30 August 2000
CHANGES IN RESPONSIBILITIES
IMI plc, the major international engineering group, today announced changes in
the responsibilities of its Non-Executive Directors.
Consistent with best practice in corporate governance, IMI is separating the
Chairmanship of the Board and its non-executive directors' committees.
Sir Chips Keswick, IMI's senior independent non-Executive Director has become
chairman of the remuneration and nomination committee of the Board and Brian
Staples, also an existing independent non-Executive Director, will chair the
audit committee of the Board. Sir Eric Pountain, who previously chaired these
committees, remains non-Executive Chairman of IMI plc.
Gary Allen, Chief Executive Tel: 0121 356 4848
Ben Padovan Tel: 0207 329 0096