The Income & Growth VCT appoints Maurice Helfgott to its Board as Non-Executive Director and Chairman designate

– UK, London –  The Income & Growth VCT Plc (LON: IGV) today announced the appointment of Maurice Helfgott as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. On appointment, he will also join the Audit, Nomination & Remuneration and Investment Committees of the Company.

Jonathan Cartwright has advised the Board that he will step down as a Director and Chairman of the Company on 30 June 2020. Maurice will be appointed Chairman with effect from 1 July 2020.

The Board looks forward to welcoming Maurice’s depth of knowledge and wide-ranging experience to the Company.

About Maurice Helfgott

Maurice has extensive experience as a Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director with a proven track record in entrepreneurial, growth and established businesses across a wide range of companies. After a successful 16 year corporate career at Marks and Spencer plc, he left his role as Executive Director on the Main Board to found Amery Capital with a principal focus on investment and advisory work in digital, retail and consumer businesses.

He has an MBA from Harvard Business School with High Distinction and is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director at Moss Bros Group plc, Chairman at Oliver Sweeney Trading Ltd, Chairman of Brightpearl Ltd, Non-Executive Director at Ashworth and Parker Limited and Executive Chairman at Amery Capital Limited.

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