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Walker Crips Group plc
22 September 2016

22 September 2016



("Walker Crips" or the "Company")

Appointment of Director


Walker Crips, the listed financial services group, with activities including stockbroking, investment and wealth management, is pleased to announce that Guy Jackson has been appointed as Executive Director to the Board and as Company Secretary with effect from 21 September 2016. 

Guy joined the Company on 3rd May 2016 and is also Head of Compliance.  Guy will support the Board by being responsible for detailed governance over all regulatory and compliance functions across the Group.

Guy has over 25 years' compliance experience and began his regulatory career with the asset management regulator IMRO in 1988.  He was most recently Head of Compliance for Nutmeg and, before that, Partner and Global Head of Compliance at NewSmith.  Prior to that, Guy spent eight years in senior compliance positions with Abbey National/Santander.  Guy has significant experience in understanding and mitigating the regulatory risks within financial services businesses.

Commenting upon Guy's appointment, David Gelber, Chairman of Walker Crips, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Guy as Head of Compliance and to the Board of Walker Crips.  He brings a wealth of relevant experience, and complements the existing skills and experience on the Board.  We look forward to his valuable contribution to the Company."


The Company confirms that there is no further information to be disclosed under LR 9.6.13 (1) to (6) in respect of Guy Jackson.


For further information please contact:

Rodney FitzGerald, CEO

Walker Crips Group plc

+44 (0) 20 3100 8000

Rishi Zaveri

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe

+44 (0) 20 7894 7667

Media enquiries:

Geri Jacks, Group Marketing Manager

Walker Crips Group plc

+44 (0) 20 3100 8000


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