MarketAxess Appoints Lesley Daniels Webster to Board of Directors
NEW YORK -- July 18, 2013
MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic
trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging
markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, has confirmed the
appointment of Lesley Daniels Webster to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Daniels Webster is the Founder and President of Daniels Webster Capital
Advisors, a consulting firm specializing in Enterprise Risk Management. In
this capacity she has designed corporate governance and capital allocation
structures, as well as led complex credit evaluations for a broad range of
major financial institutions, including wealth and asset management firms,
banks, consumer lenders, clearing houses and government organizations.
From 2000 – 2005, Ms. Daniels Webster was Executive Vice President, Market
Risk and Fiduciary Risk Management, at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where she was
responsible for firm-wide market and fiduciary risk management; and from 1994
– 2000, Ms. Daniels Webster was Global Head of Market Risk Management at Chase
Manhattan/Chemical Bank. Ms. Daniels Webster started her career in the
securities industry and held senior trading positions at global firms
including UBS and Chase.
Rick McVey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MarketAxess, said: “We are
delighted to welcome Lesley to our Board of Directors. She is an accomplished
risk professional with a unique skill set, who has overseen extensive risk
assessments for numerous, significant organizations. Lesley’s experience of
managing risk across large and complex financial institutions will be of great
value as we continue to expand our trading and technology solutions for the
Lesley Daniels Webster added: “I am very pleased to join the Board of
MarketAxess at a time when the credit markets are so rapidly evolving, with
MarketAxess at the center of many of these changes. As technology plays an
increasingly critical role in the fixed income markets, robust risk management
will be more crucial than ever. I look forward to working with Rick and the
rest of the team as we enter into what promises to be a new and exciting era
for credit trading.”
AboutMarketAxess Holdings Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables
fixed-income market participants to efficiently trade corporate bonds and
other types of fixed-income instruments using MarketAxess’ patented trading
technology. Over 1,000 investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of
the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing global liquidity in U.S.
high-grade corporate bonds, European bonds, high-yield and emerging markets
bonds, agency bonds, asset-backed and preferred securities and credit default
swaps. MarketAxess has submitted an application to the U.S. Commodity Futures
Trading Commission to operate a swap execution facility. MarketAxess also
offers a number of trading-related products and services, including: market
data to assist clients with trading decisions; connectivity solutions that
facilitate straight-through processing; technology services to optimize
trading environments; and execution services for exchange-traded fund managers
and other clients. Through its Xtrakter subsidiary, MarketAxess also offers a
range of pre- and post-trade services, including trade matching, regulatory
transaction reporting, and market and reference data across a range of
MarketAxess maintains its headquarters in New York and has offices in London,
Chicago, Salt Lake City, Hong Kong, Singapore and São Paulo. For more
information, please visitwww.marketaxess.com.
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
Florencia Panizza, 212-813-6029
William McBride & Associates
Judi Flynn, 917-902-9726
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