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Closed-End Fund Association Announces New Executive President
Aberdeen’s Head of Global Banks Rennie McConnochie to serve on executive board


August 8, 2017 — As the Closed-End Fund Association (CEFA) heads into a new membership year, it welcomes industry veteran and Aberdeen’s Head of Global Banks Rennie McConnochie as the Executive President of CEFA. 

In his new role, McConnochie will bring together the shared interests of asset managers and key constituents who support closed-end funds. McConnochie will kick off the CEFA Advisor Summit and Member Meeting in Chicago on September 19-20, 2017.

“CEFA is dedicated to educating advisors and investors about the many important benefits of using closed-end funds in their portfolios,” said McConnochie. “I look forward to building upon the great work the association does on behalf of the closed-end fund industry to provide important forums for learning and discussing these unique and important products.”

Before joining Aberdeen, Rennie was a partner at RP Capital, an investment advisory company specializing in emerging markets, CEO of Bridgewell PLC, an investment bank in London, and previously responsible for the European equity business and investment research at Merrill Lynch.

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About CEFA
The Closed-End Fund Association (CEFA) is a national trade association committed to educating investors and advisors about the many benefits of the closed-end investment structure, including income generation. The members of CEFA are among the leading investment companies in the United States, Canada and abroad, that have established reputations for their long-term service to shareholders.




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