Alexander Hoeptner, the CEO of crypto futures market BitMEX, has resigned. A company spokesperson told Coindesk News that Chief Financial Officer Stephan Lutz has been named as interim CEO and will continue to serve as CFO. Before joining BitMEX in late 2020, Hoeptner was CEO of the German stock exchange Borse Stuttgart GmbH and liquidity provider Euwax AG. Lutz previously worked as a partner at the auditing and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. In March 2021, he joined BitMEX.