Director of Fidelity Japanese Values steps down

LONDON (ShareCast) - Nicholas Barber has retired as Director of Fidelity Japanese Values, the investment trust company announced Wednesday.

He hangs up his hat after 12 years with the firm and seven years as Senior Independent Director.

A new director is yet to be appointed but the board is currently exploring a succession plan, Investments International Company Secretary, David Fallon, told Sharecast.

In the meantime, Chairman David Robins and Laurence Magnus will head the board.

Fidelity Japanese Values, which has a market capitalisation of £49.98m, has investments in the UK, Europe, China, Japan and Asia.