Webull appoints ex-Cboe Arianne Adams as its Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Derivatives

Rick Steves

“I am thrilled to be joining an organization with a vision that closely aligns with my values of educating investors and providing them with advanced trading tools to execute their investment strategies.”

Webull, a prominent commission-free trading platform, has announced the appointment of Arianne Adams as its Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Derivatives.

Adams, with her extensive experience in financial markets and market structure, will report to Webull Financial’s CEO, Anthony Denier. Her role involves overseeing company growth and aligning with Webull’s mission to democratize investing.

“Robust understanding of exchange management and broker-dealer execution”

Anthony Denier, CEO of Webull Financial, praised Adams’ unique skill set and her understanding of exchange management and broker-dealer execution. “As a seasoned financial markets and market structure professional with a robust understanding of exchange management and broker-dealer execution, Arianne brings a unique skillset to the Webull team. Webull has quickly become a leading retail investing platform and being able to hire an industry leader like Arianne is proof of how far we have come. We look forward to welcoming Arianne to the team and leveraging her deep industry knowledge to provide best-in-class products to our clients.”

Adams’ professional background includes a recent position as Senior Vice President, Head of Derivatives and Global Client Services at Cboe Global Markets, Inc.

In this role, she managed the operations of the options and futures business and led initiatives to educate new investors and expand the global reach of Cboe’s proprietary products. Her experience also extends to senior roles at Goldman Sachs, Capstone Investment Advisors, and Merrill Lynch.

“A vision that closely aligns with my values”

Adams expressed excitement about joining Webull, resonating with its vision of investor education and providing advanced trading tools. “I am thrilled to be joining an organization with a vision that closely aligns with my values of educating investors and providing them with advanced trading tools to execute their investment strategies. I am excited to help Webull continue to expand access globally to meet growing customer demand.”

In the financial community, Adams is highly regarded for her participation in industry committees, including the Listed Options Market Structure Committee, CFTC Global Market Structure Subcommittee, and STA Options Committee.

Her educational credentials include a B.S. in Finance with a Minor in Economics from Pennsylvania State University, where she was also co-captain of the women’s varsity swimming team.

Webull Financial LLC offers brokerage services and is registered with the SEC and a member of FINRA and SIPC. Its affiliate, Webull Advisors LLC, provides investment advisory services and is registered with the SEC.

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