IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced that Sir Callum McCarthy has joined the IntercontinentalExchange Board of Directors, effective today.
Sir Callum's appointment fills a vacant seat on the Board of Directors.
Sir Callum served as Chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), which is the United Kingdom's financial regulator, from 2003 to 2008. Prior to his service at the FSA, Sir Callum was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Britain's Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets, or Ofgem. From 1996 to 1998, Sir Callum served as Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Bank, North America, and from 1993 to 1996, as Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Bank, Japan.
Said Jeffrey C. Sprecher, ICE's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: "We are very pleased to welcome Sir Callum as a member of the ICE Board of Directors. Sir Callum has tremendous managerial experience from banking and energy, to his leadership of the FSA. Our Board and management team look forward to benefitting from his perspectives and expertise."