TMX Group Names John McKenzie Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, June 27, 2016 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that John McKenzie has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective July 11, 2016.

Mr. McKenzie has been with the company for 16 years, most recently serving as President of the Canadian Depository for Securities Limited (CDS), Canada's equity and fixed income clearing house and a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group. After joining TMX Group in 2000 as Director of Finance and Administration, Mr. McKenzie held increasingly senior executive positions in Corporate Strategy and Development and Finance. In these roles, he led TMX financial and strategic planning and managed various TMX acquisitions, including the Maple transaction, Montréal Exchange and Shorcan, as well as the resulting integration initiatives.  

In September 2013, Mr. McKenzie became Chief Operating Officer and CFO of CDS, and in July 2015, he was named President of CDS. In addition to being CFO, Mr. McKenzie will remain as CDS's President until a successor is appointed.

"John brings to the TMX Group CFO position a proven skill set and demonstrated leadership effectiveness. I am confident that this appointment will help propel the execution of TMX's strategy and enable us to continue along our stated path toward innovation, transformation and operational excellence," said Lou Eccleston, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group. "I look forward to working closely with John and the rest of our organization's leadership team in pursuit of future successes."

Mr. McKenzie is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and has MBA from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University and an Honours BA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He has served a number of boards, and currently is a board member of the Canadian Capital Markets Association.

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 Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.

SOURCE TMX Group Limited

For further information: Shane Quinn, Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs, TMX Group, 416-947-4609,; Paul Malcolmson, Director, Investor Relations, TMX Group, 416-947-4317,

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