. RNS Number:9826F Ashmore Group PLC 18 October 2007 APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore", the "Group") today announces the appointment of Graeme Dell as Chief Financial Officer. Graeme will be joining Ashmore on 3 December 2007. Graeme is currently Group Finance Director at Evolution Group plc. Jim Pettigrew will be leaving the Group on 31 October 2007. For further information, please contact: Ashmore Group plc +44 20 7557 4100 Tom Shippey +44 20 7557 4191 Penrose Financial +44 20 7786 4888 Gay Collins +44 7798 626 282 Notes to editors GRAEME DELL (aged 41) Graeme joined the Evolution Group plc ("Evolution") as Group Finance Director in August 2001. In this role, Graeme had group-wide responsibility for finance, support and infrastructure which included playing a significant role in the foundation and development of Evolution's Chinese securities business. Graeme previously worked for Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs in a range of finance, technology and operations roles both in Europe and in Asia Pacific. Graeme qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand having graduated in Engineering from Hertford College, Oxford University. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END NRAOKFKBABDDCKD