UK - The London Stock Exchange has appointed Chris Gibson-Smith as its next chairman, succeeding Don Cruickshank.
Gibson-Smith is currently chairman of National Air Traffic Services, a post he took up after being a managing director at BP. He is also a non-executive director of Lloyds TSB Group and British Land.
Gibson-Smith will join the Exchange from May 1. Cruickshank’s term ends in July.
Announcing the appointment, Cruickshank said: Chris Gibson-Smith brings real depth of very relevant experience on an international stage. His insights and leadership skills will be invaluable to the Exchange.
“He is extremely well qualified to lead the Board, and to support the executive team led by chief executive Clara Furse.
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