BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc has announced the appointment of Dunke Afe as a non-executive director of the company with effect from next year. Afe will also serve as a member of the company’s audit, nomination and remuneration and management engagement committees.
Afe’s marketing experience was gained working with multinationals including Kimberly-Clark, Estée Lauder and Unilever—where she spent 18 years. She serves as a non-executive director of CT UK Capital and Income Investment Trust plc.
Ronald Gould, chair, commented: “We are very pleased to be able to appoint Ms Afe to the board as her considerable expertise in marketing and her fresh perspective will no doubt benefit the company.”