LSEG appoints Michel-Alain Proch as Chief Financial Officer
By Gloria Methri
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has announced the appointment of Michel-Alain Proch as its new Chief Financial Officer and member of the LSEG Board. Reporting to CEO David Schwimmer, Proch will join LSEG on 26 February 2024.
Following the publication of the Group’s 2023 Full Year Annual Results, Anna Manz will step down from the Board and exit the Group.
Michel-Alain Proch is currently Group CFO for Publicis Groupe SA where he is a member of the Management Board, leading the global finance team across 100 countries. Prior to this, he held several listed company CFO positions, notably at Ingenico and Atos, where he was also CEO, of North America and Group Chief Digital Officer. Proch is Vice-Chairman of the Board, Maisons du Monde.
He will relocate to London from Paris to take up the role.
Speaking on the new appointment, David Schwimmer, CEO, LSEG said, “I am delighted to welcome Michel-Alain to LSEG. His deep experience across global, financial infrastructure and IT data solutions firms will be invaluable as we deliver against the next stage of our strategic growth. I would also like to wish Anna every success for her next chapter and thank her for the outstanding contribution she has made to the transformation of LSEG.”
Don Robert, Chair, LSEG added, “Anna has been a valued member of the LSEG Board and I would like to thank her for the key role she has played in the successful delivery of the Group’s strategy over the last three years. We look forward to welcoming Michel-Alain to the Board.”
Michel-Alain Proch said, “It is an exciting time to be joining LSEG as the Group continues its transformation as a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. I look forward to working with David and the entire team to deliver against our strategy and achieve further value for stakeholders.”
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