Shareholders of the Fund are being asked to elect two Trustee as Class II Trustees (Mr. Steven D. Cosler and Mr. Robert M. Hamje
are the nominees) to serve until the Fund's 2013 annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors shall have been elected and qualified.
Steven D. Cosler and Mr. Robert M. Hamje are the Class II Trustees.
Mr. Cosler and Mr. Hamje
are standing for election at the Annual Meeting.
Robert M. Hamje(3)
Robert M. Hamje
Mr. Hamje has served as a Trustee of the Fund and another fund in the Claymore Fund Complex since 2004.
service as a Trustee of the Fund, his
service on other public company boards, including funds in another investment company complex, and his
prior experience, including President and Chief
Investment Officer of TRW Investment Management Company, Mr. Hamje is experienced in financial, investment and regulatory matters.