June Felix buys more IG Group shares

Maria Nikolova

June Felix has acquired 17,000 ordinary IG shares for an aggregated price of £99,579.38.

Earlier today, online trading major IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) reported recent transactions in its shares by its management.

On January 23, 2019, IG Group’s Chief Executive Officer June Felix bought 17,000 ordinary shares of 0.005p each. The price of each share was £5.858, which results in an aggregated price of £99,579.38.

Let’s note that this is not the first time that June Felix buys IG shares following her appointment as Group CEO. On October 30, 2018, she also bought 17,000 shares in IG Group.

IG’s recently appointed CEO has extensive international experience and knowledge of the digital sector, as well as experience in strategy, product innovation and delivery. Before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer, she served as a Non-Executive Director at IG from September 2015 to October 2018.

Prior to becoming CEO of IG, Ms Felix was the President of Verifone Europe and Russia, with responsibility for the operation of the Verifone business throughout those territories.

She has held a variety of executive management positions at a number of large multi-national businesses. These include 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. Ms Felix was also a strategy consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. She started her career at P&G in brand management marketing.

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