Vice President - NYSE Euronext
Laura V. Morrison is Vice President of Global Index and Exchange Traded Products for NYSE Euronext. In this capacity, Laura is responsible for driving the expansion of trading and listing services for Exchange Traded Products (ETP) in the United States. Laura and her team maintain relationships with current and prospective exchange traded fund (ETF) issuers to drive the expansion of our NYSE Arca listing and trading platform in the US and cross listing opportunities in Europe. In an extremely competitive environment, NYSE Euronext has grown to be the leading destination for trading and listing exchange traded funds by combining trading technology, diversity of order types, and customer service. Taking a consultative approach in working with clients, Laura educates issuers and traders on the innovative market structure and technology that NYSE Euronext offers to investors within it its various listing platforms, including direct oversight of the Lead Market Maker program for new primary listed securities.
Prior to her current position, Laura managed the relationships with NYSE Euronext member firms and the NYSE Arca trading community to promote NYSE initiatives, products and services. She kept the client base informed of pertinent industry related issues as we evolved our platforms to become Reg NMS compliant. One of Laura’s main responsibilities was to educate equity traders on the enhancements of our floor based technology and provide feed back to NYSE senior management on how to continue to attract order flow within the evolving electronic environment. Before working with the order flow providers, Laura was a managing director in the NYSE’s Global Corporate Client Group overseeing relationships with listed companies headquartered in the Central, Mid Atlantic and Southeastern regions. Laura joined the NYSE in 1995 after working for two years in various capacities on the trading floor for CMJ Partners LLC, a NYSE Designated Market Maker (now Barclays Capital). Preceding her move to New York in 1993, Laura worked for five years at Barnett Banks, Inc. (now Bank of America Corporation) in South Florida as a branch manager and commercial loan officer.