BOX Appoints Two New Directors


Sean Flynn and John F. Sandner Will Oversee Growing Exchange

CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BOX Options Exchange LLC, an innovator in market structure and client services, is pleased to announce the additions of Sean Flynn and John F. Sandner to the Exchange Board of Directors.

Mr. Flynn is Co-Head of Options Trading at Two Sigma Securities LLC, and previously was Vice President and Head of Trading at Timber Hill LLC. He has previously served on various industry boards and committees, including the International Securities Exchange and the Miami Options Exchange. Mr. Flynn will serve as a Participant Representative Director on the BOX Exchange Board.

John F. Sandner, commonly known as Jack Sandner, is a former longtime Chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, now the CME Group. Under the leadership of Mr. Sandner, the CME developed numerous products including Stock index and Eurodollar futures and options, two of the most actively traded derivative products in the world, and introduced GLOBEX, the 24/7 global electronic trading system. Mr. Sandner is Chairman of the Cancer Institute at Rush University Medical Center and serves on the Boards of the University of Notre Dame, Rush University Medical Center, Museum of Science and Industry, Shedd Aquarium, the National Futures Association, Ryan Specialty Group, Virtu Financial LLC, and the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago.

"We are very pleased to add Sean and Jack to the Exchange Board," said Tony McCormick, CEO of BOX Options Exchange LLC. "These two individuals bring extensive industry experience to the Board and we look forward to working with them to help BOX continue providing innovation to the options market."

About BOX: BOX Options Exchange is an equity options market that is jointly owned by the TMX Group and eight broker dealers. BOX was established in 2002 and launched trading in February 2004 as an alternative to the market models in existence at this time. Since inception, BOX has provided its Participants with an efficient and transparent marketplace, cutting edge technology and best price filtering for customer order execution. For more information, see the BOX website:


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