Amsterdam, Netherlands / Brussels, Belgium / Lisbon, Portugal / London, UK / Paris, France, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Euronext N.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), today announced a series of management changes that will support and strengthen development in Europe. The new senior management structure, according to Dominique Cerutti, Chief Executive of Euronext, “will accelerate our targeted growth opportunities in Europe by bringing outstanding additional talent to our leadership team as we address the rapidly changing and increasingly competitive global landscape.”
Anthony Attia, formerly Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to Dominique Cerutti, has been named CEO of Euronext Paris. This position is for the first time independent from the position of Euronext NV CEO, held by Mr.Cerutti, thereby strengthening the role of the Paris stock exchange.
Lee Hodgkinson, who until now has led NYSE Euronext Sales and Client Coverage, EMEA & APAC, has been appointed to head up Euronext’s Markets and Global Sales teams, a newly created division aimed at combining the commercial activities of Euronext’s markets business lines into a single unit. Mr. Hodgkinson will also be appointed as CEO of Euronext London once this company is granted a RIE status from FCA .
A Chief Operating Officer (COO) is currently being recruited.
These appointments will become effective upon regulatory approvals by relevant national authorities.
Amaury Dauge has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Euronext NV group. Mr. Dauge, who until now was Head of Corporate Planning and Analysis for NYSE Euronext, will be responsible for all aspects of finance, treasury and investor relations.
All four positions will report directly to Dominique Cerutti. Mr. Attia, Mr.Hodgkinson and the COO will have a seat on the Managing Board of Euronext NV after the separation of LIFFE has taken place and received regulatory non-objection. The Managing Board will henceforth consist of Dominique Cerutti as CEO, the still to be appointed COO, Lee Hodgkinson as Head of Euronext’s Markets and Global Sales teams, Anthony Attia, CEO of Euronext Paris, Cees Vermaas, CEO of Euronext Amsterdam, Luis Laginha, CEO of Euronext Lisbon and Vincent van Dessel, CEO of Euronext Brussels.
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Euronext is the first pan-European exchange, spanning Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and the UK. Created in 2000, it unites markets which date back to the start of the 17th century. It is the primary exchange in the Euro zone with over 1 300 issuers worth €2.2 trillion in market capitalization, an unmatched blue chip franchise consisting of 20+ issuers in the EURO STOXX 50® benchmark and a strong diverse domestic and international client base.
Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, offering market participants a comprehensive range of services to meet their needs, including facilitating public offerings and providing trading facilities for equity and derivatives products to supplying market data as well as custody and settlement services. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. Euronext also leverages its expertise of running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties.
Euronext’s unique Single Order Book allows investors to trade, clear and settle in a uniform way across all of its markets and its common state of the art technology UTP, combine to generate significant efficiencies for clients. Together they enhance liquidity, lower costs and facilitate access to capital markets making Euronext’s market quality unrivalled, with market depth eight times the size of the average transaction and the lowest blue-chip spread in Europe.
In its role as a major player in financing the local economy, Euronext has a diverse market offering operating Euronext regulated markets Alternext and the Free Market; in addition it offers EnterNext, which facilitates SMEs’ access to capital markets. In 2013, through Euronext, more than €100bn was raised to finance the European economy, creating jobs and providing for growth.
Euronext is a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE).
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