Who Is Trade.io Exchange’s New CEO?

Trade.io, the popular trading platform, has had a mixed couple of months in the past. It fell prey to a massive security breach back in October which costed them 50 million of their TIO tokens which amounts to more than $7.5 million according to CoinMarketCap.

However, things have been looking up since then for the blockchain exchange. The company had ended their ICO back in January 2018, raising over $31 million, and clearly creating storms in the industry. Just last month, Trade.io acquired FCA brokerage firm Primus Capital Markt Ltd.

Latest from them is a new CEO that has taken control of the ship. Trade.io has announced its new chief executive officer William Heyn, will be replacing the current CEO of Trade.io, Jim Preissler, who will nevertheless still remain on the company’s board of directors.


Roy Gutshall, current board member & COO, was all praises about Heyn. He said Heyn is

“an exceptional leader and is well respected within trade.io and by our numerous vendors that have dealt with him in the blockchain industry. He’s passionate about the mission of trade.io to become a top crypto exchange, and as head of compliance, he’s proven to be an asset when dealing within the ever changing crypto regulatory landscape.”

Heyn has always been on the sidelines of the platform since the beginning of the year. He has personally overseen the corporate setup of the company’s global offices. He has also played the role of a crucial advisor to the company on all of its compliance matters. It is clear that he has contributed significantly to the platform’s growth.

Heyn was previously employed at Wall Street investment banks Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan. He is more than capable of taking charge of a booming platform like Trade.io.