Stock exchange Chi-X Australia has appointed John Williams to the newly-created role of deputy chief operating officer, effective from 1 February, 2020.
Based in Sydney, Williams would be responsible for execution of the organisation's day-to-day operational business strategy and commitment to excellent customer service.
Williams had over 20 years’ experience working in the capital markets industry and most recently he was head of admissions at the National Stock Exchange of Australia.
While he was there, he led the development of an admissions strategy and technology solution from the group-up while he ensured full alignment with regulatory requirements.
Prior to that, he held several key senior roles at the Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) across 10 years, including general manager listings operations, senior manager market access, and manager clearing and settlement operations.
Vic Jokovic, Chi-X Australia chief executive, said: “[Williams’] deep knowledge of financial technology systems, infrastructure and strategy makes him a valuable addition to our management team.”