John Lothian News has learned that senior derivatives industry executive Ed Boyle will be joining The Boston Options Exchange (BOX) as a senior vice president of business development and strategy. Boyle, the former head of NYSE’s Arca exchange and more recently an executive with GETCO, has been acting as a consultant for BOX for the last month.
Ed Boyle Background
He was tabbed in December 2010 to manage GETCO’s relationships with exchanges and trading platforms, starting in January 2011. Boyle was in charge of managing the firm’s relationships to more than 50 exchanges and platforms on which GETCO trades and left the firm in June of 2012.
In September 2007, Boyle joined NYSE Euronext and served as executive vice president. There, he was responsible for the strategic development, market structure and technology platforms of NYSE Euronext’s two U.S. options exchanges, NYSE Arca options and NYSE Amex options and was on the board of directors of the Options Clearing Corporation.
Before joining NYSE Euronext, Boyle was vice president and director of business development, equity derivatives at TD Securities. He was previously managing director for business development at LETCO Trading and a partner at Platinum Trading.
He began his career in the securities business in 1982 and became a member of the CBOE in 1985, starting a private brokerage firm he operated until 1990. From 1990 to 1998 he was president of Boyle Securities, where he managed operations and trading. From 1998 to 1999, Boyle was a principle and trader with Platinum Trading LLC.. From 1999 to 2002, he was managing director, business development of the LETCO Trading Companies, responsible for client relationship management and order-flow.