Plus500 appoints Anne Grim to its Board

Maria Nikolova

Anne Grim’s appointment to the Board as a Non-Executive director is effective immediately.

Online trading company Plus500 Ltd (LON:PLUS) today announced the appointment of Anne Grim to the Board as a Non-Executive director.

The appointment, which is effective immediately, has received shareholder approval at the company’s AGM held on September 16, 2020.

Anne Grim has 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, holding senior roles at American Express, Barclays and Wells Fargo, among others. She was most recently Chief Customer Officer at Fidelity International. She is also currently a Non-Executive director of Metro Bank plc, Openwork Ltd and Insight Investment.

Commenting on the appointment, Penny Judd, Chairman, said:

“I would like to welcome Anne to the Board of Plus500. She is an excellent addition, given her expertise in customer experience, strategic planning and execution, technology innovation and business transformation. We look forward to working with her in the future.”

Let’s note that yesterday’s AGM saw the approval of a raft of resolutions, including an increase to the salary of David Zruia who was named Plus500’s CEO in April 2020, succeeding Asaf Elimelech.

Resolution 17 was withdrawn prior to the meeting. This resolution proposed to approve a special bonus be payable to Mr Even-Chen, Plus500’s Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.

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