Aug 052016

The Capital International Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Chartered Director Greg Ellison to the Board of Capital International Group Limited and subject to regulatory approval, he will be appointed Group Chief Executive Officer

Greg Ellison Chartered DirectorGreg is without question one of the Isle of Man’s most experienced and highly regarded senior executives. His appointment comes at an exciting time in the development of the Group, which continues to grow at an impressive rate, with much of this growth now coming from international markets. The next five years are likely to see the Group expanding further into new markets, with the Isle of Man remaining as the Group’s headquarters’ and operational centre of excellence. Staff numbers are now approaching 80 and are expected to continue to increase both in the Isle of Man and overseas.

Greg moved to the Isle of Man in 2006 as Head of Banking for Barclays Wealth before being appointed as Managing Director in 2008 with responsibility for over 1,000 Barclays’ offshore employees covering operations, retail, corporate and HNW business across the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey. In 2011 Greg was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Boston Group Ltd, the Isle of Man based family office and fiduciary business. Over the last 5 years he has successfully led the development of Boston from a small Corporate Services Provider and family office into a leading multi-office fiduciary and corporate finance business with offices in London, Malta, Dubai and the Isle of Man. He attained his MBA from Henley Management College and is an Institute of Directors (IoD) Chartered Director. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of the board of Junior Achievement on the Isle of Man.

Commenting on the appointment Group Chairman, Anthony Long, says ‘Greg’s appointment is a significant and exciting development for the Group, further strengthening our management team. Greg’s experience will be invaluable in helping us to maximise opportunities and to drive forward our international footprint and business development with greater confidence, purpose, in-house experience and expertise. I have worked closely with Greg at Junior Achievement and as a client over many years, I know that he will add tremendous value to the Group in the years ahead.’

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Ellison says ‘I am very excited to be joining the Capital International Group. The business has done tremendously well since setting up on the Isle of Man over 20 years ago and it is a privilege to be given this opportunity. I feel great optimism about the future for the Group and look forward to working with all the teams at Capital International to continue to deliver strong growth in an increasingly international business.’

First published in Isle of Man News

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