Bitstamp Names Gemini Alum Julian Sawyer as CEO

Sawyer replaces Bitstamp's founder Nejc Kodrič, now in a "non-executive role."

Oct 22, 2020 at 3:14 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:22 a.m. UTC

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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