Martin Halblaub, the Cheif Executive Officer of SIX, a crypto trading platform in Switzerland, is reportedly leaving the country. The news was announced by SwissInfo, a local news platform.
Halblaub is leaving his position because of certain disagreements about the company’s future. He is also planning to launch a company of his own.
Halblaub stated that he completely supports the exchange along with its plans and would be pleased to operate in the company. However, he made the decision to not work for the platform with regard to their different outlook’s on the firm’s future.
He will be temporary replaced by Tomas Kindler that will start working in September. The Chief Executive Officer of SIX Group, Jos Dijsselhof, thanked Martin Halblaub for his work in the company.
SIX is among the first stock exchanges that provides cryptocurrency trading pairs. In November of last year, the platform released a product allowing to monitor the top five crypo coins, for instance, Bitcoin.
Earlier this year it was also reported that the company is planning to launch a crypto coin in the context of the blockchain-based trading platform. The company also plans to become the first one to provide full trading, custody and settlement services of crypto coins. SIX is also considering to release a Security Token Offering.