AVEVA Group plc
AVEVA Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Stevens as an independent Non-Executive Director from 1 May 2022. Anne will also join the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee from 1 May 2022.
Jennifer Allerton will step down as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at the conclusion of the 2022 AGM, at which point Anne Stevens will become the Chair of the Remuneration Committee.
Anne was Chief Executive of GKN plc from January 2018 to April 2018, having formerly been a Non-Executive Director. She was formerly Chairman and CEO of SA IT Services from 2011 until her retirement in December 2014. From 2006 to 2009, Anne was Chairman and CEO of Carpenter Technology Corporation. Prior to this, she was COO for the Americas at Ford Motor Company until 2006, the culmination of her 16-year career with the company. Her early career was spent at Exxon Corporation, where she held roles in engineering, product development, and sales and marketing. Anne is also a former Non-Executive Director of Lockheed Martin Corporation and XL Group.
Commenting on the appointment, Chairman Philip Aiken said:
"I would like to thank Jennifer for her support and contribution to the Company, the Board and the Remuneration Committee and wish her the very best for the future.
We are delighted to welcome Anne to the Board and the Remuneration and Audit Committees. Her broad international expertise and wealth of industry knowledge will strengthen the Board and Committees' range of skills and expertise."
The Company confirms that, pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13(1) of the Listing Rules, Anne Stevens is currently serving as a Non-Executive Director of Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc and Non-Executive Director of Harbour Energy plc. In the last 5 years, Anne has been a non-executive director of Anglo American plc, where she was Chair of the Remuneration Committee, a director of GKN plc, and a non-executive director of Lockheed Martin Corporation and XL Group.
AVEVA Group plc
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