NO 238 – DECEMBER 2012
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WFE Focus December 2012
Corporate news

BME appoints Javier Hernani Managing Director

The Board of Directors of BME appointed Javier Hernani Burzako as Managing Director of the company.

CBOE Holdings announces leadership changes

CBOE Holdings announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board that he will step down as CEO effective following the 2013 Annual Meeting in May 2013. Following the annual meeting, it is anticipated that he will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors unanimously elected Edward T. Tilly, CBOE President and COO, as CEO, also effective following the 2013 Annual Meeting. Edward Provost, CBOE Chief Business Development Officer, will succeed Mr. Tilly as CBOE President and COO.

Deutsche Börse announces changes in leadership structure

Effective 1 January 2013, Deutsche Börse will jointly manage the cash market and the derivatives businesses, comprising the Xetra and Eurex segments, within the responsibility of Deputy CEO Andreas Preuss. Martin Reck, Managing Director, will move within Deutsche Börse Group into the business area of Andreas Preuss, to assume management responsibility for Deutsche Börse’s entire structure of the cash market.

Namibian Stock Exchange appoints new CEO

The Board of the Namibian Stock Exchange appointed Tiaan Bazuin as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 January 2013.

NASDAQ OMX to acquire Thomson Reuters’ investor relations and multimedia solution businesses

The NASDAQ OMX Group has entered into an agreement with Thomson Reuters to acquire the Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses which provide insight, analytics and communications solutions. Upon completion of the transaction, these complementary businesses will be integrated into NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.

National Stock Exchange India appoints new CEO and Managing Director

The National Stock Exchange of India has appointed Chitra Ramakrishna as CEO and Managing Director of the Exchange from 1 April 2013. Ravi Narain, the current CEO and Managing Director, will become non-executive Vice Chairman of the Exchange from April 2013 and will remain Chairman of the WFE Working Committee.

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange appoints new Chairman

The Board of Directors of the Pakistan Mercantile Exchange has elected Mr Shazad G Dada as the new Chairman of the Board.

Qatar Exchange reshuffles shareholders’ ownership

Qatar Exchange confirmed that a shareholding restructuring of the company was completed in October 2012. As a result Qatar Holding holds 88% of the shares of the company and NYSE Euronext maintains a 12% investment in the Qatar Exchange.