Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC announced the appointment of Mr. Chris van der Kuyl and Miss Rachael Palmer as non-executive Directors of the Company with effect from 1 June 2021. The appointments of Mr. Chris van der Kuyl and Miss Rachael Palmer fall to be ratified by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held in September 2021. Chris van der Kuyl is one of Scotland's leading entrepreneurs working across the technology, media, gaming and entertainment sectors. Chris is most notably co-Founder and Chairman of multiple award-winning games developer 4J Studios, best known for developing Minecraft for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo games consoles. Currently, Rachael leads Google's VC and Startup Partnerships for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Before Google, Rachael consulted to numerous startups and led marketing and business development efforts for EY's world famous Entrepreneur of the Year Program.