LEI body names chief executive for identifier push

Stephan Wolf will lead effort for global identifiers

Stephan Wolf

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has named Stephan Wolf as its first chief executive, following an inaugural board meeting late last month. Based in Basel, GLEIF was set up following a 2011 call by the G-20 group of leading economies for a uniform system of identifiers for financial markets, and is working towards objectives laid out by the Financial Stability Board (also located in Basel) in 2012.

Wolf is currently chief technology officer of Interactive Data Managed Soluti

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