MA Financial Group Limited (ASX: MOE or “MA Financial Group”) today announces that it has appointed Ms Alexandra Goodfellow and Ms Kate Pilcher Ciafone to its Board of Directors. 

Ms Goodfellow joins the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director and will Chair its Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Ms Ciafone will replace Mr Joe Simon as a Non-Executive Director. All changes take immediate effect. 

Ms Goodfellow is Vice Chair of Korn Ferry Australasia and has 30 years’ experience in executive search and consulting. She joined Korn Ferry in 2014 and works with clients at Board, CEO and C-suite level assisting with search and succession assignments. She is on the Advisory Board of the Westmead Children’s Hospital Grace Word and is a Non-Executive Director of the Sydney Swans. 

Ms Pilcher Ciafone is Chief Operating Officer of Investment Banking at Moelis & Company. She has almost 20 years’ experience in the investment banking industry as both a banker and operations executive having begun her career with UBS Investment Bank prior to joining Moelis & Company as a founding member in 2007. 

MA Financial Group Chairman Mr Jeffrey Browne said: 

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Joe Simon for his valuable contribution to MA Financial Group over the last four years since the business was listed. 

I am delighted to welcome Alexandra and Kate to the Board. These two appointments add valuable skills, diversity and independence to our Board. 

Alexandra’s leadership and expertise in people, culture and governance will be significantly additive to this business in which people are our most valuable asset. 

Kate brings global, sector and operating experience to our Board, and we look forward to Kate’s contribution in continuing to strengthen and optimise our global Corporate Advisory strategic alliance with Moelis & Company.”