Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 10, 2018
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
400 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60605
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (312) 786-5600


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 10, 2018, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (the "Company") announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Joanne Moffic-Silver, at the end of February 28, 2018, after 37 years of service to the Company. The Company also announced on January 10, 2018 the planned appointment of Patrick Sexton, currently Deputy General Counsel, to Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective March 1, 2018. A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Patrick Sexton, age 53, currently serves as Deputy General Counsel of the Company’s subsidiary Cboe Exchange, Inc. He has served in that capacity since July 2013 and has acted as legal, regulatory and compliance counsel with increasing responsibility and oversight since joining the Company in 1997. Mr. Sexton holds a B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. degree with honors from Notre Dame Law School.     
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits. 
(d) Exhibits

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
/s/ Edward T. Tilly
Edward T. Tilly
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dated: January 11, 2018