Roberto Pecora has been appointed the new CEO and general manager of Euronext Clearing. He will start in the roles on 3 July this year, taking the baton from his predecessor, Marco Polito. In addition to the day-to-day management of the CCP, he will also be working alongside Anthony Attia, Euronext’s global head of primary markets and post trade, on the clearing house’s European expansion plan.
The expansion is a part of Euronext Clearing’s Growth for Impact 2024 strategy, a three-year plan that was announced in 2021. The firm, which currently has teams in Rome, Milan, Paris, and London, aims to establish a presence in all Euronext markets, starting with equities in Q4 2023. Roberto Pecora will be based in Rome, where he says he is looking forward to “further enhance the strong relationship with the Italian ecosystem”.
Roberto Pecora brings to Euronext Clearing a wealth of experience from the Société Générale Group, where he was the CEO, general manager, and a global executive committee member of SGSS. The full press release announcing his appointment is available here.