Diamond Hill Funds Elect Independent Chair

Diamond Hill Funds today announced that Thomas E. Line was elected independent chairman of the board of trustees. The Diamond Hill Fund board of trustees, which has been comprised of all independent members since December 2004, also includes Elizabeth P. Kessler and George A. Skestos. James F. Laird, president of Diamond Hill Funds stated, “Tom, who currently serves as the chief financial officer of RED Capital Group, has 16 years experience in the financial services industry, including seven years with a big four accounting firm and six years in senior positions with a mutual fund service company and an investment advisor. Tom’s background in financial services, mutual funds and public accounting make him extremely well qualified for this position and we are indeed fortunate that he has agreed to serve the shareholders of Diamond Hill Funds.” Laird went on to note, “Diamond Hill Funds takes its responsibilities to shareholders very seriously and we hope that the election of an independent chair, which has been strongly encouraged by the SEC, further reflects that commitment.”

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