RSA announces chief financial officer (CFO) appointment
RSA is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Jones as chief financial officer. Charlotte replaces Scott Egan who moved to become CEO of RSA’s UK & International Division on 5 February 2019. Charlotte will serve on the Board as an executive director, reporting to Group CEO Stephen Hester. Charlotte is expected to take up the CFO position by summer 2019.
Charlotte is currently a non-executive director of RSA and member of the Group audit and Board risk committees. Her executive role is as CFO of Jupiter Fund Management plc, which she will leave to take up her new role at RSA.
Stephen Hester, RSA chief executive, commented:
“We are delighted that Charlotte has agreed to join RSA as CFO. She has excellent financial services credentials and is well known to us, having served as a non-executive director on our Board over the last year. She will be an able successor to Scott Egan and I’m looking forward to working with her.”
Charlotte Jones said:
“I’ve enjoyed getting to know RSA as a non-executive director. The business has a clear, ambitious strategy and a strong team, and I’m pleased to be getting more deeply involved to help them take their plans forward.”
Charlotte’s appointment is subject to regulatory approval. This notification is made in accordance with LR 9.6.11.
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Notes to editors
- Charlotte Jones joined Jupiter Fund Management plc as CFO in 2016. She spent 14 years to 2004 specialising in financial services at Ernst & Young (latterly as a partner). She was at Deutsche Bank AG from 2004-2013 in various senior finance roles, latterly as deputy CFO, and at Credit Suisse AG 2013-2016 as head of Group finance and chief accounting officer.
- Charlotte’s remuneration will be in line with the Directors’ Remuneration Policy approved by shareholders in May 2017 and disclosed in the Directors’ Remuneration Report.
- From the date of this announcement, Charlotte will continue as a non-executive director but will no longer be considered independent. In this capacity she will continue as a member of the Board as well as an attendee at the Group audit and risk committees.