Our board

Executive Directors

S.C. Harris

S.C. HarrisGroup Chief Executive

Appointed a Director on 1 November 2008 and Group Chief Executive from 12 January 2009. Executive Director at Spectris plc from 2003 to 2008 and at Powell Duffryn plc from 1995 to 2003. Prior to this he held several senior positions in APV Inc. in the United States from 1984 to 1995. Non-Executive Director of Mondi plc since 2011 and was previously a Non-Executive Director of Brixton plc from 2006 to 2009. Member of the Nomination Committee. A Chartered Engineer.

D.F. LandlessFinance Director

Appointed Finance Director and joined the Group in 1999. From 1989 to 1997 served as Finance Director in UK and US divisions of Courtaulds Plc. Finance Director of Courtaulds Coatings (Holdings) Limited from 1997 to 1999. A Chartered Management Accountant.

Non-executive Directors

A.M. ThomsonChairman

Appointed a Director in 2007. Chairman of Hays PLC (2010) and Hamsard 3054 Ltd (Polypipe), and Non-Executive Director of Alstom SA. Immediate Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Served as Finance Director of Smiths Group plc from 1995 to 2006 and of Rugby Group plc from 1992 to 1995. Member of the Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Nomination Committee. A Chartered Accountant.

E. LindqvistNon-Executive Director

Appointed a Director on 1 June 2012. Non-Executive Director of Assa Abloy AB (2008), Tieto Corporation (2010), Transmode Holdings AB (2007), Innovationsbron (2007), Blekinge Institute of Technology (2010) and Episerver (2011). Chairman of Xelerated from 2007 to 2011, Senior Vice President of Teliasonera from 2000 to 2007 and Director and other roles with Ericsson from 1993 - 1999 and from 1981 - 1990. Member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. An Engineer.

E. LindqvistNon-Executive Director

Appointed a Director on 1 June 2012. Non-Executive Director of Assa Abloy AB (2008), Tieto Corporation (2010), Transmode Holdings AB (2007), Innovationsbron (2007), Blekinge Institute of Technology (2010) and Episerver (2011). Chairman of Xelerated from 2007 to 2011, Senior Vice President of Teliasonera from 2000 to 2007 and Director and other roles with Ericsson from 1993 - 1999 and from 1981 - 1990. Member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. An Engineer.

Secretary and registered office

U.S. BallFCIS

Springwood Court, Springwood Close, Tytherington Business Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2XF.
Tel: +44(0)1625 505300 Fax: +44(0)1625 505313.
Registered number 519057 England and Wales.

Advisers

Auditors
Deloitte LLP

Principal Bankers
HSBC Bank plc, Barclays Bank PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Svenska Handelsbanken AB, Lloyds TSB Bank plc, UniCredit Bank AG, ING Bank NV and Wells Fargo Bank, NA.

Solicitors
Eversheds LLP and Herbert Smith LLP.

Financial Advisers
Lazard & Co. Limited

Brokers
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited and Investec Investment Banking.

Registrars
Capita Registrars Limited, Huddersfield.