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Appointment of new director

Posted:
4/9/2015

RNS Number: 1839Y
IG Group Holdings plc
4 September 2015 

APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR

IG Group Holdings plc (“the Company” or “IG”), a global leader in online trading, is pleased to announce the appointment of June Felix as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

June is currently President of Verifone, Europe, with responsibility for the operation of the Verifone business throughout Europe. Prior to this role, June held various executive management positions at a number of large multi-national businesses including Citibank where she was Managing Director of Global Healthcare, Citi Enterprise Payments and IBM Corporation, where she led their global Banking and Financial Markets business.

She began her career at P&G in brand management marketing.

Andy Green, Chairman of IG, commenting on June’s appointment, said, “I am delighted to welcome June Felix to the Board of IG. Her significant international experience and knowledge of the digital sector coupled with her marketing background and her experience in product innovation and delivery will prove invaluable to the Board.”

There is no other information required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R.

For further information, please contact:

IG Group
Kieran McKinney
Head of Investor Relations          020 7573 0026

FTI Consulting
Ed Berry                                     020 3727 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, published financial statements, July 2014.