Company Announcements

Chief Executive Designate joins Spectris

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 4830Z
Spectris PLC
03 September 2018





3 September 2018 - Further to the announcement on 26 July 2018, Spectris plc (SXS: LSE), the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company ('the Company'), is pleased to confirm that Andrew Heath has today joined the Board of the Company as Chief Executive Designate, ahead of his appointment as Chief Executive on 28 September 2018.


Andrew will work with John O'Higgins during September to ensure a smooth transition.


During August 2018, and ahead of his appointment to the Board, Andrew purchased 21,500 shares in Spectris plc.


In accordance with LR 9.6.15, the Company confirms that no further information is required to be disclosed in respect of Andrew Heath under LR 9.6.13. 


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Spectris plc

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Spectris plc is a leading supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. The Company's products, technologies and services help customers to improve product quality and performance, improve core manufacturing processes, reduce downtime and wastage and reduce time to market. Its global customer base spans a diverse range of end-user markets. Spectris operates across four business segments which reflect the applications and industries it serves: Materials Analysis, Test and Measurement, In-line Instrumentation and Industrial Controls. Headquartered in Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom, the Company employs approximately 10,000 people located in more than 30 countries. For more information, visit


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