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George Magan

Institutional Investor, Chairman of the Board of Directors, former Deputy Governor of Bank of Ireland

George Magan joined the Board of SAMS in 2008 and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

George is Chairman of Carlton Capital Partners and Deputy Chairman of Carlton Corporate Finance.

George is Chairman of Mallett plc; and a partner in Rhone Group LLC, a private equity and investment banking business with offices in New York, London and Paris. Founder & Chairman of Hambro Magan & Co. Ltd, George became Chairman of NatWest Markets Corporate Finance upon the sale of his firm to Nat West in 1996. He assisted in the creation and separation of the firm to create Hawkpoint Partners, where he was Chairman until 2001.

During the 1970s and 1980s George Magan was a Director of Morgan Grenfell & Co. Throughout his distinguished City career, George has led as advisor and/or originator of some landmark corporate finance transactions, including Swiss Bank Corporation – acquisition of SG Warburg; Ford Motor Co. – acquisition of Jaguar; Vickers – acquisition of Rolls Royce Motors; Rhône-Poulenc Rorer – acquisition of Fisons; BTR – acquisitions of Thomas Tilling , Dunlop & Hawker Siddley; Asprey Group – sale to Amedeo Holdings; Deutsche Bank – acquisition of Morgan Grenfell.