Countplus (ASX:CUP) - Incoming CEO, Hugh Humphrey
Incoming CEO, Hugh Humphrey
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  • Investment services company CountPlus (CUP) appoints Hugh Humphrey as CEO, effective July 1
  • The Board says Mr Humphrey’s “exceptional strategic growth experience, digital and transformation capabilities and vision” are key to the company’s ongoing success
  • With over 15 years of senior role experience in finance and corporate advisory, he’s worked for big companies such as NAB Bank and AMP Advice, Banking and Corporate Super, managing projects of up to $30 billion and overseeing up to 1200 people
  • CountPlus has also promoted current CFO Laurent Toussaint to Chief Financial and Operating Officer
  • CUP shares are trading 5.93 per cent higher at 62.5 cents at 10:44 am AEST

Investment services company CountPlus (CUP) has appointed Hugh Humphrey as CEO, effective July 1.

The Board said Mr Humphrey’s “exceptional strategic growth experience, digital and transformation capabilities and vision” are key attributes critical to the ongoing success of the company.

With over 15 years of senior role experience in finance and corporate advisory, he has worked for big companies such as NAB Bank, AMP Advice, Banking and Corporate Super and Hillross Financial Services.

In his roles, he has managed big projects of up to $30 billion and oversaw up to 1200 people.

“I have admired the development of the business in recent years and am excited about leading its growth to be a significant financial services group,” said Mr Humphrey.

The company had also promoted current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Laurent Toussaint to Chief Financial and Operating Officer.

“Laurent Toussaint has a terrific reputation as a leading CFO in the market and I’m delighted he has agreed to the expanded responsibilities of Chief Financial and Operating Officer.”

Chairman Ray Kellerman stated that with the appointment of Mr Humphrey as the new
CEO, combined with the credentialed operational strength of Mr Toussaint, Countplus is very well placed to continue to evolve into a significant financial services group.

As part of Mr Humphrey’s contract, his remuneration includes a salary of $577,500 per annum including superannuation and, short-term and long-term incentives.

CUP shares were trading 5.93 per cent higher at 62.5 cents at 10:44 am AEST.

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