Bitstamp, one of the world's oldest and largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is replacing its CEO for the first time.
Nejc Kodrič, the firm’s CEO who co-founded Bitstamp back in 2011, is stepping down from his position. He will be moving into a new advisory role on the company's board of directors, Bitstamp executives told Cointelegraph on Oct. 22.
Julian Sawyer, who currently serves as the managing director of the United Kingdom and Europe at major global crypto exchange Gemini, will replace Kodrič, becoming the second CEO in Bitstamp's history.
The replacement is purportedly a response to the dynamic growth of the exchange over the last nine years.