Service Deed - Intergraph Asia Pacific Inc., Intergraph Corp. and Graeme John Farrell
Dated 1st July, 2003
INTERGRAPH ASIA PACIFIC Inc.
GRAEME JOHN FARRELL
THIS DEED is made on the 1st day of July, 2003
(1) INTERGRAPH ASIA PACIFIC Inc., whose registered office in Sydney Australia is, 4th Floor 32 Walker Street North Sydney (hereinafter called "the Company"); and
(2) INTERGRAPH CORPORATION whose offices are at One Madison, Huntsville Alabama (hereinafter called "the Covenator"); and
(2) GRAEME JOHN FARRELL of 15A West Crescent Street, McMahons Point, Australia (hereinafter called "the Employee").
(A) The Employee is currently employed in Sydney, Australia pursuant to a service deed dated 27th March, 1997.
(B) The Company is a member of the Group which carries on the Group's business in the Asia Pacific region.
(C) The Covenator has agreed to guarantee the Company's financial obligations relevant to the Employee's appointment under this Deed.
(D) The parties wish to consolidate the Employee's terms and conditions of employment as hereinafter provided.
WHEREBY IT IS AGREED as follows:
1.01 In this Deed, unless the context requires otherwise:
"Base Salary" means that part of the remuneration of the Employee as is referred to in Clause 5;
"Group" means the Company, its parent company, Intergraph Corporation and its subsidiaries and associated companies from time to time and "member of the Group" shall be construed accordingly; and
"month" means calendar month.
1.02 References herein to Clauses are to clauses in this Deed unless the context requires otherwise,
1.03 The headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the construction of this Deed.
1.04 Unless the context requires otherwise, words importing the singular include plural and vice versa and words importing a gender include every gender.
The Company shall continue to employ the Employee and the Employee will serve the Company as Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, responsible for Asia Pacific Business Operations and the Intergraph Public Safety business units, upon the terms and conditions hereinafter appearing. The Employee shall perform his services in Asia Pacific and shall be based in Sydney Australia.
The Employee's appointment shall continue with the Company from 1st July, 2003 until such time as this Deed is terminated by either the Company or the Employee in accordance with the provisions of Clause 10.
4. EMPLOYEE'S DUTIES
The Employee shall, during the continuance of his employment hereunder:
(a) be based in Sydney Australia to serve the Company as Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific and, in such capacity and in good faith, perform the duties and exercise the powers from time to time assigned to or vested in him by Intergraph Corporation;
(b) comply with and conform to any lawful instructions or directions from time to time given or made by Intergraph Corporation and faithfully and diligently serve the Company and use his best endeavours to promote the business and interests thereof;
devote himself exclusively and diligently to the business and interests of the Company and personally attend thereto at all times during, usual business hours and during such other times as the Company may reasonably require except in case of incapacity through illness or accident,
5. BASE SALARY
The base salary of the Employee shall be A$ 400,000 per annum payable in 12 equal monthly instalments. This salary shall be reviewed by the Chief Financial Officer of Intergraph Corporation and the President of the IPS business unit from time to time and in any event, on each yearly anniversary date from the commencement date of this agreement
6. EXTRA COMPENSATION PLAN (ECP)
The Company shall provide the Employee with an annual ECP consistent with such Plans provided to the Employee in past years. Such ongoing ECP’s will be based on the responsibilities of the Employee with respect to the Company’s annual Plans relative to each financial year 1st January to 31st December.
The Employee shall be entitled to the following benefits subject to determination by the Chief Financial Officer as to the appropriate level of cost for each item:
(a) the use (whether for business or personal purposes) of a motor car which is of a standard consistent with the position of the Employee in the Company and the Company shall pay all running costs associate with said motor car.
(b) provision of an education allowance for the youngest child of the Employee (Lauren Rennie) whilst she continues at University in Australia. Such allowance will be equal to actual fee cost by the relevant institution. This provision is subject to a maximum of A$7,500 and shall only apply to the first degree of said child.
(c) provision of Australian insurance cover for medical, hospital and dental costs of the Employee, Employee’s wife and two children whilst they are dependent on the Employee.
(d) telephone, fax/data service in the residence of the Employee at the expense of the Company;
(e) participation in the Company's superannuation plan subject to the terms and conditions of such scheme from time to time in force; However, the Company contribution shall commence at 11%.
The Company shall reimburse the Employee (against receipts) for all expenses properly incurred in the course of his employment hereunder or in promoting or otherwise in connection with the business of the Company including without limitation, business meals, entertainment, hotel, travelling and out-of-pocket expenses.
The Employee shall be entitled after completion of each year of service with the Company to [four (4) weeks] leave (excluding public holidays) with full base pay, which leave shall be taken at such time or times as may be convenient to the Chief Financial Officer and the President of IPS having regard to the exigencies of the Company's business. Any untaken leave up to a maximum of four weeks shall accrue to the Employee year to year and shall be included in calculation of any termination payment should the Employee's services be terminated either by the Company or Employee.
10.1 Subject to Clause 10.3 hereof, the Employee's employment hereunder may be determined at any time by either party giving to the other not less than three (3) months' prior written notice or forthwith upon payment of not less than three (3) months’ Base Salary in lieu of notice.
10.2 If the Company terminates the employment of the Employee by reason of his position being made redundant, or if the Employee tenders his resignation by reason of one or more of the following reasons:
(a) if the Employee is required by the Company to carry out or perform duties which are fundamentally different in nature to the duties which are contemplated by this Deed whether expressly or by implication;
(b) if the Company proposes to relocate the Employee on a permanent basis to a location outside of Sydney, Australia and the Employee is unwilling to accept the proposed relocation location;
(d) if the Company commits any act which will amount to constructive dismissal of the Employee by the Company under common law, or
(e) any other action taken by the Company calculated to terminate or might have the effect of terminating this Deed without consent of the Employee.
then, the Company shall, pay the Employee a sum calculated in accordance with the following formula:
(A *2) x B
"A" is the monthly Base Salary of the Employee applicable at the time of termination;
"B" is the number of calendar years of service (or part thereof) of the Employee with the Group, which is subject to a maximum of 12 years.
10.3 If at any time during the term of his employment hereunder the Employee shall be guilty of or commit any serious misconduct which in the opinion of the Board of Intergraph Corporation is in any way detrimental to the interests of the Company or shall be in breach of any of the terms of this Deed or shall commit any act of bankruptcy or become insolvent or make any arrangements or composition with his creditors generally or become through mental disorder incapable of managing his own affairs or fail to pay his personal debts or shall be guilty of persistent insobriety or be convicted of any criminal offence involving his integrity or honesty the Company may determine the Employee's employment -hereunder forthwith without any notice or payment in lieu of notice and upon such determination the Employee shall not be entitled to any bonus or any payment whatsoever (other than salary actually accrued due and payable, accrued annual leave and superannuation ) for or in respect of the then current year of service or to claim any compensation or damages for or in respect of or by reason of such determination. Termination by the Company under this clause must not be harsh, unjust or unreasonable.
11. EMPLOYEE'S UNDERTAKINGS
The Employee shall not either during the continuance of his employment hereunder divulge to any person whomsoever or to any body corporate or unincorporated and shall use his best endeavours to prevent the unauthorised publication or disclosure of any trade secret or any confidential information concerning the business or finances of any member of the Group or any of its dealings, transactions or affairs which may come to his knowledge during or in the course of his employment.
Subject to clause 4 herein, the Company, jointly and severally with the Covenator, shall financially indemnify the Employee in the event of any litigation or claims against Directors of the Company or any Group company of the Covenator of which the Employee is a Director. The Employee shall be protected financially from any actions against any Board of the Group whether during the currency of this Deed or for Seven (7) years subsequent to the Employee's termination under this Deed. Financial indemnity shall be inclusive of any legal costs incurred by the Employee in defence of litigation against the Employee in consequence of his being, or having been, a Director of any Company in the Group.
13.01 This Deed shall be in substitution for any subsisting agreement or arrangement (oral or otherwise) made between the Company and the Employee which shall be deemed to have been terminated by mutual consent as from the date on which this Deed commences,
13.02 The expiration or termination of this Deed howsoever arising shall not operate to affect such of the provisions hereof as in accordance with their terms are expressed to operate or have effect thereafter.
13.03 In the event of any variation of the remuneration payable to or other benefits made available to the Employee hereunder being made by consent of the parties hereto such variation shall not constitute a new agreement but (subject to any express agreement to the contrary) the employment of the Employee hereunder shall continue subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of this Deed with such variation as aforesaid.
13.04 Each notice, demand or other communication given or made under this Deed shall be in writing and delivered or sent to the relevant party at its address set out below (or such other address or telex number or fax number as the addressee has by five (5) days' prior written notice specified to the other party):
To the Company : Intergraph Asia Pacific Inc.
4th Floor, 32 Walker Street
North Sydney, Australia.
To the Employee : Graeme John Farrell
15A West Crescent Street
Sydney Australia 2060
Any notice, demand or other communication so addressed to the relevant party shall be, deemed to have been delivered (a) if given or made by letter, when actually delivered to the relevant address; and (b) if given or made by fax, when despatched.
13.05 If at any time any provision of this Deed is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Deed shall not be affected or impaired thereby,
13.06 This Deed shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia and the parties hereby irrevocably submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of Australian courts.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF this Deed has been executed on the day and year first above written.
SIGNED for and on behalf of
INTERGRAPH ASIA PACIFIC Inc.
In the presence of: )
SIGNED for and on behalf of
In the presence of: )
GRAEME JOHN FARRELL )
In the presence of: )