– UK, Windsor – Morgan Advanced Materials plc (LSE:MGAM), announces that Laurence Mulliez is appointed to the Board, as a non-executive director, with effect from the conclusion of the Company’s Annual General Meeting on 6 May 2016.
Laurence is chairman of Voltalia, the French renewables power developer, and a non-executive director at Aperam, SBM Offshore and the UK Green Investment Bank. She was previously chief executive of independent power producer Eoxis from 2010 to 2013 and spent 16 years prior to that at BP in a variety of roles including chief executive of Castrol Industrial Lubricants and Services, a global business with 2000 employees in 37 countries. Earlier in her career she worked at Amoco Chemical, M&M Mars and Banque Nationale de Paris.
The appointment follows a comprehensive search process led by the Nomination Committee. Following Laurence’s appointment, the Board will comprise five non-executive directors and two executive directors.
Andrew Shilston, Chairman, said: “Laurence has significant experience in growing, simplifying and unifying complex international industrial manufacturing businesses. She will be a great asset to the Morgan Board and we look forward to working with her.”
About Morgan Advanced Materials
Morgan Advanced Materials plc is a global materials technology company which designs and manufactures a wide range of high specification products with extraordinary properties, across multiple sectors and geographies.
From an extensive range of advanced materials we produce components, assemblies and systems that deliver significantly enhanced performance for our customers’ products and processes. Our engineered solutions are produced to very high tolerances and many are designed for use in extreme environments.
The Company thrives on breakthrough innovation. Our materials scientists and applications engineers work in close collaboration with customers to create outstanding, highly differentiated products that perform more efficiently, more reliably and for longer.
Morgan Advanced Materials plc has a global presence with approximately 9,000 employees across 50 countries serving specialist markets in the energy, transport, healthcare, electronics, security and defence, petrochemical and industrial sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the engineering sector (ticker MGAM).
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