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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Williamson

59 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

John O'Higgins

2006 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Clive Watson

2006 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Ken Smith

2012 President - Asia Pacific

Mark Serfozo

2017 General Counsel and Company Secretary

Andrew Harvey

2017 Group Human Resources Director

Jo Hallas

2014 Business Group Director

Eoghan O Lionaird

2014 Business Group Director

Robin Stopford

2013 Group Head of Corporate Development

Karim Bitar

2017 Non-Executive Director

Ulf Quellmann

2015 Non-Executive Director

William Seeger

64 2015 Non-Executive Director

Kjersti Wiklund

2017 Non-Executive Director

Martha Wyrsch

60 2012 Non-Executive Director

Russell King

59 2015 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Siobhan Andrews

2016 Head of Corporate Affairs

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Williamson

Mr. Mark D. Williamson is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Williamson is a qualified accountant with a strong financial background combined with considerable managerial experience. He was chief financial officer of International Power plc until 2012 and is experienced in managing relationships with the investor and financial communities. Prior to joining International Power plc, Mark was group financial controller and group chief accountant of Simon Group. He is also a former senior independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Alent plc. Mark is chairman of Imperial Brands plc and senior independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of National Grid plc.

John O'Higgins

Mr. John E. O'Higgins is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. O’Higgins has a wealth of experience in the global instrumentation and controls industry, having previously worked for Honeywell in a number of management roles, including as president of automation and control solutions, Asia Pacific. His career began as a design engineer at Daimler Benz in Stuttgart. He has engineering degrees from University College Dublin and Purdue University and an MBA from INSEAD, and has been a non-executive director of Exide. John is a non-executive director of Johnson Matthey plc.

Clive Watson

Mr. Clive G. Watson is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Clive Watson has considerable finance experience, having previously been chief financial officer and executive vice president for business support at Borealis. Prior to this, he was group finance director at Thorn Lighting Group and group finance director Europe at Black & Decker. Clive is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Clive is a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc.

Ken Smith

Mr. Ken Smith is President - Asia Pacific of the Company. He has over 30 years’ engineering and industrial business experience, 23 of which have been spent in Asia. Having started his career in Switzerland, with various management positions in R&D and product portfolio management, he moved to Asia where he had a number of operational roles, including president of Schindler Japan and president Asia and global materials division for Deloro Stellite.

Mark Serfozo

Mr. Mark Serfozo is General Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company. He joined Spectris from Rolls-Royce plc where he served as director of risk for four years and before that he spent 18 years at BAE Systems plc where he held a number of senior legal positions including, latterly, the role of group chief counsel compliance and regulation. Mark qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and is a member of the University College London Centre for Ethics and Law Advisory Board.

Andrew Harvey

Mr. Andrew Harvey is Group Human Resources Director of the Company. He has considerable human resources experience gained in areas including change management, talent and development, employee engagement, acquisitions and disposals. Andrew joined Spectris from GKN where he served as senior VP human resources in the aerospace division and subsequently as senior VP human resources in the automotive division. Prior to GKN, he was VP human resources with Sequana Private Equity which followed a series of senior human resource leadership roles with industrial companies in the UK and Europe.

Jo Hallas

Ms. Jo Hallas is Business Group Director of the Company. Jo has responsibility for the In-line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls segments. She has extensive international management experience, most recently as general manager residential controls at Invensys plc. Prior to this, she was at the Bosch Group where she held management positions in both the UK and Germany. She started her career at Procter & Gamble where she served in a number of management roles in Germany, the USA and Asia. She has an engineering degree from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD. She is currently a non-executive director of Norcros plc.

Eoghan O Lionaird

Mr. Eoghan O Lionaird is Business Group Director of the Company. He has responsibility for the Materials Analysis and Test and Measurement segments. He has wide-ranging engineering and commercial expertise, having previously been president of the Leica Microsystems division of Danaher Corporation in Germany. Prior to this, he spent 11 years in Philips in a number of management roles, latterly as CEO of the respironics sleep business unit based in the USA. He started his career with Mitsui Mining & Smelting where he held a number of engineering and commercial positions.

Robin Stopford

Mr. Robin Stopford is Group Head of Corporate Development of the Company. He has extensive experience in leading corporate growth, from the development of the strategy through to its implementation, within diverse industrial groups such as Doncasters and Low & Bonar PLC. Robin also spent several years at Bain & Company, the leading strategy consultants. Robin began his career at Rolls-Royce plc where he served in a variety of engineering and management roles. He has an engineering degree from Durham University and an MBA from Wharton where he was a Palmer Scholar.

Karim Bitar

Mr. Karim Bitar is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Bitar has extensive experience of leading international, technology-focused organisations. He is currently chief executive of Genus plc. Prior to joining Genus, Karim worked for more than 15 years for Eli Lilly and Company, where he was president of Lilly Europe, Canada and Australia. An ex-McKinsey and Company consultant, he also held management roles at Johnson and Johnson and the Dow Chemical Company. Karim is a member of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Advisory Board.

Ulf Quellmann

Mr. Ulf Quellmann is Non-Executive Director of Spectris plc. Mr. Quellmann has broad general management experience and considerable knowledge of the metals, minerals and mining industry, having worked in the sector for over 12 years. He is currently vice president, strategic projects, copper and diamonds, at Rio Tinto plc. Previously, he was chief financial officer, copper and diamonds and before that group treasurer of Rio Tinto plc and held senior positions at Alcan Inc. including vice president, investor relations and media relations, and chief pension investment officer and assistant treasurer. Prior to that he held senior management positions at General Motors, including as senior manager, capital planning, and managing director of Vauxhall Master Hire. Ulf is a non-executive director of Turquoise Hill Resources Limited (a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange).

William Seeger

Mr. William C. Seeger, Jr., is Non-Executive Director of Spectris plc. Mr. Seeger has significant corporate finance and accounting experience, having formerly been group finance director of GKN plc and, prior to that, president and CEO of the propulsion systems and special products division and CFO in the aerospace division of GKN. He spent most of his career at TRW, latterly in senior finance roles, including as vice-president, financial planning and analysis, and vice-president, finance of TRW Automotive. Bill is a non-executive director of Smiths Group plc and visiting professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Kjersti Wiklund

Ms. Kjersti Wiklund is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Wiklund brings significant knowledge of the international telecommunications sector. Kjersti has held a series of senior global roles including director, group technology operations at Vodafone; chief operating officer of VimpelCom Russia; deputy chief executive officer and chief technology officer of Kyivstar in Ukraine; executive vice-president and chief technology officer of Digi Telecommunications in Malaysia; and executive vice-president and chief information officer at Telenor in Norway. Kjersti was previously a non-executive director of both Cxense ASA and Fast Search & Transfer ASA in Norway and Telescience Inc in the USA. Kjersti is a non-executive director of Laird plc.

Martha Wyrsch

Ms. Martha B. Wyrsch is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Wyrsch has held a number of senior executive positions in the energy industry and has significant experience in the North American markets. She currently holds the position of executive vice-president and general counsel of Sempra Energy, a company quoted on the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, she was president of Vestas Americas, a subsidiary of Vestas Wind Systems A/S and prior to that she was president and CEO of Spectra Energy Transmission. She was previously a non-executive director of SPX Corporation. Martha is a director of the Cristo Rey Network (a US educational foundation), George Washington University Board of Trustees (a non-profit US university), San Diego Gas and Electric Company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sempra Energy), Southern California Gas Company (a US subsidiary of Sempra Energy with publicly-traded shares), and Ienova, S.A.B. (a Mexican subsidiary of Sempra Energy).

Russell King

Mr. Russell John King is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. King has considerable international experience acquired across a number of sectors, including mining and chemicals, together with strong experience in strategy and human resources. He was previously chief strategy officer of Anglo American PLC and a non-executive director of Anglo Platinum Ltd. Prior to that, he spent over 20 years in senior roles at ICI. Russell is chairman of Hummingbird Resources plc, senior independent non-executive director of Aggreko plc and senior independent non-executive director of Interserve plc and an independent non-executive at BDO LLP.

Siobhan Andrews