Lely announces fourth member for its Supervisory Board

Maassluis, 27 July 2020 – The newly formed Supervisory Board of Lely is now complete with the appointment of Lisbet Thyge Frandsen as its fourth and final member.

July 27, 2020



Lisbet Thyge Frandsen, a Danish national, has held various board member positions within the pump industry, IT, robot technology and the consulting engineering industry, for both large international businesses as well as small growth companies. 

“We are very pleased with the appointment of Lisbet Thyge Frandsen,” says Alexander van der Lely, chairman of the Supervisory Board. “Lisbet perfectly matches our specified profile with her extensive experience as board member and advisor in industries that are similar to Lely. She has a track record in leading strategy, business innovation, digitisation, transformations and sustainable business performance by ensuring a company’s purpose, values and culture.”

Lisbet Tyge Frandsen Supervisory board member

‘Lisbet has more than 30 years’ experience in senior management and leadership, most recently as Group Senior Vice President at Grundfos, the world’s leading pump manufacturer. Lisbet is currently board member of Industriens Fond, the Danish Industry Foundation to strengthen the competitiveness of Danish Business, and Nine A/S, a leading IT systems provider for Danish authorities and the financial sector. Additionally, she acts as a Chairman of bObles, a strong Danish design brand. Lisbet is also active as a teacher at the Copenhagen Business School Board Leadership Education.’

The Supervisory Board will help ensure that Lely remains a healthy family-owned company. The other members of Lely’s Supervisory Board are: 

•    Mr. Alexander van der Lely (Chairman) 
•    Mr. Dirk de Groot 
•    Mr. John Quist 

More information
For more information, please contact Esther Lelij, Manager Corporate Communications at Lely International NV: elelij@lely.com ; Tel. +31 (0)6 8253 6989.