December 28, 2018

London Stock Exchange Group Board Appointment

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) today announces that Professor Kathleen DeRose will join the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.

Donald Brydon, Chairman of London Stock Exchange Group plc, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Kathleen DeRose to the Board of LSEG. Kathleen brings extensive FinTech experience to the role as well as a strong background in asset management. Her understanding and knowledge of how global financial markets are adapting to new technology will be of great benefit to the Group as we continue to develop our business.”

Kathleen is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business leading the FinTech curriculum and a board member at Evolute AG, a Swiss wealth technology company. Prior to joining her current roles, she had a distinguished thirty-year career in global finance, including senior roles in asset management at Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank.

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Notes to editors:

Board roles:

2016 to date                  Evolute Group AG

                                     2017 - Board member

                                     2016 - 2017 - Board Chair

2014 - 2015                   Board Member, EDGE (Economic Dividends from Gender Equality)

Professional experience:

2016 to date                  The New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business

                                    - Clinical Associate Professor, Finance

                                    - FinTech Programs Lead

                                    - Fubon FinTech Director

2015 - 2016                   Go Beyond Investing

                                    - FinTech Investment Practice Head

2010 - 2015                   Credit Suisse Group AG

                                    - Managing Director, Head of Business Strategy and Solutions, Investment Strategy
                                      and Research, Private Banking Wealth Management

                                    - Managing Director, Head of Global Investment Process, Asset Management

2006 - 2010                   Hagin Investment Management

                                    - Managing Partner, Head of Portfolio and Research

2003 - 2006                   Bessemer Trust

                                    - Managing Director, Head of Large Cap Equities

1991 - 2003                   Deutsche Bank

                                    - Managing Director

                                    - Principal/ Managing Director/ Lead Manager, Large Company Value

                                    - Vice President/ Principal/ Co-Manager, Scudder Growth and Income

1983 - 1991                   Chase Manhattan Bank

                                    - Vice President/ Portfolio Manager

                                    - Assistant Vice President/ Analyst


Education & Qualifications:

2014 - 2015                   University of Oxford
                                     MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies

2009 - 2011                   London School of Economics


1979 - 1983                   Princeton University
                                     BA American History

                                    CFA Institute

About LSEG

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider, playing a vital social and economic role in the world’s financial system.

With our open approach, trusted expertise and global scale, we enable the sustainable growth and stability of our customers and their communities. We are dedicated partners with extensive experience, deep knowledge and a worldwide presence in data and analytics; indices; capital formation; and trade execution, clearing and risk management across multiple asset classes. 

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 23,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG’s ticker symbol is LSEG.


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