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Former Governor of French Central Bank Joins Board of Directors of Blockchain Firm Setl

Setl, a British blockchain technology group hires Christian Noyer, the former governor of the French central bank as a member of its board of directors.

The announcement was made in a blog post published on the companies website on Jan. 17. The post states that Noyer joins the board of directors and brings a “wealth of experience in the financial, regulatory, economic management and central banking world.”

Noyer has a decorated resume, including being the Vice President of the European Central Bank, Governor of the Banque de France between November 2003 and October 2015, and his service at the Treasury in the French Ministry of the Economy and Finance.


Founded in 2015, Setl is a financial company with a particular focus on blockchain technology. The company has evolved a blockchain-based infrastructure to aid institutional payments and settlements, with a reported capacity of over 1 billion transactions per day.

Setl has been collecting some big names of the financial community. The impressive list of Setl’s board of directors includes a former non-executive member of the Court of the Bank of England Sir David Walker, former Senior Information Risk Owner of the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office Martin Clements, and former Bank of England Deputy Governor Rachel Lomax.

Prominent Names Joining The Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has been observing some quite prominent hiring. Just this week, on Jan. 16 ErisX, a cryptocurrency exchanged revealed the addition of Joseph Lubin, the founder of blockchain tech company ConsenSys and co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH), to its board of directors.

Blockchain startup Civic appointed Apple veteran Phillip Shoemaker as executive director of, its decentralized identity platform in December.


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