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Alexandre Kech to Become New CEO of Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation

  • Date: 2024-03-14

The GLEIF Board of Directors today announces the appointment of Alexandre Kech to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 26, 2024. Alexandre Kech will join GLEIF as CEO-elect on May 1, 2024. Stephan Wolf, who has served as CEO since GLEIF's inception in 2014, will work closely with Alexandre Kech to enable a smooth transition before stepping down after ten successful years in the role.

Alexandre Kech brings a unique depth of experience in finance, infrastructure, blockchain, and standardization to the GLEIF leadership position, gained through a variety of leadership positions held over the past 25 years. In his role as CEO, Alexandre Kech will be pivotal in driving further adoption of the LEI and verifiable LEI (vLEI) - the only universally standardized digital legal entity identifier.

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