H&T appoints ICAEW fellow as non-exec

ICAEW FELLOW James Thornton has joined the board of pawnbroker H&T Group as a non-executive director.

Thornton replaces Andrew Brown, who is retiring following six years on the board.

Since 2009, Thornton has been a director at Strand Partners. He previously held senior positions with Lord Ashcroft KCMG-associated companies – Anne Street Partners and Global Health Partner – and has more than 15 years of experience in UK financial services, including UK finance director at Old Mutual and as head of foreign exchange at IFX.

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