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Board of Directors
The Board comprises three executive and four independent non-executive directors in addition to the Executive Chairman. 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 the Group's businesses. It is chaired by the Chief Executive and includes the executive directors and senior managers. The Executive Committee usually meets for two days on a quarterly basis and considers the performance and strategic direction of the metrology and healthcare businesses and other matters of general importance to the Group.