“Bitstamp has an unrivalled reputation in our industry that dates back to the start of the company more than nine years ago. I feel privileged to have been asked to join as CEO and become part of a fantastic team across Europe, the US and Singapore,” said Sawyer. “Cryptocurrency is at a pivotal moment with greater interest from institutional firms, regulators and central banks assessing the opportunities and an ever-evolving community of investors and traders.  Bitstamp plays a critical role in helping all these stakeholders come together through our industry-leading technology and an unwavering focus on regulation.”