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Witan picks MD

Witan Investment Trust has appointed James Robinson as its new managing

director. Robinson, 46, will take over management of the £2bn general

investment trust from Christopher Clarke on June 30.

He joins Witan from parent company Henderson Investors where he has been

director of international equities since 1998. He was previously a director

of Henderson.

Clarke, who has managed the trust for more than seven years, is stepping

down from his responsibilities at Witan as he approaches retirement but

will remain a member of the board.

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