Stéphane Boujnah reappointed as CEO and Chairman of Euronext Managing Board
Euronext today announced that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) has approved the reappointment of Stéphane Boujnah as member of the Managing Board. Stéphane Boujnah was also reappointed as CEO and Chairman of Euronext’s Managing Board for a four-year mandate.
The resolution was approved by 98.21% of votes casted, demonstrating strong support and trust from Euronext’s shareholders.
Stéphane Boujnah joined Euronext in November 2015 as CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board. Since then he has significantly increased the operating performance and diversification of the Group. He has realised an ambitious expansion strategy to establish Euronext as the Europe’s leading market infrastructure. As a result, Euronext now manages activities across the entire capital markets value chain, operating under a highly scalable and diversified model.
Stéphane Boujnah, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext, said:
“I would like to thank our shareholders and Euronext’s Supervisory Board for their renewed trust. I am delighted to be reappointed for another mandate as CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext. I look forward to working together with all the teams at Euronext to deliver on our ‘Growth for Impact 2024’ strategic plan and to prepare the next strategic cycle. We are enthusiastic to consolidate the Group’s role as a key player in strengthening Europe’s capital markets.”
Before joining Euronext, Mr Boujnah was Head of Santander Global Banking and Markets for continental Europe. From 2005 to 2010, he was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank responsible for the development of the investment banking operations in France. Previously he founded KM5 Capital, an advisory company specialised in equity raising and M&A advice for venture capital funds and innovative technology companies.
From 2000 to 2002, Mr Boujnah was Director of the European M&A team of Credit Suisse First Boston Technology Group in Palo Alto and London. From 1997 to 1999, Mr Boujnah was senior adviser to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry. He began his career in 1991 as a business lawyer at Freshfields.
Mr Boujnah was a member of the Commission pour la Liberation de la Croissance Française established by the then-President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007. He is the founder and Vice-President of the board of directors of the think tank En Temps Réel and President of the board of directors of Accentus and Insula Orchestra, a non-profit cultural initiative.
He is also a member of the board of Borsa Italiana. He holds no directorships in any commercial company outside of the Group.
Mr Boujnah graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. He holds a Master’s degree and a DEA in Law from La Sorbonne Paris, a LLM in Law from the University of Kent, and a MBA from Insead.