Cameron Winklevoss steps down as director of Gemini Europe

By Daniel Lanyon on Monday 17 October 2022

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Winklevoss, alongside his twin brother Tyler, founded the Gemini exchange in 2014.

Cameron Winklevoss steps down as director of Gemini Europe
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Cameron Winklevoss, the billionaire co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, has stepped down from the board of directors of Gemini Europe.

According to a Companies House filing, Winklevoss ceased to be a director of the UK-incorporated Gemini Europe, the wider company’s European arm, on 12 October. 

At the same time Gillian Lynch, the new head of Ireland and the EU for the company, took the former UK managing director Blair Halliday’s board seat. Halliday moved to rival exchange Kraken last week also. 

“We can confirm this change was filed with Companies House and brings local leadership onto the board of directors to reflect the growth of Gemini's business in the UK and Europe. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss continue as President and CEO at Gemini,” a spokesperson for Gemini told AltFi via email.

New York-based Gemini, founded by twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, recently fully launched its crypto exchange and custody services in Ireland having held an e-money license in the country for the past six months, and having opened an office in Dublin in 2021.

Gemini was valued at over $7bn in its last funding round when it raised $400m of cash from investors. The company has broader plans for European expansion beyond the UK and Ireland.

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