Duncan L. Niederauer
Duncan Niederauer is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NYSE Euronext. During his tenure as CEO, Duncan proudly oversaw the company’s transformation into an innovative, globally-integrated organization with a high-tech, high-touch focus. Prior to his current position, Duncan was President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of NYSE Euronext, responsible for U.S. cash equities.
Before joining NYSE Euronext in April 2007, Duncan was the Managing Director and Co-Head of the Equities Division Execution Services franchise at Goldman, Sachs & Co. His career at Goldman Sachs spanned 22 years.
Duncan has served on the board of Archipelago Holdings, LLC and Colgate University, and he now serves on the boards of Operation Hope, The American Ireland Fund, and The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. Duncan’s current affiliations include G100, Chief Executive 50, The British-American Business Council International Advisory Committee, Partnership for New York City, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Shanghai International Financial Advisory Committee, Museum of American Finance, Pace University’s President’s Council, and Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.
Duncan earned an M.B.A. from Emory University and a B.A. from Colgate University. He and his wife Alison are Co-Chairs of the Newmark School’s Destination of Promise campaign, which is building a state-of-the-art school for children with autism and related disabilities in Scotch Plains, NJ. Duncan and Alison have three children, reside in New Jersey, and enjoy beekeeping as a hobby.