TOM appoints Willem Meijer as CEO
12 January 2010 | 7873 views | 0
Source: The Order Machine
Today the Supervisory Board of TOM announced their intentions to appoint Willem Meijer (41) to CEO. In his career Mr. Meijer has held several senior positions within the financial industry including his previous position as CEO at SNS Securities.
Willem Meijer: "In my view the profound changes within the financial markets offer excellent business opportunities for TOM. With founders Optiver and BinckBank and after the entrance of new market participants, TOM expects to play an important role in the exchange environment. I am delighted to be part of this dynamic initiative."
Jelle Elzinga (director Optiver): "The introduction of MiFID has definitely changed the landscape of the European financial markets. Regarding the experience and knowhow of Willem Meijer, he is the right man for the job and capable of making TOM a successful company."
Pieter Aartsen (Member of the Board BinckBank): "By appointing Willem Meijer, TOM will be able to achieve important new milestones which will contribute to the attractiveness of the platform for future market participants."
Currently the decision to appoint Willem Meijer is awaiting approval by the Dutch authorities. Upon approval, Willem Meijer (CEO) and Henk Wim van Arem (COO) will form the TOM management board.