Stacey Cunningham - NYSE

Stacey Cunningham


As both the 67th President and the first woman to fully lead the NYSE Group, Stacey Cunningham has already made history as the head of the world’s largest stock exchange. Cunningham joined NYSE in 2012 after having held several senior positions at Nasdaq. She held several positions prior to her current role including President of NYSE Governance Services, Head of Sales & Relationship Management, and finally, COO. Forbes named Cunningham fifth on their list of the most powerful woman in finance in 2018, and 27th on their list of most powerful women in the world in 2019. She envisions continued growth for NYSE through its expansive global outreach and booming tech companies. By reinvigorating NYSE trading options and launching Pillar, a technology solution to connect NYSE’s markets, Cunningham continues to guide NYSE and its huge trading network through unprecedented times.

Year appointed: 2018