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March 27, 2008

Whittington appoints executive chairman

by Gill Montia

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The international insurance investor and services company, Whittington Group, has appointed a non-executive chairman.

The new incumbent, John Loudon, is currently chairman of both Caneminster Limited and XL London Market Ltd.

He is also a director of the management companies of three funds managed by GEMS, the Hong Kong based private equity fund manager.

Mr Loudon’s extensive experience in investment banking and corporate finance includes knowledge of Asia markets from the period when he was an executive director of NM Rothschild & Sons.

Tony Hobrow, Whittington Group chief executive officer, welcomed the appointment, stating: “I am delighted that John Loudon has agreed to accept the position … his appointment underlines our growth strategy in the Asia Pacific and European regions in general.”

The group’s former chairman, Edward de Jager, will remain as an active non-executive director of the company.


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