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Wednesday 16 January, 2008

Barclays Global Inv

Appointment of Director

Barclays Global Inv Cash Selection
16 January 2008

                          Stock Exchange Announcement

For immediate release                                                                          16 January 2008

               Barclays Global Investors Cash Selection Funds plc

                                 (the 'Company')

                        Re:      Appointment of Director

The Board of Directors of Company wish to announce that with effect from 11
January 2008, Mr William Roberts has been appointed as a Director of the

Mr Roberts has been admitted variously as a solicitor, barrister and attorney at
law in Scotland, Hong Kong, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. He was a senior
assistant (1990-1994) and then partner (1994-1999) with the Cayman Firm W.S.
Walker & Company where he concentrated on collective investment vehicle
formation and provided ongoing vehicle advice with particular focus on hedge and
private equity funds. Between 1998 and 2000, he was Secretary to the
International Bar Associations' sub-committee on specialised investment funds.
He also served as a director of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange from 1996 to
1999. Currently Mr. Roberts serves as a director to several investment companies
and investment management companies domiciled in Ireland.

Mr Roberts has no unspent convictions, has never been declared bankrupt, nor has
he been the subject of an individual voluntary arrangement or a receivership of
any assets held by him.  Mr Roberts was not a director with an executive
function of any company at the time of or within the 12 months preceding its
bankruptcy, receivership, administration, compulsory liquidation creditors
voluntary liquidation, company voluntary arrangement or composition or
arrangement with its creditors generally.  There have been no public criticisms
of Mr Roberts by any statutory or regulatory authority nor has Mr Roberts ever
been disqualified by a court from acting as a director of a company or from
acting in the management or conduct of the affairs of any company.  Mr Roberts
has not been a partner of any partnership at the time or within 12 months
preceding its compulsory liquidation, administration or partnership voluntary
arrangement.  Mr Roberts has not had a receiver appointed over any of his assets
or of any of the assets of a partnership of which he was a partner within 12
months after he ceased to be a partner of that partnership.

A memorandum detailing the names of all companies and partnerships of which Mr
Roberts has been a director or partner in the past five years, together with an
indication of whether or not he is still a director or partner, is available for
inspection at the Offices of Goodbody Stockbrokers, Ballsbridge Park,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Goodbody Stockbrokers                                                   Sarah Fallon

                                                                        +353 1 6419136

This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

                           The Irish Stock Exchange.

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