Perpetual Income & Growth Investment Trust appoints Victoria Cochrane to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Henley-on-Thames – Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust plc (LSE:PLI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Cochrane as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 28 October 2015. Victoria will also serve on the Company’s Audit and Management Engagement Committees.

Victoria Cochrane is a former Member of the Global Executive Board of Ernst & Young, where she was responsible for Risk worldwide. She stood down from her executive career in 2013, having been a Partner in the firm for 20 years. Prior to the global role, she spent two years as a Member of the UK Executive, responsible for Risk, and was Managing Partner for Risk and General Counsel before that. Victoria is a qualified solicitor and spent more than 10 years as a litigator. She is also a non-executive director of HM Courts & Tribunals Service and of Bowater Industries Ltd.

Bill Alexander, Chairman, commented: “Following a thorough search and selection process, in which a number of strong candidates were identified, I am delighted to welcome Victoria Cochrane to the Board of the Company. Victoria brings with her a wealth of relevant financial sector experience and risk management expertise. I have no doubt that she will be a most valuable appointment, further strengthening the Board.”

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