For Immediate Release                                    21 February 2014 
                Powershares Global Funds Ireland plc 
                     Re: Appointment of Director 
The Directors of Powershares Global Funds Ireland plc(the "Fund") wish to
announce the appointment of Karen Dunn Kelley asa Director of the Fund, with
effect from 17 February 2014. 
Karen Dunn Kelley 
Karen Dunn Kelley is a senior managing director and is the chief executive
officer (CEO) of Invesco Fixed Income. Ms. Dunn Kelley is responsible for
Invesco's fixed income business, equity trading, and investments
administration. She is also co-chair of the Investors' Forum, a member of
Invesco's Worldwide Institutional Strategy Committee, president and principal
executive officer of Short-Term Investments Trust and AIM Treasurer's Series
Trust (Invesco Treasurer's Series Trust), and serves on the boards for the
Short-Term Investments Company (Global Series) plc, Invesco Global Management
Company Limited and Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. 
Ms. Dunn Kelley joined Invesco in 1989 as a money market portfolio manager. In
1992, she was named chief money market and government officer. In 1994, Ms.
Dunn Kelley was responsible for creating the Short-Term Investments Co.
(Global Series) plc portfolios. In April 2007, she was named chief executive
officer of Invesco's newly combined fixed income and cash management teams. 
Ms. Dunn Kelley has been in the investment business since 1982 and began her
career at Drexel Burnham Lambert on the Fixed Income High Grade Retail Desk.
In 1985, she was promoted to vice president and assistant manager. In 1986,
Ms. Dunn Kelley joined Federated Investors (Pittsburgh) and became involved in
the asset management business aspect of the fixed income division. 
Ms. Dunn Kelley graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. from the Villanova
University College of Commerce and Finance. 
Ms. Dunn Kelley does not currently hold any of the Company's shares. 
Ms. Dunn Kelley 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); orbeen 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. 
No information is required to be disclosed pursuant to LR9.6.13. 
Invesco Asset Management        Natalie Pope/Karina Bye   +44 207 065 4000
J & E Davy                      Niamh Moran                +353 1 614 8933 
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