Anthony Attia, Euronext Paris S.A.


Anthony Attia has been the CEO of Euronext Paris S.A since January 2014.  With more than 17 years' experience at Euronext, Mr. Attia has held a number of responsibilities including market organization, business strategy, mergers and integration, and trading system design.

Mr. Attia was Chief of Staff to the President and Deputy CEO of NYSE Euronext from 2010 to 2013.   He was a member of the NYSE Euronext Technology Committee of the Board, US Operational Committee, European Operational Committee and Business Risk Group. He was also the secretary of the Investment Review Board.

In 2008, following the merger between NYSE and Euronext, he was appointed Senior Vice President in charge of the Universal Trading Platform (UTP), the common trading platform for NYSE Euronext's European and US markets. UTP has been widely recognized as an industry reference for its technological performance and integration of multiple asset-classes.

In 2004, he served as Executive Director, Head of Operations for Euronext.  He was responsible for market surveillance, the operational relationship with customers, and business development projects in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris. He was in charge of market stability, regularly liaising with the College of Regulators on a number of initiatives. In 2000 he was the Program Director for the integration of Euronext, in charge of migrating the French, Belgian and Dutch exchanges to the Euronext Market Model and NSC trading system.

Mr Attia joined Société des bourses françaises in 1997. He holds an Engineering degree in computer science, applied mathematics and finance from the Institut d'Informatique d'Entreprise and also studied at INSEAD.  He was awarded, on behalf of Euronext, the Best Execution Venue by TradeTech in 2007, and the Best Equity Trading Venue by Financial News in 2005.

Mr. Attia is also a Board member of EnterNext and of AMAFI (Assocation française des marchés financiers).