The election of board members will be held at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on March 13, 2018, and the Board of Directors is today proposing candidates for that one-year term election. The Board of Directors is proposing the election of one new member, Ms. Patricia Malarkey. Ms. Malarkey is an experienced R&D and business leader. She has more than 30 years' experience in the global agrochemical industry. The Board is convinced that Ms. Malarkey's strong research insight and development experience as well as global perspective om matters will significantly contribute to the further development of Novozymes' innovation processes and agenda. Ms. Malarkey is 52 years old and from Scotland.