John Millar joined the London Stock Exchange Group in June 2014 to co-ordinate its efforts globally to attract and serve companies listing on the London Stock Exchange and Borsa Italiana. He has nearly 30 years of capital markets experience including: International Equity Capital Markets origination at Citigroup; co-ordinating the Investment Banking operations in London of Espirito Santo; and Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets origination and execution at Merrill Lynch International. While he was head of Merrill's London Equity Syndicate team he was responsible for the marketing, placing and pricing of over 300 equity and equity-linked transactions raising over $240 billion.
Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1990, he worked in corporate finance for Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York and Australia from 1985 to 1988. John earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia in 1985 and a Masters of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 1990.