Verena Ross to take Chair at ESMA
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced the appointment of its next Chair. Ms Verena Ross will take up the role on 1 November 2021. “She brings with her an in-depth knowledge of European and global markets as well as of ESMA itself,” says Vice Chair Anneli Tuominen, who has been acting as Interim Chair for the past seven months.
Ross, who is a German national, replaces former Chair Steven Maijoor, and is appointed for a five-year term, renewable once. She was Executive Director at ESMA from 2011 to 2021, having previously held regulatory and supervisory roles in the UK.
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