LONDON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Trading Ltd (trading as BATS Chi-X Europe), the European Multilateral Trading Facility, today announced the departure of Florian Miciu, its Chief Technology Officer, with immediate effect.
Mr Miciu joined Chi-X Europe Ltd in December 2008 and was instrumental in growing the business into Europe's largest stock exchange prior to its acquisition by the BATS Global Markets Group in November 2011. The integration of the two companies is now complete and Mr Miciu's departure is through mutual consent.
Commenting, Mr Miciu said: "I am immensely proud of what we achieved at Chi-X Europe. We brought new technology to the market and revolutionised the speed, efficiency and cost of European equities trading. I am now ready to pursue fresh challenges."
Mark Hemsley, Chief Executive Officer of BATS Chi-X Europe, stated: "In his role, Florian made significant contributions to the technology strategy that helped Chi-X Europe establish a strong track record with the European investor community. We thank him for his contributions and wish him all the best in his future endeavours."
Contact for Mr Miciu: Belinda Keheyan at LWL Consulting. Tel: 07768 078110
Contact for Mr Hemsley: Kelly Bailey at BATS Chi-X Europe. Tel: 0207 012 8950
SOURCE BATS Global Markets