October 8, 2020 Arthur Hayes no longer CEO of BitMEX.

Arthur Hayes, founder of BitMEX, has stepped down as its chief executive following charges brought against him and others related to the operation of the cryptoasset derivative exchange. Haye’s co-defendant, Samuel Reed, has also stepped down as BitMEX’s CTO. Vivien Khoo, COO of 100x, BitMEX’s parent company, will serve as interim CEO.