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CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange to speak at Whitman School Nov. 3
CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange to speak at Whitman School Nov. 3October 30, 2006Amy Schmitzaemehrin@syr.edu
On Friday, Nov. 3, William (Bill) Brodsky ’65 will speak to students, faculty and staff at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Brodsky is one of the first speakers in a new program developed to bring in working professionals to lecture on financial market operations. The lecture, titled “Current Developments in the Securities Markets — Options & Futures,” will be given at 1:30 p.m. in Room 402 of the Whitman School building. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Brodsky has served as chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) since February 1997. Prior to joining the CBOE, Brodsky was the president and chief operating officer of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Brodsky also worked for the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) from 1974-82 as executive vice president of operations.
He is a trustee of SU and Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. He is currently serving as chairman of the International Options Markets Association (IOMA) and was recently elected to serve as the vice chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) for 2007-08. Brodsky holds an A.B. degree and a J.D. degree from SU.
Whitman alumnus Aric March ’76, CEO of MHA Communications in Illinois, founded the new lecture series, which he named The Charles March Memorial Lecture Series, in honor of his late father. The goal of the series is to further educate faculty and students on the operations of various financial marketplaces, as well as globalization of investments. Through this program, Whitman alumni and working professionals will be invited to the school to give real-world insight into the field of finance.
For more information or to set up an interview, contact Amy Mehringer at (315) 443-3834 or firstname.lastname@example.org.