NYSE Euronext Names Jon Robson As Chief Executive Officer

Steven Bobson, Europe & Americas Editor
September 13, 2012 /

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext, announced the appointment of Jon Robson as Chief Executive Officer, NYSE Technologies.

In his new role, Mr. Robson will oversee one of the world’s leading providers of global capital markets connectivity, streamlined transaction and data services, and innovative business solutions for the financial services community. Based in New York, he will report to Dominique Cerutti, President & Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext.

“We are pleased to have Jon join us as the new CEO of NYSE Technologies. He brings considerable industry experience and proven leadership in building and managing innovative, customer focused global technology solutions,” said Dominique Cerutti, President and Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext.

“NYSE Technologies was created for customers to leverage our expertise in market technology and global connectivity.

“Through our unparalleled footprint anchored by our Global Liquidity Centers, we can help market participants operate more efficiently and access liquidity more cost effectively by utilizing a portfolio of hosted, cloud based and managed technology solutions spanning data, connectivity, infrastructure and transactions. Jon will help us further define and execute the next phase of this mission in close partnership with our customers and the financial technology community.”

Jon Robson, CEO, NYSE Technologies said, “I’m thrilled to be joining NYSE Technologies at such an important time of transformational change in global capital markets. This business is uniquely positioned to work closely with the financial community and individual market participants to deliver innovative ways to operate more efficiently, and to enable effective responses to changes in market structure and the impact of new regulation on business operations.

“The market needs a trusted partner that can bring a comprehensive portfolio of powerful and relevant assets to empower customers to substantially reduce their costs, securely and quickly respond to change, and collaborate with on shared solutions for highly efficient local, regional and global trading. NYSE Technologies has these assets and will become a true business partner to the community by providing dynamic connectivity and performance at a scale to positively transform legacy operational models.”

Mr. Robson joins NYSE Technologies from Thomson Reuters. As President of the Enterprise Division, he led a growth business delivering real-time market data, market data platforms, pricing and reference data services, and capital markets solutions.

Mr. Robson has a strong track record of building businesses in Europe, Asia and the Americas, and has extensive customer relationships around the world. Previously, Mr. Robson was a founder of Moneyline, the internet-based real-time financial services company and was CEO of Moneyline Telerate. He has also held senior positions with Dow Jones & Company and BIS Banking Systems.

 

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