London Stock Exchange CEO, Bloomberg Chairman and Aon Group President to receive Prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility Business Award
LONDON, Wednesday June 8th, 2016 – Xavier Rolet KBE, CEO London Stock Exchange Group, Peter Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg and Stephen McGill CBE, Group President of Aon will be awarded for their exceptional commitment to corporate social responsibility. More than 200 influential business leaders and other luminaries including, Douglas Flint, Group Chairman HSBC, Mark Elborne, President & CEO General Electric UK & Ireland and Sir Robert “Bobby” Charlton CBE will attend BritishAmerican Businesses Corporate Citizenship Awards Ceremony held at Merchant Taylors’ Hall on the evening of June 8th 2016.
Xavier Rolet KBE, CEO London Stock Exchange Group said ““I am honoured to receive this Award from BritishAmerican Business and to accept it on behalf of our employees. In line with our global growth, our approach to corporate responsibility today is truly global and focused on ensuring the Group acts as a good corporate citizen in the communities in which we operate around the world. I’m particularly pleased that our effort to support SMEs – from development programmes such as ELITE to accessing finance on our markets – has been recognised as these companies are critical to driving growth and creating jobs in the real economy.”
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Peter T. Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg commented: “I would like to thank BritishAmerican Business for this great initiative recognising our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. I’m very humbled to accept this prestigious business Award on behalf of Mike Bloomberg and our Bloomberg colleagues all over the world. I hope that by setting an example in the CSR space, this will have a profound effect on businesses and institutional investors in the long-term.”
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Stephen McGill CBE, Group President of Aon, commented: “It is a great honour to receive the BritishAmerican Business Corporate Citizenship Award and to accept it on behalf of Aon’s 72,000 colleagues around the world. I am tremendously proud to receive this Award and I am delighted to be joining the very impressive list of BritishAmerican Business Award alumni.”
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About the Awards:
BritishAmerican Business’s Corporate Citizenship Award Dinner is a highlight of London’s transatlantic business calendar to recognise and celebrate achievements in corporate social responsibility and citizenship. The dinner brings together more than 200 influential business leaders from both sides of the Atlantic as well as other dignitaries including senior representation from UK and US Governments. Past honourees have included Arun Sarin, Steve Holliday, Lord Browne, Peter Voser, Sir Martin Sorrell and Sir Michael Rake.
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About BritishAmerican Business:
BritishAmerican Business (BAB) www.babinc.org is the leading transatlantic business organization, dedicated to helping companies build their business on both sides of the Atlantic. Its membership brings together the world’s leading multinational and middle market companies across sectors and geographies; and more than 100 of the world’s most successful CEOs support its work through their participation in its Advisory Board. It incorporates the American Chamber of Commerce (UK) and the British-American Chamber of Commerce (USA), which merged in 2000 to create a single, pre-eminent transatlantic organization that could support its members across the Atlantic.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global provider of risk management, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative risk and people solutions.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally.
About London Stock Exchange Group:
London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. LSEG operates an open access model, offering choice and partnership to customers across all of its businesses. The Group can trace its history back to 1698.
The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS (Europe’s leading fixed income market); and Turquoise (a pan-European equities MTF). Through its platforms, LSEG offers market participants, including retail investors, institutions and SMEs unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets. The Group also plays a vital economic and social role, enabling companies to access funds for growth and development.
Through FTSE Russell, the Group is a global leader in financial indexing, benchmarking and analytic services with approximately $10 trillion benchmarked to its indexes. The Group also provides customers with an extensive range of real time and reference data products, including SEDOL, UnaVista, and RNS.
Post trade and risk management services are a significant part of the Group’s business operations. In addition to majority ownership of LCH.Clearnet Group, a multi-asset global CCP operator, LSEG owns CC&G, the Italian clearing house; Monte Titoli, a leading European custody and settlement business; and globeSettle, the Group’s CSD based in Luxembourg.
LSEG is a leading developer and operator of high performance technology solutions, including trading, market surveillance and post trade systems for over 40 organisations and exchanges, including the Group’s own markets. Additional services include network connectivity, hosting and quality assurance testing. MillenniumIT, GATElab and Exactpro are among the Group’s technology companies.
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in North America, Italy, France and Sri Lanka, the Group employs approximately 5,500 people.
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