London Stock Exchange Group strengthens senior team with dedicated CIO appointment

London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) announced the appointment today of Antoine Shagoury to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting directly to Xavier Rolet the Group’s CEO.

Antoine, who joins the LSEG’s Executive Committee, will be responsible for technology throughout the Group’s markets including group-wide IT organisation. Antoine will work in conjunction with Tony Weeresinghe, CEO of MillenniumIT, as well as all other providers of technology services to continue to deliver technology transformation across the Group.

Antoine’s appointment enables David Lester, the Group’s Director of Information Services, to run the Turquoise-Baikal integration process as well as realise the significant growth opportunities that exist within the Information Services division of the Group.

Antoine joins the Group from the American Stock Exchange (now part of NYSE Euronext) where he had been CIO since 2004. Between 1993 and 2003, Antoine worked for Instinet, latterly as CTO for Instinet Services.

Commenting on the appointment, Xavier Rolet said:

“We’re delighted to be welcoming Antoine to the Group. His considerable industry experience will be an asset to the Executive Committee and the LSEG. In addition, the increased bandwidth across the top team will allow the Group to take advantage of new opportunities and deliver on its growth strategy.”

Following the appointment of Antoine, the Executive Committee also comprises the three executive directors on the LSEG Board, namely Xavier Rolet, Massimo Capuano and Doug Webb, plus:

  • David Lester, Director of Information Services – responsible for the Group’s Information Services division and running the Turquoise-Baikal integration process;
  • Raffaele Jerusalmi, Director of Capital Markets – responsible for the Group’s equity, fixed income and derivatives businesses;
  • Kevin Milne, Director of Post Trade – responsible for developing the Group’s post trade assets and overseeing the provision of clearing and settlement services to the Group’s markets; and
  • Tony Weeresinghe, Director of Global Development and CEO of MillenniumIT – responsible for co-ordinating the Group’s strategic and business development relationships with other exchanges, ECNs and MTFs across the globe, as well as developing the MillenniumIT business.

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Notes to editors:

Career history of Antoine Shagoury:

2003 – 2009 American Stock Exchange (now a NYSE Euronext Company)

2004 – 2009 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

2003 – 2004 Consultant, ECN/Hybrid Trading/ Business Development

1993 – 2003 Instinet Corporation

2002 – 2003 Chief Technology Officer, Instinet Services LLC

2000 – 2002 First Vice President, Corporate Operations and Administration

1999 – 2000 Vice President, IT Global Risk Management

1995 – 1999 Director, Global Network Architecture and Planning

1993 – 1995 Manager, Advanced Client Site Engineering

1990 – 1992 Datastream Corporation

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