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Media Release issued: 2 February 2023

Ignition Advice announces new appointee to board

Ken Lambden has been appointed to the board of digital advice provider Ignition Advice as a non-executive director, effective 30 January 2023.

Based in the UK, Mr Lambden has over 30 years of experience in financial services, particularly in investment management, with his most recent experience as a Chief Executive Officer at J O Hambro Capital Management.

Mr Lambden has also been Chief Investment Officer at Baring Asset Management, and spent over 15 years at Schroders Investment Management in various roles, including Global Head of Equities, Chief Executive Officer of Australia, and Head of Australian Equities. He is currently a non-executive director of Quilter Financial Planning, having joined that board in March 2020 and has also served as a non-executive Director of RWC Investment Management.

Ignition chairman Peter Meurer said:

“Mr Lambden’s appointment brings a wealth of international experience and knowledge to the business as it continues to grow. Ken’s extensive credentials and global experience will greatly assist Ignition in achieving its strategy of becoming the leading global digital advice provider for financial institutions.”

Mr Meurer added,

“His appointment strengthens the support that our new global CEO, Terry Donohoe, has on the ground in the important UK and European markets.”