Bridgepoint Group announces Cyrus Taraporevala to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, West End –  Bridgepoint Group plc (LON: BPT) today announced the appointment of Cyrus Taraporevala to its Board as an independent non-executive director, effective from 1 January 2023, bringing a unique mix of strategic perspectives and execution skills.

“I am delighted that Cyrus is joining the Bridgepoint Board. We look forward to benefiting from his perspective on strategy and deep understanding of financial markets and the asset management industry, built up over his impressive 30-year global career. He will be a great addition to the Board as we continue to execute against the strategy outlined at IPO,” Executive Chairman, William Jackson. 

Cyrus Taraporevala will also join the Remuneration and Audit and Risk Committees.

About Cyrus Taraporevala

Cyrus Taraporevala is a highly respected industry expert in asset management with more than 30 years of experience. He is the outgoing CEO of State Street Global Advisors, the fourth largest asset manager globally, with $3.3 trillion under management.

Before joining State Street Global Advisors in 2016, he worked at several asset management firms: Fidelity Investments, BNY Mellon Asset Management, Legg Mason, and Citibank. Earlier in his career, he spent 14 years at McKinsey & Company, including 7 years as a partner.

A true citizen of the world, Cyrus Taraporevala has worked and lived in Asia, Europe, and North America throughout his career. He has successfully led and grown global businesses of scale and played a critical role in affirming State Street’s reputation as both a stalwart and pioneer within the sector.

Cyrus Taraporevala said: “Bridgepoint has achieved an impressive leadership position in the pan-European Alternative market and I’m excited to join the Board early in their journey as a listed business and to use my experience to help the team deliver on their growth objectives”.

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