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Appointment of new director

Posted:
22/5/2013

IG Group Holdings plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Tymms as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 22 May 2013.

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IG Group Holdings plc
22 May 2013

Appointment of new director

IG Group Holdings plc (“the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Tymms as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 22 May 2013.

Sam Tymms is currently a managing director at Promontory Financial Group, a leading strategy, risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm. She is also a seasoned regulator with experience in enforcement and supervision. Sam spent 20 years with the UK Financial Services Authority and its predecessor agencies where she oversaw investment firms, retail banks, investment banks and insurance groups.

Jonathan Davie, Chairman of the Company, commenting on Sam’s appointment, said “I am delighted to welcome Sam Tymms to the board of IG. Sam’s extensive experience will assist us greatly in continuing to effectively manage the Group’s regulatory and risk profile and in the further development of our business.”

There is no other information required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R. In relation to Listing Rule 9.6.11(1), please note that Sam is known in a professional capacity by the name Tymms; in her personal capacity she is Sam Duncan.

For further information, please contact:

IG Group
Kieran McKinney
Head of Investor Relations 020 7573 0026

FTI
Neil Doyle/Ed Berry 020 7269 7237 / 7297