Robert Michael McTighe commences his role as Chairman of IG Group

Maria Nikolova

Jonathan Moulds steps down as Interim Chairman with immediate effect.

In line with earlier reports, online trading major IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) has just confirmed that Robert Michael (Mike) McTighe commences his role as Chairman of the company today. Also, the Board of the Company has agreed to appoint Mike McTighe as Chairman of the Nomination Committee and as a member of the Remuneration Committee with immediate effect.

Mike McTighe brings to IG a wealth of leadership, board and regulatory experience from both public and private companies. He is the Chairman of Openreach Limited, Together Financial Services Limited, and Arran Isle Limited.

Mike McTighe spent most of his executive career at Cable and Wireless, Philips, Motorola, and GE. For over 20 years he has held various non-executive director roles in a range of regulated and unregulated industries whilst also spending eight years on the board of Ofcom and one year on the board of Postcomm. Mike McTighe has held a number of chairmanships over the years including chairing several public company boards.

Mike McTighe was a Director of WYG PLC until 21 September 2017 and of IGAS Energy PLC until 10 October 2019.

He has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College London (UCL).

Jonathan Moulds, who has been acting as Interim Chairman of the Company since the AGM in September 2019, steps down as Interim Chairman with immediate effect. He continues as a Non-Executive Director of the company and Chairman of the Board Risk Committee.

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