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Matthew Chamberlain

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Matthew Chamberlain is chief executive officer of the [[London Metal Exchange]]. He was named to that role on April 21, 2017, after having been the interim chief executive since January 23.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hkex.com.hk/eng/newsconsul/hkexnews/2017/170421news.htm#|name=HKEX/HKEX and LME Announce New LME Chief Executive and Leadership Structure|org=HKEX/LME|date=April 21, 2017}}</ref> He took over from [[Garry Jones]], who retired at 58. At 34, Chamberlain is one of the youngest CEOs in the industry. He was previously chief operating officer and head of strategy.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.lme.com/about-us/corporate-structure/committees/executive-committee/matthew-chamberlain/|name=Matthew Chamberlain|org=LME|date=January 26, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/lme-ceo-idUSL8N1HS2E0|name=Matt Chamberlain appointed LME chief executive|org=Reuters|date=June 20, 2017}]</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/24/250914/matthew-chamberlain-named-chief-executive-lme|name=Matthew Chamberlain named chief executive of LME|org=HedgeWeek|date=June 20, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.ft.com/content/2f1a7858-268b-11e7-8691-d5f7e0cd0a16|name=London Metal Exchange to be run by former banker|org=Financial Times|date=June 20, 2017}}</ref>
Chamberlain joined the exchange in 2012 as head of business development and has led reforms to the warehouse network and initiatives to expand into precious metals trading. In December, he was promoted to chief operating officer after the departure of [[Stuart Sloan]].<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-24/at-34-the-lme-s-newest-leader-ranks-as-one-of-the-youngest-ceos|name=At 34, the LME’s Newest Leader Ranks as One of the Youngest CEOs|org=Bloomberg|date=January 25, 2017}}</ref>