Norcros plc, the market leading supplier of innovative branded showers, tiles and adhesives, today announces the appointment of Jo Hallas to the Board as Non Executive Director with effect from 27th September 2012. This follows the resignation of Les Tench from the Board which was announced on 26 July 2012. Jo will also be appointed Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Jo is currently General Manager of Invensys Heating Controls. Her twenty-year career has been focused on international general management in the consumer products sector, including four years with Bosch in Germany and the UK, latterly co-leading the Bosch Lawn & Garden business. Jo also spent ten years with Procter & Gamble, leading business improvement initiatives, working variously in Germany, the US, Thailand and the Netherlands.
Commenting on her appointment, John Brown, Chairman, said “I am delighted that Jo is joining the Board. We were keen to attract someone with significant international experience in the consumer products sector to complement the existing range of skills and experience of the Board. Jo was the ideal candidate and we look forward to working with her as we continue to develop the business.”
There are no disclosures to be made under Listing rule 9.6.13.
Norcros is headquartered in Wilmslow, Cheshire and employs around 1600 people. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange. For further information please visit the Company website.