Hansard Global welcomes Graham Sheward to its Board of Directors as CEO

– ISLE OF MAN, Douglas –  Hansard Global plc (LON: HSD) today announced the appointment of Graham Sheward to its Board of Directors as CEO with immediate effect, succeeding Gordon Marr who is retiring and stepping down as CEO and Director.

“I would like to welcome Graham as the new CEO of the Company. Graham was selected following a rigorous selection process organised with an external consultant. His wide range of experience and management credentials position him well to provide the leadership required to deliver the next phase of our strategy.” said Board Chairman, Graeme Easton. 

He added: “Both personally and on behalf of the Board I would like to thank Gordon for his many years’ service and commitment to the Company. Gordon joined the Group in 1988 and during that time has held various roles within the Hansard Group and worked tirelessly for the Company. We will continue to work closely with Gordon during the coming months to ensure a seamless transition to his successor.”

About Graham Sheward

Graham Sheward is an experienced international financial services director with more than 20 years experience of in developing successful international financial services businesses across a wide range of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ireland, Mauritius, Singapore, and South Africa. He has experience in managing and leading regulated multi-jurisdictional banking, investment, fund & corporate administration, trust & fiduciary, and outsourcing businesses. Graham moved to the Isle of Man in 1999 with NatWest Offshore, and subsequently held various executive roles with Zurich Financial Services before becoming Managing Director of Close Brothers Group, Offshore Banking Division. After spending 8 years in Mauritius holding a country corporate director role for Barclays and then as MD of SGG Group, he recently returned to the Isle of Man to take up the role of Managing Director of the Sancus Group local office.

Graham Sheward said: “I am delighted to be joining the Company at such an exciting time. I look forward to working with Graeme and the Board, the management team, and my new colleagues to build on the impressive Company legacy to ensure a successful and sustainable future.”

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

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