LME and LME Clear appoint Antony Stuart as independent non-exec director

The Boards of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear on Tuesday announced the appointment of Antony Stuart as an independent non-executive director.

Mr Stuart is a chartered accountant with 30 years of experience as an investment banker and corporate adviser. Before his retirement in 2011, he was Managing Director at NM Rothschild. Mr Stuart succeeds Nat le Roux, who has resigned as an independent director of both Boards, after some seven-and-a-half years as an LME Board member.

Richard Thornhill, chairman of LME Clear, says,

“Mr le Roux’s contributions have been particularly valuable during the LME’s commercialisation process and in the creation of the new clearing house. We wish him well.”

Sir Brian Bender,chairman of the LME, says,

“We’re delighted to welcome Mr Stuart to the LME and LME Clear Boards. His commercial expertise will be extremely valuable in building and strengthening the business of the two companies”.

For the official announcement on the appointment, click here.

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