Murray International Trust appoints Claire Binyon to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Edinburgh – Murray International Trust PLC (LSE:MYI) today announced the appointment of Ms Claire Binyon as an independent non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 May 2018.

Dr Kevin Carter, Chairman, commented on the appointment: “I would like to welcome Claire to the Board. Claire is a chartered accountant who, following an early career in corporate finance in the City, has embarked on a successful career working for global multinationals in areas of corporate development, strategic planning and finance. Claire is currently group corporate development director at Fenner PLC having previously served as head of strategy and corporate development at DS Smith Plc following similar roles in other multinational companies including Cadbury plc and InBev S.A. Claire brings significant corporate and strategic knowledge and perspective to the Board.”

The Murray International Trust PLC confirms that, as indicated in the Annual Report and financial statements, Mr Jim Best is retiring as a Director of the Company with effect from the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting today. The Directors would like to reiterate their thanks and appreciation for the contribution made by Mr Best as a Director and latterly as Senior Independent Director of the Company. Mr Peter Dunscombe will become Senior Independent Director with effect from the close of business at today’s AGM.

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