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NEX Group appoints Samantha Wren as CFO

First Published 31st May 2017

NEX Group announces new Group Chief Financial Officer and appointment of Global Chief Operating Officer to the Board.

NEX Group, the financial technology company has announced that Stuart Bridges, Group Chief Financial Officer, has stepped down from the Board and will be leaving the Company later in the year. Samantha Wren, currently Chief Commercial Officer for NEX Markets, has been appointed to the role and will join the Board effective immediately.

Mr Bridges commenced his role as Group Chief Financial Officer on 1 September 2015 and played a leading role in the Group's transaction with TP ICAP (formerly Tullett Prebon plc). The Board would like to thank Mr Bridges for the excellent job that he has done since joining and wish him all the very best for the future.

Ms Wren joined ICAP in 2009 as Group Treasurer and has held a number of senior finance, operational and commercial roles, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Broking division. In March 2016, Ms Wren was appointed Chief Commercial Officer for NEX most recently supporting NEX Markets.

Prior to joining NEX, Ms Wren spent 14 years at Rank Group plc in a variety of finance roles and prior to that at Rentokil Initial plc.

Alongside this Ken Pigaga, Global Chief Operating Officer, joins the Board of NEX as a director, with immediate effect. Mr Pigaga was appointed Global Chief Operating Officer of ICAP in November 2013. He joined ICAP in 2006 and served as Chief Operating Officer for ICAP Americas.