ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that Joanne Rowe, currently the Corporate Risk Officer for ICE’s North American Exchanges, has been named ICE’s Corporate Risk Officer, leading the team that manages the company’s global enterprise risk management program and related functions. Rowe succeeds Kevin McClear, who last week was appointed President of ICE Clear U.S.
Rowe, who joined ICE in 2013 following its acquisition of NYSE Euronext, has spent her career in roles of growing responsibility in the fields of audit and enterprise risk management, both in government and the private sector. Rowe began as an audit manager in the UK Ministry of Justice before moving to BNP Paribas Fortis UK. She later served as Managing Director of Audit Services for the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE) and Euronext. While in her current post at ICE, Rowe also served as interim CRO for ICE Clear Europe and, prior to her current role, served as Senior Director of Internal Audit for ICE North America.
“ICE’s unique corporate culture, for the entirety of its twenty years, has always been a balance of entrepreneurial problem solving and prudent risk management as operators of a complex network of global exchanges and clearinghouses,” said Scott Hill, Chief Financial Officer of Intercontinental Exchange. “Joanne has made strong contributions at critical junctures of our growth, from the integration of NYSE Euronext into ICE, to helping to build a world class enterprise risk management foundation which, in her new role, she will continue to expand and strengthen under her outstanding leadership.”
Rowe, a Chartered Internal Auditor, is a 2002 graduate of the University of Essex and received a Diploma in Internal Audit Practice (PIIA) in 2005 and an Advanced Diploma in Internal Audit (CMIIA) in 2007. She has served as a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ UK and Ireland Professional Development Committee and is a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), among other notable designations during her professional and academic career.
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