Knowles, a global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components, has appointed appointed Didier Hirsch to its board of directors effective immediately. Hirsch will stand for election at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to take place on May 5, 2015. He will also serve on the audit committee and the governance and nominating committee.

Since 2010, Hirsch has been senior vice president and chief financial officer of Agilent Technologies. He has been with Agilent since its inception in 1999, serving in a variety of financial roles, including chief accounting officer from 2007 to 2010, and interim CFO from 2010 until being promoted to his current position.