Man Group announces Board member Anne Wade as next Chair of the Board of Directors

– UK, London –  Man Group plc (LON: EMG | OTC: MNGPF) today announced the appointment of non-executive director, Anne Wade, as Chair of the Board of Directors, to succeed John Cryan who will retire from the Board towards the end of 2023.

“Anne’s extensive financial services, asset management, and plc Board experience made her an excellent candidate to chair Man Group’s Board. Since joining the Board in 2020, she has built strong relationships within the business and with our key stakeholders. We are looking forward to the Company’s next chapter with Anne as Chair.” said Senior Independent Director, Richard Berliand.

Luke Ellis, CEO, added: “We are delighted that Anne will be taking on the role of Chair. She has already been a great contributor on the Board and we look forward to continuing to draw on her extensive experience in the years to come.”

The company further announced that Dame Katharine Barker will step down from the board on 1 April 2023.

About Anne Wade

Anne is currently a non-executive director of Summit Materials Inc. and a Partner at Leaders’ Quest. She was previously a non-executive director at John Laing plc and Holcim Limited. She spent 17 years at Capital International where she held various senior roles within research and equity investment, focusing on the infrastructure sector.

Anne Wade said: “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Chair, working closely with the Board and the executive team to guide Man Group through the next phase of its journey. My time on the Board has already shown me that the Company has a great culture and an abundance of talent. It is well positioned to capitalise on its investment expertise and first-class technology capabilities to deliver outperformance for our clients and excellent value to our shareholders.”

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