Smiths Group announces Mark Seligman to the Board as upcoming Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Smiths Group plc (LSE:SMIN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Seligman as an independent Non-executive Director with effect from 16 May 2016.

Mr Seligman 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.

The Chairman of Smiths Group, Sir George Buckley, said: “The Board is delighted to welcome Mark, who I know will bring a huge amount of value to the Board after a long and successful career in banking. I am delighted to have someone of Mark’s calibre join the Board to support the Executive’s growth agenda at this exciting time in Smiths Group’s development.”

Mr Seligman will be a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

About Smiths Group

Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY). A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy and communications markets worldwide. Our products and services make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in over 50 countries.

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