Today, on the occasion of the 37th Annual General Meeting of the International Securities Market Association (ISMA), a new chairman has been elected. The new chairman of the Association, with immediate effect, is Hans-Jörg Rudloff of Barclays Capital in London.
Hans-Jörg Rudloff is Chairman of Barclays Capital in London. He replaces Alec de Lézardière who has chaired the board since 2003. The new chairman was voted in at the board meeting held today following the AGM.
Separately, members of the International Securities Market Association (ISMA) have today elected three new members and re-elected two existing members to the board of the Association.
The elections to the board took place this morning at the ISMA Annual General Meeting in Budapest.
The board members who have been re-elected this year are Mr. Walter M. Henniges, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt and Mr. Geert J.A.I. Van der Heyden, Fortis Bank, Brussels. Mr. Robert B. Gray, HSBC Bank plc, London; Mr. Paul Hearn, BNP Paribas, London; and Mr. Hans-Jörg Rudloff, Barclays Capital, London, join the ISMA board for the first time.