Senior Vice President
Global Listings and ETF.com
CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS
Laura V. Morrison is Senior Vice President, Global Head of Listings and ETF.com at Cboe Global Markets. In her role, Ms. Morrison oversees the company’s listings business, developing strategy for new launches and transfers as well as overseeing the market quality incentive programs in the U.S. and Europe. In addition, Ms. Morrison manages ETF.com, the world's leading authority on exchange-traded funds. ETF.com is a fully owned independent subsidiary of Cboe comprised of approximately 25 employees in the US and the tech team in Quito, Ecuador.
An exchange industry veteran, Ms. Morrison joined Cboe from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) where she spent 20 years in leadership roles, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Global Index and Exchange Traded Products, leading the team which managed ETF listings and trading, as well as the NYSE index business. Ms. Morrison played a leading role in bringing new and innovative ETF products to market while launching key market quality programs and growing the NYSE’s ETF issuer base to record numbers.
Previously at NYSE, Ms. Morrison held senior-level positions as Managing Director, Member Firm Sales, and Managing Director, NYSE Global Listings Group. She also worked at a NYSE specialist unit, CMJ Partners L.P., after beginning her career at Barnett Bank in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In 2018, Cboe Global Markets earned the BestNorth American Exchange for Listings ETFs by ETF Express under Ms. Morrison’s leadership. In 2017, she was awarded the Fund Marketer of the Year at the Mutual Fund Awards recognized for her efforts to help ETF providers compete with more established offerings. She also served on the founding board of Women in ETFs from 2015 to 2017 and remains instrumental in the growth of the organization.
Ms. Morrison serves as a board member for the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) Foundation Board and the ICI ETF Advisory Committee. She also is a member of the S&P DJ Indices US Equities Advisory Panel and is on the US Women in ETFs Board. Ms. Morrison received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a minor in marketing from Western Michigan University. She holds a Series 7 license.