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London Stock Exchange Group Plc

London Stock Exchange Group Plc

Sector: Security And Commodity Exchanges Region: United Kingdom


: | London Stock Exchange: LSE


London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international market infrastructure and capital markets business sitting at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe’s leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, a pan-European equities MTF. Through its platforms, the Group offers international business and investors unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. Post trade and risk management services are a significant part of the Group’s business operations. In addition to majority ownership of multi-asset global CCP operator, LCH.Clearnet Group, the Group operates CC&G, the Italian clearing house; Monte Titoli, the European settlement business; and globeSettle, the Group’s newly established central securities depository based in Luxembourg. The Group is a global leader in indexing and analytic solutions. FTSE and Russell Indexes offer thousands of indices that measure and benchmark markets around the world. The Group also provides customers with an extensive range of real time and reference data products, including SEDOL, UnaVista, Proquote and RNS. The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software for customers around the world, through MillenniumIT. Since December 2014, the Group has owned Russell Investments, an investment management business. Headquartered in London, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 4,700 people.

Executives

Xavier Rolet , Chief Executive
Appointed to the Board in March 2009 and appointed Chief Executive on 20 May 2009. From 2000 to 2008 he was a senior executive at Lehman Brothers and, most recently, CEO of Lehman in France. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he held senior positions at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson from 1997 to 2000, Credit Suisse First Boston from 1994 to 1996 and Goldman Sachs from 1984 to 1994. He was a Non-Executive Director of LCH.Clearnet until July 2010.
David Warren , Chief Financial Officer
David was appointed Chief Financial Officer and joined the Board as a Director on 2 July 2012. David previously spent 9 years as CFO at Nasdaq OMX, where he was responsible for all financial operations, including accounting, SEC and regulatory reporting, treasury, tax, risk management, financial planning and analysis, corporate finance and investor relations. Following this, David spent two years as a Senior Adviser to the CEO of NASDAQ OMX. Prior to his time at Nasdaq OMX, David held a number of senior finance roles, including 7 years at CS First Boston.
Raffaele Jerusalmi , Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer of Borsa Italiana and Director of Capital Markets
Appointed to the Board in June 2010. In addition to his role as Director of Capital Markets, Raffaele was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Borsa Italiana S.p.A. in April 2010. He is also Institore of the LSEGH (Italy) group of companies. Prior to joining Borsa Italiana in 1998, he was head of trading for Italian fixed income at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1993 to 1998. From 1996 he was member of the proprietary trading group in London. From 1997 to 1998 he was a Board Member of MTS S.p.A., representing Credit Suisse First Boston and from 1989 to 1993 was head of trading for the fixed income and derivatives divisions at Cimo S.p.A. in Milan.
Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange plc & Director of International Development
Nikhil was appointed CEO of our London Stock Exchange plc subsidiary in September 2015. He also has Group-wide responsibility for International Development.
Nikhil joined LSEG from the UK Treasury, where he held a number of senior positions over an eleven year period. Most recently he was Director of the Financial Services Group, representing the UK Government’s financial services interests in the EU and internationally. He served as the UK representative on the EU Financial Services Committee. Prior to that, he was Head of the Financial Stability unit, overseeing a number of the UK’s financial stability interventions during the crisis. Nikhil also served as Private Secretary to the UK Prime Minister for three years from 2005 to 2008.
David Lester , Group Director of Corporate Strategy
David joined the London Stock Exchange in 2001 and is Group Director of Corporate Strategy, leading the development and implementation of core strategic initiatives across the Group. He is Chairman of Turquoise the Exchange's pan-European trading platform for equities and derivatives built in partnership with major banking clients, FTSE (the Exchange’s fully-owned Global index business) and Proquote (the Exchange’s leading Retail Service Provider and Order Management company). David has over 23 years experience in financial information and technology working at Thomson Financial, Accenture and KPMG prior to joining the Exchange.
Mark Makepeace , Group Director of Information Services and Chief Executive of FT
Mark was appointed Group Director of Information Services in October 2012. He is also Chief Executive and founder of FTSE Group, the company he established in 1995. Mark has over 15 years experience of developing successful joint ventures and has forged alliances with stock exchanges, academics and leading industry groups. He is currently a member of the International Advisory Board of the EDHEC Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Chairman of the Index Industry Association. Prior to establishing FTSE, Mark began his career in the public sector advising on policy issues in inner London local government. He joined London Stock Exchange in 1985 to co-ordinate the deregulation of securities trading in London, helped develop its IT and Information Services business, and led regulation of the UK equities market. Mark has been a long time supporter of the children's charity UNICEF.
Chris Corrado, Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) and CIO
Chris Corrado was appointed Group COO and Group CIO in November 2015. Chris was previously Managing Director at MSCI, CIO/CTO, responsible for technology, data services and program management from 2013. Chris has more than thirty years of global experience in managing technology platforms and transformational change in the financial services industry. Prior to joining MSCI, Chris held a variety of senior CTO roles in leading banks, including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and UBS. He has also worked for high growth technology companies as CTO at eBay, CIO at AT&T Wireless, and SVP of Technology, Strategic Initiatives and Business Architecture at Asurion, the mobile technology protection company. He began his career at IBM. He graduated with a B.S. in Management Information Systems & Business Administration from the University of New York at Albany.

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