The Association for Financial Markets in Europe has appointed Simon Lewis, Gordon Brown’s former communications chief, as its new CEO.
Lewis was director of communications at 10 Downing Street
and the prime minister’s official spokesman from
June 2009 until May this year. Previously, he had been group
corporate affairs director at Vodafone since 2004.
Mark Austen, Afme’s head of markets policy, who
has been serving as acting chief executive, has been appointed
chief operating officer.