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SocGen's Alain Courbebaisse joins Euronext as CIO

First Published 31st May 2017

Euronext announces changes to the Company's Technology and Operations leadership.

Jos Dijsselhof, member of the Managing Board and Chief Operating Officer, has decided to leave Euronext as of 30 June 2017.

Alain Courbebaisse will join Euronext on 7 June as Chief Information and Technology Officer and will report to Stéphane Boujnah, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board.

On top of his current responsibilities Maurice van Tilburg, member of the Managing Board and CEO of Euronext Amsterdam, will become Head of Market Operations in charge of Euronext Market Services.

"I am pleased that Alain has agreed to join Euronext. As we deploy our Agility for Growth strategic plan, driven by IT projects and business initiatives, Alain will bring his long-term IT experience in the finance industry. He will be a significant asset in the successful delivery of Optiq, our new trading platform, and will be instrumental in preparing the next stages of Euronext's infrastructure." said Stéphane Boujnah, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext NV.

Alain Courbebaisse has spent the last 18 years working at Societe Generale in Paris, London, Chicago and New York. Before the integration of Newedge into SG, Alain was the Global CIO of Newedge. Since the integration of Newedge into SG in 2014, Alain has been in charge of the Prime Brokerage and Clearing business line and Head of Sales for Prime Services for SG Americas.