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Link Financial Group Appoints John Kerr as Chairman

2 October 2018

London, 2nd October 2018

Link Financial Group, one of Europe’s leading alternative investment management firms and servicers of consumer and SME loans operating under the LCM Partners and Link Financial brands, today announced the appointment of John Kerr as Chairman.

John will succeed Philippe Paillart when Philippe retires from the Board after 19 years with the Group. John has extensive and broad experience of leading global businesses, most recently as Vice Chairman of Global Consulting at Deloitte, and prior to that as Deloitte’s CEO of Global Consulting.

Commenting on his appointment, John Kerr said “I am delighted to be joining Link Financial Group as Chairman having worked with the team for the past 10 years. They are outward thinking with an ability to spot unique investment opportunities. The recent strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management to grow the platform into new markets will leverage the capabilities of both firms and I look forward to joining them on the next phase of growth and development.”

Paul Burdell, Co-founder of Link Financial Group added “I would like to thank Philippe for his invaluable contribution, expertise and loyalty throughout the past 19 years. His experience and friendship will be greatly missed, and we wish Philippe all the best for the future. I have worked on projects with John for many years and have seen firsthand his interaction with clients, suppliers and teams. When John mentioned he would be leaving Deloitte, I knew he would be the right Chairman to work alongside our founders, management and Brookfield and we are delighted that he is joining us.”

 

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