BLACKROCK COMMODITIES INCOME INVESTMENT TRUST PLC: Directorate Change
BlackRock Commodities Income Investment Trust plc
Appointment of Director
The Board of BlackRock Commodities Investment Trust plc is pleased to confirm
the appointment of Mr Ed Warner as an independent non-executive director of the
Company with effect from 1 July 2013. Mr Warner will also serve as a
member of the Company's Audit and Management Engagement Committee and
Mr Warner is chairman of UK Athletics Limited, the sport's national governing
body, online derivatives exchange LMAX and investment bank Panmure Gordon & Co.
He is also chairman of Standard Life European Private Equity Trust PLC, and a
non-executive director of Clarkson PLC and Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Mr Warner was previously a non-executive director of The Eastern European Trust
PLC, a director and chief executive of IFX Group PLC, the financial trading and
spread betting company, chief executive of Old Mutual Financial Services UK,
Head of Pan European Equities at BT Alex Brown, and Head of Global Research at
both NatWest Markets and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. He has been a top ranked
investment strategist in the surveys of institutional investors, and a leading
commentator on financial and business matters in both the press and broadcast
Mr Warner does not hold any shares in the Company at the present time.
There are no further details or disclosures required under Section 9.6.13R
(1-6) of the Financial Conduct Authority Listing Rules.
19 June 2013
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