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Quilter plc appoints Chris Hill as independent Non-executive Director

Date: 10 January 2024

10 January 2024

Quilter plc (“Quilter” or the “Company”) today announces the following Board changes:

  • Chris Hill has been appointed as an independent Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from Thursday 7 March 2024. On appointment, Hill will also join the Board Audit Committee and Board Remuneration Committee.
  • Tazim Essani and Paul Matthews have both notified the Board that they will not seek re-election at the Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 23 May 2024 and will both step down as independent Non-executive Directors of the Company at the conclusion of the 2024 AGM.
  • Tim Breedon, Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Board Remuneration Committee, will assume the role as Workforce Engagement Director with effect from Thursday 23 May 2024.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Ruth Markland, Quilter Chair, said, “I am delighted to welcome Chris to the Board. His deep knowledge of the wealth management industry and experience as a financial services CEO and CFO will be invaluable to the Board as we continue to invest in our business and deliver our strategic ambitions. Tazim and Paul have made significant contributions to the Board, bringing a particular focus on customers, advisers and colleagues. The Board is grateful to Tazim and Paul for their contribution to Quilter and wishes them well for their future endeavours.”

Chris Hill said, “I am very much looking forward to joining the Quilter Board as a Non-executive Director.  I look forward to working alongside my Board colleagues and supporting the management team as it continues to deliver the strategy and realise Quilter's significant growth opportunity.”

Tim Skelton-Smith

Tim Skelton-Smith

Head of External Communications