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Smiths Group PLC (SMIN.L)

SMIN.L on London Stock Exchange

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24 May 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Buckley

72 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Smith

52 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

John Shipsey

54 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Roland Carter

2018 President, Smiths Detection and Asia Pacific

Christopher Holmes

59 2017 President - Smiths Medical

Tedd Smith

2002 President, Flex-Tek

Jean Vernet

2017 President - John Crane

Melanie Rowlands

2018 Group General Counsel

Sheena Mackay

2016 Group Human Resources Director

Julian Fagge

2017 Group Strategy and M&A Director

Philippe Roman

2016 Group Operations Director

John Mills

2018 Company Secretary

Bruno Angelici

71 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Olivier Bohuon

59 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Dowling

66 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tanya Fratto

57 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

William Seeger

64 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Seligman

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Noel Tata

62 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jemma Spalton

2017 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

George Buckley

Sir George W. Buckley, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Smiths Group PLC. Sir George has had a successful career in engineering and innovation, holding the role of Chairman and CEO of 3M, a US-based global technology company and Dow Jones 30 component, prior to joining Smiths. His previous roles include Chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation and Chief Technology Officer for appliances, motors and controls at Emerson Electric Company. Sir George has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and his extensive experience of large, multi-industry businesses operating in global markets supports his effective Chairmanship of the Board. Other significant appointments: Non-executive Chairman, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Non-executive Director, Hitachi Ltd., Non-executive Director, PepsiCo, Inc.

Andrew Smith

Mr. Andrew Reynolds Smith is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Andy spent over a decade at GKN plc, a complex global engineering group, before joining Smiths. Prior to leaving GKN he was Chief Executive of the Automotive division and a member of the GKN Board. Earlier in his career Andy held senior management roles at Ingersoll Rand, Siebe plc (now Schneider Electric) and Delphi Automotive Systems. His previous external appointments as Chairman of the CBI Manufacturing Council and as a member of the Government Ministerial Advisory Group for Manufacturing enhance the in-depth knowledge of the industry that Andy brings to the Board.

John Shipsey

Mr. John Francis Shipsey is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Prior to joining Smiths John was Chief Financial Officer for Dyson, a diversified global technology company. He was part of the team leading Dyson’s global growth, particularly in Asia. Before joining Dyson John spent 13 years at Diageo plc in a number of senior finance and strategy roles, including Finance Director for its Iberia region and Chief Financial Officer of Schieffelin & Somerset, a US joint venture between Diageo and LVMH. John is a Chartered Accountant and has valuable experience leading innovative companies with a global presence.

Roland Carter

Mr. Roland Carter is President, Smiths Detection and Asia Pacific of the Company. Joined Smiths in 1991. Appointed President of Smiths Detection in 2018; previously President of Smiths Interconnect and Managing Director for Smiths Connectors.

Christopher Holmes

Mr. Christopher D. (Chris) Holmes is President - Smiths Medical of the Company. Joined Smiths in 2015. Appointed President of Smiths Medical in 2017. Background: Senior VP of Operations & Supply Chain at 3M; Executive VP of the Industrial Business Group, 3M.

Tedd Smith

Mr. Tedd Smith is President, Flex-Tek of the Company. Joined Smiths in 1991 with acquisition of Flexible Technologies. Appointed President of Flex-Tek in 2002. Prior roles included CFO, Executive VP of Operations and General Manager.

Jean Vernet

Mr. Jean B. Vernet is President - John Crane of the Company. Joined Smiths in 2017. Background: CFO of Expro; Grid Net and Formfactor; Director of Risk at Rio Tinto Alcan; Schlumberger.

Melanie Rowlands

Ms. Melanie Rowlands is Group General Counsel of the Company. Joined Smiths in 2013. Appointed Group General Counsel in 2018. Previously Company Secretary and Deputy Group General Counsel. Background: BG Group plc; Linde AG; Edwards Group; Centrica plc.

Sheena Mackay

Ms. Sheena Mackay is Group Human Resources Director of the company. Joined Smiths in 2016. Background: Group HR Director at Aggreko plc, BBA Aviation plc and SSL International plc, starting her career at GEC plc.

Julian Fagge

Mr. Julian Fagge is Group Strategy and M&A Director of the company. Joined Smiths in 2013 as Group Financial Controller. Appointed Group Strategy and M&A Director in 2017. Background: Royal Caribbean Cruises; Procter & Gamble; PwC.

Philippe Roman

Mr. Philippe Roman is Group Operations Director of the Company. Joined Smiths in 2016. Background: Group Purchasing, Supply Chain and IT Director at GKN plc; Global Operations Director at GKN Driveline; Faurecia; Valéo; PSA; Deloitte Consulting.

John Mills

Mr. John Mills is Company Secretary of the Company. John has gained corporate governance and legal experience in a wide range of international businesses. He joined Smiths in 2018, having previously held senior roles in a variety of sectors, most recently at Anglo American plc, RSA Insurance Group plc and Cadbury plc. He has an LLB and is a Fellow of the ICSA: Governance Institute and a qualified solicitor.

Bruno Angelici

Mr. Bruno F. J. Angelici is Non-Executive Independent Director of Smiths Group Plc. Bruno’s career includes senior management roles in pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Bruno retired from AstraZeneca in 2010 as Executive Vice President, International, responsible for Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and MEA. Bruno’s extensive experience brings a deeper understanding of the healthcare environment and industry to the Board. Bruno has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a degree in Law from Reims University. Other significant appointments: Non-executive Chairman, Vectura Group plc, Supervisory Board member, Wolters Kluwer nv.

Olivier Bohuon

Mr. Olivier Bohuon has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., since 1 July 2018. Olivier was Chief Executive at Smith & Nephew plc, a multinational medical equipment manufacturing company, until May 2018. He has significant global experience at pharmaceutical and MedTech companies, and his previous roles include CEO at Pierre Fabre Group and President of Abbott Pharmaceuticals. Olivier is a member of the French Academy of Pharmacy and the French Academy of Technologies, and has extensive business and leadership experience. He also has an MBA and a doctorate in Pharmacy. Other significant appointments: Senior Independent Director, Shire plc, Non-executive Director, Virbac SA, Vice Chairman, LEO Pharma.

Ann Dowling

Dame Prof. Ann Dowling is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., since 19 September 2018. Dame Ann has had a distinguished academic career and is currently a Deputy Vice Chancellor and a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, where she served as Head of Engineering from 2009 to 2014. Dame Ann’s contribution to engineering research is internationally recognised, and her knowledge and background will offer a different perspective to Board discussions. Other significant appointments: Non-executive Director, BP plc, President and Chairman of Trustees, Royal Academy of Engineering.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya D. Fratto is Non-Executive Independent Director of Smiths Group plc. Tanya has valuable experience in product innovation and sales and marketing across a range of sectors. Until 2010 she was CEO of Diamond Innovations Inc., a manufacturer of products for the material removal industry. Prior to this she held various senior positions during a successful 20-year career with GE, a multinational conglomerate. Tanya is a qualified electrical engineer with a BSc in Electrical Engineering. Other significant appointments: Non-executive Director, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., Non-executive Director, Ashtead Group plc, Non-executive Director, Mondi Group.

William Seeger

Mr. William C. Seeger Jr., is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Smiths Group Plc. Bill was Group Finance Director at GKN plc, a global engineering group, until his retirement in 2014. Before joining GKN he held various senior finance positions at TRW, a US-based automotive and aerospace group, where he spent 28 years. Bill has had a long career in finance in the engineering sector, gaining an indepth knowledge of global markets and has a BA in Economics and an MBA. Other significant appointments: Non-executive Director, Spectris plc. Visiting Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management,

Mark Seligman

Mr. Mark Seligman is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mark brings a successful career in investment banking and extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets to the Board. He was Chairman of UK Investment Banking for Credit Suisse and has served as chairman of several UK listed company audit committees. Mark is a Chartered Accountant, and has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Other significant appointments: Senior Independent Director, Kingfisher plc, Senior Independent Director, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc., Alternate member, Panel on Takeovers and Mergers for the Association for Financial Markets in Europe.

Noel Tata

Mr. Noel Naval Tata is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 1 January 2017. Noel is the Managing Director of Tata International Limited, a global trading and distribution company and a trading arm of the Tata Group, a privately-owned multinational holding company. He is also a director of various Tata Group companies and has had a long and successful career in global business with extensive experience of high growth economies, including Asia and Africa which are key markets for Smiths’ growth strategy. Noel has a BA in Economics. Other significant appointments: With the exception of Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd, each of the following companies forms part of the Tata Group. All of the companies are listed on the Bombay and Indian National Stock Exchanges. Non-independent, Nonexecutive Chairman, Tata Investment Corporation., Non-independent, Non-executive Chairman, Trent Ltd, Non-independent, Non-executive Vice Chairman, Titan Company Ltd, Non-independent, Non-executive Chairman, Voltas Ltd, Non-executive Director, Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd.

Jemma Spalton