January 24, 2023

London Stock Exchange Group plc Strategic Partnership with Microsoft – Directorate Change

London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG”) today announces that, further to its announcement of 12 December 2022 with respect to its 10-year strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”), Scott Guthrie has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Board of LSEG with effect from 1 February 2023. Scott will also join the Nomination Committee.  The information in this paragraph is provided in accordance with the notification requirement of LR.9.6.12R of the FCA’s Listing Rules.

Don Robert, Chair, LSEG, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Scott to the Board. Scott’s long-standing career at Microsoft, including running the Microsoft Cloud and AI Group business, and deep technology expertise will provide a distinct perspective to the Group as we continue to deliver on our ambition to become the leading global financial markets infrastructure and data business.”

Scott is currently Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Cloud and AI Group, and has previously held a number of senior roles at Microsoft. 


Scott Guthrie

Executive Career Summary

  • 1997 - present Microsoft Corporation
    • 2014 – present Executive Vice President, Cloud + AI Group
    • 2011 – 2014 Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure
    • 2008 – 2011 Corporate Vice President, Developer Division
    • 1997 – 2008 General Manager, Developer Division


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For further information please contact:

London Stock Exchange Group plc

Lucie Holloway, Rhiannon Davies (Media) +44 (0)20 7797 1222

Peregrine Riviere, Chris Turner (Investors) ir@lseg.com



About London Stock Exchange Group

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is a leading provider of financial markets infrastructure and a global supplier of data and analytics, news and index products.

We help businesses and economies fund innovation, manage their risk and create jobs by supporting customers at every point in the trade lifecycle – from making pre-trade decisions and executing those trades to raising capital and settlement.

With 23,000 people in 70 countries, we draw on 300 years of knowledge and experience to help drive financial stability, empower economies and enable sustainable growth.