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Brian Brooks resigns as CEO of crypto exchange BinanceUS

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Brian Brooks, the former head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency who became chief executive officer of BinanceUS this spring, has resigned.

Brooks announced his move in a tweet Friday afternoon. He pointed to "differences over strategic direction" but did not elaborate. He began his role at the U.S.-based firm on May 1.

Shortly after Brooks's announcement, BinanceUS posted a statement from Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance and chairman of the U.S.-based exchange. Zhao said that "this transition will not impact BinanceUS customers in any way."

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