Bitstamp has hired former Gemini Managing Director for Europe Julian Sawyer as its new chief executive and moved founder Nejc Kodrič into a "non-executive role."

  • Sawyer will oversee the company's continued expansion of digital asset services and growth, Bitstamp said Thursday.
  • He has previously worked at Gemini, Starling Bank and Bluerock Consulting.
  • Kodrič, who founded the Europe-based crypto exchange in 2011, will stay on the board of directors.

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