Euronext appoints Head of Exchange Traded Funds & Investment Funds


Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 13 October 2014: Euronext today announced the appointment of Benjamin Fussien as Head of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) & Investment Funds at Euronext. His role will be to drive further growth in Euronext’s ETF business, which already is a leading venue for ETF listing and trading in continental Europe. Furthermore Benjamin will spearhead the development of Euronext’s Investment Fund business across Europe.

Benjamin Fussien has a strong track record of building a highly successful ETF trading business as Managing Director and member of the Execution Services Executive Committee at Société Générale and after that at Carax.  

Benjamin will be based in Paris and will report to Danielle Ballardie.

Danielle Ballardie, Head of Cash Markets & Deputy Head of Markets & Global Sales at Euronext, said: “We are delighted to strengthen our team and further boost talent in our growing Cash Markets Business with this appointment during an important period of opportunity for Euronext to reinvigorate and optimise our offering.”

Benjamin Fussien added: “I’m delighted to join Euronext which, as an independent company, is now in a stronger position than ever. The ETFs & Investment funds business is compelling and provides a powerful foundation for service expansion and development. I look forward to working closely with our key partners; ETF issuers, liquidity providers, brokers, mutual funds, buy side dealers, professional bodies and regulators.”

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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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