Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus appoints Krishna Shanmuganathan to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Essex –  Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC (LON: AAS) today announced the appointment of Krishna Shanmuganathan to its Board of Directors as an independent non-executive Director effective from 3 June 2020.

“On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Krish to the Board. Krish brings significant strategic, Asia-focused experience to the Board,” said Board Chairman, Nigel Cayzer.

About Krishna Shanmuganathan

He founded Scylax Partners in 2016 and prior to that was a managing partner at Hakluyt & Company (Asia), a risk advisory company, having established and led the Asia Pacific offices of the firm, based in Singapore. Before that Krish held research and analyst roles at Fidelity International and Cambridge Associates after a successful and varied career in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. He holds a number of other non-executive appointments including being on the advisory board of Serendipity Capital, chairman of the trustees of St Jude India ChildCare Centres UK and a trustee of Solefield School Educational Trust.

Following his recent appointment as Chairman of Mondi plc, and after six years on the Board, Philip Yea has decided to retire from the Company’s Board at the next Annual General Meeting, to be held in December 2020. I would like to take this opportunity to thank him very much, on behalf of both the Board and shareholders, for his significant contribution as a Director since his appointment in 2014 and latterly for his expert guidance as Audit Committee Chairman.

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