Mondi Group announces Tanya Fratto to its Board as upcoming Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Addlestone – The Mondi Group (LSE:MNDI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Tanya D Fratto as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2017.

The joint chairmen, David Williams and Fred Phaswana, commented: “The Mondi Group Boards are delighted that Tanya will be joining us. She brings wide experience in product innovation, sales and marketing and engineering in a range of sectors. Tanya’s extensive knowledge of operating in the US will also benefit Mondi as we continue to grow our interests in line with our strategy.”

Tanya, a US national, is a qualified electrical engineer with a BSc in Electrical Engineering. She was CEO of Diamond Innovations Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of super-abrasive products, until 2010. Before that she enjoyed a successful 20-year career with General Electric. She held a number of senior positions in product management, operations, Six Sigma and supply chain management. Tanya now has a portfolio of directorships being a non-executive director of Smiths Group plc, Ashtead Group plc and Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.

With effect from 1 January 2017, Tanya will be a member of the DLC nominations and remuneration committees.

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Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, employing around 25,000 people across more than 30 countries. Our key operations are located in central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa. We offer over 100 packaging and paper products, customised into more than 100,000 different solutions for customers, end consumers and industrial end uses – touching the lives of millions of people every day. In 2015, Mondi had revenues of €6.8 billion and a return on capital employed of 20.5%.

The Mondi Group is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain – from managing forests and producing pulp, paper and compound plastics, to developing effective and innovative industrial and consumer packaging solutions. Our innovative technologies and products can be found in a variety of applications including hygiene components, stand-up pouches, super-strong cement bags, clever retail boxes and office paper. Our key customers are in industries such as automotive; building and construction; chemicals; food and beverage; home and personal care; medical and pharmaceutical; packaging and paper converting; pet care; and office and professional printing.

Mondi has a dual listed company structure, with a primary listing on the JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker code MND and a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc, under the ticker code MNDI.

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