Singapore Exchange (SGX) is expanding its presence in Europe and the surrounding regions for its listings business.
Paulina McGroarty, will join SGX's Listings Unit as head of Europe, Middle East and Russia on 5 November 2010. Prior to SGX, McGroarty worked for Citigroup in London as the head of corporate access for eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before joining Citigroup in 2004, she was the managing director of the Corporate Client Group at Nasdaq Stock Market, overseeing relationship management and new business development in Europe, Russia, South Africa, and the Middle East.
McGroarty will report to Lawrence Wong, head of listings, Singapore Exchange. She will be based in SGX's London office, working closely with David Battle, SGX's chief representative in London, and the SGX's home team to contact companies seeking to tap the Asian capital markets to support their growth in Asia. She will focus on companies in SGX's key sectors, including but not limited to, REITs/property trusts, marine and offshore services, energy/resources, commodities and consumer goods.
Wong said, “We are pleased to have Paulina, an experienced professional, join our team to spearhead our efforts in a region with growing interest in SGX. Our current listed companies, potential listing aspirants as well as collaboration partners in Europe, Middle East and Russia, can look forward to even better engagement and services.”