Alpha FX Group appoints Vijay Thakrar to Board
Alpha FX Group plc (LON:AFX), a provider of FX risk management and alternative banking solutions to corporates and institutions internationally, today announced the appointment of Vijay Thakrar to the Board as an independent non-executive Director with immediate effect.
Vijay Thakrar is a Chartered Accountant with extensive strategic, commercial and governance experience with fast growth public companies, and was previously a Partner at EY and Deloitte, chairing Deloitte’s mid cap listed companies’ practice. He has served on various Boards in a non-executive capacity, including The Quoted Companies Alliance and Quorn Foods, the global meat alternatives business, and has extensive experience in chairing both audit and remuneration committees.
Mr Thakrar is currently a Non-Executive Director at Treatt plc, The Alumasc Group plc, Sanderson Design Group plc and RSM UK.
Upon his appointment he will become Chair of the Group’s Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nominations committees.
Accordingly, the Group’s committees will consist of the following members:
- Audit Committee: Vijay Thakrar (Chair), Clive Kahn, Lisa Gordon
- Nominations Committee: Clive Kahn (Chair), Lisa Gordon, Vijay Thakrar, Morgan Tillbrook
- Remuneration Committee: Lisa Gordon (Chair), Clive Kahn, Vijay Thakrar
Commenting on the appointment, Morgan Tillbrook, CEO of Alpha FX, said:
“We undertook a comprehensive search when looking for our next independent non-executive director, and I am delighted we have been able to attract someone of Vijay’s calibre. As well as bringing with him a wealth of experience across a number of successful and respected companies, it was also clear from our first meeting that Vijay really valued our emphasis on culture and people. He is yet another fantastic addition to the business and I look forward to working closely together in the future.”