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London Stock Exchange Group announces board changes

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Staff writer | London, United Kingdom | March 23, 2016
London Stock Exchange˝March 23, 2016, London, United Kingdom - London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) announces that Baroness Sharon Bowles, Sherry Coutu, and Stuart Lewis will step down from the board on April 26, 2016.
Baroness Bowles was appointed to the Board in August 2014. She was a member of the European Parliament from 2005 to 2014 serving on the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, which she chaired from 2009 to 2014, and the Legal Affairs Committee.

Baroness Bowles was a partner in Bowles Horton, a firm of European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys which she founded in 1981. She is a member of the Systemic Risk Council.

Ms. Coutu served on the Advisory Boards of and and was an investor and a Director of New Energy Finance from 2006 to 2009, and was a Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of RM Plc from 1998 to 2007, where she also served as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.

From 2006 to 2010, Ms. Coutu was a Trustee of NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and Arts. In 1995, she founded Interactive Investor International and served as CEO and Chairman from 1995 to 2001.

Ms. Coutu currently serves as an external Non-Executive Director of the University of Cambridge and a member of the Finance Committee and Chairs the Financial Strategy Advisory Group. She is also Non-Executive Director of Zoopla Property Group plc, Cambridge Temperature Concepts, Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi, and Artfinder.

Mr. Lewis was appointed to the Board in June 2013. He is Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank AG, where he previously held senior roles.

From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Lewis worked at Credit Suisse Financial Products in Credit Risk Management and, from 1990 to 1991, at Continental Illinois National Bank.

Baroness Bowles and Ms. Coutu have been Non-Executive Directors since 2014 and will remain with the Group as Non-Executive directors of London Stock Exchange plc and will also join the LSEG Board's Regulatory and Technology Advisory Groups to be formed in 2016.

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