Arnaud Delestienne had a 23-year career run at Clearstream prior to taking on the appointment at LuxSE Photo: LuxSE Handout photo
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) announced on Tuesday the appointment of Arnaud Delestienne as its new director of international capital markets.
The appointment, effective as of 1 September, sees Delestienne take on responsibilities from LuxSE’s deputy CEO Julie Becker, to include overseeing international primary market activities as well as steering LuxSE’s overall marketing and commercial strategy.
Delestienne joins LuxSE from Clearstream, where he worked for 23 years until his most recent role as its executive vice president and head of its Eurobonds business line as of 2018. The role saw him navigate challenges amidst covid-19 pandemic as well as the 2008 financial crisis, and he also helped lead the company’s transformation with regards to the European securities settlement engine, Target2Securities.
In a LuxSE communiqué, LuxSE CEO Robert Scharfe said that Delestienne’s “valuable experience from the post-trade side of market infrastructure, his vast industry knowledge, leadership and drive are of enormous value to our teams and will help us strengthen even further our position as a leading player in international capital markets”.
Delestienne is also a member of International Organisation for Standardisation, the Association of National Numbering Agencies and the International Capital Market Association.