ISDA announced that its board of directors has appointed Stephen O'Connor as full-time chairman. In this position, O'Connor will continue to take a leading role in derivatives industry reform, while assuming a more active, hands-on involvement in driving ISDA's strategic initiatives. He joins ISDA full time after serving as a member of its board since 2008 and as chairman of the board since April 2011. During this time, he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley. "ISDA's mission, leadership and activities have never been more important in building safe, efficient markets for all users of derivatives," O'Connor said in a statement. Read ISDA's news release about O'Connor's appointment.
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