TMX Group congratulates Louis Morisset on being named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Autorité des marches financiers (AMF). The company further extends its appreciation and congratulations to Mario Albert, who leaves the AMF to head Investissement Québec.
Tom Kloet, Chief Executive Officer of TMX Group said: "Louis Morisset brings deep experience in securities and derivatives markets and regulation to this critical role. He has provided close and careful oversight of our Quebec-based derivatives businesses for a number of years and we look forward to working with him and his team to further strengthen our capital markets as he assumes this important leadership position."
"I would also like to thank Mario Albert for his leadership at the AMF and congratulate him on his appointment as President and CEO of Investissement Québec. Over the years, he guided the AMF through a number of complex issues and has helped strengthen securities regulation and contributed to the long-term success of Québec's financial sector."
Alain Miquelon, President and CEO of Montréal Exchange, added: "Louis Morisset has a strong track-record of accomplishment at the AMF and we congratulate him on his appointment to head this important organization. We look forward to continuing our close collaboration with the AMF and to working with Mr. Morisset and his team to further develop a world-class derivatives and financial services sector in Quebec."
"Mario Albert has been an instrumental partner and regulator over many years. He led the AMF during times of significant change in global financial markets and provided important oversight to our business and to the Québec financial sector in general. We wish him well in his new role at Investissement Québec."