Managing Director The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
William Hodash is Managing Director for Business Development, focusing on the identification and development of opportunities in enterprise data management, regulatory reform initiatives and more generally on collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region. In the area of LEI, he led the DTCC team in the acquisition of Avox Limited, a leader in legal entity reference data validation. This DTCC team, via a partnership with SWIFT, made a successful bid to gain the endorsement of trade associations around the world on a potential solution to legal entity identification to help facilitate systemic risk analysis as well as the designation by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as the source of LEIs for trade recording keeping and reporting of OTC Derivatives Trades.
Mr. Hodash has managed a range of other functions during his 29 years with DTCC, including Product Management, Operations, Client Services, and Strategic Business Development. He served five years in several senior roles with Omgeo, DTCC’s joint venture with Thomson Reuters, and three years in London, opening and heading up DTCC’s first branch office outside the U.S.
Mr. Hodash holds a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University. He also serves as a Trustee for the SIFMA Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.