GBG announce arrival of Chief Financial Officer David Ward to Executive Leadership Team
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GBG announce arrival of Chief Financial Officer David Ward to Executive Leadership Team

London – July 1, GBG is pleased to confirm that David Ward has today formally taken up his Board position as CFO. Ward replaces Dave Wilson who, as part of the CFO succession plan, has now retired after twelve years of service.

In June this year, GBG announced record financial results for FY21 – with constant currency organic revenue growth of 12.1% taking full year revenue to £217.7m, and adjusted operating profit increasing by 20.8% to £57.9m.

As incoming CFO Ward will be responsible for finance, legal and governance and M&A activity across the group. Discussing his new position, Ward commented: "I am delighted to be joining GBG at such an exciting time. I am really looking forward to working with Chris, the Board and the whole team to ensure the continued success of GBG.”

The AIM listed company is building on its FY21 success by expanding its team and is currently recruiting for more than 100 roles globally.

About GBG

GBG offers a range of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers. Our market-leading technology, data and expertise help our customers improve digital access, deliver a seamless experience and establish trust, so that they can transact quickly, safely and securely with their customers online.

Headquartered in the UK and with over 1,000 team members across 15 countries, we work with 20,000 customers in over 70 countries. Some of the world's best-known businesses rely on GBG to provide digital services and keep the economy moving, from US ecommerce giants to Asia's biggest banks and European household brands.  To find out more about how we help our customers establish trust with their customers, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @gbgplc

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