Surojit Chatterjee, the previous chief product officer at Coinbase, will formally go away the corporate on Feb. 3 after reportedly making an estimated $105 million in inventory gross sales.
In accordance with disclosures filed with the Securities and Trade Fee, Chatterjee will even retain 249,315 shares of Coinbase inventory. On the time of publication, Coinbase inventory was valued at $54.28 per share, so these shares are value $13.5 million.
Chatterjee joined Coinbase from Google in February 2020 with a wage of slightly below $1 million per yr. In recognition of Chatterjee’s contributions to the corporate, Coinbase and Chatterjee have entered right into a separation settlement that features severance advantages and a deal for him to offer advisory companies from Feb. 4 by to Dec. 31.
In accordance with disclosures that Coinbase filed with the Securities and Trade Fee, Chatterjee will obtain “a lump sum fee in keeping with our present Change of Management and Severance Coverage, which supplies for funds and advantages to govt officers upon sure qualifying terminations.” As well as, Chatterjee will “proceed to obtain medical health insurance protection pursuant to COBRA for a interval of ten months following the month of the Separation Date.” The severance advantages are contingent upon “Mr. Chatterjee not revoking a separation and launch of claims in favor of the Firm.”
In a Linkedin post asserting his departure from Coinbase, Chatterjee said:
“I’m wanting ahead to persevering with to contribute in my function as an advisor to Brian and the exec staff and to persevering with the exhausting however important work of making extra financial freedom and constructing a greater web for everybody.”
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Coinbase continues to face challenges amid present market situations. On Jan 18, Cointelegraph reported that Coinbase would terminate its operations in Japan and conduct a whole overview of its enterprise within the nation resulting from market situations.
Because of this, all Coinbase Japan clients have till Feb. 16 to withdraw their fiat and cryptocurrency holdings from the platform. After Feb. 17, any remaining crypto belongings held by Coinbase Japan clients will probably be transformed to Japanese yen.