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Appointment of Non-executive Director

Schroders plc today announces the appointment of Nichola Pease to the Board as a Non-executive Director, with effect from 1 September 2012. Ms Pease will also be a member of the Nominations Committee.

31/07/2012

Schroders plc today announces the appointment of Nichola Pease to the Board as a Non-executive Director, with effect from 1 September 2012. Ms Pease will also be a member of the Nominations Committee.

Andrew Beeson, Chairman of Schroders, said “We are delighted that Nichola is joining Schroders as a Non-executive Director. Her experience of the asset management industry will further strengthen the Board and I look forward to her contribution.”

Biographical details for Ms Pease are set out below.

There are no further details required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 in connection with the appointment.

For further information, please contact:

Emma Holden Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 2329/emma.holden@schroders.com                                                          Head of Corporate Communications

Notes to Editors

Biographical data

Nichola Pease (51). Between 1983 and 1987 Ms Pease held fund management roles first at Kleinwort Benson and then Citibank. She joined Smith New Court in 1987 to build their European broking business, becoming a member of the board. Ms Pease left in 1995 when the business was sold and, following two years as a senior fund manager at Rowe Price-Fleming, she joined JO Hambro Capital Management as Chief Executive in 1998, becoming Deputy Chairman in 2008. During her time at the firm, assets under management grew from £200 million to £7 billion. Ms Pease left the firm in 2011 following its acquisition by BT Investment Management Limited. Ms Pease was a non-executive director of Northern Rock plc from 1999 to 2007. She is currently a non-executive member of the Executive Committee of the Army Board and a Trustee of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.

Schroders plc

Schroders is a global asset management company with £199.6 billion (€238.9 billion,$310.1 billion) under management as at 31 March 2012. Our clients are major financial institutions including pension funds, banks and insurance companies, local and public authorities, governments, charities, high net worth individuals and retail investors.

With one of the largest networks of offices of any dedicated asset management company, we operate from 33 offices in 26 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Further information about Schroders can be found at www.schroders.com.

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