Morgan Crucible Company plc (ticker: MGCR.L, exchange: London Stock Exchange (.L))
News Release -
Morgan Crucible Co - Board Appointments
Morgan Crucible Co PLC
18 February 2005
18th February 2005
The Morgan Crucible Company plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr
Simon Heale (51) as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate
effect. Mr Heale is Chief Executive of the London Metal Exchange and a Director
of LCH. Clearnet Group. He qualified as an accountant in 1978 with Price
Waterhouse and has had extensive experience in the Far-East having held senior
positions with the Swire Group in Japan and Hong Kong and with Jardine Fleming
in Hong Kong.
Mr Lars Kylberg, Chairman, commented 'we are very fortunate to have someone of
Simon Heale's experience join the Board particularly given our continuing
expansion into the Far East'.
Morgan Crucible has also announced the appointments of Dr. Hartmut Eisele (51)
and Mr Mark Lejman (48) as Executive Directors with effect from 1st March 2005.
Dr. Eisele who has a PhD in physics joined Morgan in April 2003 and is the Chief
Executive Officer of the Group's Magnetics Business. He has previously held
senior positions with Alcatel.
Mr Mark Lejman has a BA Honours degree in Russian and Spanish and prior to
joining Morgan in February 2004 held senior positions with Courtaulds plc and
Acordis. Mr Lejman is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group's Carbon
Commenting on these appointments, Warren Knowlton, Group Chief Executive said,
'I am very pleased that given the new depth of senior management we now have a
team within the Group which provides great potential for Morgan's future growth.
I am confident that Hartmut and Mark will be excellent contributors to the
For further information please contact:
The Morgan Crucible Company plc
Victoria Gould, Director of Group Communications 01753 837 000
Charlotte Hepburne-Scott / Robin Walker 020 7251 3801
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