FLEMING OVERSEAS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
7 September 1999
APPOINTMENT OF A NEW DIRECTOR
Following the decision of Mark Fitzalan Howard to
retire from the Board at the Annual General Meeting
in October 1999 and in view of the Board's belief
that it is in the Company's best interests to
have one Director on the Board who is connected
with Flemings, the Directors are pleased to
announce that Geoffrey Howe, a Director of Robert
Fleming Holdings and General Counsel of Flemings
has agreed to become a Director of the Company
after Mark's retirement.
The appointment will take effect from 1 November 1999.
Fleming Investment Trust Management Ltd
For further information contact Liz Hayman 0171 638 5858