Tarbert brings decades of experience from all three branches of U.S. government, international leadership posts and private sector firms to CircleBOSTON — JUNE 8, 2023 — Today, Circle Internet Financial, a global fintech firm and issuer of USDC, announced that Heath Tarbert has been named chief legal officer and head of corporate affairs effective July 1, 2023. Tarbert will join the executive leadership team as the company continues pursuing its global growth strategy. Tarbert was previously chief legal officer at Citadel Securities and succeeds Flavia Naves, general counsel at Circle. Throughout his career, Tarbert has served in leadership positions in all three branches of the federal government and across key regulatory agencies. During his early career, Tarbert served as a Supreme Court law clerk, associate White House counsel and special counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.