Sharon Bowen named first Black woman chair of NYSE Board
December 30, 2021
Sharon Bowen has made history as the newly named board chair of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Bowen, a finance and securities lawyer, is the first Black woman to be appointed to the position. She has been a member of the board of directors of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), NYSE's parent company, since December 2017.
ICE announced earlier this month that it named Bowen as the next chair of the New York Stock Exchange. Her appointment follows senior leadership changes across the company under CEO Jeff Sprecher.
"When a handful of colleagues and I founded ICE over twenty year...