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Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust Plc

Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust Plc

Sector: Unit Investment Trusts, Face-Amount Certificate Offices, and Closed-End Management Investment Offices Region: United Kingdom


: | London Stock Exchange: DIG


Objective of Aberdeen UK Tracker Trust Plc: The Company's investment objective is to achieve growth of income and capital from a portfolio invested mainly in companies listed or quoted in the United Kingdom.

About Aberdeen Asset Management Plc: Aberdeen Asset Management Plc is a global investment management group that manages assets for both institutional and retail clients from offices around the world. The company operates independently and only manages assets for third parties, allowing it to focus solely on their needs without conflicts of interest. Its clients access investment expertise across the three asset classes including equities, fixed income and property. The company was founded on July 1, 1983 and is headquartered in Aberdeen, UK.

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Executives

Rory Macnamara, Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director
Rory Macnamara qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and worked in merchant banking with Morgan Grenfell for 17 years (during which time it was acquired by Deutsche Bank AG). He was a Director in Corporate Finance, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Vice Chairman of Morgan Grenfell & Co Limited. In 1999, he joined Lehman Brothers, where he was a Managing Director in UK Investment Banking until 2001. He now acts as a consultant to a number of companies and is currently Chairman of Essenden plc and Mecom Group PLC, and a director of Augean PLC, Dragon Ukrainian Properties & Development plc and Mears Group PLC.
John Carson, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr John Carson is a former partner of Baillie Gifford & Co, an independent firm of Investment Managers, where he headed the department responsible for client servicing and marketing. He is a chartered accountant and prior to joining Baillie Gifford was a partner in Arthur Young (which subsequently merged to become Ernst & Young).

Current Directorships: M D Hamilton Farms Ltd (subsidiary of H D H Wills 1965 Charitable Trust); Camphill Blairdrummond Trust Ltd (charity providing care for special needs adults in Stirlingshire) and Lanthorne Construction Ltd.

Trusteeships: Chairman: H D H Wills 1965 Charitable Trust (grant making trust with assets of over £30m)
Catherine Claydon, Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Claydon worked in London for Goldman Sachs International from 1992 until 2007, most recently as a Managing Director in their Pension & Insurance Strategies Group. Previously, she was global head of Goldman Sachs Commodity Index marketing. Catherine was an MD at Lehman Brothers in their Pension Advisory Group from 2007 until 2008. She is currently a director of Witan Investment Trust PLC and is an Independent Member of the Unilever UK Pension Fund Investment Committee.

She is the founder & CEO of Claydon Advisors Limited, and is also a member of the Board of the Lehman Brothers Foundation Europe as well as a member of the Board of Governors of Virginia Primary School, Tower Hamlets.
Elisabeth Scott, Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Scott worked for Schroders in Hong Kong from 1992 until 2008, most recently as Country Head. Previously she was responsible for Schroders’ institutional client business in Hong Kong and managed multi-asset portfolios. She chaired the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association between 2005 and 2007. She is a director of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC and Fidelity China Special Situations Investment Trust PLC.
Peter Wolton, Independent Non-Executive Director
Peter Wolton qualified as a chartered surveyor with Savills and then worked for Schroders for seventeen years in asset management, initially specialising in the management of UK equity portfolios for pension funds and charities until 1993. He was based in Tokyo from 1994 where he was responsible for Schroders' asset management activities in Japan. From 1998 to 2001 he headed Schroders' global retail business. From 2002 to 2003 he was at Baring Asset Management where he held the position of Chief Executive of the Investment Management Group. He is currently a director of the New Model School Company Limited and is a former director of TR Property Investment Trust plc and a former director of Schroder Japan Growth Fund plc.

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