Steven J. Randich Named FINRA’s Chief Information Officer

  Steven J. Randich Named FINRA’s Chief Information Officer

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- February 27, 2013

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that
Steven J. Randich, currently Citigroup’s Co-Chief Information Officer (CIO),
will join the organization as Executive Vice President and CIO. Randich will
oversee technology at FINRA, as well as FINRA’s Registration and Disclosure
division. Randich will start at FINRA on March 11.

Randich will report directly to FINRA’s Chairman & CEO, Richard Ketchum. “I am
pleased to once again work with Steve. Throughout his career, Steve has
combined superb leadership and technological skills with strong market and
industry knowledge to earn a terrific reputation for working with business
clients to identify and respond to priority technology issues. Together, these
strengths make Steve ideally qualified to lead our Technology team on our many
important initiatives—including the continued rollout of the new exam
technology platform, enhancements to CRD/BrokerCheck and development of
FINRA’s response to the consolidated audit trail (CAT) request for proposal,”
said Richard Ketchum, Chairman and CEO of FINRA.

Randich brings to FINRA an extensive background of market, technology and
operations experience. For the last seven years, he has been with Citigroup,
most recently in the dual role of Co-Chief Information Officer, Citi and Chief
Information Officer and Global Head of Technology for Citi’s Institutional
Clients Group. Before joining Citigroup, Steve spent a number of years with
NASDAQ as Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology and Chief
Information Officer. In addition, Steve served as Executive Vice President and
Chief Information Officer for the Chicago Stock Exchange from 1996 – 2000.

Randich has an undergraduate degree in computer science from Northern Illinois
University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

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securities laws, informing and educating the investing public, providing trade
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