This excerpt taken from the LLY 8-K filed Oct 17, 2005.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
Effective October 14, 2005, Sir John Rose resigned from the Company’s board of directors in order to devote his full attention to his family and to his duties as chief executive of Rolls Royce Group plc. On October 17, 2005, the board of directors elected J. Erik Fyrwald as a director effective November 1, 2005, to fill the vacancy left by Sir John’s resignation. The board assigned Mr. Fyrwald to the director class of 2006 and appointed him to the board’s compensation and science and technology committees. Mr. Fyrwald, age 46, is Group Vice-President of Agriculture and Nutrition, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. He joined DuPont in 1981 as a production engineer, and since then has held a variety of sales and management positions at that company, including head of DuPont Engineering Polymers in the Asia Pacific region, leader of DuPont Nylon Plastics for the Americas, and leader of global sales and marketing for Engineering Polymers. In 1998, he was appointed vice president of Corporate Plans and Business Development and then vice president of e-Commerce. He was named to his current position as Group Vice-President of Agriculture and Nutrition in June 2003.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.