IG Group Appoints Katherine Whitton as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Whitton will report to June Felix, the global IG Group CEO, from the offices in London, UK.

IG Group, which is listed and headquartered in London, announced on Thursday that it had appointed Katherine Whitton as its new Global Chief Marketing Officer and a member of the executive committee. According to the press release, she will report to June Felix, the global IG Group CEO.

“I am delighted to join IG’s executive committee in this newly formed role and look forward to supporting the business’ long-term ambition. IG Group has evolved considerably over the last four decades, and I’m thrilled to join at such a pivotal period in the company’s history. I look forward to delivering marketing excellence at IG, driving the brand forward, and helping deliver innovative and inspiring experiences to our clients across the globe,” Whitton commented.

The new CMO of IG Group has over 30 years of experience in the marketing field. She was once named among the top 10 most effective marketers at Campaign magazine’s Power 100.

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“Katherine’s track record in spurring growth and harnessing the power of technological innovation make her well placed to help further our growth trajectory. Her background in financial services and consumer brands will enhance our strategic vision and help us connect with and support our core stakeholders. We are excited to have her join our executive committee and share her deep knowledge and expertise with us,” Felix stated. The announcement notes that she will be based in London.

Recent Promotion of IG Group UK CEO

Last month, IG Group promoted Matt Macklin as the new Chief Executive Officer of the United Kingdom, Asia-Pacific and Emerging Markets. According to his LinkedIn profile, he is based in London and already assumed his new responsibilities earlier this month.

After spending more than three years as the broker’s UK Head, he was promoted from the role to the position of CEO. Macklin is an expert in the trading industry, especially forex and CFDs, and has worked for almost two decades for multiple brokers. He has spent most of his professional career with IG.

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