Leading UK online broker IG Group (LON:IGG) has announced that it has appointed Barbara Duffy as its Chief People Officer and a member of the company’s executive committee. A business leader with considerable experience in strategic HR, leadership development, business growth and transformation, Barbara Duffy brings over 25 years of experience to her role. Based in London, UK, Ms. Duffy reports to global IG Group CEO, June Felix.
Barbara Duffy said of her new role at IG:
“IG is in a significant period of growth as part of its global diversification strategy – and it was a huge attraction for me to join this dynamic, forward-thinking team now. As the company continues to implement its strategic vision, I am thrilled to be in a role where I can help optimize partnerships and the talents of our people to help achieve our market leading ambitions.”
June Felix, CEO of IG Group added:
“Barbara’s key strengths are leading people related change and developing organization-wide capabilities needed to execute strategy. We are pleased to have her join us during a time of considerable expansion and implementation of our business goals. Having the right strategy and support for IG employees is crucial, as our people are the heart of how we achieve our vision.”
Previous roles held by Barbara Duffy include HR Director and Executive positions at Centrica Group, RWE Group (a DAX 30 company) and St. James’s Place. In addition, she has worked with entrepreneurs and within PE environments, providing key strategy and programs to address the varied stages of their growth lifecycles.
IG Group has evolved into a global fintech company incorporating the IG, tastytrade, IG Prime, Spectrum, Nadex and DailyFX brands, with a presence in Europe, North America, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. IG Group Holdings plc is an established member of the FTSE 250 and holds a long-term investment grade credit rating of BBB- with a stable outlook from Fitch Ratings.