ZURICH -- Amcor plc announced that Achal Agarwal has been nominated as a non-executive director for election at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday November 10, 2021.
Mr. Agarwal most recently held several Global Executive Leadership roles at Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KCC) from 2008-2021, including Global Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer and President of KCC's Asia Pacific region. Before joining Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Agarwal held various regional leadership positions at PepsiCo, including Chief Operating Officer of its beverages business in Greater China from 2002-2008. Mr. Agarwal holds a degree and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Delhi, and an Advanced Management Program degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He serves as Chairman of the World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore (WWF-Singapore) and a non-executive director on the Board of SATS Ltd.
The Board believes Mr. Agarwal's four decades of experience in the consumer goods industry and deep knowledge of developed and emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region will complement the Board's existing skill set and provide invaluable knowledge and perspectives moving forward.
Amcor also announced that Philip Weaver will retire from the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting. Mr Weaver has been a valued member of the Amcor plc board and served as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr Weaver's extensive knowledge and experience in finance and accounting have been an asset to the Board and his fellow directors express their thanks for his thoughtful insight, sound counsel and important contribution to the Board during his tenure.