IEX Appoints Boris Ilyevsky to Lead Market Development

Experienced exchange executive to focus on evaluating potential areas for expansion into new markets

IEX, which operates America’s newest stock exchange, announced the appointment of Boris Ilyevsky to lead market development, as the company enters its next phase of growth and explores potential opportunities for strategic diversification.

Mr. Ilyevsky previously spent 17 years at ISE, where he held roles spanning technology, operations and business development, most recently as Managing Director and head of the options business. Over the course of his tenure at ISE, he oversaw the launch and development of two new market centers and models to compete across the equity derivatives space and the launch and growth of ISE’s ETF Ventures business.

At IEX, Mr. Ilyevsky will evaluate a range of segments where IEX’s technology and philosophy could contribute to the development of fairer markets for investors and brokers. He will report to Ronan Ryan, co-founder and President of IEX.

“Boris is an important strategic hire for us at IEX,” said Mr. Ryan. “He brings invaluable expertise from a broad range of businesses, and his dedicated focus on exploring and critically analyzing new opportunities will open up new growth areas for IEX while allowing the executive team to maintain focus.”

“I couldn’t be more excited to be joining IEX at this pivotal moment in its growth,” said Mr. Ilyevsky. “I’m looking forward to using my industry experience and looking critically at markets where IEX could make a major impact by providing a fair and unconflicted choice.”

About IEX

IEX is on a mission to build fairer markets. Founded in 2012 and headquartered in New York City, IEX introduced its first trading venue in 2013 and launched as a U.S. stock exchange in 2016. IEX is the stock exchange that believes that every investor has the right to trade on equal and fair terms, on every trade. Learn more at