LONDON: Ultimate Sports Group has announced the appointment of Matthew Farnum-Schneider as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1 August 2019.
Matthew Farnum-Schneider is an experienced senior executive, having most recently been a Managing Director and Senior Adviser to the CEO at Credit Suisse between 2015-2019, prior to which he was Managing Director at the Chief Executive Office of Prudential PLC between 2014-2015.
Between 2012-2013, Matthew was Director of International Economics of the White House National Security Council, prior to which, he was appointed by the White House to manage the US government’s development finance institution, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Matthew Farnum-Schneider said: “I am delighted to be joining USG as CEO and look forward to providing more details on our strategy for the business in the coming months.”
Commenting on the appointment, Executive Chairman, Richard Owen said: “I am very pleased that someone the calibre of Matthew will be joining USG as CEO and has committed himself to spearhead the corporate development of the Group.”
Edited by Nayyar Iqbal