OKX Appoints Experienced International Finance Lawyer Nicole Purin as Deputy General Counsel



VICTORIA, Seychelles, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKXa leading global crypto trading app and web3 ecosystem, today announced the appointment of Nicole Purin as its Deputy General Counsel based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Nicole is an experienced international finance attorney who has worked with trad-fi heavyweights in investment banking, derivatives and capital markets. She will make a significant contribution to ensuring the international conformity of the OKX brand.

Nicole joins OKX from Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), Dubai, where she was Senior Legal Counsel, Financial Markets, Africa & Middle East. Nicole has held positions at numerous financial institutions in London and Dubai and at a private law firm, specializing in derivatives, structured finance, capital markets and securitization transactions.

Haider Rafique, Global Chief Marketing Officer, OKX said: “We are delighted to welcome Nicole to the OKX family. As our rapid global growth continues, it’s important that we continue to hire the best in their field, and that’s exactly what we’ve done here. It is also exciting that we have been able to add another female leader to the ever-growing OKX community as we continue our mission of gender equality.”

Nicole Purin, Deputy General Counsel, OKX said: “I’m delighted to be joining OKX and the crypto industry at such an exciting time. While working in the traditional banking sector, I have always been interested in the worlds of Web3 and Blockchain. Despite my involvement in both, however, I felt like I was looking inside from the outside. Now that I’ve switched to OKX, I finally feel like I’m in space. It’s an exciting time to join such a talented team and a brand that holds many beliefs that I share.”

In her role, Nicole will cover a wide range of legal activities, from advising on the cross-border institutional distribution business to conducting legal analysis of specific matters arising in connection with the management and operations of the company.

Nicole’s appointment reaffirms OKX’s commitment to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and brings another step closer to its goal of achieving gender parity by 2023 in the Middle East.

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About OKX
OKX is the second largest global crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 ecosystem. Trusted by more than 20 million customers worldwide, OKX is known for being one of the fastest and most reliable crypto trading apps for investors and professional traders around the world.

As a top partner of English Premier League champions Manchester City FC, McLaren Formula 1, golfer Ian Poulter, Olympic gold medalist Scotty James and F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo, OKX aims to enhance the fan experience with new financial and engagement opportunities. OKX is also the top partner of the Tribeca Festival as part of an initiative to bring more creators into web3.

Beyond OKX exchanges, the OKX wallet is the platform’s latest offering for people who want to explore the world of NFTs and the metaverse while trading GameFi and DeFi tokens.

To learn more about OKX, download our app or visit: okx.com