This Charter has been adopted by the Board of Directors of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. and may be modified by the Board from time to time. The following are the purposes, duties and responsibilities of the Nominating Committee:

 

     1.To recommend to the Board any changes in the size of the Board and of its Committees;

 

     2.To identify qualified nominees for the Board and determine the particular nominees who will be nominated by the Company for annual election to the Board. If there is a vacancy in any director’s seat, whether through an increase in the size of the Board or otherwise, the Committee shall recommend to the Board of Directors a nominee to fill such vacancy;

 

     3.In nominating individuals as directors, the Committee shall take into account, among other factors which it may deem appropriate, the judgments, skill, diversity, business experience, and needs of the Board as its function relates to the business of the Company;

 

     4.The Committee shall consider candidates proposed by management and stockholders as well as by its own members;

 

     5.To identify Board members qualified to fill vacancies on Committees of the Board taking into account requirements of the National Association of Securities Dealers, federal and state law and the suitability of persons for particular Committee assignments and any other factors deemed appropriate by the Committee.