Burford Capital appoints new CFO

Investment capital provider Burford Capital announced Thursday the appointment of Miriam Connole as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Investment capital provider Burford Capital announced Thursday the appointment of Miriam Connole as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Connole will be based in the London office and responsible for the global financial affairs of the company.

It is a newly created role as Burford has previously relied on outsourced financial management and executive resources.

Connole most recently worked as Group Commercial Finance Director of UK insurer, Friends Life Group.

She is also former Chief Financial Officer of RSA's central and eastern European region and has worked in the insurance industry for the past 11 years.

"With Burford's business expanding significantly over the past year, it is time to enlist someone of Miriam's expertise and experience as CFO," Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Bogart, said.

"We are delighted to have found someone with her international perspective, tax background, and deep involvement in the financial services industry."

RD

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