OKX to Open Office in Australia – Expanding Global Footprint in Crypto and Web3

OKX, the second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 technology company, today announced plans to open an office in Australia in the coming months. The news was revealed on Thursday at an exclusive event for Australia’s crypto community at the Melbourne Arts Centre, with OKX Ambassadors Scotty James and Daniel Ricciardo in attendance.

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OKX’s Commitment to Australia

Haider Rafique, Chief Marketing Officer at OKX, said: “Our ambition is straightforward – to become the leading crypto platform in the world. We see Australia as an indispensable part of this strategy and a key growth market. With such a strong uptake of crypto in Australia already, we’re committed to the local market and aim to build a strong local office.”

OKX Ambassadors Scotty James (left), and Daniel Ricciardo (right) pose with OKX CMO Haider Rafique (center)
OKX Ambassadors Scotty James (left), and Daniel Ricciardo (right) pose with OKX CMO Haider Rafique (center) (PRNewsfoto/OKX)

The announcement of the new office comes just before the Australian Grand Prix, which will feature the OKX-sponsored McLaren F1 Team car driven by Australian Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris.

OKX Ambassadors Celebrate

Daniel Ricciardo, Australian F1 driver and OKX Ambassador, said: “I’m very excited to see OKX plan an office in my home country. I had a great time celebrating with the OKX team and the crypto community today. The future looks bright for OKX in Australia.”

Scotty James, Australian Olympic snowboarder and OKX Ambassador, said: “Crypto never sleeps, and OKX continues to build its community. Australia is a special place for crypto, and it is exciting to see OKX announce it will be opening an office in Australia.”

A Focus on Security and Transparency

OKX is committed to trust and transparency and boasts the largest 100% clean reserves among major exchanges at USD$8.9 billion, according to third party data. All reserves and liabilities can be self-verified with trustless tools on the OKX website.

More About OKX

OKX is a world-leading technology company building the future of Web3. Known as one of the fastest and most reliable crypto trading platforms for investors and professional traders, OKX’s crypto exchange is trusted by more than 50 million users.

In addition to its leading self-custody solutions, OKX also partners with a number of the world’s top brands and athletes, including: English Premier League champions Manchester City F.C., McLaren Formula 1, The Tribeca Festival, golfer Ian Poulter, Olympian Scotty James, and F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo.


This blog post is intended to provide general information about investing in cryptocurrencies and is not intended to constitute financial advice. All investors should seek professional financial advice from a qualified financial advisor before making any investment decisions. Investing in cryptocurrencies is a high risk investment and should only be done after you have researched the topic yourself and understand the risks associated with investing in such assets.

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