LawDeb CFO appointed as an executive director of the Corporation

19 December 2018

The Law Debenture Corporation p.l.c. is pleased to announce that Katie Thorpe has been appointed as an executive director of the Corporation with effect from 1 January 2019.

Katie joined Law Debenture as its Chief Financial Officer on 4 June 2018.

Katie Thorpe is a chartered accountant. She qualified with PwC, leaving after 8 years to join J. Rothschild Capital Management Limited, the manager/subsidiary of RIT Capital Partners plc. Initially appointed as Financial Controller, she was promoted to Deputy Chief Operating Officer, responsible for day-to-day operations, HR, IT, legal and company secretarial, with a significant emphasis on RIT’s investor relations with shareholders and brokers.

Commenting on the appointment, Law Debenture’s Chairman Robert Hingley said:

“I am delighted that Katie has joined the board. Since arriving at Law Debenture, she has demonstrated a sound understanding of our businesses. Her experience in the investment trust sector, particularly within an organisation that has some clear comparisons with Law Debenture, is of great value. Katie has already made a positive contribution to the way that we operate and I am confident that she will continue to work effectively with Denis Jackson, our Chief Executive, to deliver enhanced value for shareholders.”

There is no other information required to be disclosed under section 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules in respect of Katie Thorpe.

For further information, contact Ian Bowden on 020 7696 5285.

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