Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris - 5 May 2015 – Euronext N.V. today announced that it has decided to accelerate its transition plan following the announcement by Dominique Cerutti of his resignation on 22 April, and that it will be appointing Jos Dijsselhof as interim Chief Executive Officer of Euronext N.V. with immediate effect, pending relevant regulatory approvals. As a result of this decision, the Board and Dominique Cerutti have jointly decided for Dominique to leave the company immediately.
Rijnhard Van Tets, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Euronext N.V., said, “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. The Board thanks Dominique for all he has done for the Company over the last six years. Euronext has a clear strategy in place and it is vital that the momentum that has been created is not lost and that the company continues to execute on its plan as promised to its clients, shareholders and employees. Jos Dijsselhof has been a key player in Euronext’s strategy and growth since his arrival and we are confident that with him as the interim CEO, supported by the strong Managing Board the company will remain on the same track and continue to grow value for shareholders.”
Jos Dijsselhof said, “It is an honour to accept this position on an interim basis. As a team we have all worked hard to reposition Euronext as a leading capital financing centre in Europe. Our mission will not change and I am committed to defending the interests of the company, creating value for our shareholders and our clients, and fulfilling my role as CEO of this outstanding company.”