Warren Gardner joins ICE

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE),that Warren Gardiner has been appointed Vice President of Investor Relations effective July 17.

Gardiner will manage the company’s interactions with the investment community, including institutional and individual shareholders, strategic and financial communications, and participation in governance and sustainability efforts. He joins ICE from Evercore ISI where he was Director of equity research for Financial Information and Exchanges. Prior to Evercore ISI, Warren was a member of the Institutional Investor ranked brokers, asset managers and exchange team at Barclays Capital. In 2016, he was named an Institutional Investor Rising Star in the Business, Education and Professional Services category.

Gardiner will succeed Kelly Loeffler as the head of Investor Relations. Loeffler currently leads the company’s IR program, as well as the company’s global marketing and corporate communications teams. Loeffler established the company’s investor relations program prior to the company’s initial public offering in 2005. She will continue to lead global marketing and communications as a Senior Vice President and a member of ICE’s executive management committee.

“Warren brings a unique perspective and strong experience with over a decade covering financial services. His deep understanding of business services and financial markets have uniquely positioned him to lead our IR efforts, which reflect our continuing commitment to delivering results and shareholder value,” said Scott Hill, ICE’s CFO. “I also want to thank Kelly for her efforts in building a world class investor relations function at ICE and for her ongoing leadership in our significantly expanded marketing and communications activities.”

Gardiner holds a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics from Union College and is a CFA® charterholder.