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Non-Executive Director Changes


RNS Number: 4443B
IG Group Holdings plc
20 September 2018

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the 'Company'), a global leader in online trading, is pleased to announce that, following the announcement made on 20 August 2018, Sally-Ann Hibberd and Jonathan Moulds have today been appointed as additional Non-Executive Directors of the Company. Such appointments take effect following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and as such both Directors will seek election by shareholders at the 2019 AGM. 

Sally-Ann Hibberd has also been appointed as a member of the audit committee and remuneration committee and Jonathan Moulds as a member of the board risk committee and the remuneration committee. Additional biographical details of both directors are set out below.

Biographical details  

Sally-Ann has a broad background in financial services and technology. She previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the International division and latterly as Group Operations and Technology Director of Willis Group, and held a number of senior executive roles at Lloyds TSB. Sally-Ann is a Non-Executive Director of Equiniti Group PLC, Chair of its risk committee and a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committees. Sally-Ann also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Shawbrook Group PLC where she also sits on its remuneration and risk committees. In addition Sally-Ann is a Non-Executive member of the governing body of Loughborough University and an advisory board member of OEE Consulting.

Jonathan has held a number of senior leadership roles at major financial institutions, most recently at Barclays plc, where he was the Group Chief Operating Officer until 2016. He was previously the head of Bank of America's International business and became the Chief Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch International, following the merger of the two institutions in 2008. Jonathan has a strong financial markets background and was responsible for Bank of America International’s Global Markets business prior to the merger. He has worked in most major financial centres, including the US, the UK and Asia during his career.

Jonathan has served widely on key industry associations including as chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) from 2004 until 2008, and as a director of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). He remains a member of AFME's Advisory Board. Jonathan was a member of the Capital Markets Senior Practitioners of the UK Financial Services Authority and the Global Financial Markets Association. 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Liz Scorer: 020 7573 0026 / 020 7573 0727

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry: 020 3727 1141 / 020 3727 1046

About IG

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial derivatives firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

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

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, February 2018)