Marex strengthens board with appointments of Linda Myers and Madelyn Antoncic

January 11, 2024

Marex, the diversified global financial services platform, today announces that Linda Myers and Madelyn Antoncic have been appointed to the Group Board and join this month.

Linda joins as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, replacing Jeremy Isaacs, who remains on the Board. Linda’s appointment to the Remuneration Committee is subject to regulatory approval. Linda will also serve as a member of the Audit & Compliance Committee. Madelyn will serve as a member of the Nomination, Remuneration, Audit & Compliance and Risk Committees.

Linda joins Marex’s Board following an extensive career practicing corporate law, having been a senior partner at international law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP until 2022. At Kirkland, Linda served on its global management committee from 2010 to 2020 and focused her practice on debt financing transactions for a range of public and private companies. As well as chairing the committee responsible for all the firm’s policies, she was a member of two committees that were responsible for compensation. Linda has a strong track record of supporting diversity goals, having established a number of diversity-focused task forces and initiatives at Kirkland & Ellis. Linda also sits on the boards of the National Philanthropic Trust, Gibraltar Industries and LCI Industries.

Madelyn, a Ph.D. Economist and former World Bank Vice-President and Treasurer, is currently Senior Fellow at New York University, Development Research Institute. At the World Bank (WB), from 2011 to 2015, Madelyn was responsible for overseeing every aspect of managing the WB’s and other official-sector institutions assets, as well as the Bank’s capital, annual funding program, collateral and cash management, and daily cash payments and disbursements for the WB Group. She is a former Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; was Senior Advisor to UNCTAD on Sustainable Development Goals Reporting; and has held senior positions at Goldman, Barclays, Lehman, and PGI. Her experience spans global markets across numerous asset classes in senior market and risk roles, and she is renowned for her leadership in financial innovation and risk management. Madelyn also sits on the board of ACWA Power, KSA; Weill Cornell Medicine; and is a Member of the UK ‘s FCDO Research Advisory Panel.

Robert Pickering, Chair of the Marex Board, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Linda and Madelyn to Marex’s Board. Both are proven leaders with significant capital markets experience and outstanding credentials in their respective fields. Based in the US, both bring valuable experience to the Board, with Linda’s US legal expertise and Madelyn’s insight into risk management. I look forward to working with them as we support Marex through the next, important phase of its growth and development”.

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