Euronext Announces Appointment of Interim CEO


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.”

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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 more than 1,900 listed issuers and around €6.5 trillion in market capitalisation as of end June 2023, 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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