TP ICAP Appoints Philip Price to its Board as Executive Director - The Industry Spread

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TP ICAP Appoints Philip Price to its Board as Executive Director

September 3, 2018
Philip Price, Group General Counsel & Head of Compliance, TP ICAP
Philip Price, Group General Counsel & Head of Compliance, TP ICAP

TP ICAP, the global firm of professional intermediaries that operate in the world of commodities, financial and energy market has announced today the appointment of Philip Price to its board as an Executive Director. Philip Price is associated with the company for more than three years and has joined earlier to Tullett Prebon to its acquisition of ICAP in late 2015.

According to the statement released by the company that the appointment of Philip Price is taken after a review by the company’s board’s personnel. The broker indicated that it is trying to balance out the number of Executive and Non-Executive on its board. 

Commenting on the appointment, Group Chairman of TP ICAP, Rupert Robson said: 

“I would like to welcome Philip to the Board. Given the increasingly complicated and fast-paced regulatory environment in which we operate, we are certain to benefit from his considerable and wide-ranging experience.”

Mr Price is currently working as General Counsel and Global Head of Compliance in the company. He has over two decades of experience of handling regulatory affairs in the financial industry.

Starting his career in 1995, he has worked with some of the top financial services company of the region. He started with Group Legal Advisor at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, a private bank now owned by Societe Generale where he worked for two years. After this, he moved to UBS AG, where in his 10 years tenure with the company, he was promoted to Managing Director and Head of EMEA Corporate Legal Services. In 2006, he went on to join SRM Global Fund as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer for the hedge fund and then to Candover Investments in 2009 as Company Secretary and General Counsel. In 2012, he moved to a PE firm – Arle Capital as Partner and General Counsel and finally to TP ICAP in mid-2015.

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