Serge Harry appointed to the executive committee of London Stock Exchange Group
- Chairman of globeSettle, LSEG’s new central securities depository
- LSEG Country Head for France, Benelux and Germany
- Member of LSEG’s Executive Committee
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Serge Harry to LSEG’s Executive Committee. He will report to the Group CEO.
Mr. Harry will become Chairman of globeSettle, LSEG’s central securities depository (CSD) in Luxembourg. He will also be the Group Country Head for France, Benelux and Germany. As the Group continues to expand and diversify, LSEG has an increasingly strong presence in continental Europe. In this role, Serge will work with the management of LSEG’s businesses to ensure LSEG is leveraging its brand effectively and delivering a full service offering to our clients in these markets, driving collaboration across the Group. In addition, Mr. Harry will continue to serve as a Member of the Board of LCH.Clearnet S.A., as well as serve on a number of legal entity boards for the Group, subject to regulatory approval.
Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive of London Stock Exchange Group said:
“I am delighted to welcome Serge to the Group Executive Committee and as Chairman of globeSettle. His appointment demonstrates the importance the Group attaches to the development of our post-trade businesses and our relationships with stakeholders in continental Europe. Serge brings strong international management and finance expertise, as well as extensive experience in capital markets, post trade and risk management.”
Most recently, Serge Harry was Senior Advisor to LSEG CEO and previously advised the Group as an external consultant from 2011 to 2013. Before, he held international executive positions as Chairman and CEO of BlueNext, a leading global carbon credits trading exchange, from 2008 to 2010, as Group Head of Strategy at NYSE Euronext from 2007 to 2008, and CFO of Euronext from 2000 to 2007. Prior to this, Serge Harry was deputy CEO of Paris Stock Exchange from 1999 to 2000, which he joined from SICOVAM (now Euroclear France), where he held a number of positions, including General Secretary, from 1983 to 1999.
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About London Stock Exchange Group:
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1801.
The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and the pan-European equities platform, Turquoise. Through its markets, the Group offers international business, and investors, unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.
Post trade and risk management services are a significant and growing part of the Group’s business operations. LSEG operates CC&G, the Rome headquartered CCP and Monte Titoli, the significant European settlement business, selected as a first wave T2S participant. The Group is also a majority owner of leading multi-asset global CCP, LCH.Clearnet.
The Group offers its customers an extensive range of real-time and reference data products, including SEDOL, UnaVista, Proquote and RNS. FTSE calculates thousands of unique indices that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries around the world.
London Stock Exchange Group is also a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software. In addition to the Group’s own markets, over 40 other organisations and exchanges around the world use the Group’s MillenniumIT trading, surveillance and post trade technology.
Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy, France, North America and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 2,800 people.
Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at www.lseg.com