IG Group

IG Group

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IG Group is the UK’s first spears betting company founded in 1974 by Stuart Wheeler. IG group is headquartered in London, UK has sale offices in 14 countries – Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US. The group mainly offers leveraged trading: contracts for difference (CFDs) and spread betting, as well as non-leveraged trading.

IG Group Company Background

IG Group has over 195,000 active clients around the world and group offering them products both directly and via selected third-party institutions. Group make the partnership in the technology field with more than 500 corporations including Bank of America, NASA and RBS.

LCG is one of IG Group’s main competitors.

IG Group Board of Directors

Andy Green is a non-executive chairman of the board of directors. His other duties are including the role of Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Avanti Communications Group plc. His other responsibilities in the company including the role of chairman in the Nomination Committee and member of Remuneration Committee.

Stephen Hill Obe joined the company as a non-executive director with significant and extensive quoted company board experience. His other duties are the role of the board member in Applerigg Ltd.

Sam Tymms joined the company with extensive experience in finance with the London Stock Exchange and Financial Services Authority. Currently, she is Managing Director at Promontory Financial Group. Her other duties in the IG Group are the role of chair in Board Risk Committee. As well as, member of Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Jim Newman is a non-executive director. His experience focused on the financial management, for example, Finance Director for Resolution plc, Group Integration Director at Ativa. He is chairman of Audit Committee of IG Group.

Malcolm le May is senior independent non-executive director of IG Group. He is the chairman of Remuneration Committee. Also, a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Sally-Ann Hibberd joined the company as a non-executive director. Her background is financial services and technology with experience at Willis Group, Lloyds TSB. She is a member of Remuneration Committee.

Jonathan Moulds Board is a non-executive director of the group. Previously he was head of Bank of America’s International business. He is a member of Risk Committee and Remuneration Committee of IG Group.

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IG Group Investor Relations Contact

Liz Scorer – head of investor relations
+44 (0)20 7573 0727
[email protected]