IG Group Holdings plc (LON: IGG), a global leader in online trading, announced today that Paul Mainwaring, Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board of his intention to retire. Later this year Paul will have completed 20 years as a UK plc Finance Director, and he has informed the Board that he feels it is appropriate to announce his intention to step down from executive roles as he approaches this milestone.
A process to identify a successor is underway with the assistance of an external search firm. Paul will continue in his role as Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director of the Company to ensure an orderly transition. His departure date will be announced in due course.
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