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.

Jan 19, 2022 at 3:45 p.m. UTC
Updated Jan 19, 2022 at 7:02 p.m. UTC

Michael Bellusci is CoinDesk's crypto payments reporter.

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.

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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