Richard G. Ketchum

New York

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  • Chairman
  • Chair, Committee on Corporate Responsibility and Compliance
  • Audit Committee
  • Committee on Corporate Responsibility and Compliance

Richard Ketchum has been the Chairman of our Board since April 2019 and joined the Board in July 2018. Mr. Ketchum served as Chairman of the Board of Governors (2007-2016) and CEO (2009-2016) of the Financial Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA).

Prior to joining FINRA, Mr. Ketchum served as Chief Executive Officer of New York Stock Exchange Regulation from 2006 to 2009, and previously as Chief Regulatory Officer of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from March 2004. He has also served as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of the Global Corporate Investment Bank of Citigroup, Inc. from June 2003 to March 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Ketchum spent 13 years at the National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. (NASD) in various roles, including as President. Prior to working at the NASD, he spent 13 years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, eight of those as Director of the Division of Market Regulation.

Since April 2017, Mr. Ketchum has been a director of MarketAxess Holdings Inc., where he serves as a member of the Risk Committee. Mr. Ketchum is also a board member of GSS, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon and SBH, the owner and operator of Saint Barnabas Hospital, New York. He is a member of the bar in both New York and the District of Columbia and earned his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law in 1975 and his Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University in 1972.