24 August 2021 – Melbourne, Australia – Ansell Limited (ASX:ANN) today announces as part of the ongoing Board
succession plan the proposed appointment of Mr Morten Falkenberg as an independent Non-executive Director, with
effect on 11 November 2021 subject to Mr Falkenberg being elected to the Board of Directors by Ansell shareholders at
the Annual General Meeting to be held on that date.
Mr Falkenberg is a highly experienced and seasoned executive with nearly 35 years of leadership experience within FMCG, Telecoms/Technology, and consumer durable goods companies most recently as CEO of Nobia (Europe’s largest value kitchen company) from 2010 until his retirement in 2019. Prior to that Mr Falkenberg held senior positions at Electrolux, Tele Denmark and Coca-Cola and has lived outside his native Denmark in the U.S., Israel, Norway, and Sweden. Mr Falkenberg currently serves on the Boards of Duni AB, Fagerhult AB, Embellence Group, Lammhult AB and Velux Group and acts as an Advisor to Nordstjernan AB. Mr Falkenberg holds a B.Sc., Economics & Business Administration from the Copenhagen Business School.
Ansell’s Chairman, Mr John Bevan, said “The Board is delighted that Morten Falkenberg has agreed to join us as a nonexecutive Director. Morten has had an outstanding career as a senior executive and leader with Nobia and Electrolux and will bring significant experience across sales and marketing functions particularly in the European markets.”
The appointment of Mr Falkenberg to the Ansell Board of Directors is subject to his election by Ansell shareholders at Ansell’s Annual General Meeting on 11 November 2021. The Ansell Board intends to unanimously recommend that Mr Falkenberg be elected to the board. Further details will be set out in the notice of meeting for the AGM which is expected to be sent to shareholders in September 2021.
This announcement has been authorised for release by the Ansell Board of Directors.