F&C Investment Trust

Directorate Change

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F&C Investment Trust PLC
04 November 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 Tom Joy as an independent non-executive Director which will take effect on 1 January 2021.

 

Tom is Chief Investment Officer of the Church Commissioners for England, which is responsible for managing the endowment portfolio of the Church of England. He is also a non-executive director of Guy's and St Thomas' Charity and chairs its Investment Committee.

 

Tom began his career as a graduate trainee at Royal Sun Alliance Investment Management. He then joined Schroders and held a variety of different roles culminating in becoming Head of Investment - Multi-Manager. He then joined RMB Asset Management where he was Chief Investment Officer until October 2009.

 

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

 

  "Tom Joy's appointment reflects our continuing focus on maintaining the highest level of investment skills and knowledge on the Board.  We are delighted that he will be joining us."

 

 

 

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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