Javier Hernani assumed his role as Director of the Securities Services Business Unit and has been a member of the Executive Board of Six Group since January 2021, following the acquisition of BME by SIX.
He is Chief Executive Officer of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Sociedad Holding de Mercados y Sistemas Financieros, SAU, since April 2017.
He is also a Director of Custodigit AG since January 2022 and Deputy Chairman of the Ibero-American Federation of Exchanges (FIAB) since September 2021.
He was Chief Executive Officer of BME from December 2012 to April 2017, with the specific function of coordinating the performance of the business units and corporate areas. Previously, he joined BME as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, leading the integration process of the newly created group and leading the IPO process that led to the company's listing on 14 July 2006.
Prior to joining Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Mr. Hernani was Deputy General Manager of the Bilbao Stock Exchange (until 2003), Financial Director of Norbolsa, S.V.B. (until 1998) and Consultant at Coopers & Lybrand Brussels (until 1989).
Mr. Hernani holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Deusto in 1986, a Master's degree in European Economic Studies, specialising in Economics, from the College of Europe in Brussels in 1988 and a Master's degree in Advanced Management from the University of Deusto in 1997.