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Board of Directors
The Board comprises four executive directors (including the Executive Chairman), three independent non-executive directors and a non-executive director. There is a formal schedule of matters specifically reserved for its decision. These include the approval of annual and half-year results and trading statements, company and business acquisitions and disposals, major capital expenditure, borrowings, material agreements, director and company secretary appointments and removals, patent-related disputes and other material litigation, forecasts and major product development projects.
The Executive Committee is responsible for the executive management of our businesses. It is chaired by the Chief Executive and includes the executive directors and senior managers. The Executive Committee usually meets in advance of Board meetings and considers the performance and strategic direction of our operating segments and other matters of general importance to the Group.