18 Jun 2020
Legal & General Group Plc Board announces the appointment of Ric Lewis as a non-executive director of Legal & General Group Plc
The Board of Legal & General Group Plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ric Lewis as an independent non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.
Ric will join the Risk, Remuneration and Nomination & Corporate Governance Committees on appointment.
Ric brings to the Board significant experience in investment management and, in particular, a focus on the real estate sector. Ric has more than 25 years' of experience in the sector, including as the founder and Executive Chairman of Tristan Capital Partners, an investment manager specialising in real estate investment strategies across the UK and Continental Europe. This experience and perspective will bring further expertise to Legal & General as we continue to invest in the real economy.
There are no details or disclosures required under LR 9.6.13R of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules.
I am delighted to welcome Ric to the Group Board. Ric's many years of experience in the real estate investment sector will supplement the skills and experience of the Board and I look forward to working with him.
Sir John Kingman
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Legal & General Group Plc
Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. With over £1.2 trillion in total assets under management, we are the UK's largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pension risk transfer, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income.
As at 17 June 2020, Legal & General has a market capitalisation of £13.29 billion.