On Ms. Neelyâs promotion, Dave Herron, CHX CEO, said, "Ellen has long been a key player in the Exchangeâs management team, guiding CHX through complex legal issues with the SEC and ensuring that CHX maintains a high level of market integrity for investors. Her invaluable service and knowledge of the Exchange makes her the perfect choice to fill this role."
Chicago Stock Exchange, Chairman, Valerie Jarrett said, "Ellenâs depth of industry knowledge is extraordinary. Equally impressive, she has a keen ability to foster change and clearly communicate complex issues to shareholders."
Russell Saletta, Chicago Stock Exchange Vice Chairman, said, "As we continue to evolve the Exchange in an extremely competitive market, itâs vital that we have leaders with Ellenâs forethought and experience."
The Chicago Stock Exchange was founded May 15, 1882. The CHX is a strong force for competition to all U.S. markets. The CHX trades more than 3,500 NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ and CHX-exclusive issues.