The Board of Pantheon International PLC (LON:PIN) today announced the appointment of Mary Ann Sieghart as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Audit Committee, Management Engagement Committee and Nomination Committee with effect from 30 October 2019.
Mary Ann Sieghart is a Non-Executive Director of The Merchants Trust plc and was, until recently, Senior Independent Director of The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc. She is Chair of the Social Market Foundation think tank, and a trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust, among other voluntary posts. Mary Ann is a political journalist and broadcaster and was formerly Assistant Editor of The Times, a Lex Columnist at the Financial Times and City Editor of Today. She has spent the academic year 2018-19 as a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
There are no other details or disclosures to be made which are required under LR 9.6.13R of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Listing Rules for the appointment of Mary Ann Sieghart.
Sir Laurie Magnus, Chairman of PIP, commented: “I am delighted that Mary Ann has agreed to join the Board of PIP at the end of October 2019. I believe that her varied and impressive career in journalism, and her roles on the boards of other investment trusts, will be extremely complementary to the current expertise on PIP’s Board. The Board looks forward to welcoming Mary Ann in the coming months.”