Alan van Griethuysen
Alan van Griethuysen is a long time financial industry executive. It was announced in September of 2012 that he would leave his position as business head, Benelux and Asia at NYSE Liffe to take some time off before pursuing other opportunities.
At NYSE Liffe, van Griethuysen was responsible for Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg), Germany, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Asia, and also for Business Intelligence and Dutch & Belgium Retail Services.
Griethuysen began his career at the European Options Exchange, which merged with the Amsterdam Stock Exchange in 1997. He was Deputy Director of the derivatives market, responsible for the floor to screen migration of the Amsterdam options and futures products from 1998 to December 2002.
After the merger that formed Euronext, he was promoted to Executive Director of derivative markets. When Euronext acquired LIFFE in 2003, he was appointed executive director of sales. When Euronext merged with the New York Stock Exchange to become NYSE Euronext, he became responsible for strategic development of the Asian market. In April 2009 he was appointed Regional Business Head.