Farnham appointed CEO of Turquoise

Adrian Farnham has been appointed chief executive officer of alternative trading platform Turquoise, part of the London Stock Exchange Group. Farnham replaces David Lester, who has become chair of the group. Farnham was previously chief operating officer at Turquoise. The promotion will see him creating a new pan-European derivatives service. He will also be developing and building the business. Farnham joined Turquoise in 2007 on a year-long secondment as acting chief operations officer (COO