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.”
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
For more information, please contact Esther Lelij, Manager Corporate Communications at Lely International NV: email@example.com ; Tel. +31 (0)6 8253 6989.
June 10, 2020
Lely appoints Supervisory Board members
Maassluis, 10 June 2020 – Following the announcement in September 2019 to set up a Supervisory Board, Lely is now pleased to introduce three out of four members.
March 9, 2020
Lely closes a fantastic year with record sales of Astronaut A5 milking robots
2019 was an exceptional year for Lely. The Lely Astronaut A5 milking robot, which was introduced in 2018, generated record sales. Sales of other Lely robotics in the 46 countries we’re active in shows that the adoption of robots in dairy farms is continuing worldwide. Lely’s performance was noticed throughout the world in 2019. In April, the company was voted ‘Family Business of the Year’, and Lely was officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ at the end of the year. 2019 also marked Alexander van der Lely’s announcement that he would become chairman of Lely’s new Supervisory Board. On 1 January, he was replaced as CEO by Andre van Troost, a former member of the company’s Executive Board. The Supervisory Board’s task is to ensure that Lely continues to be a robust family business in the future.