After the Dispatch report, Bithumb’s position was announced
Dispatch reports that “Mr. Kang is the true owner of Bithumb”
Bithumb “Mr Kang has not been involved in management”
Amid reports that actor Park Min-young is dating Kang Jong-hyun, who has the title of ‘Chairman of Bithumb’, the cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has made a statement.
On the 30th, Bithumb said, “Mr. Kang mentioned in the media report has never been involved in management or served as an employee of the company.”
Earlier on the 28th, Dispatch reported that Kang was Bithumb’s largest shareholder and the actual owner of ‘Vident’, a company listed by KOSDAQ.
Kang’s younger brother is CEO Kang Ji-yeon, and CEO Kang Ji-yeon is a director inside Bithumb and CEO of Startup Studio and Bucket in Bithumb’s governance structure leading to ‘Initial No. the person in charge
It was also said that Mr. Kang has considerable influence on a bidder with CEO Kang Ji-yeon, and that he has used the title ‘Chairman of Bithumb’ on his business card.
In response, Bithumb said, “All businesses, including the Bithumb exchange and platform operation, are operated under the responsibility of the management of Bithumb Korea.”
Kim Hyun-deok, reporter at Hankyung.com [email protected]