MONTREAL, June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group congratulates Louis Morisset on being named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Autorité des marches financiers (AMF). The company further extends its appreciation and congratulations to Mario Albert, who leaves the AMF to head Investissement Québec.
Tom Kloet, Chief Executive Officer of TMX Group said:
"Louis Morisset brings deep experience in securities and derivatives markets and regulation to this critical role. He has provided close and careful oversight of our Quebec-based derivatives businesses for a number of years and we look forward to working with him and his team to further strengthen our capital markets as he assumes this important leadership position."
"I would also like to thank Mario Albert for his leadership at the AMF and congratulate him on his appointment as President and CEO of Investissement Québec. Over the years, he guided the AMF through a number of complex issues and has helped strengthen securities regulation and contributed to the long-term success of Québec's financial sector."
Alain Miquelon, President and CEO of Montréal Exchange, added:
"Louis Morisset has a strong track-record of accomplishment at the AMF and we congratulate him on his appointment to head this important organization. We look forward to continuing our close collaboration with the AMF and to working with Mr. Morisset and his team to further develop a world-class derivatives and financial services sector in Quebec."
"Mario Albert has been an instrumental partner and regulator over many years. He led the AMF during times of significant change in global financial markets and provided important oversight to our business and to the Québec financial sector in general. We wish him well in his new role at Investissement Québec."
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TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
SOURCE TMX Group Inc.