SYDNEY & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–James Hardie Industries plc (ASX: JHX; NYSE: JHX), the world’s #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement and fiber gypsum building solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Anne Lloyd as successor to Michael Hammes as Chairperson. Ms Lloyd will immediately assume the role of Deputy Chairperson.
Chairman of the Board, Michael Hammes, previously announced his intention to retire, and now plans to retire after the Company’s November 2022 Board meeting and Annual General Meeting. Michael Hammes was elected as an independent non-executive director in February 2007, and he was appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2008.
Commenting on Ms Lloyd’s appointment, Mr Hammes stated, “Having served as Chairman of the James Hardie Board of Directors for over 15 years, it gives me great pleasure to be able to pass on this important role and responsibility to someone the caliber of Anne Lloyd. Anne has been on our Board for over three years and has operated within the industry for several decades. Her knowledge of James Hardie operations, the executive leadership team and the building materials industry make her an excellent choice to be the next Chairperson of James Hardie. Anne and I will work together over these next few months to fully transition the Chairperson responsibilities and expect to complete the succession process in early November 2022.”
Ms Lloyd added, “I am honored and excited…