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10 September 2003

Smiths Group today announced the appointment of the Right Honourable Lord Robertson of Port Ellen as a non-executive director, with effect from 15 February 2004. Lord Robertson, who was UK Secretary of State for Defence from 1997 to 1999, steps down from his current role, as Secretary General of NATO, at the end of this year.

Commenting on the appointment, Keith Orrell-Jones, chairman of Smiths said:

 I am delighted to welcome George to the Smiths board. His experience both in government and in international affairs will be of great benefit to the company as it continues to expand in global markets.


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