The China Fund has named Linda C. Coughlin as an independent director to its board. Coughlin, president and founder of a management consulting practice, has a long history working in the mutual fund business. She served as president and interested chairman of the Americas Mutual Funds Group at Scudder Investments, where she was a managing director. Coughlin is a member of The New York Economic Club, The Women's Policy Group at The Council on Foreign Relations and a member of The Committee of 200. The China Fund is a closed-end fund that invests primarily in equity securities of companies doing business in the People's Republic of China. Read the full release from The China Fund.