The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Dividend & Income Trust announced the appointment of <<Susan V. Watson>> to the Board of the Fund last month.

Mario Gabelli, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, said, “We look forward to Susan sharing her perspective and providing her insight and knowledge.”

Ms. Watson brings an extensive career in investment relations with such firms as MCI, Interpublic Group, PepsiCo, Nielsen Media Research, Gannett, and Metromedia. Most recently, she served on the Board of Directors Practice at Spencer Stuart.

She began her career as an analyst with Scudder Stevens & Clark and was subsequently a Senior Media Analyst at EF Hutton and Morgan Stanley. She has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1980.

Ms. Watson holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California and an M.A. in Education from the City College of New York.