On March 2, 2022, iShares® Delaware Trust Sponsor LLC (the “Sponsor”), sponsor of iShares® Gold Trust, appointed Shannon Ghia as a Director of the Sponsor, effective March 2, 2022.
Ms. Ghia, 45, is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. (“BlackRock”) and has served as Global Co-Head of ETF Markets since
January 1, 2022. ETF Markets encompasses the Global Markets and Product Engineering teams within EII Markets and Investments (“the Engine”) of BlackRock's ETF and Index Investing organization. The Engine teams drive investment integrity and market quality in BlackRock's ETF and index portfolios. Global Markets and Product Engineering together strive to safeguard ETF trading, evolve the ETF ecosystem and develop best-in-class products with endur ing integrity that promote clients' financial well-being.
Ms. Ghia's service with BlackRock or its affiliates dates to 2002, including her years with Barclays Global Investors. Ms. Ghia earned a BA degree in Business / Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ms. Ghia replaces Rachel Aguirre as a Director of the Sponsor. Ms. Aguirre resigned as a Director of the Sponsor, effective March 2, 2022. Ms. Aguirre’s decision to resign was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Trust on any matter relating to the Trust's operations, policies or practices.
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.
Date: March 8, 2022
iShares Delaware Trust Sponsor LLC
/s/ Paul Lohrey
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
The registrant is a trust. The individual specified above is signing in his capacity as an officer and/or authorized signatory of iShares Delaware Trust Sponsor LLC, the sponsor of the trust.
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