MarketAxess Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, today announced that Tony DeLise will be transitioning from his position as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2021.
Christopher Gerosa, the Company’s Head of Accounting and Finance, will succeed Mr DeLise at that time.
Rick McVey, Chairman and CEO of MarketAxess commented, “Tony has been a thoughtful leader at every level of our organization by developing a strong, global finance function and embodying our principles of transparency and collaboration. His strategic mindset and high standards of leadership have helped steer our firm through the early days of electronic trading adoption to become the industry leader that we are today. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire company, I want to thank Tony for his unwavering commitment to our company and continued support.”
Mr DeLise will be supporting the CFO transition over the balance of the year and will continue leading the Investor Relations and Corporate Development functions going forward.
Antonio L. DeLise has been Chief Financial Officer since March 2010. Prior to that, Mr DeLise was Head of Finance and Accounting at MarketAxess, where he was responsible for financial regulatory compliance and oversight of all controllership and accounting functions.
Prior to joining MarketAxess in July 2006, Mr. DeLise served for 11 years as Chief Financial Officer of PubliCard, Inc., a publicly-traded diversified manufacturing, technology and engineering services company. In addition, Mr. DeLise served as President/CEO of PubliCard from 2002-2006. From July 1983 through March 1995, he worked for Arthur Andersen LLP as a senior auditor and senior manager, overseeing multi-national audit engagements for clients within the telecommunications, manufacturing and service industries.
Mr DeLise graduated magna cum laude from Fairfield University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.