FTX US Derivatives Names Former LedgerX Chairman Larry Thompson as Board Chair

FTX US purchased LedgerX in a move to develop its crypto options business.

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Updated May 11, 2023 at 5:56 p.m. UTC
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FTX US Derivatives named Larry Thompson as chairman of the board Wednesday, according to a statement.

Thompson was previously chairman of the board at LedgerX, which became FTX US Derivatives after FTX US acquired the crypto derivative company last year.

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  • Additional board members named were FTX US Derivatives CEO Zach Dexter, who previously served as CEO for LedgerX; Managing Director and Head of Diverse Talent Management and Advancement at DTCC Keisha Bell; Avanti CTO Bryan Bishop; Trader at Grapefruit Trading Joe Keefer; President of Baton Systems Jerome Kemp; Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Robinhood Lucas Moskowiz; Global Head of Strategy for Digital Assets for the Susquehanna International Group of Companies; and Head of Policy and Regulatory Strategy at FTX US Mark Wetjen.

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