Crypto exchange Bittrex Global names new interim CEO

Crypto exchange Bittrex Global names new interim CEO

Crypto exchange company Bittrex Global, today announced additions to its leadership team to better position the platform for a year of growth and new product development.

Tom Albright, previously General Counsel of Bittrex Inc. in the U.S. now becomes a director of Bittrex Global and interim CEO of the parent company of Bittrex Global while Stephen Stonberg, currently COO of Bittrex Global, takes on the additional role of CFO. Roles are effective immediately.

“I look forward to these new roles. Bittrex Global is at a pivotal stage in its development. Following its successful launch, there is a significant opportunity for the business to cement its position as the most secure and innovative platform for international digital asset investors.”
– Tom Albright

Albright has experience in financial services and crypto, previously working as an attorney for O’Melveny & Myers before joining Bittrex Inc. in 2018. Stonberg, who helped launch Bittrex Global in 2019, previously worked at Goldman Sachs, Brevan Howard, and Credit Suisse Asset Management.

“Tom’s arrival will help accelerate the next stage of evolution for Bittrex Global. With this leadership team in place, our focus will be on enhancing our platform with new features that will improve both the security and experience for all our customers.”
– Stephen Stonberg

Together, they aim to lead Bittrex Global into a new phase of growth. The exchange is planning to roll out product features that are currently under development such as fiat gateways, leveraged trading, credit card on-ramps, euro trading pairs, and more.

Based in Liechtenstein, Bittrex Global was set up to serve international users, and is one of the first crypto platforms regulated under the terms of the country’s new Blockchain Act.