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Mercantile Investment Trust PLC (MRCM.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hamish Leslie Melville

70 2003 Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Angus Lennox

2015 Non-Executive Director

Harry Morley

52 2014 Non-Executive Director

Helen James

48 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sandy Nairn

54 2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Russell

63 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jeremy Tigue

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hamish Leslie Melville

Mr. Hamish Leslie Melville serves as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC. He has served as an executive director of Hambros Bank, he founded Enskilda Securities. He was then chairman of Capel-Cure Myers Capital Management and then of Dunedin Fund Managers. He was chairman of the Investment Banking Committee of Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd for 12 years until 2010 when he joined The Royal Bank of Scotland to set up an Investment Banking Committee, leaving in 2012. He has served as chairman or director of a number of UK listed companies, and was chairman of The National Trust for Scotland for three years from 1995.

Angus Lennox

Mr. Angus Gordon Lennox is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Angus is a Non-executive Director of Securities Trust of Scotland plc. He is also Executive Chairman of two private family businesses. Previously he had a 24 year career as a corporate broker, first as a partner of Cazenove & Co, and later as a Managing Director of JPMorgan Cazenove, which he resigned from in August 2010.

Harry Morley

Mr. Harry Morley is Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective May 21, 2014. Harry was CEO of Armajaro Asset Management LLP from 2010 until 4th April 2016. He is a non-executive Director of Bibendum Wine Holdings Ltd. Previously he was Group Finance Director of Armajaro Holdings Ltd. He was Co-founder and CFO of Tragus Holdings Ltd, owner of Café Rouge and Bella Italia restaurant chains, and also worked in the shipping industry for P&O. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Helen James

Ms. Helen James serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Mercantile Investment Trust PLC, since September 21, 2011. She is CEO of Investis, a leading digital corporate communications company. She took on this role in October 2012, having been Managing Director and a co-founder of the Company in 2000. Prior to Investis Helen was head of Pan-European Equity Sales at Paribas. She is also a non-executive director of Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc.

Sandy Nairn

Dr. Sandy G. Nairn, Ph.D. is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC. He is Chief Executive of Edinburgh Partners Ltd. Previously, he served on the boards of Vebnet (Holdings) plc, Vebnet Ltd, Franklin Templeton Investment Management Limited, Hill Samuel Asset Management International Limited, Waverley General Private Equity Limited and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Limited. Sandy is the sole shareholder of Nairn Capital Ltd, which holds a 30% interest in Goodhart Partners LLP.

Ian Russell

Mr. Ian S. M. Russell, CBE is Independent Non-Executive Director of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC. He is Chairman of Johnston Press plc and HICL Infrastructure Company Limited. He is also a non-executive director of BlackRock Income Strategies Trust plc and British Polythene Industries plc, and an advisor to the Clyde Bergemann Power Group. Previously, he held senior positions with Scottish Power, Tomkins and HSBC.

Jeremy Tigue

Mr. Jeremy J. Tigue is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Mercantile Investment Trust PLC. He Joined F&C Management in 1981 and was the fund manager of Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust plc from 1997 to July 2014. He was, until January 2013, a Director of the Association of Investment Companies. He is a Non-executive Director of ICG Enterprise Trust plc, The Monks Investment Trust plc and Standard Life Equity Income Trust plc. He is Chairman of BACIT Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Hamish Leslie Melville

66,000

Angus Lennox

12,789

Harry Morley

44,248

Helen James

36,000

Sandy Nairn

40,000

Ian Russell

39,677

Jeremy Tigue

36,000
As Of  30 Jan 2016