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
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.
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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Source: BATS Global Markets, Inc.