London Stock Exchange hires FCA's Hoggett as chief executive

London Stock Exchange Group has appointed Financial Conduct Authority director Julia Hoggett as chief executive of the London Stock Exchange plc, a regulated subsidiary of LSEG.

She will start her new position in the new year and will report to Murray Roos, group director for capital markets at LSEG.

Denzil Jenkins will continue as interim chief executive of the London Stock Exchange until Hoggett joins the group.

She is currently director of market oversight at the FCA, having previously led the wholesale banking supervision department there.

Prior to joining the FCA in 2014, she spent four years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as managing director and head of the FIG flow financing business for EMEA, among other roles held there.

She has also had executive positions at BAML, DEPFA ACS Bank and JP Morgan.

Roos said of her appointment: “Julia brings a deep understanding of primary and secondary markets from both the regulatory and commercial sector. I look forward to working with her as we continue to build on our position as a leading financial markets infrastructure business and the world’s international exchange.”

Hoggett added: “I am joining London Stock Exchange plc and the wider group at a time when London’s role as a global financial centre is so important. Clean and transparent markets are the underpinning of a vibrant and dynamic marketplace and will remain a huge focus.”

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