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Non-Executive Director Appointment

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IG Group Holdings plc
09 July 2021
 

 

IG Group Holdings plc
 

LEI No: 2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

 

9 July 2021

 

Non-Executive Director Appointment

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company"), a global leader in online trading, is pleased to announce that Susan Skerrit has today been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company[1].

Commenting on the appointment, IG Group Chairman Mike McTighe said:

"Following an extensive, externally facilitated search I am delighted to welcome Susan to the Board. She is an experienced Non-Executive Director and brings significant financial markets experience working with US-based companies and regulators, which will be highly valuable."

Susan said:

"IG Group is an empowering and innovative company entering an exciting phase in its growth. I am looking forward to working with the Board and the management team to further realise the potential of the business following the recent tastytrade acquisition and beyond."

Biographical details

Susan Skerritt is currently an independent Director of Community Bank System, a commercial bank providing services across the Northeastern US, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, an owner and operator of North America outlet centres, VEREIT, a real estate investment trust and Falcon Group, a leading worldwide inventory management solutions business. Susan previously served as Chair, CEO and President at Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Non-Executive  Director to Royal Bank of Canada US Group and Executive Board Member at Deutsche Bank USA and Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company.  

Susan is a commercial banker, industry consultant and corporate treasury professional with expertise in global financial markets, regulatory matters and strategic project management.  Susan has chaired and been a member of a number of Board committees during her career, including Chair of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee at Royal Bank of Canada US Group. She is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Falcon Group and a member of the Audit Committees of the Board of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers and Community Bank System.

Susan has recently been recognised by WomenInc[2], as one of the Most Influential Corporate Board Directors 2019.

Susan has an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Economics from Hamilton College.

There is no further information to disclose in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13R.

For further information, please contact:

IG Group:

Investors contact

Liz Scorer, Head of Investor Relations                                     0044 20 7573 0727

investors@ig.com

 

Press contact

Ramon Kaur, Head of Communications                                  0044 20 7573 0060

press@ig.com

 

FTI Consulting:

Ed Berry                                                                                        0044 20 3727 1141 / 1046

 

               

About IG

IG empowers informed, self-directed, ambitious people to access opportunities in over 17,000 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 provide the world's best trading experience. Established in 1974 as one of the world's first providers of financial derivatives to retail traders, it continued leading the way by launching the world's first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is an award-winning, multi-product trading company which allows retail, professional and institutional clients to trade 24 hours a day, 7 days a week[3]. IG is the world's No.1 provider of CFDs[4] and a global leader in forex derivatives. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees and offers an execution-only stock trading service in the UK and Australia. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, which provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

IG is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North America. IG Group Holdings plc holds a long-term investment grade credit rating of BBB- with a stable outlook from Fitch Ratings.

 

 

 

[1] Non-Executive Director Departure: Following the announcement of her resignation on 3 June 2021 Lisa Pollina will now be stepping down from the Board with immediate effect.

[2] A leading business media platform focusing on the advancement and achievement of Women.

[3] Excluding 10pm Friday (GMT) to 8am Saturday (GMT)

[4] Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, June 2020)

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