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Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) Adds CNBC Personality to Board of Directors

  • Company has added CNBC personality Jon Najarian to its board of directors and various committees
  • Net Element is furthering plans for a decentralized blockchain platform
  • Company entered 2018 with its strongest-ever balance sheet

Adding some notable star power and financial prowess to its board of directors, global technology and value-added solutions group Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) recently announced the appointment of Jon “Dr. J” Najarian to its board of directors ( In addition to serving on Net Element’s board, Najarian will serve the company as a member of its audit, compensation, nominating and corporate governance committees.

Najarian, who is a professional investor, money manager and media analyst, is a cast member of the ‘Halftime Report’ and ‘Fast Money’ programs on CNBC and was formerly a linebacker for the Chicago Bears. Among his many accomplishments, he co-founded Investitute LLC, optionMONSTER and tradeMONSTER; founded Mercury Trading; and serves as host of the International ICO Channel. He is additionally featured in the ‘DRJ Report’ on CBOE-TV.

Regarding his appointment to Net Element’s board of directors, Najarian commented that he has been impressed with the company’s technologies, as well as its endeavors to disrupt the payments industry with innovations and value-added services, including recently announced plans for a decentralized blockchain platform.

As Net Element moves forward with its corporate initiatives, Najarian’s considerable expertise in finance, capital markets, cryptocurrency and blockchain will be invaluable to the company. Net Element continues a strong forward march in 2018, supported by the strongest balance sheet the company has ever had, and it is positioned for growth as it continues to execute on promising opportunities.

Hailed as one of Deloitte’s ‘2017 Technology Fast 500™’ and one of the fastest-growing technology companies of 2016 by South Florida Business Journal, Net Element operates a payments-as-a-service transactional and value-added services platform for small to medium enterprises in the United States and select emerging markets. Domestically, the company endeavors to grow transactional revenue by innovating SME productivity services through blockchain technology solutions and Aptito, its cloud-based restaurant and retail point-of-sale solution. On an international level, the company is leveraging its omni-channel platform to offer flexible services to emerging markets with varied banking, regulatory and demographic conditions.

For more information, visit the company’s website at

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