LSEG appoints Charlie Walker as Deputy CEO
“Charlie brings deep knowledge of capital markets having worked at the London Stock Exchange for the past six years in addition to his time working in investment banking.”
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has made a significant announcement today, revealing the appointment of Charlie Walker as the Deputy CEO of the London Stock Exchange plc. This appointment marks a strategic move by the LSEG to bolster its leadership team and further solidify its position as a global financial powerhouse.
Charlie Walker’s appointment to this prestigious role also includes him joining the LSE plc Board, subject to regulatory approval. He will report directly to Julia Hoggett, the CEO of LSE plc, and will play a pivotal role in overseeing the daily operations of the exchange. Additionally, Charlie Walker will continue to have responsibilities related to the Group’s primary markets business.
“Vital expertise as we continue to build on our position as the world’s international exchange”
Julia Hoggett, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange plc, said: “Charlie brings deep knowledge of capital markets having worked at the London Stock Exchange for the past six years in addition to his time working in investment banking.”
She also highlighted the shared commitment between herself and Charlie to ensure that their markets provide efficient access to capital for companies at every stage of their lifecycle. Julia Hoggett looks forward to working together to enhance the financial ecosystem and the global competitiveness of the UK capital markets.
Michael Findlay, Chair of the London Stock Exchange plc, commented: “The LSE has a unique position at the heart of global markets, and he will provide vital expertise as we continue to build on our position as the world’s international exchange.”
LSEG: Deep pool of liquidity, international reach, and ability to attract global investors
Charlie Walker, who has been with LSEG since 2018, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role. He is a capital markets specialist with a notable background, having previously worked within J.P. Morgan Cazenove’s Equity Capital Markets team. In this role, he was responsible for originating and executing equity transactions that raised over £45 billion of equity capital across five continents on behalf of clients. This track record speaks to his ability to navigate the complexities of the financial world and contribute to the continued success of the London Stock Exchange.
The London Stock Exchange remains one of the top choices in Europe for companies looking to list and raise capital. Its reputation is built on its deep pool of liquidity, international reach, and ability to attract global investors. With Charlie Walker taking on the role of Deputy CEO, the LSEG continues to strengthen its leadership team, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of the ever-evolving global financial landscape.
The London Stock Exchange Group is well-positioned with its new leadership to adapt and thrive in an increasingly interconnected and competitive global economy.