SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
August 27, 2018
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Invesco CurrencyShares® British Pound Sterling Trust
Sponsored by Invesco Specialized Products, LLC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
3500 Lacey Road, Suite 700
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Principal Officers; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On August 27, 2018, the Board of Managers of the Sponsor appointed Kelli Gallegos to serve as the Principal Financial and Accounting Officer Investment Pools of the Sponsor effective after the close of business on September 4, 2018, to serve in such capacity until her successor is elected and qualified or until her earlier death, retirement, resignation, disqualification or removal. The business biography of Ms. Gallegos is as follows.
Kelli Gallegos (48) has been Principal Financial and Accounting Officer Investment Pools for the Sponsor since September 2018. Additionally, since September 2018, Ms. Gallegos has been Principal Financial and Accounting Officer Investment Pools of Invesco Capital Management LLC, the managing owner of a suite of commodity exchange-traded funds (ICM), Head of North America Fund Reporting of Invesco, Ltd., a global investment management company (Invesco), and Vice President and Treasurer of Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II, Invesco India Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Trust, Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust and Invesco Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust, each a registered investment company offering series of exchange-traded funds (the Invesco ETFs). She has also served as Vice President (since March 2016), Principal Financial Officer (since March 2016) and Assistant Treasurer (since December 2008) for a suite of mutual funds advised by Invesco Advisers, Inc., a registered investment adviser (the Invesco Funds). In her roles with the Sponsor, ICM, Invesco, the Invesco ETFs and the Invesco Funds, Ms. Gallegos has financial and administrative oversight responsibilities for, and serves as Principal Financial Officer of, the Invesco ETFs, the CurrencyShares Trusts sponsored by the Sponsor, of which the registrant is one (the CurrencyShares Trusts), and the exchange-traded commodity funds for which ICM serves as managing owner (the Commodity Funds). Previously, she was Director of Fund Financial Services from December 2008 to September 2018, Assistant Treasurer for ICM from January 2013 to September 2018, Assistant Treasurer of the Sponsor from April 2018 to September 2018, Assistant Treasurer for the Invesco ETFs from September 2014 to September 2018 and Assistant Vice President for the Invesco Funds from December 2008 to March 2016. In such roles, Ms. Gallegos managed the group of personnel responsible for the preparation of fund financial statements and other information necessary for shareholder reports, fund prospectuses, regulatory filings, and for the coordination and oversight of third-party service providers of the CurrencyShares Trusts, the Invesco ETFs, the Invesco Funds and the Commodity Funds. Ms. Gallegos earned a BBA in accounting from Harding University in Searcy, AR.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BRITISH POUND STERLING TRUST
Invesco Specialized Products, LLC
Sponsor of the Invesco CurrencyShares®
British Pound Sterling Trust
|August 28, 2018||By:||/s/ Anna Paglia|