Jul 122021

– UK, London –  IG Group Holdings plc (LON: IGG), a global leader in online trading, today announced the appointment of Susan Skerrit to its Board as a Non-Executive Director.

“Following an extensive, externally facilitated search I am delighted to welcome Susan to the Board. She is an experienced Non-Executive Director and brings significant financial markets experience working with US-based companies and regulators, which will be highly valuable.” said Board Chairman, Mike McTighe.

About Susan Skerritt

Susan Skerritt is currently an independent Director of Community Bank System, a commercial bank providing services across the Northeastern US, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, an owner and operator of North America outlet centers, VEREIT, a real estate investment trust, and Falcon Group, a leading worldwide inventory management solutions business. Susan previously served as Chair, CEO and President at Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, Non-Executive Director to Royal Bank of Canada US Group and Executive Board Member at Deutsche Bank USA and Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company.

Susan is a commercial banker, industry consultant and corporate treasury professional with expertise in global financial markets, regulatory matters and strategic project management. Susan has chaired and been a member of a number of Board committees during her career, including Chair of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee at Royal Bank of Canada US Group. She is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Falcon Group and a member of the Audit Committees of the Board of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers and Community Bank System.

Susan said: “IG Group is an empowering and innovative company entering an exciting phase in its growth. I am looking forward to working with the Board and the management team to further realize the potential of the business following the recent tastytrade acquisition and beyond.”

Susan has recently been recognised by WomenInc, as one of the Most Influential Corporate Board Directors 2019.

Susan has an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Economics from Hamilton College.

About IG

IG empowers informed, self-directed, ambitious people to access opportunities in over 17,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to provide the world’s best trading experience. Established in 1974 as one of the world’s first providers of financial derivatives to retail traders, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is an award-winning, multi-product trading company which allows retail, professional and institutional clients to trade 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. IG is the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs and a global leader in forex derivatives. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees and offers an execution-only stock trading service in the UK and Australia. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, which provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

IG is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North America. IG Group Holdings plc holds a long-term investment-grade credit rating of BBB- with a stable outlook from Fitch Ratings.

For more information: https://www.iggroup.com/

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