London Stock Exchange appoints Michael Findlay as Non-Exec Chair

Maria Nikolova

The appointment of Michael Findlay, who has over thirty years of experience in the financial services sector, is effective June 24, 2020.

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announces changes to the Board of London Stock Exchange plc.

Michael Findlay has been appointed Non-Executive Chair of London Stock Exchange plc, with his appointment effective June 24, 2020. Mr Findlay has worked in financial services for over thirty years and brings deep capital markets and corporate experience, having held senior positions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Moelis & Company LLP and UBS. His current directorships include Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of Royal Mail plc and Chair of Morgan Sindall Group plc.

London Stock Exchange Group also notes the appointment of Nikhil Rathi as CEO of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Mr Rathi is currently CEO of London Stock Exchange plc.

Denzil Jenkins will serve as interim CEO of London Stock Exchange plc, effective immediately. Mr Jenkins has worked in financial services for more than twenty five years in roles at LSEG, Chi-X Europe, the FCA and Deutsche Bank. Prior to his current role as Global Head of Compliance, LSEG, he was Head of UK Compliance & Group Regulatory Policy and Chief of Staff to the CEO, London Stock Exchange plc.

David Schwimmer, CEO, LSEG:

“I’d like to thank Nikhil for his significant contribution to the Group as CEO, London Stock Exchange plc and Group Director of International Development over the last six years. He has broadened our international reach and driven innovation across our markets. We wish him continued success.”

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