Euroclear announces appointment of Guillaume Eliet as head of Regulatory, Compliance and Public Affairs
Brussels, 14 September 2017 – Euroclear is pleased to announce, subject to regulatory approval, the appointment of Guillaume Eliet as head of Regulatory, Compliance and Public Affairs, a new division designed to strengthen and provide one holistic policy strategy across the Euroclear group.
Mr. Eliet was previously at the French Stock Market Authority, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) where he most recently was the Deputy General Secretary, heading the Regulation Policy and International Affairs division. Prior to this, he was head of the Asset Management Directorate within the AMF in Paris.
A lawyer by profession, Mr. Eliet graduated with a postgraduate Diploma in Business Law and Taxation, as well as a Masters Degree in Business Law at the Sorbonne University.
Mr. Eliet will report to Lieve Mostrey, Chief Executive Officer of the Euroclear group and Inge Boets, Chair of the Audit Committee.
Announcing the appointment, Ms. Mostrey said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Guillaume to Euroclear. He will be a source of trusted counsel in an ever changing regulatory landscape. Guillaume brings a wealth of experience, which will be invaluable as we continue to provide the best service for our global client base.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Eliet said: “I am delighted to be joining Euroclear at such a pivotal time in terms of the regulatory agenda for financial services. Leading this division is a new and exciting challenge for me. Euroclear occupies a unique and well respected position in the market, and I am proud to be part of the team.”
Note to editors
Euroclear group is the financial industry’s trusted provider of post trade services. At the core, the group provides settlement, safe-keeping and servicing of domestic and cross-border securities for bonds, equities and derivatives to investment funds. Euroclear is a proven, resilient capital market infrastructure committed to delivering risk-mitigation, automation and efficiency at scale for its global client franchise.
The Euroclear group includes Euroclear Bank - which is rated AA+ by Fitch Ratings and AA by Standard & Poor’s - as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & Ireland. The Euroclear group settled the equivalent of EUR 655 trillion in securities transactions in 2016, representing 196 million domestic and cross-border transactions. In the first half of 2017, the group held EUR 28 trillion in assets for clients.
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