TMX Group Announces Retirement of John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange, at end of 2016

April 26, 2016

April 26, 2016 (TORONTO) – TMX Group today announced the retirement of John McCoach, President of TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TMX Group, effective December 31, 2016.

Mr. McCoach has served in executive roles since joining the organization in 2003 and has been President of TSXV for six years. Mr. McCoach will remain in his capacity as President of TSXV until his retirement date at the end of 2016.

"Throughout his tenure with TSX Venture Exchange, John has proven himself a respected leader and a steadfast advocate for the entire Venture community," said Nicholas Thadaney, President and CEO, Global Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group. "I would like to acknowledge John's significant contribution to helping build TSXV into the world's premier public venture capital market. Over the remainder of the year, John will continue to work on the ongoing implementation of our Revitalizing TSXV initiative and will help ensure an efficient, seamless leadership transition for the company and our clients."

TMX Group has not yet appointed a successor to Mr. McCoach. A comprehensive search of internal and external candidates will take place over the coming months.


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, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, NGX, BOX Options Exchange, Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, AgriClear 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 (Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London, Beijing, Singapore and Sydney. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at Follow TMX Group on Twitter: @TMXGroup.


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Shane Quinn
Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
TMX Group