Thursday, April 18, 2024

145 Bill J. Brodsky
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)

William J. Brodsky is chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He is also Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges.

Brodsky began his career as an attorney in the securities industry with the firm of Model, Roland and Company in 1968. In 1975, Brodsky joined the American Stock Exchange where he became head of options trading in 1976 and served as executive vice president for operations between 1979 and 1982. He also served as the AMEX representative on the board of The Options Clearing Corporation. In 1994, the AMEX honored Brodsky for his role in the development of its options programs.

Brodsky joined the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 1982 as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was named president and chief executive officer in 1985, and served in that capacity until joining CBOE in February 1997.

Brodsky serves as a director of the Peoples Energy Corporation and the Swiss Futures and Options Association. He is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's International Advisory Committee. He is currently serving as chairman of the International Options Markets Association (IOMA).