Appointment of Dixit Joshi and Sarah Legg to the Man Group Board

London, 8 May 2024

Man Group plc (the “Company”) announces, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11R, the appointment of Dixit Joshi and Sarah Legg as non-executive directors of the Company and as members of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee with effect from 10 May 2024.

Anne Wade, Chair of Man Group, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Dixit and Sarah to the Man Group Board. Dixit brings significant capital markets experience and commercial insight from his senior leadership and executive positions at major global financial institutions. Sarah brings extensive corporate finance, audit and risk experience gained in the financial services sector and strong listed plc experience through her other non-executive roles. I’m sure that Dixit and Sarah will add significant value to Man Group and will complement the skillset of the Board as a whole.”

Dixit Joshi – previous experience

Most recently Dixit was Chief Financial Officer at Credit Suisse from October 2022 until the sale of Credit Suisse to UBS. Prior to this, Dixit was at Deutsche Bank from 2010 to 2022 where he held a wide range of senior roles including Group Treasurer, Head of the Fixed Income Institutional Client Group, Global Head of Prime Finance, Head of Equities for EMEA and for Asia Pacific. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Dixit was at Barclays Capital from 2003 to 2010 where he was Head of Equity-Linked-Products and Head of Equities, EMEA and APAC. Dixit was previously a board director of ISDA (the International Swaps and Derivatives Association). He is a trustee of the Student Sponsorship Programme in South Africa which is focused on creating educational opportunities for children from low-income families. He is also a board member of Pratham UK, one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India's education sector.

Sarah Legg – previous experience

Sarah spent her executive career at HSBC in a range of finance leadership roles, including Chief Financial Officer, Asia Pacific (2010 – 2015) and Group Financial Controller (2015-2019). She also spent eight years as a non-executive director on the board of Hang Seng Bank Limited, a Hong Kong listed bank.

Sarah is currently an independent non-executive director at Lloyds Banking Group plc (since 2019) where she is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of its Risk Committee and Responsible Business Committee. She is also an independent non-executive director of Severn Trent plc (since 2022) where she is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Corporate Sustainability Committee, Nominations Committee and Treasury Committee. Sarah also chairs the Campaign Advisory Board, is a member of the Development Committee, King's College, Cambridge University, a board member of the Audit Committee Chairs' Independent Forum and a trustee of the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

Remuneration Committee membership

The Company also announces, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11R, that Lucinda Bell who has been a non-executive director of the Company since February 2020 and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee since May 2020 will join the Remuneration Committee with immediate effect.

The Company confirms that no other disclosures are required pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R.




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