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– USA, GA – Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Ann Cairns and Duriya Farooqui as new Directors effective March 3, 2017.

Ms. Cairns is the President of International Markets for MasterCard. She previously held banking and operational roles at global institutions such as ABN-AMRO and Citigroup. In January, she was appointed Chairperson of the ICE Clear Europe Board of Directors, following the retirement of Sir Bob Reid.

Ms. Farooqui is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, a coalition of CEOs that focuses on the most critical issues facing the City of Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, Ms. Farooqui was a principal at Bain & Company, and prior to that served as the Chief Operating Officer of the City of Atlanta.

“We are very pleased to welcome these strong leaders in their respective fields to our board of directors,” said Jeffrey C. Sprecher, ICE’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Ann’s experience in international finance, public policy and governance, along with Duriya’s background in government and operations will bring valuable insights and expertise.”

Ms. Cairns commented, “I am delighted to join the board at this dynamic time of convergence of finance, markets, data and technology where ICE has demonstrated leadership on a global scale. I look forward to working with the board as the company continues to drive growth and innovation.”

Ms. Farooqui added, “I look forward to working with the board and leadership team at ICE as it builds upon its track record of innovative, global market solutions. I’m excited to contribute to the strong governance and growth of the company.”

About Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses, and is a provider of global data and listing services. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising and equities trading.

Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

For more information : http://www.intercontinentalexchange.com

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