13 September 2021
Rotork plc ('Rotork' or 'Company'), the global flow control and instrumentation group, announces that Karin Meurk-Harvey has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 13 September 2021 and will become a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Environmental, Social and Governance Committees from that date.
With an international background in engineering, technology and telecoms spanning over 30 years, Karin adds further commercial expertise to the Rotork Board, particularly in emerging markets. She is currently Senior Vice President at Vodafone Group plc, responsible for Vodafone's commercial offerings for IoT, Cloud & Security globally. She is leaving that role on 30 September 2021 to join Smart DCC Ltd, the UK digital smart metering company, in October as Chief Commercial Officer. Between 1996 and 2013, Karin held a number of senior roles with Ericsson and has also served as a Non-Executive Director of Korala Associates Ltd, a privately-owned ATM software business.
Chairman Martin Lamb commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Karin to our Board. Her international commercial experience including in emerging markets and in the application of new technology will further strengthen the diverse mix of skills and experience on the Board. We very much look forward to her joining us."
There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13.
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