The former head of the cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx Chris Lee (Chris Lee) has announced that it will join the team of a competing platform Huobi. In the company he will occupy the post of Vice-President for global business development.

We are glad to welcome Chris Lee as our secretary of the Board of Directors & Vice President of International Business Development at #Huobi Group!👏🏻
With his passion & ability to help us capture this #BlueOcean opportunity in e Global #Blockchain & Digital Asset Ecosystem! 🌊”

— Huobi Pro (@Huobi_Pro) May 21, 2018

“I’m a big supporter of block chain technologies and consider the exchange as the heart of the industry,” said Lee in the official comments.

According to a statement by Huobi, Lee will manage the issues of mergers and acquisitions, and international expansion.

A new appointment of a top Manager has learned after a week after he announced his retirement from OKEx.

Lee worked in the parent company OKEx, OKCoin, 2015. In February 2018, he has served as head of OKEx after his predecessor, the founder of OKCoin Old Xu (Xu Star), resigned.

It should be noted that Chris Lee announced his decision to leave OKEx soon after investors accused the exchange in manipulating the bitcoin futures contracts that are traded on the platform.

And in early may of China international radio (CNR) in the program “Voice of China” said that in OKEx only made that moved the head office from Beijing to Belize and the project team in Hong Kong, while in fact the company continues to serve residents of China in violation of laws adopted in the fall of 2017.