President & Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cerutti was appointed president and deputy chief executive officer in the first quarter of 2010. He joined NYSE Euronext on December 15, 2009 and was approved as deputy chief executive officer and head of Global Technology on December 31, 2009. Mr. Cerutti most recently served as General Manager of IBM Southwest Europe. In this role, he led all of IBM's business operations, had full profit and loss responsibility and ensured risk management, compliance and business controls across IBM 's business units in southern and western Europe. Mr. Cerutti was a member of IBM Chairman and CEO Sam Palmisano 's Senior Leadership Team. Previously, he was general manager of IBM 's Global Services in Europe, Middle East & Africa, based in Paris. In 1999, he was appointed executive assistant at IBM 's New York headquarters to former IBM Chairman and CEO Louis V. Gerstner. Before joining IBM in 1986, Mr. Cerutti spent two years with Bouygues, a French civil engineering company, in Saudi Arabia.