NYSE Names Robson its Technologies Chief
September 11, 2012
NYSE Technologies said it hired Thomson Reuters market data executive Jon Robson as its chief executive.
He succeeds Stanley Young, who left in May.
Robson will oversee NYSE Technologies’ worldwide Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure, as well as the network of liquidity hubs and market centers to which it connects. The technologies arm of NYSE Euronext also operates a “cloud” of services for market professionals, worldwide, and is charged with roughly doubling its revenue to $1 billion a year from a variety of commercial services.
Robson will be based in New York and report to Dominique Cerutti, President & Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext.
The former president of the enterprise products unit of Thomson Reuters “brings considerable industry experience and proven leadership in building and managing innovative, customer focused global technology solutions,” said Cerutti.
At Thomson Reuters, Robson ran its Enterprise Division, which delivers real-time market data, market data platforms, pricing and reference data services, and other capital markets services.
Robson was a founder of Moneyline, an internet-based financial services company and CEO of Moneyline Telerate.
Young resigned as head of NYSE Technologies in May, to become chief executive of the enterprise products and solutions division of market data and services provider Bloomberg, founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.