Press release 1 April, 2020

River and Mercantile hires David Peach as HR Director

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River and Mercantile Group PLC (“the Group”), the asset management business, today announced that it has hired David Peach as its Managing Director of Human Resources.

David joins the Group from Rathbone Brothers PLC, where as Head of Human Resources he has been managing the company’s HR team and providing learning and development oversight to its 1500 employees.

David has spent over 30 years working for international and European organisations, and has broad experience across the Finance, FinTech and Government sectors. His knowledge and experience in the asset management sector will be of particular relevance to the Group. He takes on the role from

Ian Iceton, who is retiring, and David will start at R&M in June 2020.

James Barham, CEO, River and Mercantile Group PLC commented:

“I am delighted to confirm David’s appointment. He brings with him a broad set of skills gained from many years’ experience in managing and developing a business’s greatest asset, its people. At a time when our people are all working diligently from remote locations, we understand more than ever the value of our people and David will be a key proponent in driving this forward. His experience in many of the fundamental areas in which our business operates will be a valuable resource as we continue the next phase of the Group’s growth.”

David Peach commented:

“I’m looking forward to joining James and the team at River and Mercantile. It is a richly diverse business represented by an equally diverse team spanning the UK, US and Australia. I’m excited to

join the business at this time and to be part of the next stage of the Group’s growth and development.”

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