National Stock Exchange (NSX) today announced the appointment of William K. Goodbody, Jr. as an At-Large Director on the National Stock Exchange, Inc. Board.
He was also appointed to the Board of NSX Holdings, Inc., the Exchange's parent company.
Mr. Goodbody is a Director and Head of Market Structure and Exchange Strategy at Knight Equity Markets, LP, a subsidiary of Knight Capital Group, Inc. He also serves as Business Manager of Knight's HotSpot FX, Inc. subsidiary. He fills a seat vacated by James P. Smyth, who recently resigned from the NSX Boards due to the time commitments of his position as Executive Vice President of Knight Capital Group, Inc.
"We welcome Bill to NSX's Boards as he brings with him a strong background and knowledge of the securities industry," said Joseph S. Rizzello, NSX Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of NSX Holdings, Inc. "His experience and input will bring an important dimension to NSX as we continue to execute our business plan and solidify our position as the nation's most customer-focused, cost-effective securities exchange."
In his current position at Knight, Mr. Goodbody is responsible for coordinating the firm-wide initiatives between Knight's six broker/dealer subsidiaries and overseeing all market structure related issues such as quoting, trade reporting, market data and exchange related fees. He works closely with Knight's Senior Management, IT, Trading, Compliance and Operations and serves as a liaison with Exchanges and other market participants.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Goodbody was First Vice President at Jefferies & Company and served as Director of Equities Sales and Trading Technology. Before that, he held various positions at Trimark Securities, which became part of the Knight/Trimark Group, predecessor to Knight Capital Group. He currently serves on SIFMA's Equity Markets & Trading Committee and served on Nasdaq's Exchange-Listed Trading Committee from 2000 through 2006.