• by  • August 19, 2019 • Doric II


    Appointment of two non-executive directors

    The Board of the Company is pleased to announce the appointments of Suzanne Procter and Andreas Tautscher as independent, non-executive directors of the Company, such appointments being eligible for re-election at the next annual general meeting.

    Suzie brings over 37 years’ experience in financial markets, with specific expertise in asset management.  Suzie was previously a non-executive director of TR Property Investment Trust plc, an investment company listed on the FTSE 250 index.  Her executive roles included Partner and member of the Executive Management Committee at Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Managing Director of Lazard Asset Management, Head of Institutional Sales at INVESCO Asset Management, Director and Head of Fixed Income Business at Pictet International Management Ltd and Head of Fixed Income at Midland Montagu Asset Management.  Suzie is resident in the United Kingdom.

    Andreas brings over 30 years’ financial services experience.  He currently serves as a non- executive director and member of the Audit Committee of BH Global Limited, a Guernsey closed-ended investment company whose shares are traded on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.  Andreas is also a director and CEO of Altair Group, a leading independent director services business in the Channel Islands.  From 1994 to 2018 Andreas held various roles at Deutsche Bank and was most recently CEO of the Channel Islands and Head of Financial Intermediaries for EMEA.  He was previously a non-executive director of the Virgin Group.  Andreas qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 and is resident in Guernsey.

    Geoff Hall, Chairman of the Company commented:

    I am pleased that both Suzanne and Andreas have agreed to join the Board.  Suzanne and Andreas, with backgrounds in asset management and banking respectively, bring significant knowledge and expertise in addition to having served on investment company boards. The Company and its shareholders should benefit from bringing diversity and new perspectives to the Board, and combining these with the continuity provided by its existing members.

    For further information, please contact:

    For administrative and company information:

    JTC Fund Solutions (Guernsey) Limited
    +44 (0) 1481 702400

    For shareholder information:

    Nimrod Capital LLP 
    +44 (0) 20 7382 4565


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