LGL Group, a leading independent provider of fund, corporate, and family office solutions, today confirmed a series of leadership changes for its multi-jurisdictional business. The announcement of the new Executive team comes as the company reaches a pivotal stage in its evolution and growth.

The internal appointments are part of a series of changes developed to ensure the group continues their planned trajectory and are well-positioned for further development.

Zena Couppey joined LGL in 2020 as Chief Commercial Officer and will now take the role of Chief Executive Officer, having responsibility for the strategic leadership of the business and the continued delivery of exceptional quality services to LGL’s clients. Zena has over 22 years of financial services experience that extends across all aspects of the industry.  Her successful track record is built through many years of working with Institutional Investors, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and Family Offices who specialise in real assets.

Zena will be joined by Spencer Daley and Peter Messervy-Gross who will continue in their roles as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer respectively. In addition, Mike Newton is promoted into the role of Chief Operating Officer, Mike joined LGL in 2021, and has over 25 years of experience across the financial services sector, with a strong focus on Private Equity and Venture Capital. Stephen McKenna, previously Group Head of Alternative Assets and ESG, is promoted into the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Stephen is based in LGL’s Luxembourg office, working with the existing team to further strengthen LGL’s service offering in this jurisdiction.

Commenting on the appointments, Zena said:

I am proud to be appointed as the first female CEO in the Company’s history.  LGL has a fantastic culture of equal opportunities for all, nurturing and retaining talent and delivering outstanding service to our customers.  I am fortunate to work alongside some very talented colleagues, they are our most important asset, shaping the client experience and determining our ultimate success. I am excited to be leading the Group in its next phase of growth and maturity.