Chris Lee, Executive Director of one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, OKEx, resigned and left his post.
OKEx exchange, was on the way to becoming the most widely used platform for trading cryptocurrencies.
Platform management did not immediately answer the questions, but the company told Bloomberg that Lee left for personal reasons, including the desire to “start a new life.”
Press Secretary Lee told the publication that he intended to take a break from his professional life to spend more time with his family, after which he will return to work in the cryptocurrency industry.
According to Lee,”being the head of such a large and successful service has been a great pleasure and honor.”
Biography and photo If no longer listed on the web site of the company, and the company has not yet announced who will replace him at the post of the Executive Director.
The exchange has long been one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, and in the past few weeks it has surpassed Binance in daily trading volume, becoming the largest cryptocurrency trading platform.
Like Binance, which also has a great influence in Hong Kong, OKEx has started expansion in drugis countries such as Malta. The country positions itself as a cryptocurrency-friendly territory with a low level of regulation.
OKEx has also recently issued its own token, and announced plans to create a public blockchain as part of its plans to launch a full-fledged decentralized cryptocurrency exchanger (DEX).