Euronext nomeia Maria João Borges Carioca Rodrigues como CEO da Euronext Lisbon


Maria João Carioca Rodrigues will join Euronext during the second quarter of 2016

Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris – 31 March 2016 – Euronext announces that the Supervisory Board has approved unanimously the appointment of Maria João Borges Carioca Rodrigues as CEO of Euronext Lisbon, CEO of Interbolsa and member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V., pending all relevant shareholder and regulatory approvals.

Maria João CariocaRodrigues joins Euronext from Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) where she was Executive Board Member and Head of Marketing and IT/Operations, having had extensive experience in the European financial sector. Her proven track record in executive roles, combining demanding business development challenges with high performance operational and systems setups,make her the most relevant person to lead Euronext’s operations in Portugal.

Maria João CariocaRodrigues will join Euronext during the second quarter of 2016, after completing her current duties at CGD and having received relevant shareholder and regulatory approvals.

To ensure a smooth transition, Isabel Ucha, currently interim CEO of Euronext Lisbon, and Rui Matos, currently interim CEO of Interbolsa, will remain in these positions until Maria João CariocaRodrigues is officially appointed.

Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board, said “We are delighted to welcome Maria João Carioca Rodrigues to our team and thank her for accepting this key position within the Group. I am confident that her strong experience in financial markets will allow her to develop our operations in Portugal. As Euronext continues to evolve, we welcome dynamic individuals like Maria João who actively contribute to driving innovation throughout our pan-European model. I would like to thank Isabel Ucha, who has played a critical role as interim CEO of Euronext Lisbon and Rui Matos, who has been serving as interim CEO of Interbolsa, for their commitment during this period.”

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Bio Maria João Borges Carioca Rodrigues
Maria João Carioca Rodrigues joined Caixa Geral de Depósitos, S.A. (CGD) in 2013 as an Executive Board Member, and has since then been in charge of the banks IT/Systems, Operations, Marketing, Organisation, and, more recently Corporate NPE. In her joint responsibilities as head of Marketing and IT/Operations, she had an active role in various aspects of CGD’s corporate transformation programme.

Prior to joining CGD, she was Executive Board Member for SIBS Pagamentos– the SIBS Group unit in charge of managing Portugal’s Multibanco card payment scheme – while heading the Group’s Corporate Office from 2004 to 2008. Previously, she headed the Strategy Unit at Unicre.

She began her professional career in 1993 as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, where she focused on the Financial Services and Public Administration sectors. She worked in several of the firm’s locations,  particularly in Lisbon, Madrid and Amsterdam. As an Associate Principal she worked with the McKinsey Global Institute for the 2003 study on Portugal’s productivity conducted for the Economy Ministry. Maria João has actively contributed to several projects in the economic and social arenas, including the book “Conquistar oFuturoda Europa” and the initiatives “Novo Portugal” and INSEAD’s “Portugal Leaping Forward”. She has also lectured at the Executive Programme (PAME) by Universidade Católica de Lisboa.

Maria João Carioca Rodrigues  holds a degree in Economics by Universidade Nova de Lisboa and an MBA by INSEAD with honors (Dean’s list). Maria João has also completed the LCOR Programme at Harvard Business School.

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