Andrew Given confirmed as Argus CFO
London, 1 September 2017
Global commodity price reporting and news agency Argus has appointed Andrew Given as chief financial officer (CFO) of its group of companies, effective immediately.
Andrew has been acting as interim CFO at Argus since January 2017 and is responsible for financial management across Argus’ 21 offices worldwide. He previously worked as Senior Vice-President at General Atlantic, the global growth equity firm that bought a majority stake in Argus in September 2016. In this role, Andrew was part of the firm’s Resources Group and was responsible for providing financial expertise to General Atlantic and its portfolio companies.
“We grew to know Andrew well last year as he was a key part of the General Atlantic team that led the firm’s investment in Argus. He has been working with us full time for the last eight months and we are delighted that he has agreed to join us on a permanent basis,” Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks said.
Andrew Given said: “I have greatly enjoyed working with Adrian and the entire Argus team and I am looking forward to being part of the company’s exciting next phase of growth.”
Prior to General Atlantic, Andrew was a partner at PwC. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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