Directorate Change Oxford Instruments plc, Kevin Boyd to step down as Group Finance Director
27 October 2015

Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high-technology tools and systems for industry and research, today announces that Kevin Boyd will be stepping down from the position of Group Finance Director to take up the role of Group Finance Director at Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc with effect from 11 April 2016.

The Board will begin recruitment for a new Group Finance Director immediately.  The Group intends to issue its interim announcement for the half year ending 30th September on 10th November 2015.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Nigel Keen, Chairman, said:

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Kevin for his significant commitment to Oxford Instruments during his nine years with us.  He has consistently contributed to the performance and development of the Company and we wish him every success in his new role.”

Jonathan Flint, Chief Executive, added:

“I would like to add my thanks to Kevin for his dedication to the role, to which he has brought a strong combination of financial, strategic and organisational expertise.  We will work together to ensure a smooth transition over the coming six months.”

Kevin Boyd said:

“I have very much enjoyed my time with Oxford Instruments.  It is a great business with committed and talented people.  After nearly a decade with the business, I feel that now is the right time for me to embark on the next phase of my career.”

Issued for and on behalf of Oxford Instruments plc

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