Mary Lou Carrington, former business development director and marketing director of Liffe, has died after a short illness. Carrington worked at the exchange between 1985 and 1998, during which time it became the world’s second largest derivatives exchange.
Mary Lou Carrington, former business development director and
marketing director of Liffe, has died after a short illness.
Carrington worked at the exchange between 1985 and 1998, during
which time it became the worlds second largest
Mary Lou Carrington was one of great professionals in
our industry who knew how to dramatically build a brand with
the highest integrity and ethical standards, said Ray
Carmichael, founder of Strategics. The futures industry
owes a great deal to people like Mary Lou who helped solidify
its position in the financial markets during a time of
Carrington was an integral part of the exchanges team
which led Liffe to expand across continental Europe. Prior to
Liffe, Carrington worked at the London branch of First National
Bank of Chicago where she held the post of assistant vice
president and later associate director of the banks
subsidiary, First Chicago Limited.
After leaving Liffe Carrington worked at Prudential
Assurance as new business director for corporate pensions
before moving to Prudential Europe as corporate business
development director. Carrington later advised the City
University of London on its strategic marketing and was also
responsible for the re-launch of City Business School as Cass
Business School. In 2004, Carrington was elected common
councilman for the ward of Lime Street in the City of London.
Carrington was re-elected in 2005 for a four-year term. She was
a director of CarringtonCrisp, a marketing consultancy.
Carrington is survived by her husband and one daughter.
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