NEW YORK, Feb 27 BlackRock Inc, the
world's largest money manager, has named former NYSE Euronext
executive Philippe Matsumoto as treasurer and head of corporate
insurance, the New York-based company said on Thursday.
Matsumoto, who was previously senior vice president and
global treasurer at NYSE Euronext, will be responsible for
overseeing global treasury, liquidity, funding and capital
management activities in his new role at BlackRock. He will
report to BlackRock's Chief Financial Officer Gary Shedlin.
Matsumoto, who started in his new job on Monday, replaces
Amy Engel, who had been with the company for six years before
stepping down earlier this month.
"Amy played an integral role as treasurer and we thank her
for her service," BlackRock spokeswoman Lauren Post said.
Matsumoto had been with Euronext since 2001, later joining
NYSE Euronext in 2007 after Euronext merged with the New York
Stock Exchange. He began his career at Société Générale.
New York-based BlackRock, owner of the largest
exchange-traded fund provider iShares, manages more than $4
trillion in assets. BlackRock shares were up 2.6 percent at
$305.38 on the New York Stock Exchange.