The Board of Directors of Geberit AG will nominate Ms Regi Aalstad for election to the Board of Directors at the 2016 General Meeting.
Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, 29-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Geberit AG Board of Directors will nominate Ms Regi Aalstad as a new member of the Board of Directors at the ordinary General Meeting on 6 April 2016. The nomination will be made within the context of succession planning, with Robert F. Spoerry having stepped down from the Board of Directors at the 2016 General Meeting.
Regi Aalstad is a member of the Board of Directors of the Telenor Group, operating in international telecom and digital services in Europe and Asia. She is also an advisory board member of a Swiss start-up company in digital health.
Regi Aalstad has over 25 years of international experience in fast moving consumer goods with industry leader Procter & Gamble in mature and world’s top growth markets. She has held several General Manager and Vice President positions for P&G in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia in the Hygiene and Paper sectors. She was most recently Vice President of Baby Care CEEMEA (Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa).
The Board of Directors is convinced that in Ms Aalstad it has found an important new member for the Geberit Board of Directors. Regi Aalstad brings broad and distinctly global leadership experience in the areas of geographic expansion, brand & portfolio building and organizational development. In the opinion of the Board of Directors, her dynamic and engaging personality makes her the ideal candidate to make a major contribution to the future success of the Geberit Group.
Also available at www.geberit.com/media: CV Regi Aalstad
For further information, please contact:
Schachenstrasse 77, CH-8645 Jona
Albert M. Baehny, Chairman of the Board of Directors Tel. +41 (0)55 221 66 39
Roman Sidler, Corporate Communications & IR Tel. +41 (0)55 221 69 47
The globally operating Geberit Group is a European leader in the field of sanitary products. Geberit operates as an integrated group with a very strong local presence in most European countries, providing unique added value when it comes to sanitary technology and bathroom ceramics. The production network encompasses 35 production facilities, of which 6 are located overseas. The Group is headquartered in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland. With more than 12,000 employees in over 40 countries, Geberit generates net sales of CHF 2.6 billion. The Geberit shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Geberit shares have been part of the SMI (Swiss Market Index) since 2012.
SOURCE: Geberit AG