Chamberlain appointed as new LME ceo

Matthew Chamberlain has been named as the new ceo of the London Metal Exchange with immediate effect, parent company Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited (HKEX) and the LME announced on Friday April 21.

He has held the position of interim ceo since January 2017 following Garry Jones's retirement, and was the favourite among many industry members to take up the position.  At just 35 years old, Chamberlain is one of the youngest ceos in the world. He will have to overcome a number of challenges currently facing the exchange, namely having to deal with falling trading volumes and revenues, increased competition from other exchanges and stricter regulations. Chamberlain will work closely with Adrian Farnham, LME Clear ceo, while James Proudlock...

Published

Alice Mason

April 21, 2017

12:58 GMT

London