Nasdaq Liffe Markets names Bob Fitzsimmons as head of operations
03 August 2001 | 2982 views | 0
Nasdaq Liffe Markets (NqLX), the joint venture between The Nasdaq Stock Market and the London Financial Futures and Options Exchange (Liffe), has named Bob Fitzsimmons as president and chief operating officer.
He will be responsible for the implementation of NqLX's strategy and oversight of its day-to-day market operations. He will be located in NqLX's newly opened principal operations office in Chicago.
Fitzsimmons was most recently with Nasdaq's former parent company, the National Association of Securities Dealers, which he joined in 1999 as executive director. Previously Fitzsimmons was managing director at Nomura Securities International, running its futures business.
Commenting on Fitzsimmons' appointment, Warren Langley, NqLX chief executive officer, says: "His experience and skills will allow us to pull together all of the various pieces of the puzzle necessary to have Nasdaq Liffe Markets up and running and be successful in the single-stock futures market in the US."