Euronext, Europe’s largest exchange, has tapped Paulo Rodrigues da Silva as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Euronext Lisbon. He will be succeeding Maria João Carioca who resigned back in December.
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Mr. Rodrigues da Silva will step into his new role pending regulatory approvals, targeting a date of March 2017, and will also be added as a member of Managing Board of Euronext N.V.
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He joins Euronext after garnering a lengthy career across a wide range of roles including the commercial, technology, strategy and business development space. He worked previously at Banco BPI, also as on of its Executive Board Members, as well as at Vodafone, Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), and others.
According to Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext’s CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board: “We are delighted to welcome Paulo Rodrigues da Silva to our team. I am confident that his extensive experience in both the financial and technology industries make him an excellent choice of leader to fulfill Euronext’s commitment to developing its operations in Portugal.”
“This includes the upcoming opening of our new IT centre in Porto, which already hosts more than a hundred engineers and IT operators. Paulo will play a critical part in accomplishing Euronext’s ambitions in Portugal and contributing to the Euronext group. I would like to thank Maria João Carioca Rodrigues for her contribution to Euronext and wish her luck in her new role,” Boujnah added.