Steven Maijoor is selected as ESMA's first Chair

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13 Jan 2011

The new European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced the selection of Steven Maijoor, as the proposed first Chair of ESMA.

This follows a vote by ESMA's Board of Supervisors. Before taking up his duties, the selected Chairperson will be heard by the European Parliament who has up to one month to object to his designation.

Steven Maijoor is currently a Director at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) where he is in charge of financial reporting, auditing issues, market integrity supervision and part of the business operations.

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