Euronext appoints interim CEO

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Pan-European financing centre Euronext has named Jos Dijsselhof as interim chief executive officer with immediate effect, replacing Dominique Cerutti who announced his resignation on 22 April after working six years as CEO.

Rijnhard Van Tets, chairman of the supervisory board of Euronext, commented :  “The board of Euronext decided, having accepted Dominique Cerutti’s resignation from the company, that it would be in the best interests of all parties to act swiftly and to appoint a replacement CEO.”

Van Tets said Euronext has a clear strategy and that Djisselhof has been “a key player” in it since his appointment at the firm last June as chief operating officer.

Previously, Dijsselhof worked in both Europe and Asia for institutions including Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN Amro Bank.

Euronext operates stock exchanges and fixed-income and derivatives markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Lisbon.

The company also announced monthly trading volumes for April 2015. The April 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at over €9bn, up 38% yoy.

Euronext highlighted activity on ETFs was “particularly dynamic” with an average daily transaction value at €638m, up 103% yoy.

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is deputy editor and French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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