Fidelity Japan Trust announces upcoming appointment of David Barron to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Fidelity Japan Trust PLC (LON: FJV) today announced the appointment of David Barron to its Board as a non-executive Director with effect from 20 October 2020. He will also serve as a member of the Management Engagement, Nomination and Audit Committees of the Board.

About David Barron

David spent 25 years working in the investment management sector and was until November 2019 Chief Executive Officer of Miton Group PLC following six years with the firm. Prior to this, he was Head of Investment Trusts at JP Morgan Asset Management for more than ten years having joined Robert Fleming in 1995. He is currently Chairman of Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust PLC and a non-executive Director of Premier Miton Group PLC. He is also a lay member of the Council of Lancaster University.

He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland having qualified with Thomson McLintock.

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