F&C Investment Trust

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 6303F
F&C Investment Trust PLC
10 March 2020
 

F&C Investment Trust PLC

Appointment of a Director

 

 

The Board of F&C Investment Trust PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Quintin Price as an independent non-executive Director with effect from 10 March 2020.

 

Quintin is a senior adviser at Actis, a privately-owned private equity, real estate and energy & infrastructure company. He is also a non-executive director of Aperture Investors, a New York based fund manager and is on the Investment Committee of the Leverhulme Trust which is a large national grant-making organisation that supports scholarships for the purposes of research and education.

 

From 2005 to 2015 he was at BlackRock where he was global head of alpha strategies and a member of the global executive committee.

 

Commenting on the appointment, Beatrice Hollond, Chairman, said:

 

" Quintin brings investment banking and investment management knowledge and expertise to the Board from a 30 year career working at a senior level for a number of leading companies and we are delighted that he is joining the Board of F&C Investment Trust PLC ."

 

Other than a previous non-executive directorship at Polar Capital Holdings plc, no further information is required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13 in respect of this appointment. 

 

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Enquiries to:

 

 

Hugh Potter, BMO Investment Business Limited

 

Telephone No: 020 7011 5183

 


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