Amigo Holdings PLC (LSE: AMGO), a leading provider of guarantor loans in the UK, announces Michael Bartholomeusz will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director. Michael’s appointment as a Non-Executive Director is expected to be effective from today.
Michael has over 35 years of experience, including at board level in a variety of financial services companies. Michael is a qualified chartered accountant and has held senior management and board level positions with First National Bank plc, GE Capital Europe, AIG UK, KPMG, Prudential UK and Flood Re. He was Chief Risk Officer at AIG UK and Flood Re and the Regulatory and Conduct Risk Director at Prudential UK.
He is currently Non-Executive Chair of the Board of ORIC International, an operational risk consortium for the (re)insurance and investment management sector and an advisor to Ambiental Risk Analytics. In the recent past he was a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit and Compliance Committee at British Friendly Society.
Michael will also take over as Chair of the Risk Committee at Amigo, subject to approval for the role by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Senior Managers Regime.
Jonathan Roe, Chair said: “We are delighted that Michael Bartholomeusz has agreed to join Amigo’s Board as a Non-Executive Director and, subject to approval by the FCA, Chair of Amigo’s Risk Committee. Michael brings to the Board a wealth of risk management and regulatory advisory experience and expertise of U.K. regulated financial services businesses.” Michael Bartholomeusz, Non-Executive Director said: “I am delighted to be part of a refreshed Board at Amigo. I am looking forward to helping navigate the organisation to a more predictable and successful future.”
Following the appointment of Michael, the total number of Directors on Amigo’s Board will consist of four independent Non-Executive Directors, including the Chair, and two Executive Directors.