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Smiths Group PLC (SMIN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Buckley

69 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Smith

49 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Chris O'Shea

42 2015 Finance Director, Executive Director

Melanie Rowlands

2015 Deputy General Counsel, Company Secretary

Bruno Angelici

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tanya Fratto

54 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anne Quinn

64 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

William Seeger

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Seligman

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kevin Tebbit

68 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Lappin

2015 Group Director - Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

George Buckley

Sir. George W. Buckley,, PhD. is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Smiths Group PLC., effective November 19, 2013. Sir George Buckley joined the Board on 1 August 2013 as a non-executive director and Deputy Chairman. A citizen of both the UK and US, Sir George has a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Sir George retired in 2012 as Chairman and CEO of 3M, the US-based global technology company and Dow Jones 30 component, after a long and successful business career spent mainly in the United States. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation and Chief Technology Officer at Emerson Electric Company. Sir George’s expertise in engineering and innovation, combined with his extensive experience of multi-industry businesses that operate in global markets, are of huge benefit to Smiths.

Andrew Smith

Mr. Andrew Reynolds Smith is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Andrew has held various senior management roles across different divisions at GKN since joining in 2002 and was appointed an Executive Director of GKN plc in 2007. He previously held various senior management roles in a number of engineering businesses, including Ingersoll Rand, Siebe plc (now Invensys plc) and Delphi Automotive Systems. Andrew is currently a non-executive director of Morgan Advanced Materials plc and Vice President of CLEPA (the European Association of Automotive Suppliers). is currently a director of Morgan Advanced Materials plc.

Chris O'Shea

Mr. Chris O'Shea is Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. Chris joined Smiths Group from the metals technology company, Vesuvius plc, where he was the CFO from 2012, following its demerger from Cookson Group plc. He was also a non-executive director of Foseco India Ltd, an Indian-listed supplier to the foundry industry and a part of Vesuvius plc. Chris has also held a number of senior finance roles at BG Group, latterly serving as CFO for the group’s businesses in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. From 1998 to 2005 Chris worked in the UK, the US and Nigeria for Royal Dutch Shell in a variety of roles, including CFO for Shell’s offshore exploration and production business in Nigeria. Chris has wide knowledge and experience of multi-national operations, including the manufacturing and oil and gas sectors. He also has experience of international tax and financing through roles at Ernst & Young and Royal Dutch Shell.

Melanie Rowlands

Ms. Melanie Rowlands is Deputy General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. She joined Smiths as Deputy General Counsel in 2013, having previously held senior legal posts at Linde, Edwards and Centrica.

Bruno Angelici

Mr. Bruno F. J. Angelici is Non-Executive Independent Director of Smiths Group Plc. He holda an MBA (Kellogg School of Management) and Business and Law degrees from Reims. Bruno was appointed to the Board in July 2010. Bruno’s career includes senior management roles in pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Bruno retired from AstraZeneca in 2010 as Executive Vice President, International after a 20-year career. He was responsible for Europe, Japan, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa and originally joined as President of ICI Pharma France. Prior to this, he was at Baxter, a US-based global supplier of medical devices. He has extensive international experience, including in the US, and brings a deep understanding to the Group of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya D. Fratto is Non-Executive Independent Director of Smiths Group plc. An American, she is a qualified electrical engineer with a BSc in Electrical Engineering. Tanya was CEO of Diamond Innovations Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of super-abrasive products for the material removal industry, until 2010. Before that she enjoyed a successful 20-year career with GE. She held a number of senior positions in product management, operations, Six Sigma and supply chain management. Tanya provides Smiths with wide experience in product innovation and sales and marketing in a range of sectors.

Anne Quinn

Ms. Anne C. Quinn, CBE, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Smiths Group Plc. She is from New Zealand and has a BCom and MSc in Management Science. Anne spent her early career with NZ Forest Products Limited and the US management consulting company, Resource Planning Associates. She has extensive overseas experience in the oil and gas sector, having enjoyed a successful 25-year career with Standard Oil of Ohio and BP. She held a number of executive positions including Group Vice President in the US, Belgium, Colombia and the UK. Following her career with BP, Anne was the managing director of Riverstone LLP, an energy private equity group. Anne’s experience is a great benefit to the Group in its development of new geographic markets and its exposure to the oil and gas sector.

William Seeger

Mr. William C. Seeger has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Smiths Group Plc., effective 12 May 2014. Bill joined GKN plc, the global engineering company, in 2003 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Aerospace. In 2007 he became a member of the Executive Committee as President and Chief Executive Propulsion Systems and Special Products before being appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director the same year. He retired from GKN in August 2014. Bill previously held a number of senior finance posts during a 28-year career with TRW, the US-based automotive components group. His long career in finance in the engineering sector and in-depth knowledge of global markets, contracting and strategy execution will greatly benefit Smiths. He is a US citizen with a BA in Economics and an MBA, both from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles).

Mark Seligman

Mr. Mark Seligman has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company, effective 16 May 2016. He is also the Senior Independent Director of Kingfisher plc and was, until recently, a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of BG Group plc. He was previously Deputy Chairman of G4S plc. Mr Seligman has a MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. Mr Seligman is currently a director of Kingfisher plc. During the last five years, he has held directorships in the publicly listed companies G4S plc and BG Group plc. There is no other information concerning Mr Seligman which requires notification under LR9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

Kevin Tebbit

Sir. Kevin R. Tebbit, KCB, CMG, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Smiths Group Plc. Sir Kevin held policy management and finance posts in the MoD, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and NATO. These included three years’ service in Washington as Defence and European Counsellor at the British Embassy before becoming Director of GCHQ and finally Permanent Under Secretary at the Ministry of Defence from 1998 to 2005. Sir Kevin’s career as a former senior British civil servant provides Smiths with considerable experience in the defence sector and in government relations issues. Sir Kevin is British and has a BA in History.

Andrew Lappin

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