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OIC Announces Mary Savoie As Executive Director


Chicago—June 2, 2011

The Options Industry Council (OIC) announced today that Mary Savoie has been named Executive Director.

Savoie has been a key manager of OIC since 1996. She retains her position as First Vice President, Industry Services for OCC, where her responsibilities include managing OCC’s Corporate Communications group and oversight of the annual conference for the options industry. Savoie succeeds Susan Milligan, who has left the company.

“Mary has been instrumental in guiding the expansion of OIC over the past few years and we look forward to Mary’s leadership in her new role,” said Gina McFadden, OIC President.

Prior to her current role overseeing OIC's education and marketing activities and OCC's marketing activities, Savoie held OCC positions including Vice President, Corporate Communications; Director, New Products; Manager, Member Services; and staff positions in Project Management and Business Development.

She graduated with an MBA in finance and marketing from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BA in economics from Stanford University. Savoie completed the Securities Industry Association's Securities Industries Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

About OIC

OIC is an industry cooperative funded by BATS Options, Boston Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Options Market, NYSE Amex Options, NYSE Arca Options and OCC. OIC was formed in 1992 to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. OIC's resources include: The Options Industry Services Help Desk at 1-888-OPTIONS, educational websites at, and, live seminars throughout the continental United States and Canada, instructional DVDs and educational literature.

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