Directorate Change

RNS Number : 3815Q
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
29 February 2016

29 February 2016

WH Ireland Group Plc

(“WH Ireland” or the “Company”)

Board Appointment

WH Ireland Group PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Hugh David Carey (aged 65) as a Non-Executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect. Jonathan has held senior positions at Jupiter Fund Management, including that of Group Executive Deputy Chairman. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of JPMorgan Overseas Investment Trust PLC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer commented “We are delighted to welcome Jonathan to the Board.  He brings with him a wealth of considerable corporate experience having worked in the asset and fund management industries for over 25 years.”

Additional information in relation to Jonathan Hugh David Carey:

Jonathan is also currently a director of:

BNY Mellon Trust Company (Ireland) Limited

BNY Mellon Trust & Depositary (UK) Limited

90 Ladbroke Grove Limited

He has also been a director of the following companies in the five years preceding this announcement:

Jupiter Second Split Trust PLC

RBS (Luxembourg) S.A.


There is no further information required to be disclosed in respect of the above appointment pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information please contact:

WH Ireland Group plc

Richard Killingbeck, Chief Executive Officer                                     

+44(0) 20 7220 1666



SPARK Advisory Partners Limited


Mark Brady/Miriam Greenwood

+44(0) 20 3368 3551/3550



Novella Communications


Tim Robertson

+44(0) 20 3 151 7008




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