Coinbase added another seasoned executive to its ranks, naming Eric Scro as vice president of finance, the company announced Thursday.

His hiring comes on the heels of the company’s naming of former LinkedIn mergers-and-acquisitions chief Emilie Choi as vice president of business development.

Scro comes from the New York Stock Exchange, where he served as finance chief. He will be responsible for helping Coinbase’s institutional clients navigate “the increasingly complex financial and regulatory requirements of the business,” Asiff Hirji, Coinbase president and chief operating officer, said in a blog post.

“We are growing our institutional business rapidly and Eric’s experience and leadership will be invaluable in scaling the business and building out our New York office,” he added. Read more here.

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