F&C Investment Trust plc has appointed Stephen Russell as an independent Non-Executive Director, replacing Sarah Arkle who will retire from the Board on 31 January 2022.

Mr Russell is Investment Director and a member of the multi asset investment committee at Ruffer LLP, and has managed and advised pension funds and trustees for almost 30 years.

Beatrice Hollond, Chairman, commented on the appointment, stating that it continues the Company's succession plan and reflects the focus on maintaining the highest level of investment skills and knowledge.

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