Cboe Appoints Vikesh Patel as President of Cboe Clear Europe
Patel joins from SWIFT, where he was most recently Head of Securities with responsibility for leading its securities strategy globally.
December 21, 2022 - Cboe Global Markets Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a provider of global market infrastructure and tradable products, announced the appointment of Vikesh Patel as President of Cboe Clear Europe, its pan-European clearing house. Mr. Patel will join the company in early 2023, subject to regulatory approval. Mr. Patel replaces Cécile Nagel, who stepped down from the role in September this year.
Mr. Patel has over fifteen years of experience in financial market infrastructure and is joining from SWIFT, where he was most recently Head of Securities with responsibility for leading its securities strategy globally. Prior to joining SWIFT in 2017, Mr. Patel was a chief operating officer at LCH, focusing on strategy, risk management and the development of new products for the clearing organisation's EquityClear and RepoClear businesses.
Mr. Patel has also served in global executive roles at Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, with a primary focus on market infrastructure and post-trade strategy. He began his career at HM Treasury working on a range of domestic and international policy areas and served as a Private Secretary to both the Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Natan Tiefenbrun, President, Cboe Europe, said: "We are delighted to have Vikesh lead Cboe Clear Europe. He has a long and impressive track record in the securities post-trade industry, both in Europe and globally. We are excited to be able to leverage his expertise to support Cboe Clear Europe's strategic growth and further enhance its position as the leading pan-European clearing house. I would also like to express my gratitude to Arnoud Siegmann for the period in which he has served as Cboe Clear Europe's Interim President, in addition to his ongoing role as Chief Operating Officer."
Vikesh Patel said: "I am honoured to be appointed as the next President of Cboe Clear Europe. Having been a client, partner and competitor of Cboe Clear Europe over many years I am well aware of the company's strong reputation, in particular for its outstanding levels of client service, innovation and risk management expertise. The company is at an exciting time in its development and I am looking forward to leading it into its next phase of growth."
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