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Deutsche Borse's MNI appoints new CEO

First Published 11th November 2014

Suzanne Petren Moritz tapped as new CEO of Market News International.

Suzanne Petren Moritz, CEO, Market News International

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has announced that Suzanne Petren Moritz will serve as the new chief executive officer of subsidiary Market News International (MNI), effective immediately. Ms. Petren Moritz brings more than a decade of experience in the areas of market intelligence solutions and business information publishing to MNI. She will be based in New York.

Michael Connor has decided to step down as MNI's CEO to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Connor's last day will be 31 January 2015 once the transition period is complete.

"Ms. Petren Moritz is a seasoned expert in building and executing successful strategies that support new product development, enhance content delivery and client experience, and drive sales and marketing efforts - even in the most complex and competitive business environments. We are excited and confident that her leadership will drive further growth and innovation at MNI," said Georg Gross, Head of Information, Market Data + Services, Deutsche Börse. "We also thank Mike Connor for his many years of service and dedication in building a world-class news organization. We wish him well in his future endeavors."

Prior to joining MNI Ms. Petren Moritz held the position of Vice President and Managing Director, Lexis Practice Advisor and Knowledge Mosaic at
LexisNexis.

Ms. Petren Moritz has a bachelor's degree in fine arts and philosophy and an MBA from Harvard University. She is fluent in English and Swedish.