Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE)) has announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO Edward T. Tilly, providing advice and recommendations on complex issues as identified. She also will advise on enterprise-wide strategy projects, oversee execution of related initiatives and be responsible for cross-function strategy execution.
Zinanni previously served as CBOE’s Special Assistant to the CEO and Lead Counsel. Most recently, she has played an integral role in supervising various functions and activities related to CBOE Holdings’ agreement to acquire Bats Global Markets, Inc., announced September 26.
She brings more than 10 years of legal experience to her new position, including nearly six years at CBOE. Previously, she held attorney positions at Seyfarth Shaw, Williams Mullen and served as Senior Associate, Tax, at Arthur Andersen. Zinanni holds a J.D. from William & Mary Law School and a B.A. in political science from DePaul University.
Zinanni serves on the Young Leaders Board of Cure Violence, a teaching, training, research and assessment organization that uses public health strategies in its approach to violence prevention.