BitMEX, the popular crypto derivatives & DeFi platform, today welcomed Rupertus Rothenhaeuser to the BitMEX team as their new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). As CCO, Rupertus will spearhead BitMEX’s ‘Beyond Derivatives’ plan to expand into spot, brokerage, custody, information products, and establish the BitMEX Academy. Rupertus will be based in Asia.
Specifically, Rupertus will be responsible for developing client relationships, overseeing commercial success for BitMEX’s expanding range of products, and growing its market share in the crypto space. Rupertus started his new role on January, 1st. and reports directly to BitMEX CEO, Alexander Höptner.
Rupertus previously served as CEO at Crypto Finance (Brokerage) AG for over a year, during which time he championed innovative digital asset services for the group’s banking clients. He has a strong, well-rounded track record from previous roles, having worked in leadership positions at ABN AMRO Bank, BNP Paribas, Macquarie Group, SIX Digital Exchange, Boerse Stuttgart, and other leading financial and fintech companies in London, Hong Kong, Paris, and Germany.
“BitMEX has major expansion plans in the works, and I’m excited to have joined their growing team at this pivotal time. I see many opportunities for us to expand beyond derivatives, develop game-changing products, and offer significant value in the crypto space for retail and institutional clients alike.”
– New Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of BitMEX, Rupertus Rothenhaeuser