Euronext, the first pan-European exchange, announced that the Supervisory Board has approved unanimously the appointment of Paulo Rodrigues da Silva as CEO of Euronext Lisbon, CEO of Interbolsa and member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V., pending all relevant shareholder and regulatory approvals.
Paulo Rodrigues da Silva has an extensive professional career, with roles covering the full spectrum of managerial responsibilities including commercial, technology, strategy and business development for a number of leading companies, namely as an Executive Board Member of Banco BPI; of Vodafone, both in Portugal and globally; and, most recently, of Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD). Paulo also brings significant international experience, having worked in four different countries managing large multi-national teams, developing new business operations and addressing complex business and technology transformations.
Paulo Rodrigues da Silva will join Euronext early March 2017, pending relevant regulatory approvals.
Stéphane Boujnah, Euronext CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board, said:
We are delighted to welcome Paulo Rodrigues da Silva to our team. I am confident that his extensive experience in both the financial and technology industries make him an excellent choice of leader to fulfill Euronext’s commitment to developing its operations in Portugal. This includes the upcoming opening of our new IT centre in Porto, which already hosts more than a hundred engineers and IT operators. Paulo will play a critical part in accomplishing Euronext’s ambitions in Portugal and contributing to the Euronext group. I would like to thank Maria João Carioca Rodrigues for her contribution to Euronext and wish her luck in her new role.