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First Names Group increase its Senior Management Team

18 March 2013

Leading trust and corporate service provider, First Names Group is delighted to announce the appointment of three new directors. Alan Mayo, Chris Tushingham and Craig Brown have joined the Isle of Man office significantly increasing the local senior management team as the multi-jurisdictional group continues to grow. 

Alan Mayo has taken the reins as the Group's Change and Integration Director.  Based in the Isle of Man, Alan will be responsible for the implementation of the Group's ambitious growth strategy that will see continued international expansion both organically and through strategic acquisitions. Alan has an impressive track record built on over 20 years'€™ experience in the delivery of business and IT change, primarily in financial services. Alan holds an MBA from Manchester University and specialises in post-merger integration and has also worked with an array of household brands such as Littlewoods and the Cooperative. 

Chris Tushingham has returned to the Isle of Man from Jersey to take up the new role of Operations Director. Chris is a qualified Chartered Accountant, he brings over 32 years'€™ financial experience to the role and extensive knowledge of a wide variety of multi-jurisdictional wealth structures including property, trading and tax.  Chris, who is STEP qualified and has worked as far afield as the Bahamas, will take responsibility for the day-to-day operational efficiency and regulatory compliance.

Craig Brown has been appointed Client Services Director. Craig previously worked as Managing Director for a local fiduciary company and has an impressive career history in the corporate services industry having working in a various sectors including oil, telecommunications, property and retail. A Cambridge graduate, Craig is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Charter Tax Adviser.  He has developed extensive knowledge and expertise in the corporate services industry specifically in relation to international corporate structuring and bespoke fiduciary structures

Declan Kenny, CEO of the Group said; "I am delighted to welcome Alan, Chris and Craig to First Names Group. They all have unrivalled experience and knowledge in their respective area and I know they are going to be invaluable members of the senior management team. These new appointments demonstrate our continuous investment in bolstering our team to ensure we have the strength in breadth and depth of skills, experience and expertise needed for us to achieve our vision of being the first name in the services we deliver."

For any enquiries please contact Rachael Horsthuis.