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Serge Harry joins CQS as group chief financial officer

Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Opalesque Industry Update - The investment management firm CQS announced that Serge Harry has joined CQS as Group Chief Financial Officer.

He will report to Xavier Rolet, CQS' Chief Executive Officer, and he will join the CQS Executive Committee. Serge will also oversee the Human Resources function.

Serge was previously a Member of the Executive Committee of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), Chief of Staff to the Group CEO, and Group Country Head for France, Benelux and Germany.

Xavier Rolet commented: "Serge is an outstanding choice for this critically important role. He brings strong international management and finance knowledge. His experience in managing this function globally will be invaluable to us as we broaden and deepen our investment capabilities to better serve our clients' needs."

Serge Harry added: "I am excited to join CQS and its outstanding team, working with Xavier Rolet and in close cooperation with CQS' Founder and Senior Investment Officer Sir Michael Hintze, as well as the Board of Directors and its Chairman Sir Michael Peat. I look forward to supporting the firm as it continues to offer excellence in client service and investment solutions."

Most recently, Serge Harry was a Member of the Executive Committee of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), Chief of Staff to the Group CEO, and Group Country Head for France, Benelux and Germany. Prior to this, he was Senior Advisor to LSEG CEO from 2011 to 2013, working on the successful acquisition of LCH Group.

Before, he held international executive positions as Chairman and CEO of BlueNext, a leading global carbon credits trading exchange, from 2008 to 2010, as Group Head of Strategy at NYSE Euronext from 2007 to 2008, and CFO of Euronext from 2000 to 2007.

Prior to this, Serge Harry was deputy CEO of Paris Stock Exchange from 1999 to 2000, which he joined from Euroclear France (formerly SICOVAM), where he held a number of positions, including CFO and General Secretary, from 1983 to 1999.

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