LSE Hires Ex-Barclays Index CEO Samad to Lead Multi-Asset Benchmarks

Samad was previously CEO of the Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions business, prior to its recent sale to Bloomberg.

Samad reports to Mark Makepeace (pictured)

Samad will also help to expand FTSE Russell's presence in North America, and will oversee the FTSE TMX joint venture in North America, and all other fixed income partnerships.

Samad joins the LSE from Barclays, where he ran the firm's index and analytics business as CEO of BRAIS (Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions). Before joining Barclays in 2007, Samad spent three years at Deutsche Bank as head of the index research group in Europe and Asia, and five years at Credit Suisse in a

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