28 February 2019
Non-Executive Director appointment in the Company’s main operating company, GIS
The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Chris Rollason, as a Non-Executive director to the Board of Global Investment strategy UK Ltd (“GIS”), the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary. Chris is a qualified accountant, has more than 30 years of banking experience in senior risk and finance roles, incorporating Capital & Regulation Director, Head of Stress Testing, Head of Capital Planning, Head of Model and Regulatory Governance, and Head of Regulatory Reporting.
As GIS expands its operations into the development of its new enterprises, SynerGIS and GIS (FS) HK ( Hong Kong), Chris, with his wealth of experience in operating in highly regulated banking and financial services’ environments, will support the board during the current growth phase of the group. In due course, the Octagonal Board would look to make Chris a Non-Executive Director of GIS’s parent, Octagonal Plc.
John Gunn Chairman Commented:
“I am delighted Chris has joined the board during this important transitional phase as we move towards becoming an international diversified financial services group. He is clearly someone of outstanding ability and we are extremally privileged to have agreed his appointment. We all look forward to working together and benefiting from his valuable experience.”