Financial markets. Delphine dAmarzit will be the first woman to head the Paris Stock Exchange


Delphine dAmarzit, number 2 of the online bank Orange Bank, will take over the management of the Paris Stock Exchange from mid-March, announced on Monday that the European market operator Euronext is the first woman to take over the management of Pariser Platz.

'Delphine dAmarzit has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Euronext Paris and a member of the board of directors of Euronext from March 15, 2021,' said a press release from the group, which holds six European stock exchanges (Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin). Lisbon, Oslo).

Effective appointment subject to regulatory approvals and approval by Euronext shareholders.

Specialist in the development of the capital markets and European financial regulation

At the age of 47, Ms. dAmarzit, a specialist in the development of capital markets and, in particular, European financial regulation, will succeed Anthony Attia, who was also appointed Director of Primary Markets and the Post-Market segment (Editors note: Post negotiations) at Euronext group level. Mr. Attia began his career on the Paris Stock Exchange in 1997 and has held various senior management positions at Group level since Euronext was founded in 2000.

These appointments are part of Euronexts growth strategy and dimension change since the effective takeover of Oslo Stock Exchange (2019) and Borsa Italiana, which is expected to occur in the first half of the year.

'Euronext has to adapt its organization in order to meet its ambitions to build the first pan-European market infrastructure (...),' said Euronext CEO Stéphane Boujnah in the press release.

Delphine dAmarzit, a graduate of ENA, has taken on various roles in the public sector, initially as inspector general for finances, then in the finance department. In the midst of the subprime crisis, in her role as financial advisor to the office of Prime Minister François Fillon (2007-2009), she was particularly involved in defining the public response to the financial crisis (...) ', the press release emphasizes.