TMX Group's Brenda Hoffman Named ITAC Canadian CIO of the Year

November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014 (TORONTO) - TMX Group is proud to announce that Brenda Hoffman, Chief Information Officer, Group Head of Technology, was named Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) CanadianCIO of the Year at the 2014 Ingenious Awards last night in Toronto.

The CanadianCIO of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding CIO who demonstrates business and technological vision, entrepreneurship, a capacity to drive enterprise transformation and a measurable operational strength in delivering shareholder or stakeholder value.

Ms. Hoffman joined TMX Group in 2001. She leads a team of 500 professionals who build and operate the technology for Canada's leading marketplaces and provide a range of capital markets services. Ms. Hoffman has overseen the design, development and delivery of TMX application products and services, including TMX Quantum XA, TMX Group's new proprietary platform, which won a 2014 Ingenious Award for innovative information and communications technology achievement in the large private sector category.

ITAC is the voice of the information and communications technology sector in Canada. The CanadianCIO of the Year Award is sponsored by ITAC, along with its partners CanadianCIO Magazine and the CIO Association of Canada. The Ingenious Awards recognize excellence in the use of technology to improve the performance of Canada's large and small businesses, government operations and not-for-profit organizations.

About TMX Group (TSX: X)

TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha Group, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at Follow TMX Group on Twitter at