Hargreaves Lansdown appoints John Troiano as Independent Non-Executive Director

Maria Nikolova

The appointment of Mr Troiano, who has spent 38 years with Schroders, is effective January 1, 2020.

The Board of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) has earlier today announced the appointment of John Troiano as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hargreaves Lansdown plc and its subsidiary asset management company, Hargreaves Lansdown Fund Managers Ltd. The appointment is effective January 1, 2020, subject to obtaining required regulatory confirmations.

John Troiano

Mr Troiano has substantial expertise in investment and asset management having spent 38 years with Schroders. During this period, he has held a variety of roles including investment research and analysis, fund management, and has worked across both the retail and institutional divisions. As their Global Head of Distribution, Mr Troiano has the responsibility for the design and implementation of business strategy globally and the oversight of Schroders’ sales and client service activities worldwide. Mr Troiano will be retiring from Schroders at the end of 2019.

John Troiano will also join the Group Board Risk Committee and the Hargreaves Lansdown Fund Managers Board as an independent non-executive director, where he will provide further independent challenge and oversight.

Mr Troiano will seek election by Hargreaves Lansdown’s shareholders at the AGM on October 8, 2020.

Deanna Oppenheimer, Chair of Hargreaves Lansdown plc, commented:

“I’m delighted to welcome John to the Group Board. John brings global asset management and investment experience, adding further breadth to the knowledge base and skills of the Group Board. John’s appointment to both the Group Board and the Hargreaves Lansdown Fund Managers Board reflects the ongoing focus we have in ensuring strong governance.”

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