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Hedge fund group Man appoints ex-GLG CEO Emmanuel Roman as executive director, Matthew Lester as non-executive director

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Opalesque Industry Update - On 5 May 2011, Man Group plc, announces the appointment of Emmanuel Roman, Chief Operating Officer, as an executive director and Matthew Lester as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Emmanuel Roman joined Man as Chief Operating Officer in October 2010 following the completion of the acquisition of GLG Partners. In this group-wide position, he has played a leading role in the integration of GLG and is responsible for product development and operations at the combined business. He joined GLG in 2005 as Co-Chief Executive Officer after eighteen years with Goldman Sachs.

Matthew Lester is Chief Finance Officer of the Royal Mail Group. He was Group Finance Director of ICAP from 2006 to 2010 and prior to that held a range of senior finance roles at Diageo.

Jon Aisbitt, Chairman of Man, said: “I am delighted to welcome Manny Roman and Matthew Lester to the Board. Manny’s appointment brings us a wealth of trading, operational and business management experience as well as providing a key link between sales, investment management and operations across the Group. Matthew brings to Man substantial relevant experience both from within and outside our sector which will further strengthen the Board’s financial management and regulatory expertise.”

"Manny has played a key role in the integration of Man and GLG and will continue to focus on the exciting opportunities ahead for the combined business,” said Peter Clarke, Chief Executive of Man. “I am delighted that Manny is joining the Man Board in his role as Chief Operating Officer."

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