Close Brothers appoints director

Roger Priaulx has been appointed director of Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited.

Priaulx joins five other board members – Linburgh Martin, managing director; John Sutlic, CFO; Jeff Arkley; Alana Julie; and Warren Keens.

Priaulx joined Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited in 2005 as in-house legal counsel. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and is admitted as an attorney in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Prior to joining Close Brothers, he worked as an attorney with Linklaters in London and Hong Kong and Walkers.

He has both contentious and non-contentious experience in relation to corporate governance, employment matters, trusts, commercial transactions and regulatory issues in London, Hong Kong and Cayman.

‘We are extremely pleased that Roger has joined our board of directors. His extensive financial and legal experience will further strengthen the breadth of talent and experience that we have on our board,’ said Mr. Martin. ‘The decision to bring Mr. Priaulx on as a board member reflects the contribution he has made to the growth of the business and, in particular, his involvement in a series of major acquisitions since he joined the company.’

Along with his duties as legal counsel for Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited, Priaulx will play an increasingly active role in business development as the company continues to expand.

‘Having worked with the organization for three years, it is exciting to be asked to join the board of such a rapidly growing and innovative company,’ said Mr. Priaulx. ‘I admire and respect our team of directors for what they have achieved and am appreciative of their support and confidence in what value they believe I will add as a director of Close Brothers.’

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