Sam Tymms to step down as IG Group’s non-executive director

Maria Nikolova

Ms Tymms is set to leave her role as a Non-Executive Director of the Company following the Board meeting on March 20, 2019.

Online trading major IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) has just unveiled some changes within its top ranks.

The broker says it has today received notice from Sam Tymms of her intention to step down from her role as a Non-Executive Director of the Company following the Board meeting on 20 March, 2019 to pursue other interests.

Sam Tymms

Sam Tymms has extensive experience in the regulatory field and detailed knowledge of risk and compliance matters, from her time with the London Stock Exchange and Financial Services Authority.

She started her career at the London Stock Exchange’s Surveillance Division, which over time became the Securities and Futures Authority and eventually the Financial Services Authority. During that time, she held a range of supervisory roles and worked for two years in the Investigations and Enforcement Division. As a supervisor, she ran departments overseeing global investment firms, retail and investment banks and major insurance groups.

Andy Green, Chairman of IG Group, on behalf of the Board, extended his thanks to Sam Tymms for her contribution to the Board and as Chairman of the Board Risk Committee during her tenure of almost 6 years and wished her every success for the future.

Jonathan Moulds, a Non-Executive Director of the Company will be appointed as Chairman of the Board Risk Committee, to replace Sam Tymms upon her resignation from the Board.

Jonathan Moulds is an existing member of the Committee and has comprehensive leadership and risk experience having served as Group Chief Operating Officer at Barclays plc and Chief Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch International. He has broad regulatory and pan-industry knowledge having been chairman of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and as a serving Advisory Board member of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME).

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