City of London Investment Group plc (LON:CLIG) has announced that Tazim Essani will be joining the Board as a Non-Executive Director (NED) as of 1 February 2021. Tazim has over 30 years of experience in executive roles at Close Brothers Group plc, Santander UK plc and GE Capital. Tazim has a significant track record in strategy and M&A in financial services in the UK and internationally covering integration, management transition and realization of synergy benefits.
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Barry Aling, Chairman of City of London Investment Group, said: “On behalf of the Board I would like to give a warm welcome to Tazim Essani as our new NED. Tazim’s extensive experience of driving change and delivering significant results across a range of businesses will add an important dimension to the Board’s skill set and we look forward to her contribution as we seek to build on the gains made over the last year.”