STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT
For Immediate Release 18 October 2016
Vanguard Investment Series plc
Re: Resignation & Appointment of Directors
The Directors of Vanguard Investment Series plc (the "Fund") wish to announce the resignation of Mr. William McCann as a Director of the Fund, with effect from 17 October 2016.
The Directors of the Fund wish to also announce the appointment of Mr. William Slattery as a Director of the Fund, with effect from 14 October 2016.
Mr Slattery worked for the Central Bank of Ireland for 23 years until 1996. He was responsible for the supervision of Dublin's International Financial Services Centre from its inception until 1995 and held the position of deputy head of Banking Supervision immediately prior to leaving. Subsequently, Mr Slattery was managing director and global head of Risk Management for the Asset Management Division of Deutsche Bank AG from 1999 to 2001, and a member of the Deutsche Bank AG Group Risk Board. From October 2012 to 2015, Mr Slattery was based in London and executive vice president of State Street Corporation and head of the Global Services business in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Mr Slattery is a former member of Ireland's National Competitiveness Council and of the Clearing House Group, an umbrella group with responsibility for the oversight of the IFSC chaired by the Secretary General of the Department of the Prime Minister. He is the founding chairman of the executive steering committee of IFSC Ireland. Mr Slattery is also a former chairman of Financial Services Ireland and is a former member of both the Irish Government Review Group on Public Service Expenditure and of the 2nd Public Service Pay Benchmarking Body. Mr Slattery was a Non-Executive Director of Aer Lingus Group plc from July 2013 to September 2015.
Mr. Slattery has never:
(i) had any unspent convictions in relation to indictable offences; or
(ii) been a director of any company or partnership which, while he was a director with an executive function or partner at the time of or within the 12 months preceding such events, been declared bankrupt, went into receivership, liquidation, administration or voluntary arrangements; or
(iii) been subject to any official public incrimination and/or sanctions by statutory or regulatory authorities (including designated professional bodies); or been disqualified by a court from acting as a director of a company or from acting in the management or conduct of affairs of any company.
J & E Davy
+353 1 614 8933
This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of
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