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BATS Global Markets Announces Departure of William O’Brien; Joe Ratterman, CEO, Reassumes Additional Role Of President

July 22, 2014



KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BATS Global Markets (BATS) today announced the departure of William O’Brien as President, effective immediately, with CEO Joe Ratterman reassuming the additional role of President.

Mr. Ratterman previously held both the CEO and President roles from June 2007 through January 2014. He joined BATS in June 2005 as a founding employee.

In addition to Mr. Ratterman as CEO and President, the remainder of the executive management team is unchanged with Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer; Tami Schademann, Executive Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer; Eric Swanson, Executive Vice President, General Counsel; Mark Hemsley, CEO of BATS Chi-X Europe; Brian Schell, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer; and Bryan Harkins, Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Markets.

The full executive team will report directly to Mr. Ratterman.

About BATS Global Markets, Inc.

BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. The company is an important listing venue for ETFs and other structured products and also operates BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets. With its world-class proprietary technology and relentless customer focus, BATS strives to bring efficiency, transparency and fairness to market participants. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in the New York area and London. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal.




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