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Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


RNS Number: 6159D
Released 07:00 08-Jul-2016
IG Group Holdings plc

IG Group Holdings plc (“IG”), a global leader in online trading, today announces that it has appointed Paul Mainwaring as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Designate.  Paul will start on 11 July 2016, replacing Mark Ward who will leave IG after a short handover, as originally planned.  Once regulatory approval is received, Paul will take up the role on a permanent basis and join the Board of IG.

Paul qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and, until recently, was CFO of Tullett Prebon plc.

Andy Green, Chairman of IG, said:

“After an extremely thorough search process, we are very pleased to have secured someone of Paul’s standing.  His knowledge of the financial services sector and experience in several public companies means he can hit the ground running and immediately add to the operational and strategic progress at IG.”

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney

Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs              020 7573 0026

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry                                                                      020 3727 1141 / 1046

IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 10,000 financial markets – including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries.

Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, IG’s aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally. It is an award-winning multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex, and it now offers an execution-only stockbroking service in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers limited risk derivatives contracts via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX, from published financial statements, September 2015.