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IMP announces Independent Director appointment

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

At the annual meeting of ING Medical Properties Trust held on Tuesday 13 October 2009, unitholders were invited to vote on the appointment of an Independent Director to the Board of the Manager. 

ING Medical Properties Limited, the Manager of the listed property entity, is pleased to advise unitholders that Mr William (Bill) Thurston was re-appointed as an Independent Director.

Mr Thurston has served as an Independent Director and the Chairman since August 2007. Bill Thurston has over 40 years’ legal experience, including General Counsel for Fletcher Challenge Limited and as a former Chairman of lawyers Bell Gully. He is the current Chairman of The University of Auckland Business School Advancement Group and also the Chairman of Tonkin & Taylor, Consulting Engineers. Bill is an Independent Director of the New Zealand Rugby Union and is currently a member of the NZX Appeals Panel. He has extensive corporate governance, legal and property expertise both in New Zealand and overseas markets.

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