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Polar Capital Hldgs (POLR)

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Wednesday 08 December, 2021

Polar Capital Hldgs

Directorate Change

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Polar Capital Holdings PLC
08 December 2021

8 December 2021 


Polar Capital Holdings PLC (the "Company")


Appointment of Director  

Polar Capital Holdings PLC ("the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Anand Aithal as a non-executive Director at the next meeting of the Board on 17 January 2022.


Anand is an entrepreneur with expertise in knowledge-intensive professional services organisations. He is a board member of Lifescale Ltd, a financial technology firm and BPL (Holdings) Limited, a specialist insurance broker. Anand is also a non-executive board member of the UK Cabinet Office and a non-executive appointee to the Council Board of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.


He was a co-founder of Amba Investment Services Ltd, a leading provider of data analysis services to the financial services industry. Previously, Anand had been a managing director at Goldman Sachs where he gained extensive business experience in international and emerging markets, having worked in multiple locations in Asia, Europe and the Americas.


David Lamb, Chairman, commented " We are delighted that Anand has agreed to join the Board.  He brings an entrepreneurial perspective and extensive experience in investment research, data analytics and financial technology in financial services and asset management businesses. We look forward to working with him on the Polar Capital Board."


A full list of Anand Aithal's current directorships and past directorships held within the last five years are listed below.


Current Directorships (as at 8 December 2021)

Position  Company

Director  Bama Limited

Director   BPL (Holdings) Limited

Director   Lifescale Limited


Past Directorships (in the last five years)

Director  Aldridge Education (charity)

Director   Restless Development (charity)


Anand Aithal does not currently hold any shares in the capital of the Company.


Full Name   Anand Aithal  

Age                               53

Previous names          None



Save as disclosed above, there are no further disclosures required to be made in respect of the appointment of Anand Aithal under Schedule 2(g) or Rule 17 of the AIM Rules for Companies.



Polar Capital Holdings PLC

David Lamb (Chairman)
Gavin Rochussen (CEO)

+44 (0)20 7227 2700

Numis - Nomad and Joint Broker

Giles Rolls 

Charles Farquhar

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Peel Hunt - Joint Broker

Andrew Buchanan

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Camarco - PR Advisers

Ed Gascoigne-Pees

Monique Perks

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