CEO of OKEx Resigns as Crypto Exchange Becomes World’s Largest

CEO of OKEx Resigns as Crypto Exchange Becomes World’s Largest

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May 14, 2018 by Sandra Onyeiwu
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OKEx Chief Executive Chris Lee resigned, leaving the cryptocurrency exchange based in Hong Kong just when it became the world’s largest based on reported turnover. Chris Lee, in a statement on May 14, said he had resigned his role as CEO of the exchange for personal reasons, to “start a new life.” A spokeswoman for
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OKEx Chief Executive Chris Lee resigned, leaving the cryptocurrency exchange based in Hong Kong just when it became the world’s largest based on reported turnover.

Chris Lee, in a statement on May 14, said he had resigned his role as CEO of the exchange for personal reasons, to “start a new life.”

A spokeswoman for Lee further told the publication that he intended to take a break from his professional life to spend more time with his family, after which he would return to the blockchain community.

However, Lee didn’t did not elaborate on the reasons why he resigned from office.

OKEx also recently launched its own utility token, and the company has announced plans to build a public blockchain for the token as part of its effort to launch a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX).

 

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