ING UK Real Estate Income Trust Limited ("IRET" or the "Company")
31 March 2010
ING UK REAL ESTATE INCOME TRUST LIMITED APPOINTS ROGER LEWIS AS NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ING UK Real Estate Income Trust Limited announces that it has appointed Roger Lewis as a non executive director, replacing John Gibbon, whose resignation from the Board was announced last year. The appointment will take effect from 31st March 2010.
Roger Lewis, a Jersey resident, has extensive experience in the property sector, most recently as a director of Berkeley Group Holdings plc for over 15 years, the last eight of which was as Chairman, a position from which he retired at the end of July 2007. He currently acts as a consultant to the Berkeley Group. Prior to this, he was group chief executive officer of Crest Nicholson Group PLC from 1983 to 1991. He is also currently a director of Camper & Nicholsons Marina Investments Ltd and Grand Harbour Marina Plc (Malta).
Nicholas Thompson, chairman, commented:
"Roger brings a wealth of experience to the Company, having worked in the property sector for over 35 years. I am pleased to welcome him to the Board and look forward to working alongside him on future initiatives.
Aside from the information set out in the announcement above there is no further information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R.
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