Bethan Wilde, the only woman trader on the floor of the London Metal Exchange, was hired by Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. as senior manager of business development and strategy.
Wilde, who is moving to Hong Kong, starts in about a month, Hong Kong Exchanges said by e-mail Friday in response to questions from Bloomberg.
Wilde, 29, trades on the LME floor for London-based Metdist Trading Ltd. The LME, the world’s largest metals marketplace, was bought by Hong Kong Exchanges for $2.2bn last year. Metdist confirmed she is leaving.
'I would recommend the trading floor as a wonderful place that I had the privilege to be part of,” Wilde said. “I was immediately accepted'.
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