IG Group appoints Sally-Ann Hibberd and Jonathan Moulds as Non-Executive Directors

Maria Nikolova

The appointments take effect following the AGM and as such both Directors will seek election by shareholders at the 2019 AGM.

Further to an earlier announcement by IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG), the electronic trading major today announces that Sally-Ann Hibberd and Jonathan Moulds have been appointed as additional Non-Executive Directors of the company.

The appointments take effect following the 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.

Sally-Ann Hibberd has an extensive background in financial services and technology. She previously served as 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 Hibberd is a non-executive director of Equiniti Group PLC, Chair of its Risk Committee and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. She 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 Hibberd is a non-executive member of the governing body of Loughborough University and an advisory board member of OEE Consulting.

Jonathan Moulds 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 Moulds has an extensive 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.

He 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. He was a member of the Capital Markets Senior Practitioners of the UK Financial Services Authority and the Global Financial Markets Association.

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