Dubai: Khurram Shroff, one of the region’s largest crypto “HODLers” and a leading Blockchain proponent, will assume the role of the Chairman of the Board of Directors at iMining Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Inc. (TSXV: IMIN), effective May 4th, 2021. Mr. Shroff brings with him a wealth of experience, across industries and continents, and commands respect in crypto circles for his unwavering support of the technology.
Khurram Shroff boasts over ten years of experience in the Blockchain industry, having held key positions in several organizations across the Middle East and Canada. An entrepreneur with business interests across several industries, Mr. Shroff is best known in the Middle East as the Chairman of the IBC Group, which recently shifted its headquarters from Dubai, UAE to Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Shroff is also the Co-Founder of Ethereum GeneSys, which is on a mission to ensure the continuation of the Ethereum Proof-of-Work Blockchain. He was recently in the news, after he launched the first-ever Arabic calligraphy collection monetized in the form of NFTs, which he intends to donate to mosques across North America, during the holy month of Ramadan.
Commenting on Mr. Shroff’s appointment as the Chair of the Board at iMining, CEO Robert Eadie said: "We're excited to welcome an experienced and respected leader of Khurram's calibre, to the firm. Khurram’s proven leadership, in various Blockchain businesses, through several cycles of growth, innovation, and transformation, will be invaluable to iMining, as we facilitate the institutional and mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies, as an asset class."
Eadie’s enthusiasm is shared by Gary Arca, Board Member and CFO at iMining, who said: "Mr. Khurram Shroff will bring an invaluable global perspective to iMining, and we're confident that our rapidly evolving business units in Digital Asset Staking, Mining, Asset Management, Investment Banking, Principal Investments, and Trading, will all benefit from his leadership role in the Board and our team."
Khurram Shroff also shared his vision for iMining, in anticipation of his new role. "I'm excited to join iMining’s Board of Directors as the Chairman”, Khurram said, “and hope to contribute to the company’s growth, through the next cycle of its global expansion”.
“Our aim is to continue to leverage iMining’s early-mover advantage, and help cryptocurrencies and digital assets take the logical next step in becoming a key part of the world's leading financial markets and institutions. I look forward to working closely with the iMining team to achieve our goals for the company, and act on our shared belief that the best is yet to come,” Khurram added.
About iMining Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Inc.
iMining is a growth-oriented, TSXV listed company, focused on linking traditional capital markets with blockchain investment opportunities. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, the Company provides retail and institutional investors a safe and secure way to stake Ethereum 2.0 using proprietary and secure proof of stake methods. We are driven by our core values to operate with transparency, efficiency, and sustainability as we work toward building long-term shareholder value.
About Khurram Shroff
Khurram Shroff, Chairman of IBC Group (a substantial Global Real Estate and Tech investment company) has recently transferred their headquarters to Toronto, Canada from Dubai. IBC group holds investments in over 4,000 Blockchain projects, and has been instrumental in the recent Proof-of-Stake launch of Ethereum 2.0 through an investment of 100,000 Ether.
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