Plus500 welcomes Prof. Varda Liberman to its Board as Independent Director

– ISRAEL, Haifa –  Plus500 Limited (LON: PLUS), a global multi-asset fintech group operating proprietary technology-based trading platforms, today announces the appointment of Prof. Varda Liberman to its Board as an Independent Non‐Executive Director with immediate effect.

Prof. Varda Liberman will also join the Audit Committee and Regulatory and Risk Committee.

The company also announced the end of the tenure  of Daniel King as Independent Non-Executive Director at the end of June 2022

About Prof. Varda Liberman

Prof. Liberman is an internationally renowned expert in the field of decision-making and behavioral economics. In this capacity, she provides consulting and workshops in key elements of managerial decision-making and risk management to senior management of organizations across a range of sectors, including healthcare, banking, investment, technology, the judicial system, and the Israeli Defence Forces.

Prof. Liberman is the Rector of Reichman University, (IDC Herzliya) in Israel, and one of its founders and leaders. She is a professor at the business school, a visiting researcher at Stanford University, and the author of several books and many scientific articles. Over the years, she has held a variety of managerial positions at the university, among them, heading the mathematics and statistics studies, leading the decision-making area in the business school, and founding and heading the MBA program in Healthcare Innovation.

Prof. Liberman holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Statistics, an M.Sc. in Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics, all from Tel Aviv University.

Prof. Liberman also serves as an External Director at Cellcom Israel Ltd., having previously served as a director on several publicly traded corporate boards based in Israel, including Tamir Fishman Trust Funds Ltd.

About Plus500

Plus500 is a global multi-asset fintech group operating proprietary technology-based trading platforms. Plus500 offers customers a range of trading products, including Contracts for Difference and share dealing, as well as futures and options on futures in the US.

The Group retains operating licenses and is regulated in the United Kingdom, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, the United States, Estonia, and Seychelles and through its CFDs product portfolio, offers more than 2,500 different underlying global financial instruments, comprising equities, indices, commodities, options, ETFs, foreign exchange and cryptocurrencies. Customers of the Group can trade CFDs in more than 50 countries and 30 languages. Plus500 does not permit customers located in the US to trade CFDs.

In 2021, the Company acquired Cunningham Commodities LLC, a Futures Commission Merchant, and Cunningham Trading Systems LLC, a technology trading platform provider, both of which operate in the futures and options on the futures market in the US, enabling Plus500 immediate access to that sizable and growing market. Also in 2021, the Company launched a new share dealing platform, ‘Plus500 Invest’, across several product offerings, including a wide range of financial instruments comprising of the world’s most popular equities, listed on major exchanges worldwide.

Plus500 does not utilize cold calling techniques and does not offer binary options. Plus500’s trading platforms are accessible from multiple operating systems (Windows, iOS, and Android) and web browsers. Customer care is and has always been integral to Plus500, as such, CFD customers cannot be subject to negative balances. A free demo account is available on an unlimited basis for CFD platform users and sophisticated risk management tools are provided free of charge to manage leveraged exposure, and stop losses to help customers protect profits while limiting capital losses.

Plus500 shares have a premium listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PLUS) and are a constituent of the FTSE 250 index.

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