London Stock Exchange Group appoints Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer as Independent Non-Executive Directors

LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) today announces that Marshall Bailey OBE and Ruth Wandhöfer will join the Group Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors. Marshall’s appointment is effective immediately and Ruth will join the Board from 22 October 2018.

LSEG also announces that Marshall Bailey has been appointed Chairman of LCH Group, which is majority-owned by LSEG, and Professor Lex Hoogduin has stepped down from his role as Chairman of LCH Group Limited and as a Non-Executive Director of LSEG. Lex has been a member of the Board of LSEG since December 2015 and Chair of LCHG since March 2015. He continues as Chairman of LCH Ltd and LCH SA and will remain as an Independent Director of LCH Group.

Donald Brydon, Chairman of London Stock Exchange Group plc, said:
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to welcome Marshall Bailey and Ruth Wandhöfer to the Board. They both bring to the Group extensive experience of regulated global financial markets. Marshall’s knowledge, gained from Board and management positions in the UK and around the world, will allow him to offer valuable commercial and regulatory insight to LCH Group and LSEG. Ruth’s background in regulatory and technology change within complex businesses will be of great benefit to the Group as we continue to develop our global business.

“I would like to thank Professor Lex Hoogduin for his commitment and significant contribution in his role as a Non-Executive Director of LSEG and as Chairman of LCH Group Limited over the past three years. I am pleased that the Group will continue to benefit from his experience as Chairman of LCH Ltd and LCH SA.”

Marshall Bailey OBE has spent almost thirty years in the financial services sector and brings considerable capital markets, regulatory and risk experience. He is currently Chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and served as non-Executive Director of UK Financial Investments. He also served as President of ACI Financial Markets Association and has held a number of senior positions at State Street Global Markets and RBC Capital Markets.

Ruth Wandhöfer was most recently Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy for Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citi, where she spent more than a decade in a variety of regulatory roles in the transaction services area. She also brings considerable experience in the emerging Fintech and RegTech sector. She has previously spent four years as a Policy Adviser on Securities Services and Payments at the European Banking Federation.

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Notes to Editors:

Marshall Bailey OBE 

Current board roles:
2018 to date                  Chair, Financial Services Compensation Scheme
2018 to date                  Non-Executive Director; Chair of Risk Committee, National Commercial Bank in Jeddah, KSA
2015 to 2018                 Non-Executive Director; Chair of Risk Committee, Chubb Insurance Europe
2014 to date                  Chairman, CIBC World Markets PLC

Professional experience:
2014 to 2018                 Non-Executive Director, UK Financial Investments
2014 – 2016                  ACI Financial Markets Association
– President and Global Head

2011 – 2013                  State Street Global Markets EMEA
– CEO, State Street Global Markets International
– COO & Senior MD, UK & EMEA
– Head of London Branch, State Street Bank Europe

1993 – 2011                  RBC Capital Markets
– Managing Director, Head of FIG Client Coverage and Head of EMEA, Asia and Australia (2007-2011)
– Managing Director and Global Head of Central Bank/ SWF Relations UK (1999-2007)
– Vice President and Head of Institutional FX Sales (1993-1999)

1992 – 1993                  TD Bank
– Portfolio Manager, FX

1991 – 1992                  UBS
– Forex Trader

Ruth Wandhöfer

Board roles:

2017 – ongoing             Non-Executive Director and Board Member, Pendo Systems Inc.
With effect from 30 October 2018, Non-Executive Director and Board Member, Permanent TSB

Professional experience:
2007 – 2018                  Citi
– Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi Treasury & Trade Solutions
– EMEA Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi Transaction Services
– EMA Head Payments Strategy & Market Policy, Treasury & Trade Solutions, Citi Global Transaction Services

2003 – 2007                  Policy Adviser, Securities Services and Payments, European Banking Federation
2003                             Stagiaire Program Participant, European Commission DG ECFIN
2001 – 2003                  Financial Adviser, Commerz Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft mbH

External industry positions:

2007 – 2018                  Chair of the European Banking Federation’s Payments Regulatory Expert Group (PREG)
2010 to date                  Chair of the EPC’s Payment Security Working Group
2013 – 2018                  Chair of the BAFT Global Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy Committee, Member of the BAFT European Council and member of the Global Innovation Regulatory WG
2004 – 2018                  Member of the EU Commission’s Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG)
2016 – 2018                  Board Member Euro Banking Association (EBA)
2015 – 2018                  EBA Clearing and EBA Association Shareholder Representative for Citi
2013 to date                  Member of the Advisory Board of the European Association for Biometrics
2017 – 2018                  Member Bank of England RTGS Renewal Stakeholder Board
2017 to date                  Founding Member of the Global Blockchain Business Council

SOURCE: London Stock Exchange Group plc.


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