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Peter Montagnon to join the FRC

Peter Montagnon, the ABI's Director of Investment Affairs is to leave the organisation to take up a new role at the Financial Reporting Council.

In his decade at the ABI, Peter Montagnon has led a fundamental change in the landscape of UK corporate governance, with the ABI leading efforts to improve dialogue between boards and shareholders.   ABI members currently own 15% of the UK listed market, the single largest group holding of UK equity. 

Peter Montagnon will leave the ABI on 14 May ahead of taking up his new role with the Financial Reporting Council on 1 June.

Archie Kane, Chairman of the ABI, said:

"Peter Montagnon has made an invaluable contribution during his decade at the ABI, representing shareholders on a range of issues, both in the UK and internationally.  On behalf of the ABI Board I would like to thank him for his hard work and wish him all the very best in his new role."

Kerrie Kelly, Director General at the ABI, added,

"Although I have only worked with Peter for a short time, I have seen how effective he is in his dealings with companies and politicians alike.  I look forward to working with him in his future role at the FRC."

Peter Montagnon, Director of Investment Affairs, said

"After nearly a decade in this role, now is the right time to take up a new challenge. It has been a privilege to represent the ABI's members and play a leading role in driving forward higher standards of corporate governance and I look forward to continuing this work at the Financial Reporting Council."

Last updated 01/07/2016