Startup Crypto Custodian Koine Taps FinTech Vet Hughes for Chairman, CEO

Hughes has spent more than 30 years in senior positions in the banking and financial technology industries.


London-based digital asset custodian startup Koine hired banking and financial technology industry veteran Hugh Hughes last year as chairman and CEO, to complete the company’s development phase and raise additional funding ahead of a planned launch at the end of March. Hughes was most recently chairman and CEO of low-latency data and trading infrastructure provider Fixnetix, which was acquired by CSC in 2015. Before that, Hughes was CEO of Thales Information Systems Finance, a division of

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