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LME Chief Executive retires

First Published 23rd January 2017

Garry Jones to retire as London Metal Exchange Chief Executive, Matthew Chamberlain appointed interim Chief Executive.

Garry Jones, London Metal Exchange

Garry Jones, London Metal Exchange

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, The London Metal Exchange and LME Clear have announced that Garry Jones, the LME's Chief Executive and an executive director of the LME and LMEC, is retiring from all his positions within the HKEX Group, including his positions at the LME and LMEC.

Mr Jones has agreed to serve as an advisor to the LME until the end of the year.

Matthew Chamberlain, the LME's Chief Operating Officer (COO), has been appointed Interim Chief Executive of the LME, and Andrew Dodsworth, the LME's Head of Market Operations, has been appointed Interim COO - both with immediate effect.

Mr Chamberlain joined the LME in November 2012. In addition to his LME roles, he is a member of HKEX's Management Committee.

HKEX and the LME are conducting a thorough search for a suitable successor for Mr Jones.