ASX Limited announced today that it has appointed Helen Lofthouse as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Lofthouse has more than two decades of experience in financial markets.

She previously worked with some of the leading names in the financial services sector, including UBS and JPMorgan. Lofthouse joined ASX in September 2015 as a member of the executive leadership team. In a recent press release, ASX mentioned that the extensive experience of Lofthouse will play a major role in its expansion.

Lofthouse will replace Dominic Stevens, who will continue as the Chief Executive Officer until 31 July 2022. According to ASX, Stevens will be available for assistance regarding the transition until 30 September.

Damian Roche, the Chairman of ASX, said: “Given the high caliber of experienced candidates attracted to the position, we are delighted that the outstanding choice to lead ASX as its new CEO comes from within the organization. It is a testament to Helen’s qualities and highlights the strength within ASX’s executive ranks. It also reflects the Board’s confidence in the strategy and performance of the company in recent years. We look forward to the fresh ideas and enthusiasm Helen will bring to the role as our new CEO.”

Profile of Helen Lofthouse

During her time at UBS, Lofthouse was based in London and worked as th Managing Director. She also worked in different senior-level positions at JPMorgan. In her new role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at ASX, she is planning to facilitate the company's rapid growth.

“I am honored and humbled to be chosen as the CEO of ASX given the critical role it plays in Australia’s financial markets. I have been working with an extremely talented and dedicated group of people right across ASX, including at the executive level, in ASX’s derivatives and OTC markets and clearing businesses, and more recently in cash equities and the various risk, compliance, technology and operational teams who support them,” Lofthouse commented.

ASX Limited announced today that it has appointed Helen Lofthouse as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Lofthouse has more than two decades of experience in financial markets.

She previously worked with some of the leading names in the financial services sector, including UBS and JPMorgan. Lofthouse joined ASX in September 2015 as a member of the executive leadership team. In a recent press release, ASX mentioned that the extensive experience of Lofthouse will play a major role in its expansion.

Lofthouse will replace Dominic Stevens, who will continue as the Chief Executive Officer until 31 July 2022. According to ASX, Stevens will be available for assistance regarding the transition until 30 September.

Damian Roche, the Chairman of ASX, said: “Given the high caliber of experienced candidates attracted to the position, we are delighted that the outstanding choice to lead ASX as its new CEO comes from within the organization. It is a testament to Helen’s qualities and highlights the strength within ASX’s executive ranks. It also reflects the Board’s confidence in the strategy and performance of the company in recent years. We look forward to the fresh ideas and enthusiasm Helen will bring to the role as our new CEO.”

Profile of Helen Lofthouse

During her time at UBS, Lofthouse was based in London and worked as th Managing Director. She also worked in different senior-level positions at JPMorgan. In her new role as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at ASX, she is planning to facilitate the company's rapid growth.

“I am honored and humbled to be chosen as the CEO of ASX given the critical role it plays in Australia’s financial markets. I have been working with an extremely talented and dedicated group of people right across ASX, including at the executive level, in ASX’s derivatives and OTC markets and clearing businesses, and more recently in cash equities and the various risk, compliance, technology and operational teams who support them,” Lofthouse commented.