Spectris Appoints New Non-executive Director

19/01/2017

Spectris plc (‘Spectris’) (LSE: SXS), the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company, today announces that Kjersti Wiklund has been appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director with immediate effect.

Kjersti has held a series of senior global roles including Director, Group Technology Operations at Vodafone; Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom Russia; Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Kyivstar in Ukraine; Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Digi Telecommunications in Malaysia; and Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Telenor in Norway.

Kjersti is a non-executive director of Laird PLC and was previously a non-executive director of both Cxense ASA and Fast Search & Transfer ASA in Norway and Telescience Inc in the USA.

Announcing the appointment, John Hughes, Chairman of Spectris said: “I am delighted that Kjersti has agreed to join us. She will bring significant knowledge of the international telecommunications sector to our discussions and her skills will be a valuable addition to our Board.”

There are no further details to be disclosed in respect of Listing Rule 9.6.13.

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Contacts:

Spectris plc
Siobhán Andrews, Head of Corporate Affairs
+44 1784 470470

FTI Consulting
Richard Mountain / Susanne Yule
+44 203 727 1340

ABOUT SPECTRIS 
Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The Company’s products and technologies help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. Its global customer base spans a diverse range of end user markets. Spectris operates across four business segments which reflect the applications and industries it serves: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. Headquartered in Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom, the Company employs around 8,800 people with offices in more than 30 countries. For more information, visit www.spectris.com (http://www.spectris.com).