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Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer


RNS Number: 9508L
15 January 2016

IG Group Holdings plc (“IG”, “the Company”), a global leader in online trading, today announces that it has appointed Mark Ward as Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Mark is a senior partner at accounting firm Deloitte LLP, and for the last three years he has led Deloitte’s Investment Management and Wealth sector. 

Mark is being seconded by Deloitte to IG, commencing 25 January 2016, whilst the Board continues the search for a permanent CFO.  The Board currently anticipates that Mark will remain in his role until a permanent CFO is in place.  Mark will report to Peter Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer, and will not be a director of the Company nor a member of the Board of IG.


For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney
Head of Investor Relations          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.