Twitter icon Email alerts icon Latest News RSS icon Magazine icon Stay connected:

View the article online at

Lesley Knox to stand down as Alliance Trust chairman

by Sarah Miloudi on May 20, 2011 at 11:14

Lesley Knox to stand down as Alliance Trust chairman

Lesley Knox, the chair of Alliance Trust , is stepping back from the vehicle.

At the trust's annual general meeting today - where Alliance will defend calls from Laxey Partners for a hard line discount control policy to be introduced to the vehicle - investors will be told Knox will leave in time for the 2012 AGM.

'As part of the board's succession plan, Alliance Trust is announcing that Lesley Knox will step down as chairman by the time of the 2012 AGM, after 10
years on the board,' shareholders were told.

It said the search for a replacement is already underway.

leave a comment

Please sign in here or register here to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.

News sponsored by:

Long time coming: is the recovery here to stay?

Ian McVeigh and Steve Davies, managers of Jupiter's UK Growth fund, talk about their predictions for the UK equity space. Click here to watch a series of sponsored interviews with Jupiter's fund managers on the UK equity market.

Today's top headlines

The Citywire guide to investment trusts

Investment trusts have proved to be a highly effective way to invest in the market. Citywire has interviewed the experts to find out more.

More about this:

Look up the investment trusts

  • Alliance Trust (Ordinary Share)
    Register or Sign in to receive email alerts for items in your favourites whenever we write about them


On the road

Click here to find out more from the Audience Development team.


Revealed: the fund stars of the future

on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:30

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet