Matthew Ellis retires from The IG Group, with Silvia Tarricone becoming CEO

The Assist Digital Group announces some changes to its UK business.

Matthew had been Chief Executive Officer at The IG Group for a decade.

“He has been instrumental in creating a business that has developed significantly in recent years, setting the foundations for fantastic collaboration with Assist Digital”, commented Enrico Donati.

“Today IG Group is an important part of the Assist Digital Group, with a staff of highly-motivated, well-integrated personnel, of which we are very proud. We thank Matthew for his fundamental contribution and outstanding results, which has seen IG Group experience hypergrowth since its acquisition 3 years ago. We are happy that he will continue to support us as an advisor for the delivery of our long-term strategy and international growth.”

Matthew Ellis retires from his duties as Board Member and Chief Executive Officer of The IG Group to spend more time with his family and pursue a non-exec career. Matthew will continue to work as a Senior Advisor to the Assist Digital Group, providing valuable input to Assist Digital’s rapidly growing international footprint.

Silvia Tarricone

We are also excited to announce that Silvia Tarricone will step into the role, moving from her position as Assist Digital’s Head Of CRM Advisory, Marketing Automation & Data Driven Consulting to CEO of The IG Group.  Silvia brings over 15 years of professional experience gained in an international environment in the fields of Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Automation, Change Management and Process Improvement.

As the new CEO of The IG Group, Silvia’s responsibilities, amongst others, will be to continue growing the UK business and further integrating Assist Digital's extensive digital service portfolio into new and existing clients.