Panmure Gordon & Co. plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Baldwin to the Board as a non-executive director, with effect from 1 February 2016.

Mr Baldwin will be a member of both the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee and the Remuneration Committee from the date of his appointment. In accordance with Group policy, Mr Baldwin will offer himself for election at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.

Board chairman, Ed Warner, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Steve as a non-executive director of Panmure Gordon. He brings a breadth and depth of recent experience in broking and M&A gained over his 25 year career in finance and in the City including at J.P. Morgan Cazenove and Macquarie and we look forward to the benefit of his insights in our deliberations as we ensure that Panmure Gordon is well placed to prosper over the coming years.”

Mr Baldwin commented: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Panmure Gordon and look forward to making a contribution to the future growth and success of the Company.”

Mr Baldwin, aged 47, is currently a non-executive director of Elegant Hotels Group plc and is chair of its Audit and Nominations Committees. A qualified chartered accountant, he has worked in the City for 25 years including over 10 years at J.P. Morgan Cazenove where he was Director in the industrial and energy sector and over four years at Macquarie where he was Head of European Equity Capital Markets and Corporate Broking. He has a BA (Hons) degree from Oxford University.