24 November 2014

Smiths Group Appoints Company Secretary

Smiths Group plc today announces the appointment of Zillah Stone as Company Secretary with immediate effect. She has previously held a number of senior corporate legal positions, most recently Group Secretary of BBA Aviation plc.

Stone succeeds Sarah Cameron who left the company in August 2014. Mel Rowlands, who stepped in as interim Company Secretary, will resume her duties as Smiths Deputy General Counsel.

Chief Executive Philip Bowman said: “I would like to welcome Zillah to Smiths Group and thank Mel for admirably filling the role over a busy three-month period which included a highly successful 100th Annual General Meeting as a listed company on 18 November.”