Jay Rajarathinam to Join TMX Group as Chief Information Officer

TORONTO, July 18, 2016 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced the appointment of Jay Rajarathinam as Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. 

Mr. Rajarathinam, reporting to Jean Desgagné, President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services, is responsible for the development and execution of the overall technology vision and strategy for TMX Group. In addition, Mr. Rajarathinam's areas of focus includes managing IT client delivery, optimizing the company's technology assets, and leading TMX Group's ongoing technology operations and integration initiatives.

"We are very proud to welcome Jay Rajarathinam as the new leader of TMX Group's technology team," said Mr. Desgagné. "Jay brings both deep exchange technology expertise and direct industry experience to the role, and I look forward to collaborating with him to determine the next key steps as we continue to transform our company into a technology provider that puts clients first."

Mr. Rajarathinam has almost 20 years of financial services technology experience, managing global teams across a wide range of infrastructure and application domains, including high performance computing, trading systems and other networks. Most recently, he served as Senior VP, Global Head of Infrastructure, NYSE/Intercontinental Exchange. In this role, Mr. Rajarathinam managed technology teams that supported 14 exchanges and 5 clearing houses globally. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Barclays and Wells Fargo. He holds a MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and an MBA, Finance and Strategy from the University of Chicago.

About TMX Group (TSX:X)

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, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear 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 (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at http://www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.

SOURCE Toronto Stock Exchange

For further information: Shane Quinn, Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4609, shane.quinn@tmx.com


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