January 21, 2022 - Wintermute, one of the largest algorithmic trading firms in digital assets globally, has hired Katryna Hanush as Director of Business Development and Partnerships.

In a recent LinkedIn post, the new Director of BD at Wintermute commented, "Super excited to start my new role as Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Wintermute

Wintermute Trading strives to offer the most competitive crypto liquidity for institutional OTC desks, hedge funds, banks, brokers and aggregator platforms. As a leading global market maker and OTC dealer, we are able to offer the best pricing due to our unique proprietary trading algorithms, as well as advanced low latency technology."

Prior to Wintermute, Hanush was Vice President, EMEA sales for State Street-owned FX ECN Currenex. Prior to this she worked for almost 6 years at Credit Suisse in eFX and Precious Metals Sales after working in the Private Bank side of Credit Suisse in the Client Origination Group.

Founded in 2017, London-based Wintermute is backed by top tier technology and blockchain venture capital firms including Lightspeed, Pantera, Blockchain.com, Sino Global Capital, Avon Futures (Fidelity) and Rockaway Blockchain Fund after a $20 million Series B funding round closed in January 2021. After the Series B funding round, Jeremy Liew, Partner at Lightspeed, commented, “Wintermute has grown almost 25x since Lightspeed led the company’s Series A round just six months ago. That rarely happens! We are excited to continue supporting Wintermute and their ambitious expansion plans going forward”.

Wintermute is in the top 3 on most US and European digital asset exchanges as a crypto market maker in over 250 assets and the company traded over $6 billion in Average Daily Volume in December 2021.