Petr Koblic is elected President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE)

Petr KOBLIC, Member of the Management Board of Vienna Stock Exchange, CEO of the Prague Stock Exchange and Member of the Board of CEESEG, was elected President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) on 3rd October 2018 for a term of three years. The election was unanimously approved by the FESE General Assembly.

Mr Koblic has been actively involved in FESE for a number of years, he joined the FESE Board in 2016 and was nominated into the position of Vice President in June of this year.

Mr Koblic said: ‘It is an honour to be elected to the position of FESE President and represent the European Exchange industry which is an integral part of the European economy. Given the geopolitical challenges ahead, now more than ever we need to work together to improve European capital markets that are transparent and efficient and deliver to the financing and risk management of the European economy.

As an ambassador of small and medium exchanges particularly in Central Europe, my experience of building and promoting the crucial role of local ecosystems will hopefully add to the organisation. The FESE Membership has long been committed to supporting exchanges of all sizes and I will certainly ensure all voices are heard within the Membership’.

Anthony Attia is elected Vice President

The FESE General Assembly also unanimously agreed to elect Anthony ATTIA, Member of Euronext’s Managing Board, Chairman and CEO of Euronext Paris, and Global Head of Listing and Post Trade for Euronext to the FESE Board and to appoint him as Vice President of FESE for a term of three years.

Mr Attia said: ‘I am delighted to be appointed Vice President of FESE at a time where Europe is facing new developments and challenges. I believe that FESE can contribute significantly to the EU legislative agenda on capital markets. As a pan-European exchange, Euronext is committed to a productive dialogue among the industry aiming at promoting the competitiveness of European exchanges as well as their critical role in financing the economy.’

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