Changes of leadership in technology and operations

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris - 31 May 2017 – Today Euronext announces changes related to the Company’s Technology and Operations leadership.

After three years dedicated to building Euronext as an independent market infrastructure since the IPO in June 2014, Jos Dijsselhof, member of the Managing Board and Chief Operating Officer, has decided to leave Euronext as of 30 June 2017.

Alain Courbebaisse will join Euronext on 7 June as Chief Information and Technology Officer and will report to Stéphane Boujnah, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board.

On top of his current responsibilities Maurice van Tilburg, member of the Managing Board and CEO of Euronext Amsterdam, will become Head of Market Operations in charge of Euronext Market Services.          

I am pleased that Alain has agreed to join Euronext. As we deploy our Agility for Growth strategic plan, driven by IT projects and business initiatives, Alain will bring his long-term IT experience in the finance industry. He will be a significant asset in the successful delivery of Optiq®, our new trading platform, and will be instrumental in preparing the next stages of Euronext’s infrastructure. On behalf of the Managing Board, I would like to thank Jos for his contribution to Euronext in building the fundamentals of our independent IT platform,” said Stéphane Boujnah, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext NV.

Notes to Editors:
Alain Courbebaisse
has spent the last 18 years working at Societe Generale in Paris, London, Chicago and New York. Before the integration of Newedge into SG, Alain was the Global CIO of Newedge in charge of all the technology dimensions of the company, and he was a member of the Newedge Group Executive Committee. Since the integration of Newedge into SG in 2014, Alain has been in charge of the Prime Brokerage and Clearing business line and Head of Sales for Prime Services for SG Americas.

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About Euronext 
Euronext is the leading pan-European market infrastructure, connecting European economies to global capital markets, to accelerate innovation and sustainable growth. It operates regulated exchanges in Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. With close to 2,000 listed issuers and around €5.8 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2022, it has an unmatched blue-chip franchise and a strong diverse domestic and international client base. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and is the largest centre for debt and funds listings in the world. Its total product offering includes Equities, FX, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. The Group provides a multi-asset clearing house through Euronext Clearing, and custody and settlement services through Euronext Securities central securities depositories in Denmark, Italy, Norway and Portugal. Euronext also leverages its expertise in running markets by providing technology and managed services to third parties. In addition to its main regulated market, it also operates a number of junior markets, simplifying access to listing for SMEs.  
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