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Proxy Report - 12/04/2018

Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report. The structure is weighted more heavily towards short-term performance and alignment with performance has not been definitively demonstrated as qualitative criteria comprised 25% of the bonus and the committee had the discretion to make adjustments to the award.

Smith & Nephew PLC

Smith & Nephew is a global medical devices business operating in the markets for advanced surgical devices comprising orthopaedic reconstruction and trauma, sports medicine and advanced wound management. Co.'s advanced medical products and services include: Orthopaedic Reconstruction and Trauma (joint replacement systems for knees and hips and products to help repair broken bones); Advanced Wound Management (treatment and prevention products for hard-to-heal wounds); and Sports Medicine (implants and enabling technologies for minimally invasive repair of the joint).


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