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Bitcoin Group SE: Per Hlawatschek strengthens Management Board in the function of Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Herford, May 10, 2021 - Bitcoin Group SE (ISIN DE000A1TNV91), is consistently implementing its growth strategy and professionalizing its structures. To this end, the Board of Directors has appointed Per Hlawatschek to the Management Board with effect from May 1, 2021. From this time on, he will assume the function of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Per Hlawatschek is a proven digitalization expert who has already held responsible positions at Bitcoin Group SE for several years. He was significantly involved in the development of the cryptocurrency trading platform Bitcoin.de operated by futurum bank AG. After studying economics at the University of Bielefeld, Mr. Hlawatschek first worked as a research assistant at the Chair of Applied Computer Science and Business Informatics. He then contributed his expertise to the development of numerous well-known online platforms. Mr. Hlawatschek will continue to drive the development of Bitcoin.de in the future and additionally undertake and accompany the technological and strategic evaluation of potential investments and partnerships for Bitcoin Group SE and its subsidiaries, currently in particular futurum bank AG. "Per Hlawatschek has literally shaped the development of Bitcoin.de with his expertise right from the start. As a proven cryptocurrency expert with extensive experience, he is the ideal person to expand our exposed position in the market and unfold the full potential of Bitcoin.de," says Marco Bodewein, Managing Director of Bitcoin Group SE. "Bitcoin Group SE has high momentum and offers great opportunities to significantly shape the process towards a higher penetration of cryptocurrencies. My goal is to position the group even more strongly in the cryptocurrency market and to contribute sustainably to increasing the value of the company," says Per Hlawatschek, Managing Director and CIO of Bitcoin Group SE.

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