Appointment of Non-Executive Director

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Pantheon International PLC
07 August 2019

7 August 2019


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Pantheon International Plc ("PIP" or the "Company")


Appointment of Non-Executive Director



The Board of PIP is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Ann Sieghart as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee, Management Engagement Committee and Nomination Committee with effect from 30 October 2019.

Mary Ann Sieghart
is a Non-Executive Director of The Merchants Trust plc and was, until recently, Senior Independent Director of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc. She is Chair of the Social Market Foundation think tank, and a trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust, among other voluntary posts. Mary Ann is a political journalist and broadcaster and was formerly Assistant Editor of The Times, a Lex Columnist at the Financial Times and City Editor of Today. She has spent the academic year 2018-19 as a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.


There are no other details or disclosures to be made which are required under LR 9.6.13R of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules for the appointment of Mary Ann Sieghart.



Sir Laurie Magnus, Chairman of PIP, commented: "I am delighted that Mary Ann has agreed to join the Board of PIP at the end of October 2019. I believe that her varied and impressive career in journalism, and her roles on the boards of other investment trusts, will be extremely complementary to the current expertise on PIP's Board.  The Board looks forward to welcoming Mary Ann in the coming months."



 LEI:  2138001B3CE5S5PEE928

For more information please visit PIP's website at or contact:

Andrew Lebus or Vicki Bradley                                

Pantheon Ventures (UK) LLP                                    

020 3356 1800





PIP is a listed FTSE 250 private equity investment trust, overseen by an independent Board of Directors and managed by Pantheon, one of the leading investment managers globally. PIP offers a differentiated entry point to an investment company of scale with risk managed through selection and diversification, and to the excellent growth potential generated by some of the best private equity managers in the world.


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