Head Securities Services, SIX
He is also Head Securities Services and Member of the Executive Board, SIX.
In June 2020 the acquisition of BME by SIX group was successfully achieved, giving birth to a new organization in the combined company in full operation since January 2021. He is also Head of the Securities Services Business Unit at the group level and member of the Executive Board of Six Group. This business Unit covers all post-trade activities of the company world-wide, including the areas of Clearing, Settlement, Custody and Securities Finance.
He served as General Manager of BME from December 2012 to April 2017, with the specific role of coordinating the action of business units and corporate areas. Chairman of the Risk and Security Committees as well as Member of the board of several subsidiaries. Previously, he joined BME as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee, assuming the role of conducting the integration process of the newly created group and leading the IPO process which took the company public as of 14th July 2006.
Prior to its incorporation to BME, Mr. Hernani was Deputy General Manager of the Bilbao Stock Exchange (until 2003), CFO of Norbolsa, S.V.B. (until 1998) and Consultant in Coopers & Lybrand Brussels (until 1989).
Mr. Hernani earned a Degree in Economics and Business by University of Deusto in 1986, a Master’s Degree in European Economic Studies, specialising in Economics, by The College of Europe in Brussels in 1988 and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Management by University of Deusto in 1997.