Exchange group NYSE Euronext has appointed Benjamin J Chrnelich as senior vice president and chief administrative officer of NYSE Euronext Advanced Trading Solutions, which provides connectivity, data management and transaction solutions to trading firms.
Chrnelich will be responsible for strategy, planning, business reporting and project management for the commercial-technology unit of NYSE Euronext.
He will report to Lawrence Leibowitz, group executive vice president and head of US execution and global technology.
Chrnelich joins NYSE Euronext from Lehman Brothers, where he was chief administrative officer for global equities sales and trading. He has more than 10 years experience in business planning, financial management and reporting, administration and other areas at financial-services and accounting firms.
“NYSE Euronext Advanced Trading Solutions is an exciting new business for us, and one that will only grow in its importance to the company as a whole,” said Leibowitz in a statement. “Ben has the skills, expertise and most importantly the drive and energy to help us manage this dynamic growth and realise the maximum potential of this opportunity.”