The Supervisory Board of Euronext has unanimously approved the appointment of Chris Topple as CEO of Euronext London, head of global sales and a member of the Managing Board of Euronext, subject to all relevant shareholder and regulatory approval.
Topple, who worked extensively in brokerage and clearing services throughout his career, will oversee sales across all asset classes. He will take up his new role based in London on 15 October 2018. Paul Humphrey, current interim CEO of Euronext London and head of global sales, will remain in his current role as global head of FICC.
Topple joins from his role as co-head of Société Générale Prime Services, a post he has held since since May 2015. Prior to that, he was responsible for leading thepPrime brokerage and clearing services sales teams globally within Société Générale’s Newedge Group. He joined Newedge from Lehman Brothers/Nomura in 2012, where he spent five years as co-head of prime brokerage sales.
Prior to Lehman Brothers, Topple worked for JP Morgan from 1993 to 2005 in a variety of senior roles, including global head of electronic trading sales across fixed income; European head of fixed income prime brokerage sales; and head of European clearing sales.
“We are pleased to welcome Chris Topple to Euronext,” says Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext CEO and chairman of the managing board. “His deep knowledge of the industry and experience in managing sales and generating revenues both within established and start-up environments will be a great addition to the team as we continue the transformation of Euronext into an agile, ambitious and successful market operator. I would also like to thank Paul Humphrey for his contribution during this interim period and for his continued service as global head of FICC.”