Euronext Appoints Chris Topple of Societe Generale as its CEO - The Industry Spread

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Euronext Appoints Chris Topple of Societe Generale as its CEO

August 1, 2018

EuronextEuronext (EPA: ENX), the pan-European exchange operator on Monday has announced that the Supervisory Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Chris Topple as CEO of Euronext London, Head of Global Sales and a member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V. The appointment is subject to shareholder approval and regulatory approval. 

Chris Topple will take up his new role in Euronext on October 15, 2018, and will be based out of London. Chris has an extensive knowledge and experience in brokerage and clearing services and in Euronext, he will be responsible for sales across all asset classes. Interim CEO, Paul Humphrey of Euronext London and Head of Global Sales, will remain in his current role as Global Head of FICC.

Societe GeneraleChris joins Euronext from Societe Generale Prime Services, a global multi-asset, multi-instrument prime brokerage as a Managing Director and has been with the group since Feb 2010. He has spent his almost entire career with leading financial houses in managerial position including Nomura as a Co-Head of Prime Brokerage Sales, Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers, Vice President at JP Morgan Chase. Chris holds a BSc in European Business with Technology Politecnico di Torino from Italy and Brighton Polytechnic.

Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board, commented:

“We are pleased to welcome Chris Topple to Euronext. His deep knowledge of the industry and experience in managing sales and generating revenues both within established and start-up environments will be a great addition to the team as we continue the transformation of Euronext into an agile, ambitious and successful market operator. I would also like to thank Paul Humphrey for his contribution during this interim period and for his continued service as Global Head of FICC.”

Chris Topple also commented:

“I am delighted to join Euronext’s leadership team. There are many opportunities for a European exchange as successful and innovative as Euronext, and for that reason, I am thrilled to be part of a team that is making a real difference in shaping the market structure going forward. I am also looking forward to contributing to the growth and the strong ambitions of Euronext while continuing to focus on clients as a central tenet of our strategy.”

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