Equiti Capital Names David Meek as Non-Exec Chairman

The appointment is pending regulatory approval from the FCA.

Equiti Capital, a provider of foreign exchange (forex) and contracts for difference (CFD) liquidity, announced this Monday that it has appointed a new Non-Executive Chairman of its Board – David Meek.

Meek will assume his new role following the approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is currently pending, the statement released today said. He brings more than three decades worth of experience in the financial industry.

David Meek’s career in banking

David Meek of Equiti
David Meek, Non-Exec Chairman of Equiti
Source: LinkedIn

In particular, Meek’s career has been largely in the banking sector, having worked at numerous tier 1 banks, such as JP Morgan and Citigroup, where he collectively spent 18 years.

During his career, Meek has also worked at Mizuho, Natwest Markets and Bankers Trust. At present, Meek is a Non-Executive Director and member of numerous Committees at the National Commercial Bank (NCB), a listed Saudi Arabian bank.

Commenting on the appointment, Equiti Capital’s CEO, Brian Myers, said in the statement: “After an extensive search, Equiti Capital is delighted to welcome David with his exceptional experience to the board. We see tremendous value-add across governance, risk and commercial elements of our business.”

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In addition to his roles in the financial space, Meek is also a Non-Executive Director of This Land, a UK real estate company. He is the Chair of Getting on Board and a Trustee and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at the British Liver Trust, among other roles.

Speaking on his new role, Meek added in the statement: “I am delighted to be joining Equiti Capital at this exciting time in the company’s development and to lead a board with a client focused mindset, strategic vision and a clear determination to set the benchmark for the sector.”

“The embedded culture throughout the Equiti Group is focused on the highest standards of governance, transparency and innovation, leading to impressive client solutions and outcomes. These foundations provide an excellent base for executing the company’s growth strategy and ensuring clients receive the highest quality services backed by a robust regulatory ethos.”

The appointment of Meek follows on the heels of Equiti hiring industry veteran Adrian Coxon to take on the role of its Chief Marketing Officer, as Finance Magnates reported.

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