Spectris appoints new non-executive director

Our client Spectris plc., 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.

Find out more about our client Spectris here.