Management Team

The BATS management team focuses solely on the Company's mission of Making Markets Better.

Chris Concannon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Based in New York

Chris Concannon is President and Chief Executive Officer of BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of exchanges and provider of services for financial markets around the world. Mr. Concannon joined the company as President in December 2014 and immediately made an impact by playing a lead role in the acquisition of the Hotspot FX market. Appointed CEO on March 31, 2015, he has more than 20 years of experience as an exchange executive, trading participant and regulator.

Anthony Barchetto

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Based in New York

Tony Barchetto serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development at BATS Global Markets.

Previously, Mr. Barchetto was Head of Corporate Strategy at Direct Edge, where he oversaw strategic growth initiatives and business development for the firm. He also played an integral role in helping facilitate the merger of Direct Edge and BATS, creating one of the world’s largest exchange operators in January 2014.

Joe Bracco

Senior Vice President, Head of Institutional & Strategic Relations

Based in New York

Joe Bracco is Senior Vice President, Head of Institutional and Strategic Relations at BATS Global Markets. An industry veteran, Mr. Bracco joined BATS in February 2008 as Director, U.S. Sales, managing client accounts and all relationships related to the dissemination of BATS market data. Previously he was Senior Vice President and head of U.S. Sales for BATS' cash equities and options markets since December 2009.

Bryan Christian

Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Sales

Based in New York

Bryan Christian is Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Sales at BATS Global Markets. Mr. Christian was previously Head of Sales for Direct Edge, which merged with BATS in January 2014.

Bryan Harkins

Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Markets

Based in New York

Bryan Harkins is Executive Vice President, Head of U.S. Markets at BATS Global Markets. In his role, Mr. Harkins oversees sales, product development, new listings, and competitive strategy for BATS' equities and options exchanges. He also oversees the company’s suite of market data and access services products.

Chris Isaacson

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer

Based in Kansas City

Chris Isaacson is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at BATS Global Markets. A founding employee of BATS in 2005, Mr. Isaacson is responsible for ensuring BATS remains an innovative, world-class leader in technology and his leadership has helped BATS grow quickly. He oversees all technology and market operations for the company, including technology strategy, software development and quality, as well as IT infrastructure and security.

Jeromee Johnson

Vice President, Options Business Strategy

Based in Kansas City

Jeromee Johnson is Vice President, Options Business Strategy at BATS Global Markets. Mr. Johnson co-leads business and product development, as well as competitive strategy for BATS Options.

Laura Morrison

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products

Based in New York

Laura Morrison is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products at BATS Global Markets. In her role, Ms. Morrison oversees the company’s 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).

Kapil Rathi

Vice President, Options Business Strategy

Based in New York

Kapil Rathi is Vice President, Options Business Strategy at BATS Global Markets. Mr. Rathi co-leads business and product development, as well as competitive strategy for BATS Options.

Tami Schademann

Executive Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer

Based in Kansas City

Tami Schademann is Executive Vice President and Chief Regulatory Officer at BATS Global Markets. Ms. Schademann joined BATS as a founding employee in 2005 and has led the regulatory and compliance department since that time.

Brian Schell

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Based in Kansas City

Brian Schell joined BATS as Chief Financial Officer in March 2011 and is also an Executive Vice President of the firm. Mr. Schell oversees all financial activities for the firm including accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, and deal analysis.

Eric Swanson

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Based in New York

Eric Swanson joined BATS Global Markets as General Counsel in January 2008 and oversees all legal aspects at the company.

Mr. Swanson played an integral role in helping BATS transition to a registered U.S. equities exchange in 2008, followed by the expansion into U.S. equity options in 2010. He also serves as a liaison with U.S. regulators and industry officials on market structure issues.

Randy Williams

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications

Based in New York

Randy Williams is Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications at BATS Global Markets. He joined the firm in October 2006 and oversees all internal and external communications for the firm.

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