• Statement from James E. Newsome on his acceptance of the job of President at the New York Mercantile Exchange

"I am very excited to be given the opportunity to serve as President of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The NYMEX is a valuable franchise that effectively serves the risk management and price discovery needs of the energy and metals industries. I look forward to building on the successes of the Exchange and have confidence that we will be able to do just that."

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