Bats Global Markets Inc.’s options business has appointed managers from eight brokerages and trading firms to provide it with the views of customers.
The board members include Todd Hohman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Mike Juneman of Citadel Securities LLC, and Slade Winchester of Citigroup Inc. Goldman, Citadel and Citigroup all own stakes in Lenexa-based Bats. The advisory group will meet quarterly, Bats said Wednesday.
Bats Options operates BZX Options, which was the fourth- largest U.S. options market with a 10.9 percent share of the market in August. Bats plans to start a second options exchange on Nov. 2.