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Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Perpetual Inc&Growth

Appointment of a Director

Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust plc

HEADLINE:    Appointment of a Director

The Board of Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust plc (‘the Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Cochrane as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 28 October 2015. Victoria will also serve on the Company’s Audit and Management Engagement Committees.

Victoria Cochrane is a former Member of the Global Executive Board of Ernst & Young, where she was responsible for Risk worldwide. She stood down from her executive career in 2013, having been a Partner in the firm for 20 years. Prior to the global role, she spent two years as a Member of the UK Executive, responsible for Risk, and was Managing Partner for Risk and General Counsel before that. Victoria is a qualified solicitor and spent more than 10 years as a litigator. She is also a non-executive director of HM Courts & Tribunals Service and of Bowater Industries Ltd.

Victoria Cochrane does not currently hold any of the Company’s ordinary shares.

No information is to be disclosed in respect of paragraphs 9.6.13(1) to 9.6.13(6) of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Rules.

Bill Alexander, Chairman, commented: “Following a thorough search and selection process, in which a number of strong candidates were identified, I am delighted to welcome Victoria Cochrane to the Board of the Company.  Victoria brings with her a wealth of relevant financial sector experience and risk management expertise. I have no doubt that she will be a most valuable appointment, further strengthening the Board.”

Kelly Nice

for and on behalf of

Invesco Asset Management Limited

Company Secretary

28 October 2015


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