Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

European Exch.STOXX (EUN)

  Print      Mail a friend

Monday 03 December, 2007

European Exch.STOXX

Resignation & Appointment

European Exchange-Traded Fnd Co.PLC
03 December 2007

                          Stock Exchange Announcement

For immediate release                                                                         3 December  2007

           European Exchange-Traded Fund Company plc (the 'Company')

              Re:          Resignation and Appointment of Director

The Board of Directors (the 'Directors') of the Company wish to announce the
resignation of Christopher Sutton as a Director of the Company with effect from
28 March 2007 and the appointment of Timothy West with effect from 3 December

Timothy West is the chief operating officer of iShares Europe, the exchange
traded fund business of Barclays Global Investors. Prior to joining Barclays
Global Investors, Mr West was a founding director of Bluerock Consulting and
prior to that was in Private Banking and Corporate Finance with UBS. Mr West
started his career in management consulting with Price Waterhouse.

1999-2005 Founding Partner and Managing Consultant at Bluerock Consulting

2005-date Chief Operating Officer, iShares Europe at Barclays Global Investors

Timothy West has never:

(i) had any unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences; or

(ii) been bankrupt or the subject of a voluntary arrangement, or has had a
receiver appointed to any of his assets; or

(iii) been a director of any company which, while he was a director with an
executive function or within 12 months after he ceased to be a director with an
executive function, had a receiver appointed or went into compulsory
liquidation, creditors voluntary liquidation, administration or company
voluntary arrangements, or made any composition or arrangements with its
creditors generally or with any class of its creditors; or

(iv) been a partner of any partnership, which while he was a partner or within
12 months after he ceased to be a partner, went into compulsory liquidation,
administration or partnership voluntary arrangement, or had a receiver appointed
to any partnership asset;

(v) had any public criticism by statutory or regulatory authorities (including
recognised professional bodies); or

(vi) been disqualified by a court from acting as a director or from acting in
the management or conduct of affairs of any company.

A memorandum detailing the names of all companies and partnerships of which Mr.
West 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.

The delay in making this announcement in relation the the resignation of Mr.
Christopher Sutton to the Irish Stock Exchange was due to an administrative
error on the part of the Fund.


Barclays Global Investors                                               Stephane Kuzmin
                                                                                                     +44 (0)
                                                                        207 668 8351
Goodbody Stockbrokers                                                   Sarah Fallon

                                                                        +353 1 6419136

This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

                            The Irish Stock Exchange

                      This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange        EILFVSFRLVIID                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

a d v e r t i s e m e n t