FTSE Russell Hires Derivatives Sales Expert Smith

Former CME exec Smith will head the business area that licenses FTSE Russell's indexes for the creation of derivative products.


Smith was previously executive director of strategic account management at CME Group, where he spent seven years in various roles, prior to which he was a director at clearinghouse the International Derivatives Clearing Group, and spent five years as global head of sales at the US Futures Exchange, following a previous three-year stint at CME in strategic account management and FCM and exchange relations.

In his new role, he reports to Ron Bundy, chief executive of North America benchmarks at F