ICAP hired Stuart Bridges from insurance firm Hiscox yesterday, appointing him as the brokerage’s new group finance director.
Bridges has been Hiscox’s chief finance officer since 1999 and is a long-serving board member and executive director.
"Stuart brings valuable experience and an impressive track record in the global financial services industry and I am delighted that he is joining ICAP,” said chief executive Michael Spencer.
“It is an exciting time to be joining ICAP: we are focused on investing further in expanding our product portfolio and services into areas where we see potential and redeploying our energies on our market leading assets.”
Bridges, a 54-year old accountant, has also worked at Henderson Global Investors and has roles at the Association of British Insurers and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.