NEAR Foundation Appoints Ex-Circle Exec Marieke Flament as CEO

Flament, who was Circle’s managing director for Europe, is a French-born computer engineer who has also worked at luxury giant LVMH, Boston Consulting Group, Expedia’s Hotels.com and most recently banking app Mettle. She is credited with helping Circle add 2 million users over a two-year period, and had a hand in the launch of the popular USDC stablecoin.