The LSE deals with virtually every asset class in some capacity, and is one of the most established entities worldwide, having served London for over 200 years. At a recent shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday however, Mr. Gibson-Smith revealed that his 11-year tenure as Chairman of the LSE would reach its end by the end of 2015.
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No Succession Candidate Revealed Yet
Mr. Gibson-Smith has been Chairman of the London Stock Exchange Group since 2003, serving as one of the most stable presences in the Group as it navigated through a key era in financial markets. It is unclear at this juncture who will succeed him, however Mr. Gibson-Smith revealed to investors during the shareholders’ annual general meeting that he will settle on a candidate by December of 2015.