Options Exchange CBOE Holdings has appointed Alexandra Albright as chief compliance officer, effective April 23.

Her responsibilities will include establishing, implementing and maintaining policies and procedures that apply to the affiliated exchanges' self-regulatory organization obligations, and ensuring that exchange operations comply with both the exchanges' rules and policies and with regulations and laws under the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Previously, Albright served from 2007 to 2012 as an attorney at Chicago law firm Kirkland & Ellis, concentrating on compliance, litigation and corporate finance matters. Prior to that, she served in senior legal positions with the SEC from 2001 to 2006 in the Division of Trading & Markets and the Division of Enforcement.