London Stock Exchange boss Xavier Rolet steps down with immediate effect blaming 'unwelcome publicity'
London Stock Exchange boss Xavier Rolet has stepped down with immediate effect, blaming 'unwelcome publicity' amid a heated row over his departure.
Mr Rolet announced recently that he would step down by December 2018, but the move sparked a division between the group and activist investor The Children's Investment Fund Management (TCI), who accused the group's chairman of pushing out Mr Rolet.
He has been replaced by chief financial officer David Warren.
The now ex boss said: 'Since the announcement of my future departure on 19 October, there has been a great deal of unwelcome publicity,... read more
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