Oberon Investments Group plc (AQSE:OBE) the boutique investment management, wealth planning and corporate broking group, has announced the appointment of Mark Ibbotson as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Mark was previously Chief Executive Officer of LIFFE, as well as being Global Head of Clearing for the NYSE Euronext Group. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of G. H. Financials and has a number of other non-executive director positions, including at Skytra, an Airbus subsidiary, where Mark is the Independent NED.
Prior to his current roles, Mark was Group CEO of G. H. Financials where he oversaw a major strategic expansion of the company’s customer base and its global presence to become a major force in futures clearing across the world’s leading derivatives exchanges. Mark’s career began at the London Stock Exchange in its options division (“LTOM”) which merged with the fast-growing LIFFE exchange. Mark spent 23 years at LIFFE – through acquisitions by Euronext, New York Stock Exchange and finally Intercontinental Exchange (“ICE”) in 2013.
Mark also served two terms as a member of the FCA’s Market Practitioner Panel between 2013 and 2018, which represents the interests of financial market participants. The FCA has a statutory duty to consult the Panel in order to help it meet its strategic and operational objectives.
|Futures Industry Association|
G.H Financials Limited
Mzuzu LimitedSkytra Limited
|Past Directorships (five years)|
|FIA Europe Limited|
Alex Hambro, interim Non-Executive Chairman, commented :
“I would like to welcome Mark to the Oberon Board. Mark brings with him not only a successful commercial background but also extensive regulatory and compliance experience, both of which will provide challenge and support to Oberon’s risk and compliance function and further improve regulatory governance and oversight within the firm.”
There are no further details required to be disclosed pursuant to the AQSE Growth Market Rules for Issuers.