Ben Ingram appointed CEO of

By Galia Ilan

The cryptocurrency exchange company,, has appointed a former PwC Executive as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Ben Ingram worked as the Director of Digital Strategy at the auditing firm until March this year, according to Business Insider Australia.

The newly appointed CEO will target improving the company’s trading functionality as well as expanding the range of financial products in the traditional market.

Ingram has addressed the role of crypto investment products in superannuation – an organisational pension plan.


Cryptocurrency fund could “perhaps [be] a hedge against poorly managed central bank currencies,” commented the CEO, Business Insider Australia reported.

Ingram remarked on the role of the company working as a gateway service due to its offerings of same-day settlements and introducing people to Bitcoin. currently works with two currencies – Bitcoin (BTH) and Ethereum (ETH). It added the latter currency to its portfolio in March.

The “core premise of distributed ledger technology (DLT) has very obvious widespread appeal. Even if the tech capabilities at present aren’t capable, I think humans will prevail,” stated Ingram.

“We know this tech doesn’t have a dead-end. While the evolutionary path hasn’t been fully determined, I think there’s enough evidence that there is a path.”


Featured Articles

Nirvik Singh, COO Grey Group on adding colour to campaigns

Nirvik Singh, Global COO and President International of Grey Group, cultivating culture and utilising AI to enhance rather than replace human creativity

How Longi became the world’s leading solar tech manufacturer

On a mission to accelerate the adoption of sustainable energy solutions, US$30 billion Chinese tech firm Longi is not just selling solar – but using it

How Samsung’s US$5billion sustainability plan is working out

Armed with an ambitious billion-dollar strategy, Samsung is on track to achieve net zero carbon emissions company-wide by 2050 – but challenges persist

UOB: making strides in sustainability across Southeast Asia


Huawei smartwatch goes for gold with Ultimate Edition


How IKEA India plans to double business, triple headcount

Corporate Finance