OFX Group names new Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary

Maria Nikolova

Elisabeth Ellis will be appointed to the role of Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary at OFX effective September 30, 2019.

Provider of online payment services OFX Group Ltd (ASX:OFX) has earlier today announced the appointment of Ms Elisabeth (Lis) Ellis as its new Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary. The appointment will be effective September 30, 2019.

Ms Ellis’ appointment follows the resignation of Ms Freya Smith, which was announced on August 1, 2019.

Ms Ellis has more than 25 years of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer working in Australia and across Asia, based in Sydney, Hong Kong, Mongolia and Thailand. Prior to joining OFX, she spent 19 years with MinterEllison (including 14 and a half years as a Partner). Before that she spent six years with Allens Arthur Robinson. She brings extensive commercial and negotiating experience and has deep experience of navigating varying legal and regulatory systems across multiple jurisdictions.

Ms Ellis holds a Bachelors degree in Science and Law (Honours) from the University of Sydney and is admitted to practice law in New South Wales (1993) and Hong Kong (1999).

She will be the person responsible for communications with the ASX pursuant to ASX Listing Rule 12.6 effective from the date of her appointment.

OFX’s CEO and Managing Director, Skander Malcolm commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Lis to the OFX leadership team. Lis brings a wealth of legal and governance expertise, including deep cross- border commercial and deal experience. With her extensive global experience, she will be a key leader in our strategic growth agenda of regional expansion and partnerships.”

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