John Foyle spent 28 years nurturing and growing the London Financial Futures Exchange. He had the vision, patience, personality and diligence to tackle the most difficult issues as well as the skills and determination to move ideas to reality. From his success in working with the floor members to his support for the development and marketing of Liffe Connect, the exchange’s ground-breaking electronic trading platform, John was a constant and indispensable member of the exchange’s leadership until he retired in 2009. He had a strong public role as well, serving on the board of the Association of Futures Brokers and Dealers, the earliest futures regulatory body in the U.K., and helping to establish several associations of exchanges.
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