PowerShares Global Funds Ireland appointed Bernhard Langer to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Henley-on-Thames – PowerShares Global Funds Ireland plc (LSE:IRSH), announces the appointment of Mr Bernhard Langer as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective as of Monday, 5 September 2016, following the further approval of the Central Bank of Ireland.

About Bernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer became Chief Investment Officer for the Invesco Quantitative Strategies team at Invesco in January 2009 and is responsible for the quantitative equities investment approach, related products and clients. He oversees more than 40 investment professionals worldwide, with team members in New York, Boston, Frankfurt, Melbourne and Tokyo. Mr. Langer began his investment career in 1989 with Bayerische Vereinsbank, moving to their asset management function where he led the strategy team from 1992 until his departure. He joined Invesco in 1994 as a portfolio manager for equities and became head of equities in 1996 and CIO for Germany in 2000. In 2002, he assumed responsibility for the Quantitative Strategies Group.

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