Nov. 8 (BusinessDesk) - NZX, the stock market operator, named Amelia Wong as head of Cash Markets, effective Dec. 10.
Wong is currently an equities analyst at boutique fund manager Mint Asset Management and has worked at firms including Stanley, Barclays Capital and Sanford C. Bernstein.
NZX announced it would appoint someone to the new role in June. She will work alongside the company’s head of Derivatives in Auckland. The company has created a new Markets Services group, responsible for regulated market operations and customer service.
Wong will be “the key relationship manager for NZX’s cash markets, market participants, fund managers and issuers,” NZX said. “She will also support the development of a pipeline of new issuers, and the launch of new equity market initiatives. “
Shares of NZX fell 0.8 percent to $1.24 today and have climbed 29 percent this year.