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MOVES-London Metal Exchange's Japan head leaves bourse

· 03/16/2021 11:04
MOVES-London Metal Exchange's Japan head leaves bourse

- The head of the London Metal Exchange's (LME) Japan business has left the bourse after 4-1/2 years in the role, her LinkedIn profile showed on Tuesday.

Xu Xiao, a Japanese and Mandarin speaker who was based at the LME's Singapore office, had also served as vice president, corporate sales for Asia since September 2016 before leaving at the end of February.

She becomes the second departure from the LME's Singapore office in recent months after William Fyfe, who previously headed up the Singapore operation, announced his departure in January. nL1N2JN0P6

An LME spokeswoman said the exchange does not comment on individual employees.

Xiao, who previously worked in commodity sales at Deutsche Bank and Australian bank Westpac, declined to comment on the reasons for her departure or her future plans.

(Reporting by Tom Daly; Editing by Pravin Char)

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