Aquis Exchange appoints David Vaillant to its BoD

Maria Nikolova

David Vaillant joins the Board as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

Exchange services group Aquis Exchange PLC (LON:AQX) today announces the appointment of David Vaillant to its Board of Directors. Mr Vaillant joins the Board as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mr Vaillant joined Aquis in September 2019 as Non-Executive Chairman of Aquis’ French subsidiary, Aquis Exchange Europe SAS. He will continue in this role alongside his directorship of the Group.

Mr Vaillant brings corporate and institutional banking skills to the Group, as well as significant knowledge of French financial markets and regulations. Since October 2019, he has been Global Head of Finance, Strategy and Participations at BNP Paribas Asset Management. Prior to that, he was at BNP Paribas’ Corporate and Institutional Banking / Corporate Finance FIC division, where he was Head of Banking for EMEA.

Niki Beattie, Non-executive Chairman of Aquis, commented on the appointment:

“We are delighted to welcome David onto the Board today. He has already shown great leadership as Chairman of our French subsidiary and we are sure his skills and experience will be immensly valuable as the Company continues to build momentum as a leading pan-european exchange services group.”

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