Elian has appointed John Connolly, formerly Global Chairman and Global Managing Partner of Deloitte, as its new Group Chairman.
Connolly’s career spans 44 years in the industry. Since retiring from Deloitte in 2011, he has gone on to be appointed Chairman at FTSE 100 companies G4S plc and Amec Foster Wheeler plc. He is also a special trustee of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, a member of the Board of Governors of the London Business School and sits on the President's Committee of the Confederation of British Industries.
“This appointment is fantastic news for Elian as John has significant industry knowledge and experience in financial services,” says Paul Willing, Chief Executive Officer. “With our ambitious growth strategy, we are committed to building a strong global business, consolidating our presence in existing markets and expanding into new markets and I look forward to working with John and the Board to achieve our ambitions.”