Wilson Asset Management chairman Geoff Wilson has been appointed director of listed investment company 8IP Emerging Companies.
Eight Investment Partners, better known as 8IP, has appointed Wilson Asset Management (WAM) founder and chairman Geoff Wilson to its board.
WAM and its associates are shareholders in 8IP and will provide strategic support to the investment company.
8IP chairman Jonathan Sweeney said the appointment would "significantly strengthen the board's management, strategy and marketing expertise".
Mr Wilson also sits on a number of other financial services boards, including the Future Generation Global Investment Company, Clime Capital, Century Australia Investments and Incubator Capital Group.
8IP has also appointed former Equity Trustees managing director and chief executive Robin Burns to its board.
"We are excited to welcome Robin Burns to the board and look forward to working with him to the benefit of 8IP shareholders," Mr Sweeney said.