June 22, 2020

London Stock Exchange pls appointments

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) today announces changes to the Board of London Stock Exchange plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group plc. 

Michael Findlay has been appointed Non-Executive Chair of London Stock Exchange plc, as of 24 June. Michael 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. 

Don Robert, Chair, London Stock Exchange Group:
“I would like to welcome Michael to the Group as Chair of London Stock Exchange plc. His extensive capital markets and Board-level experience will enable him to offer valuable insights to London Stock Exchange’s executive team and Board as it continues to develop its business.”

Michael Findlay:
“I am delighted to be joining London Stock Exchange plc’s Board as the Non-Executive Chair. I look forward to working with the Board and the executive team to continue to develop the business for the future.”

London Stock Exchange Group also notes the appointment of Nikhil Rathi as CEO of the UK Financial Conduct Authority announced today. Nikhil is currently CEO of London Stock Exchange plc.  LSEG today announces that Denzil Jenkins will serve as interim CEO of London Stock Exchange plc, effective immediately. Denzil has worked in financial services for over 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, Denzil 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.”


Notes to editors:

Michael Findlay



2019 to date Non-Executive Director, Royal Mail plc
2019 to date Non-Executive Director, Jarrold & Sons Ltd
2016 to date Chair, Morgan Sindall Group plc
2017 to 2020 Board and Committee Member, The Wine Society

2008 to 2020

Chairman, Fin Capital Ltd
2011 - 2012

RSM Tenon Group plc

2012 - Deputy Chairman

2011 - 2012 Non-Executive Director

2009 - 2016 Non-Executive Director, UK Mail Group plc


2012 - 2016

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2014 – 2016 Co-Head of Investment Banking, UK & Ireland

2012 – 2016 Co-Head of Corporate Broking, EMEA

2010 – 2012 Moelis & Company LLP: Partner and Managing Director
1998 - 2009

Merrill Lynch & Co Inc

2004 – 2009 Co-Head of Corporate Broking, EMEA

1998 – 2004 Corporate Broking

1994 – 1998

UBS Group AG

1996 – 1998 Director, Corporate Broking

1994 – 1996 Corporate Broking


1991 – 1994 Flemings Group: Research Analyst, Fleming Private Asset Management
1989 – 1991 AMAS UK Ltd: Research Analyst


Denzil Jenkins




2012 to date

London Stock Exchange Group plc

2019 –           Group Head of Compliance, LSEG

2012 – 2019  Head of UK Compliance & Group Regulatory Policy, LSE plc

2016 – 2019  Chief of Staff, London Stock Exchange plc

2013 –           Director London Stock Exchange plc Board

2014 –           Director FTSE International ltd. Board

2018 –           Director, Chair, UnaVista Tradecho B.V.

2008 – 2011

Chi-X Europe

2008 – 2011  Director of Regulation

2004 - 2008

UK Financial Services Authority

2008 – 2008  Manager, Wholesale Investment Banks

2004 – 2007  Manager, Equity Market Infrastructure Team

1990 – 2002

Deutsche Bank

2000 – 2002   Director, Equity Capital Markets, Australia

1990 – 1999   Director, Equity Capital Markets, UK



Cambridge University, King’s College

1987 – 1990   MA (Hons.) Economics


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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