JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust announces the next appointments of Vanessa Donegan and Jeremy Whitley to its Board as Non-Executive Directors

– UK, London –  JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust plc (LON: JII) today announced the appointments of Vanessa Donegan and Jeremy Whitley as Non-Executive Directors of the Company with effect from 1st February 2020.

About Vanessa Donegan

Vanessa Donegan joined Allied Dunbar Assurance in 1986 and became a Founder Executive Director of Threadneedle Investments when Allied Dunbar Assurance merged with Eagle Star in 1994. She remained with the group, which later became Columbia Threadneedle Investments, until her retirement in 2018, holding various senior positions, including Head of Asia Pacific Equities, EMEA. She is a non-executive director of Herald Investment Management

About Jeremy Whitley

Jeremy Whitley is a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of The Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust plc and chairman and trustee of Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust. Jeremy left Aberdeen Asset Management in March 2017, where he had been Head of UK and European equities since July 2009, following a twenty-nine-year investment career. Previous roles there included Senior Investment Manager on the global equities team as well as the Asian equities team, based in Singapore, where he was lead manager of the Edinburgh Dragon Trust. He began his investment career at SG Warburg & Co in 1988.

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