Laura Morrison is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Exchange Traded Products at BATS Global Markets. In her role, Ms. Morrison oversees the companys ETP listings business, developing strategy, working with issuers to list their products and overseeing market quality incentive programs. BATS is currently the largest U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETF).\nAn exchange industry veteran, Ms. Morrison joined BATS from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) where she spent 20 years in leadership roles. In her last eight years at NYSE, she served as Senior Vice President, Global Index and Exchange-Traded Products, leading the team which managed ETF listings and trading as well as the NYSE index business. Ms. Morrison played a leading role in bringing new and innovative ETF products to market while launching key market quality programs and growing NYSEs ETF issuer base to record numbers.\nPreviously at NYSE, Ms. Morrison held senior-level positions as Managing Director, Member Firm Sales, and Managing Director, NYSE Global Listings Group.\nMs. Morrison began her career at Barnett Bank in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and also spent two years working at the NYSE specialist unit, CMJ Partners L.P.\nMs. Morrison currently serves as a board member for Women in ETFs and the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) Foundation Board. She also served as a member of the Standard & Poors Index Committee.
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