2003 Nominating Charter: BMET

(ADOPTED JUNE 27, 2003)


The Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee (the "Committee") is a
standing committee appointed by the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Biomet,
Inc. (the "Company") for the following purposes:

o To establish eligibility criteria and procedures for identifying potential
nominees to the Board;

o To receive and review recommendations for director nominations;

o To recommend to the Board nominees for director for the next Annual Meeting
of the Company's Shareholders;

o To recommend to the Board the director nominees for each committee of the

o To consider for recommendation to the Board the Corporate Governance
Principles applicable to the Company;

o To provide oversight of the corporate governance affairs of the Board and
the Company; and

o To assist in the evaluation of the Board, its committees and the individual


The Committee shall consist of not less than three directors all of whom, in the
judgment of the Board of Directors, shall be independent in accordance with the
NASDAQ Stock Exchange listing standards and as determined in the business
judgment of the Board. Committee members shall be appointed for three-year terms
at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and shall serve until a
replacement for each member is duly elected and qualified or until such member's
resignation or removal from the Board or the Committee. The members of the
Committee may be removed, with or without cause, by a majority vote of the
Board. The Chairman of the Committee shall be designated by the members of the
Committee. The Committee may form and delegate authority to subcommittees in
compliance with applicable law when deemed appropriate by the Committee. The
Committee shall meet at least once annually, or more frequently as circumstances



To fulfill its purpose, the Committee, acting in conjunction with the Chairman
of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at such times as the Committee deems
appropriate, shall perform the following functions. The Committee has the
authority, as necessary and appropriate, to consult with outside financial,
legal and other advisors to assist in their duties to the Company.

o Criteria for Nomination to the Board. The Committee shall establish and
periodically review the criteria for Board membership which should include,
among other things, experience, appropriate skills and knowledge and the
ability to act on behalf of shareholders;

o Nomination and Training of Directors. With respect to the structure of the
Board, the Committee shall

o periodically consider the size, composition and needs of the

o consider, recommend and recruit candidates to fill available
positions on the Board;

o review candidates recommended by shareholders, if any;

o conduct the appropriate and necessary inquiries into the
backgrounds and qualifications of possible candidates; and

o recommend the Director nominees for approval by the Board and the

o Conflicts of Interest. The Committee shall consider questions of possible
conflicts of interest of Board members and the Company's executive

o Committees of the Board. The Committee shall monitor and recommend the
functions and membership of the various committees of the Board. The
Committee shall also consider and recommend to the Board any changes to
committees of the Board and the potential creation and/or dissolution of
committees of the Board.

o Board Compensation. The Committee shall advise the Board regarding changes
in the amount and form of Board compensation.

o Board Administration. The Committee shall make recommendations on the
structure of Board meetings and shall recommend matters for consideration
by the Board.

o Corporate Governance Principles. The Committee shall consider developing a
set of Corporate Governance Principles. If the Committee develops a set of
such principles, it will submit them to the Board for approval. The
Committee shall also consider matters of corporate governance and, if
established, periodically review the Company's adherence to the Corporate
Governance Principles.

o Shareholder Interests. The Committee shall periodically review the
Company's Shareholder Rights Plan and shall recommend and review the share
ownership expectations of the Board members and senior officers of the

o Succession Planning. The Committee shall consider Director retirement
policies. The Committee shall periodically review with the Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer the succession plans relating to
positions held by the Company's executive officers.

o Board and Committee Evaluation Process. The Committee shall develop and
recommend to the Board a periodic performance process for the Board, its
members and each of its committees.


o Self Evaluation. The Committee shall perform a periodic, informal
performance evaluation of the Committee. The evaluation shall compare the
performance of the Committee with the requirements of this charter. Upon
the completion of the self evaluation, the Committee shall report its
findings to the Board and may also recommend to the Board any changes to
the Charter and/or function of the Committee it deems necessary or
desirable as a result of the evaluation.

o Evaluation of the Company's Executive Officers. The Committee shall
periodically review with the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive
Officer the functions and performance of the Company's executive officers
and make recommendations to the Board on any changes the committee deems
necessary or desirable.