The BitMEX operator HDR Global Trading Limited, has just announced today that financial expert Dr. David Wong joined the team as a non-executive chairman, as we are reading further in the following cryptocurrency news.
HDR Global Trading Limited, the BitMEX operator of the derivatives trading platform welcomed Dr. Wong alongside three other board members including co-founder and CEO Arthur Hayes, the co-founder Ben Delo and the CTO Samuel Reed. According to the press release, Wong is a recognized industry leader with more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector. His expertise includes global market investment banking, insurance, asset management, and capital-market related businesses.
A true No Limit Soldier. Pleased to welcome Dr. David Wong as our chairman. Not sure why I’m feeling Master P today. https://t.co/HzUYmcPLIb
— Arthur Hayes (@CryptoHayes) June 30, 2020
Dr. Wong held multiple executive roles in extremely important worldwide institutions. He even worked as the Deputy Chief Executive of the Bank of China Group where he was responsible for the financial market businesses. Wong was a senior executive of BOC Group Life Assurance Company and ABN AMRO Bank and had responsibilities for ABN’s banking operations in the South East Asia region. Now, he will hold the non-executive position at the BitMEX operator including China Merchant Bank Co., Fraser Hospitality Trust Limited, and many others.
David Wong is a public speaker and the founder of the Hong Kong-leadership company Halftime Limited. As a non-executive chairman, Wong will help HDR Group to achieve its objective of becoming a world-class financial technology company. He said:
“HDR, fuelled by the incredible growth of its BitMEX platform, has all the right ingredients to grow and transform as a world-class financial technology company. It is progressive, resilient, and has an inspiring vision for the future. It’s, therefore, a privilege for me to sit with Co-Founders Arthur, Ben, and Sam as members of the board, to help bring to life the full potential of the company.”
The CEO of BitMEX Arthur Hayes commented as well:
“Being able to attract someone of David’s caliber is a testament to the distance HDR has traveled. We are thrilled to have David join our leadership team, and together, we will be focusing on the long-term growth and development of the business.”
BitMEX is a popular crypto exchange that was founded in 2014 that quickly became one of the largest Bitcoin margin trading exchanges. Now, it is able to process more than $1.2 billion in trading volume daily, according to the data from CoinGecko.
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