Man Group welcomes Lucinda Bell and Ceci Kurzman to its Board as Non-Executive Directors and announces Anne Wade as upcoming Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Man Group Plc (LON: EMG) today announces the appointment of Lucinda Bell and Ceci Kurzman as Non-Executive Directors effective immediately.

The Company also announced the appointment of Anne Wade as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 30 April 2020. She will join the Remuneration Committee.

Lucinda will join the Audit and Risk Committee and will become Chair when Andrew Horton steps down from the Board at the conclusion of the AGM on 1 May 2020.

“I am delighted to welcome our three new board members. They bring diverse and rich experiences of the financial services industry, each having excelled in their own field. I am confident that they will all add significant value to Man Group and provide invaluable guidance to the senior management team.” said John Cryan, Chairman. 

About Lucinda Bell

Lucinda is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and brings valuable public company experience. Until recently, she was Chief Financial Officer at British Land, one of the largest property development and investment companies in the United Kingdom. Over a career spanning almost three decades, Lucinda was credited with strengthening the balance sheet and reorganising British Land’s finances so as to create a robust platform for its future. Lucinda also played a leading role in British Land’s sustainability and corporate responsibility efforts, attaining the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development in 2016. Outside her experience at British Land, Lucinda served as an advisory board member to Sir John Kingman’s FRC review and as a member of H.M. Treasury working group where she was responsible for designing its REIT regime. She is a non-executive director of Derwent London plc, Rotork plc and Crest Nicholson Holdings plc. Lucinda Chairs the Audit Committees at Derwent London and Rotork.

About Ceci Kurzman

Ceci founded Nexus Management Group, a private investment company dedicated to innovative growth-stage businesses in the consumer, media and technology sectors, and is the current Principal. Ceci has also obtained extensive experience in brand development, marketing and strategy throughout her career via positions held at Sony and Arista Records. Ceci currently sits on the Board of Revlon, Inc. and is a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees. She also holds various other positions, bringing a valuable entrepreneurial skillset to the Board, as well as a strong understanding of digital platforms and technology.

About Anne Wade

Anne has spent most of her career within financial services and brings direct experience of fund management to the Board. During her 17 years at Capital International, she held various roles within research and equity investment, with a focus on the infrastructure sector. Anne is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of John Laing Group plc; a Non-Executive Director of Summit Materials Inc; a Trustee of Big Society Capital Ltd; and a Partner in Leaders’ Quest. She also served as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of LafargeHolcim until 2015. Anne will, therefore, bring extensive experience in investment and asset management, particularly in the areas of social finance and impact investment.

About Man Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs $117.7 billion* of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

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