Directorate Change 
As notified in the Announcement of Preliminary Results, Oxford Instruments plc
confirms the following changes to the composition of its Board with effect from
the conclusion of its 2013 Annual General Meeting held yesterday, 10 September
* Having served nine years on the Board, Professor Mike Hughes stepped down 

    from the Board, as Senior Independent Director and as a member of the
    Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees
      * Charles Holroyd stepped down from the Board

As reported in the Company's Reports and Financial Statements, the following
changes have also taken place with effect from the same date:- 
* Jock Lennox has replaced Mike Hughes as Senior Independent Director 

      * Thomas Geitner has replaced Nigel Keen as Chairman of the Remuneration

There are no further details to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.11 of the
Listing Rules. 
Susan Johnson-Brett
Company Secretary
Oxford Instruments plc 
11 September 2013 
Email: susan.johnson-brett@oxinst.com
Direct dial: 01865 393324 
-0- Sep/11/2013 09:47 GMT
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