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BDA appoints Bermuda Stock Exchange CEO to its Board

HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) has announced the appointment of Greg Wojciechowski to its Board of Directors.

New BDA Board member Greg Wojciechowski


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Wojciechowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) for the past 15 years, joined the BDA Board this month.

“On behalf of my fellow directors, I am delighted to welcome Greg to the Board,” said BDA Chairman Kiernan Bell. “He has impeccable credentials and highly relevant experience and knowledge as CEO of the BSX, and is one of the jurisdiction's finest ambassadors. We could not be more pleased to have him join us in our work to empower Bermuda’s economy, encourage inward investment, and promote Bermuda’s reputation globally.”

A Bermudian, Wojciechowski also serves as Chairman of Bermuda’s Financial Intelligence Agency and ILS Bermuda Ltd, and sits on the Board of Directors of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

“I’m delighted to join the Board of the BDA and work with my fellow directors to drive forward the agency’s goals. Hopefully my business-development experience at the BSX will add a beneficial perspective,” he said. “The BDA plays an essential role in our jurisdiction’s outreach to attract more business to the country—a mission that impacts all of us. I’m proud to help engage other corporate stakeholders to support the critical work BDA is doing for our domestic economy.”

Under Wojciechowski’s leadership, the 46-year-old BSX has driven the development of Bermuda’s domestic capital market and attracted global capital market support, particularly in the insurance-linked securities and cat-bond sector. The BSX has also garnered numerous international endorsements, and been recognised by the US Securities Exchange Commission, Canada’s Ministry of Finance, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the London Stock Exchange, and the UK government’s HM Revenue and Customs, among other bodies.

Wojciechowski previously served as the BSX’s Chief Operating Officer and prior to joining the Exchange held management positions at several US brokerage firms. He was educated in the US, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Source:Bermuda Business Development Agency