GKN has announced the appointment of Anne Stevens as a non-executive director with effect from 1 July 2016.

Stevens has extensive experience in the automotive and aerospace industries and worked at Exxon Corporation before moving to Ford Motor Company where she undertook a number of roles and was latterly chief operating officer for the Americas. She subsequently became chairman, CEO and president of Carpenter Technology Corp, a leader in the fabrication of metals used in industrial, aerospace and consumer applications.

Anne is currently a non-executive director of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a role she has held since 2002, XL Group pl, and Anglo American plc.

 ‘I am delighted to welcome Anne to the board,’ said Mike Turner, chairman of GKN plc. ‘Her strong engineering background and broad experience across our industries will enable her to make a significant contribution to our board.’

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