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Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Rotork PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 6914I
Rotork PLC
28 November 2018

Rotork plc


Directorate Change




Rotork plc ('Rotork') announces that Ann Christin Gjerdseth Andersen and Tim Cobbold will be appointed as Non-Executive Directors of Rotork with effect from 1 December 2018. They will both be members of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Board.


Ann Christin is currently Chief Digital Officer of TechnipFMC plc, a global company that provides project life cycle services for the energy industry. She brings 30 years of experience from the oil and gas industry, where she has served in a variety of senior management positions. In addition, Ann Christin has served as independent director on Boards in the construction and renewable industries, including having served as a Non-Executive Director of Veidekke ASA.


Tim Cobbold has extensive experience in leading large, complex international listed businesses having previously been the Chief Executive Officer of Chloride Group plc, De La Rue plc and most recently, UBM plc. Prior to this he held senior management positions at Smiths Group/TI Group where he worked for 18 years. He has been a Non-Executive Director at Drax plc for the past 8 years. Tim qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Price Waterhouse.


Chairman Martin Lamb commented: "I am delighted to welcome Ann Christin and Tim to our Board. Ann Christin brings extensive experience of the oil and gas industry and the application of new technology, most recently in the digital space; and Tim is a highly experienced CEO with extensive industrial expertise and a high level of familiarity with a number of our end markets and geographies. I very much look forward to working with them".


In accordance with paragraph 9.6.13 (2) - (6) of the Listing Rules, Ann Christin and Tim have confirmed that they have no details to disclose.




For further information, please contact:



Rotork plc


Sarah Parsons, Company Secretary


Tel: 01225 733 331



FTI Consulting


Nick Hasell/Susanne Yule


Tel:  020 3727 1340

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