Schroder Income Growth Fund appoints Ewen Cameron Watt to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Schroder Income Growth Fund plc (LSE:SCF), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ewen Cameron Watt as a non-executive Director of the Company, with effect from 18 December 2017.

Mr Cameron-Watt was a Managing Director at Blackrock where he spent the majority of his career (including predecessor companies), latterly as Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock Investment Institute from 2011 to 2016. Prior to this, he held a number of senior investment roles based in the UK and Hong Kong, including portfolio manager from 1995 to 2010 and Head of Asian Research for SG Warburg from 1990 to 1995. Mr Cameron-Watt was an independent adviser to the Bank of England Pension Fund from 2000 to 2006. He began his career as an analyst at EB Savory Miln in 1978.

The Company also announces that, as part of the refreshment of the Board, Mr Keith Niven retired at the Annual General Meeting held earlier today and did not seek re-election as a Director of the Company.

The Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Mr Niven for his invaluable contribution to the deliberations of the Directors during his tenure in office.

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