Euronext appoints VTB Capital's Andrew Cornthwaite to UK markets board

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Euronext, one of the leading Continental European exchange operators, has appointed VTB Capital’s Head of International Global Banking Andrew Cornthwaite to the board of Euronext UK Markets as a non-executive director.

Cornthwaite is currently responsible for developing VTB Capital and VTB Group’s client strategy outside Russia and the CIS and driving the international expansion of the Global Banking business. His position as Head of International Global Banking at VTB Capital will remain unchanged.

Cornthwaite has over 20 years of investment banking experience. He joined VTB Capital in July 2013, prior to which he was Deputy CEO and Head of Investment Banking for Renaissance Capital in Moscow.

Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: 'We are delighted that Andrew Cornthwaite has joined the board of Euronext UK Markets, where his deep capital markets experience will prove invaluable. His appointment also shows the quality of the international team and increased focus of VTB Capital on international capital markets'.

Euronext is the holding company of a pan European exchange group which operates equity, fixed income and derivatives markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon.

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