Ansell Strengthens Global Management Team With New Appointments

By Ansell Healthcare, PRNE
Wednesday, August 18, 2010

RED BANK, New Jersey and MELBOURNE, Australia, August 19, 2010 - Earlier today global leader in protection solutions, Ansell,
announced two new appointments to its global executive leadership team. These
appointments, both effective immediately and both reporting to the CEO,
Magnus Nicolin, follow an earlier announcement regarding a realignment of its
global organization for accelerated growth and faster execution.

Joining Ansell from 3M, Steve Genzer has been appointed to the
newly created role of Senior Vice President of Operations. He will head up
end-to-end supply operations, including manufacturing, sourcing, procurement,
warehousing, logistics, transportation, and QA - and will be based at
Ansell's HQ in Red Bank, NJ. Steve has close to 20 years of experience
running manufacturing and distribution operations in the US, China and SE
and will lend his expertise in lean manufacturing principles and
continuous improvement to enhance Ansell's operating effectiveness. He has a
BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from
William Woods University.

Peter Dobbelsteijn has been appointed Senior Vice President and Regional
Director for the EMEA Region. Peter has 20+ years of experience in developing
and implementing sales & marketing strategies across EMEA, and for a variety
of businesses. Before joining Ansell, Dobbelsteijn was with Newell
, where he successfully led their EMEA North Central Region. Peter
has a degree in Marketing from the Dutch Marketing Institute in Amsterdam. He
will be responsible for Sales and Trade Marketing, Warehousing and Logistics
operations across Europe, Middle-East and Africa and will be based at the
Ansell EMEA HQ in Brussels.

"The strengthening of our senior leadership team is a critical step on
the path towards fulfilling our ambition as a company and delivering our
accelerated growth objectives," said Magnus Nicolin, CEO of Ansell Limited,
while announcing the appointments. "With the appointment of these seasoned
executives, we bring a wealth of experience to key parts of our company," he
continued. "We have now filled most key positions with the right people,
giving us and our shareholders a new generation of Ansell senior leadership
to take our business to the next level," he concluded.

About Ansell

Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety
protection solutions that enhance human well being. With operations in the
North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more than 10,000
people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical
gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and well being category
worldwide. Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions,
Industrial Solutions, New Verticals & Advanced Concepts, and Sexual Health &
Well Being. Information on Ansell and its products can be found at

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