LONDON Aug 15 London Stock Exchange Group
said on Friday that Sharon Bowles, a former member of
the European Parliament, had joined its board of directors as a
Bowles served in the European Parliament from 2005 until
earlier this year and was member of its Economic and Monetary
Affairs and Legal Affairs committees.
She worked on the European Union's response to the financial
and eurozone crises and helped to shape the second phase of its
sweeping overhaul of financial markets, the Markets in Financial
Instruments Directive or MiFID.
"Her experience and insight will be of great value to the
Group, as we operate in an increasingly complex and evolving
regulatory environment," Chris Gibson-Smith, Chairman of the
London Stock Exchange Group said in a statement.
(Reporting by Clare Hutchison; Editing by Sophie Walker)