SelfWealth (ASX:SWF) share price flat despite new CEO

The SelfWealth Ltd (ASX: SWF) share price is flat today after the company announced a new CEO and board restructure. Here’s the lowdown.

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The SelfWealth Ltd (ASX: SWF) share price is failing to respond today after the company announced a new CEO and board restructure. At the time of writing, the online brokerage company’s shares are swapping hands for 60.5 cents.

About the new CEO

Investors appear unfazed by the company’s latest update, leaving the SelfWealth share price unchanged in morning trade.

According to this morning’s release, SelfWealth has appointed Cath Whitaker as its new CEO, effective 20 April 2021.

The company highlighted that Ms Whitaker has more than 20 years of experience in global financial services. In her most recent role, Ms Whitaker held the position of global leader of digital transformation at Marsh Inc. This saw Ms Whitaker oversee the development and implementation of Marsh’s digital and data strategy for risk management and corporate divisions.

Marsh Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international professional services firm, Marsh McLennan Companies Inc (NYSE: MMC). The parent company was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in New York. The group has an annual revenue turnover of $17 billion.

SelfWealth selected Ms Whitaker to lead its next growth phrase, after a successful 24 months. The company is focused on delivering ongoing product innovation, and digital best practices.

SelfWealth managing director Rob Edgley commented:

Our current team, together with founder and former CEO Andrew Ward, have done a fantastic job in building a fast-growing business with a trusted brand, an engaged community of traders and an innovative product offering.

We are delighted to welcome Cath as the new CEO of SelfWealth. Her impressive track record in implementing global digital transformation programs is completely aligned with the growth strategy of SelfWealth.

SelfWealth share price summary

Over the past 12 months, the SelfWealth share price has gained over 500%, and is up around 7% year to date.

On valuation grounds, SelfWealth commands a market capitalisation of roughly $124.2 million, with 205.3 million shares outstanding.

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