Director Declaration & Directorate Change
24 February 2016
Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high-technology tools and systems for industry and research, announces that it has been advised pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.14(2) that Jock Lennox, Non-Executive Director has been appointed a Non-Executive Director of Barratt Developments plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange, with effect from 1 July 2016.
The Company further announces that Jock Lennox has notified the Board that he will not be standing for re-election at the Company’s AGM due to take place on 13 September 2016 and will therefore be stepping down from the Board at this date.
As notified in the announcement made on 2 February 2016, Mary Waldner, appointed to the Board on 4 February 2016, will succeed Jock Lennox as Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee in July 2016. Jock will continue in his role as Senior Independent Director until the AGM.
Nigel Keen, Chairman, said:-
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Jock for his dedication and significant input to Oxford Instruments since 2009 and for his support as Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee and Senior Independent Director.”
Oxford Instruments plc
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