Ashmore Group PLC
19th February 2013
Ashmore Group plc
Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") announces the appointments of Dame Anne Pringle DCMG, and Charles Outhwaite to the Board as Non Executive Directors effective 19th February 2013.
There are no details required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 in connection with these appointments.
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Notes to Editors:
Dame Anne Pringle DCMG
Dame Anne Pringle graduated from St Andrews University with an MA in French and German. Dame Anne has over 30 years experience as a career diplomat with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, focussing in particular on the EU, Russia and Eastern Europe. Between 2001 to 2004, she was the British Ambassador to the Czech Republic and from 2004 to 2007 Director of Strategy and Information at the FCO and a member of the FCO Board. From 2008-2011 she served as Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Dame Anne was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (DCMG) in the 2010 New Year Honours List. She is a Public Appointments Assessor and a Member of St Andrews University Court.
Charles Outhwaite is a graduate in modern history from Oxford University and also holds an MBA from Warwick business school. He has over 25 years experience in corporate finance with a particular focus on the financial services sector. He is currently a Senior Advisor to Evercore Partners and was a Partner and Managing Director of Lexicon Partners prior to its acquisition by Evercore in 2011. Charles Outhwaite began his investment banking career with J Henry Schroder Wagg & Co and was a Managing Director of Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette ("DLJ"), and, until 2001, of Credit Suisse First Boston's Financial Institutions Group following its acquisition of DLJ in 2000.
Ashmore Group is a leading emerging markets fund manager with long experience of investment outperformance through active management across its core investment themes : external debt, local currency, corporate debt, blended debt, equities , multi- strategy, alternatives in addition to currency overlay/liquidity.
More information is available on the Group's website www.AshmoreGroup.com
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