19 July 2019
Stock Exchange Announcement
LIONTRUST ASSET MANAGEMENT PLC
Liontrust Asset Management Plc ("Liontrust" or the "Company"), the specialist independent fund management group, confirms the following directorate changes:
Mandy Donald will, subject to regulatory approval, join the Board on 1 August 2019 as an Independent Non-executive Director and will become Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee on 20 September 2019.
Mandy has board experience in both complex organisations and early stage environments, and brings a background of strategic planning and operational management to the Company. A chartered accountant by training, she spent 18 years with EY before steering her focus towards the growth of new companies, serving on the boards of a diverse range of start-up businesses. Mandy is a Trustee of The Institute of Cancer Research, where she is also Chair of the Audit Committee, she is also a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Punter Southall Group. Mandy holds a Financial Times Non-Executive Diploma with a focus in corporate governance.
Current listed company directorships - None.
Other listed company directorships in the previous five years - None.
The Company confirms that there are no further matters to be disclosed pursuant to the requirements of paragraph LR 9.6.13 R of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.
Adrian Collins, Non-executive Chairman of Liontrust, said: "We welcome Mandy Donald to Liontrust's Board of Directors and we know she will be a great addition. Mandy brings extensive and valuable experience, having worked with EY for 18 years as well as with a broad range of financial and non-financial entities.
"I and the rest of the Board are looking forward to working with Mandy and to her contribution to the further growth of Liontrust over the coming years."
For further information please contact:
Liontrust Asset Management Plc 020 7412 1700
John Ions www.liontrust.co.uk
Simon Hildrey - Chief Marketing Officer
Numis Securities Limited 020 7260 1000
Corporate Broking & Advisory - Charles Farquhar
Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited 020 3037 2000
Advisory - Jonny Allison, Kavita Choitram
Corporate Broking - Alex Reynolds, Alex Moraru
N+1 Singer Advisory LLP 020 7496 3000
Corporate Broking- Tom Salvesen
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