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30 January 2018

Smiths Detection - Management Change

Smiths Group confirms that Richard Ingram, President of Smiths Detection, has resigned from his position, effective end February 2018, to take up the role of CEO at Diploma PLC.

Andrew Reynolds Smith, Chief Executive of Smiths Group, commented:

“Richard leaves us after three and a half years with Smiths. Smiths Detection has made good progress over this time and has been significantly enhanced by the acquisition of Morpho Detection in 2017. Detection goes forward, well positioned for the future with a strong business, product portfolio and management team.

I’d like to thank Richard for his contribution to Smiths and wish him well in his new role.”

About Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, urban security and the military. Our experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables us to deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.

Our goal is simple – to provide security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends. For more information visit

About Smiths Group

Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN). A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the medical technology, security & defence, energy, space & commercial aerospace, construction, transportation and general industrial markets worldwide.

Smiths Group employs c.22,000 colleagues in over 50 countries. For more information visit

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