Elixirr has expanded its advisory team with the appointment of former ABN COO Keith Edginton as a Non-Executive Director. Edginton boosts the firm's Financial Services team.
Keith Edginton joins Elixirr with a decade of experience in non-executive roles, including at Catalyst Consulting and ABN Amro, as well as knowledge gained while running his own successful coaching consulting firm. Prior to his entrepreneurial spell, Edginton acted as COO and board member of ABN AMRO’s Wholesale Clients division for almost five years, between 1997 and 2002, during which he transformed the services business. Before this, he worked for UBS Europe from 1986 to 1997; first in the Equities practice, and later in Corporate Management, fulfilling the role of CIO. Between 1984 and 1986, he worked as a Consultant ad PwC.
As Non-Executive Director, Edginton joins Elixirr’s Financial Services practice and will work alongside former Credit Suisse Global Operations Managing Director Barry Lewis, founding member of Elixirr and Retail Banking Lead Graham Busby, card and payments specialist Joe Dall and African practice Lead Dieter Halfar. Edginton’s appointment follows growing demand for Elixirr’s services, says the firm, adding that his experience makes him a perfect match. “We are thrilled that Keith has joined us. His vast industry experience will be invaluable in shaping and strengthening our growing Financial Services team,” comments Stephen Newton, Elixirr’s Founder & Managing Partner. “We are a firm of entrepreneurs and Keith is no exception. His enthusiasm for the changing future of the financial services landscape aligns with our vision for making change happen and I am very much looking forward to working with him.”
Commenting on him joining Elixirr, Edginton says: “I’m delighted to be part of the Elixirr team. What attracted me to Elixirr is their entrepreneurial style and client centric approach to consulting. I believe these are critical, differentiating factors that uniquely position Elixirr in the market.”
Edginton follows a number of high profile industry leaders that have off late joined the fast growing London-based Elixirr, such as former Deputy CEO of RBS Chris Sullivan, former PwC, Accenture and IBM Partner Michael Spiteri, and Peter Christmas.