in Chemistry from Bristol University and worked in the engineering industry for 15 years, mostly in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, before becoming involved in politics via Sheffield City Council.
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