Source - SMW
The Merchants Trust has appointed Timon Drakesmith as a non-executive director of The Merchants Trust with effect from 1 November.  

Drakesmith is an executive director and chief financial oficer of Hammerson plc. He is also a non-executive director of Value Retail PLC, and is chairman of VIA Outlets advisory and investment committees, and of the British Property Federation's finance committee. 

He was formerly Finance Director of Great Portland Estates plc and Group Director of Financial Operations of Novar plc.

At 3:50pm: (LON:MRCH) Merchants Trust Plc the share price was +6.5p at 430.5p