The European Central Securities Depositories Association
(ECSDA) elected a new Executive Committee at the Board of Directors Meeting in Athens hosted by Helex.
ECSDA re-elected unanimously Joël Mérère of Euroclear France as Chairman for a further three-year term. Gyorgy Dudas (Keler/ Hungary) was re-elected as Vice-Chair as well as Andreas Wolf (Clearstream International/ Luxembourg) who was newly elected as Vice-Chair of the Association. Vesna Zivkovic (CSD Croatia) was re-elected as Treasurer of ECSDA.
Further, the new Executive Committee of ECSDA will be composed of 9 additional members: Jesus Benito (Iberclear/ Spain), Abel Ferreira (Interbolsa/ Portugal), Anderea Giochetta (Monte titoli/ Italy), Johannes Luef (VP/ Denmark), Nikolaos Porfyris (Helex/ Greece), Robert Rickenbacher (SIX-SIS/ Switzerland), Boris T. Snuderl (CSCC Slovenia), Iwona Sroka (KPDW/ Poland), Adriana Tanasoiu (Depozitarul Central/ Romania) and Georg Zinner (OeKB/ Austria).
Joël Mérère stated, "I am greatly honoured that ECSDA members have decided to re-elect me as Chairman. I will continue to create a positive momentum for ECSDA's ongoing agenda. The recruitment of a General Secretary will support our efforts to further increase the professionalization of the work of ECSDA."