DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) aims to launch pilot contracts this year using prices from the Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE), its chief executive told Reuters on Monday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting. (Reporting by Divya Chowdhury in Davos and Savio Shetty in Mumbai, Editing by Louise Heavens)