The Audit Committee is comprised of six Independent Non-Executive Directors: Patrick Butler (Committee Chair), Dr Ronald Goode, Robert Pickering, Dr Pamela Kirby, John Castellani and Nina Henderson. Patrick Butler, the Chair, has extensive experience of financing, accounting risk and internal control matters from his 30 years at McKinsey and Arthur Andersen. All members have spent a significant portion of their careers in leading positions at financial, advisory and pharmaceutical companies.
The Audit Committee assists the Board in discharging its responsibilities for financial reporting, external audit, internal audit, internal control and risk management. The Committee reviews Hikma's Annual Report, financial statements, interim reports, trading updates and monitors all audit and non-audit work undertaken by external Auditors. It monitors the effectiveness and output of Hikma's internal and external audit activities, internal controls and risk management systems. The Audit Committee advises the Board on the appointment, reappointment and removal of the external Auditors, as well as the effectiveness of the audit process.
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