IG Group appoints Mark Ward as Interim CFO

Leading online trading services provider IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) today announced the appointment of Mark Ward as Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Mr Ward is a senior partner at accounting firm Deloitte LLP, and for the last three years he has been at the helm of Deloitte’s Investment Management and Wealth sector.

He is being seconded by Deloitte to IG, commencing January 25, 2016, while IG’s Board continues the search for a permanent CFO. The Board currently anticipates that Mr Ward will remain in his role until a permanent CFO is appointed. Mr Ward will report to Peter Hetherington, Chief Executive Officer, and will not be a director of the Company nor a member of the Board of IG.

In October 2015, Christopher Hill resigned as CFO of IG Group, to take up a CFO role at Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL).

You can view the official announcement from IG on the appointment by clicking here.

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