Frenkel Topping Group plc (LON:FEN), a specialist independent financial advisor and wealth manager focused on asset protection for clients, has today announced the appointment of Christopher Mills as a Non-executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.
Mr. Mills founded Harwood Capital Management in 2011, a successor to its former parent company JO Hambro Capital Management, which he co-founded in 1993 and was formerly the Chief Investment Officer. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Investment Manager of North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, a UK listed investment trust, and a Non-Executive Director of several companies including MJ Gleeson plc, EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc and Augean plc. Mr. Mills was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Harwood Wealth Management Group plc (“Harwood Wealth”) in 2016, an AIM listed financial planning and discretionary wealth management firm business which he helped to build. Harwood Wealth was acquired by Hurst Point, a company formed by funds managed by US private equity firm Carlyle Group for GBP91m earlier this year.
Richard Fraser, Chief Executive Officer of Frenkel Topping, said:
“We are very pleased to welcome Christopher to the Board. We have known Christopher for many years and his wealth of financial services and public company experience, together with an in-depth knowledge of Frenkel Topping, will be of great value to the business. We look forward to working with him as we continue to implement our strategy and deliver further successes.”