NEX Group plc, a UK-based financial technology company, announced today that Anna Ewing has been appointed to the dual roles of non-executive director on its board and member of the Risk Committee, according to a corporate statement.
Prior to this appointment, Ewing served with NASDAQ for more than 15 years where she held several senior roles, most recently as Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology and Chief Information Officer. In her prior positions, Ewing was responsible for systems engineering and quality control for all NASDAQ systems.
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Prior to joining NASDAQ, Anna was employed at CIBC World Markets in New York, where she was Managing Director of Electronic Commerce. Earlier in her career, she served as Vice President at Merrill Lynch, where she held various positions including Head of Institutional Client Technology, Head of Financial Futures and Options and Prime Brokerage Technology and Regional Head of Merrill Lynch Canada Inc.
Anna obtained her MBA degree from the Schulich School of Business after she studying economics at Toronto’s York University.
Announcing the appointment, Charles Gregson, Chairman of NEX Group, said: “On behalf of the Board I am delighted to welcome Anna to NEX. She brings significant technology and operations experience to NEX which I am confident will support our development and growth as a financial technology company. I look forward to working with Anna on the Board.”
Commenting on her new position, Anna Ewing said: “This is an exciting time to be joining NEX. I believe that my previous experience at Nasdaq, CIBC and Merrill Lynch will be directly relevant to NEX as a financial technology company. I am looking forward to getting to work with the other Board members”.