Chris Lee, the ex-CEO of world-leading digital asset exchange OKEx, has announced that he is joining international multi-language digital currency trading platform and exchange Huobi as its secretary of the board of Directors & Vice president of International business development.
According to the announcement made on Monday by Huobi exchange, he will lead the group’s global mergers and acquisitions strategy and supervise international development as the exchange moves towards global expansion.
He tweeted, “I’ve officially joined Huobi group as secretary of the board of Directors & Vice president of International business development
With e combination of #Huobi expertise with industry-leading marketing & operational abilities, we WILL be biggest in the entire industry!”
Chris Lee said, “I am a big believer in blockchain technology and view exchanges as the heart of the industry.”
It was last week that he announced his resignation from OKEx on WeChat. He resigned just after a few months of joining as the CEO of the exchange. He becomes the CEO after OKCoin founder Star Xu resigned from the role in February. Earlier he was working for the OKEx’s parent company OKCoin since 2015.
He stated, “For my former employer, I have done all I could … The first generation of OKCoin’s international and management teams have left. How many of the second generation is still there? And how many CTOs have left in the last three to four years?”
Singapore based exchange Huobi has launched a subsidiary in South Korea. They have announced plans to start an office in London soon.
Image source: Chris Lee twitter handle