CEO Letter - January 2024

By: Nandini Sukumar, CEO, The WFE Jan 2024

Welcome to the first edition of Focus in 2024.

In this month’s issue, a selection of our members review their highlights of 2023 and look ahead to interesting and exciting things that the coming year may bring.

Boon Chye Loh, the WFE Chairman and SGX CEO, highlights the importance of cooperation in building a resilient and solid global ecosystem.

SIX CEO Jos Dijsselhof talks about launching a new joint venture exchange in Asia and his concerns about the impact of ongoing political conflicts.

TMX CEO John McKenzie predicts sustainability will be an important theme this year as regulators work to establish disclosure standards.

Athens Exchange Group CEO Yianos Kontopoulos talks about the development of the exchange and what he is most excited about in coming months.

OCC CEO Andrej Bolkovic discusses how cloud-based initiatives and artificial intelligence will become more important to CCPs in 2024.

Olga Cantillo, Executive President of Latinex, discusses the importance of the market in Panama as a leading economy on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean.

DTCC CEO Frank La Salla details how the industry is preparing for the North American equity markets transition to T+1.

Korkmaz Ergun, CEO of the Borsa Istanbul, writes about how he is working to improve cooperation through technology with fellow exchanges and industry organisations.

And wrapping up this forward-looking edition, Boursa Kuwait CEO Mohammad Saud Al-Osaimi reflects on sustainability and ESG themes, listings to come in 2024 and ETFs.

We look forward to seeing you again in February.

Nandini Sukumar
Chief Executive Officer