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New India Investment Trust PLC
07 September 2016



Appointment of Non-Executive Director


7 September 2016


The Board of New India Investment Trust PLC (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Hughes as an independent non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 7 September 2016.


Mr Hughes is a Director of T. Bailey Asset Management Limited and acting investment consultant to various family offices and charities. He was a Director of Baring Asset Management Limited from 1998, and Chief Investment Officer from 2000, until his retirement in 2007. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Barclays Capital (previously BZW) and Chairman of the Board of pension trustees. Before 'Big Bang' he was a Partner at stockbrokers de Zoete and Bevan.


Mr Hughes is a director of JPMorgan Mid Cap Investment Trust plc.


No disclosures are required for Mr Hughes in respect of paragraphs 9.6.13R (1) - (6) of the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rules.


For further information, please contact:


Stuart Reid

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC



Tel. 0131 528 4000


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