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Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd (DAIR.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Benjamin Keswick

46 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director

Ian McLeod

2017 Group Chief Executive Officer

Neil Galloway

2013 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Pierre Olivier Deplanck

2016 Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia and Brunei (Food)

Stephane Guillaume Deutsche

51 President Director of PT Hero

Mark Herbert

Chief Executive Officer, Singapore (Food) and Cambodia (Food)

Irwin Lee

Chief Executive Officer of Rustan Supercenters Inc

Sam Oh

Group Chief Information

Tongwen Zhao

Group Human Resources Director

Peng Chee Choo

Regional Director, North Asia (Food)

Gordon Farquhar

Group Director, Health and Beauty

Martin Lindstrom

Group Director - IKEA

Suzanne Wong

Group Commercial Director

Charlie Wood

Group Counsel

Neil McNamara

Company Secretary

Mark Greenberg

49 2006 Non-Executive Director

George Ho

68 1998 Non-Executive Director

Adam Keswick

45 2012 Non-Executive Director

Henry Keswick

1988 Non-Executive Director

Simon Keswick

76 2013 Non-Executive Director

Pak Kuan Kok

2012 Non-Executive Director

Delman Lee

50 2018 Non-Executive Director

Anthony Nightingale

70 2012 Non-Executive Director

Yiu Kai Pang

57 2016 Non-Executive Director

Jeremy Parr

2015 Non-Executive Director

.. Sassoon

2013 Non-Executive Director

Percy Weatherall

2006 Non-Executive Director

John Witt

2016 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Benjamin Keswick

Mr. Benjamin William Keswick is Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Ben Keswick joined the Board as Managing Director in 2012 and became Chairman in 2013. He has held a number of executive positions since joining the Jardine Matheson group in 1998, including finance director and then chief executive officer of Jardine Pacific between 2003 and 2007 and, thereafter, group managing director of Jardine Cycle & Carriage until 2012. He has an MBA from INSEAD. Mr Keswick is chairman of Jardine Matheson Limited and Jardine Cycle & Carriage and a commissioner of Astra. He is also chairman and managing director of Hongkong Land and Mandarin Oriental, managing director of Jardine Matheson and Jardine Strategic, and a director of Jardine Pacific and Jardine Motors.

Ian McLeod

Mr. Ian McLeod has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr McLeod joined the Board as Group Chief Executive in September 2017. He has extensive experience in the retail sector, and was previously chief executive of Southeastern Grocers in the United States before which he was managing director of Coles in Australia. He is also a director of Yonghui Superstores and a commissioner of Hero.

Neil Galloway

Mr. Neil Galloway is Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Galloway joined the Board as Group Finance Director in 2013. He was previously finance director and chief financial officer of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels from 2008. Mr Galloway began his career in investment banking and he held a range of senior positions in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. He is also a commissioner of Hero.

Pierre Olivier Deplanck

Mr. Pierre Olivier Deplanck is Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia and Brunei (Food) of the company. Mr Deplanck was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia and Brunei (Food) in August 2016, responsible for the Group’s food retail operations in Malaysia and Brunei. Prior to the appointment, Mr Deplanck was Chief Executive Officer of Rustan Supercenters, Inc., leading the Group’s food retail operations in the Philippines. He was initially recruited as Merchandise Director for Giant Singapore in 2007 and became Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Singapore in 2011. Mr Deplanck has more than 25 years of retail experience in food and non-food retail, starting in France and developed most of his career over the last 20 years in Asia.

Stephane Guillaume Deutsche

Mr. Stephane Guillaume Jean Deutsche is President Director, PT Hero of the company. Mr Deutsch was appointed President Director of PT Hero in July 2014. Mr Deutsch moved into the role from his prior position as Chief Executive Officer of Dairy Farm’s operations in Vietnam, which he has held since August 2013. Prior to joining Dairy Farm, Mr Deutsch worked for Carrefour for 23 years in various Chief Financial Officer roles and as Chief Operating Officer for Carrefour South China. In 2010, Mr Deutsch became Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour Malaysia and Singapore. He is a French citizen with more than 25 years of experience in retail operations and finance roles across China, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, Vietnam, Portugal and France. Mr Deutsch has executive training from ESCP Paris.

Mark Herbert

Mr. Mark Herbert Chief Executive Officer, Singapore (Food) and Cambodia (Food) of the company. Mr Herbert was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Singapore (Food) in September 2015. He oversees the Dairy Farm Group’s food related retail operations in Singapore and Cambodia, covering the Cold Storage, MarketPlace, Jasons’s, Giant, 7-Eleven and Lucky supermarket and convenience banners. Prior to joining Dairy Farm, Mr Herbert was Chief Executive of Jardine Motors Group’s UK business where he successfully grew the business both via acquisition and organically through the implementation of a new operating strategy. With an extensive experience in business transformation and integration, Mr Herbert joined the Jardine Matheson Group in 1997. Since then, he has held various senior management positions in different operations, including Cycle & Carriage in New Zealand, Jardine Pacific, Jardine Aviation and Gammon Construction in Hong Kong and PT United Tractors Tbk in Jakarta, Indonesia. Mr Herbert began his professional career in Corporate Recovery in New Zealand followed by the UK.

Irwin Lee

Mr. Irwin Lee is Chief Executive Officer of Rustan Supercenters, Inc. of the company. Prior to this, he served as a board director at Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc and a senior advisor at McKinsey & Co. Mr Lee started his career at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in the Philippines and rose to become Chief Financial Officer in Indonesia, Japan/Korea and Greater China. He then held General Manager and Managing Director roles in China and UK/Ireland, culminating as Regional CEO for P&G Northern Europe. Mr Lee graduated Summa Cum Laude with an Accountancy degree from De La Salle University, and completed Executive Education program at IESE Business School, University of Navarra.

Sam Oh

Mr. Sam Oh is Mr Oh joined Dairy Farm as the Group Chief Information Officer in 2015. Mr Oh has over 25 years of IT management experience in the retail industry. Mr Oh has led and built a number of global, sustainable, and transformational IT capabilities for multi-national organizations including Tesco, Fujitsu, and Lotus. Mr Oh has lived and worked in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Bangkok and the US. Mr Oh also founded and led a number of non-profit organizations to serve communities around the globe. Mr Oh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from University of California, San Diego and completed the Executive Management Academy from University of California, Los Angeles.

Tongwen Zhao

Ms. Tongwen Zhao is Group Human Resources Director of the company. Ms Zhao was appointed Group Human Resources Director of the Dairy Farm Group in July 2013. Prior to her appointment, she lived and worked in Singapore as Regional HR Director, Asia Pacific for Rentokil Initial. Ms Zhao began her career with Unilever in 1992 where she worked within Research & Development and Supply Chain functions. Following her career transition to Human Resources within Unilever, she had held several leadership roles in China, Thailand as well as Singapore. Ms Zhao holds a Bachelor degree in Polymer Engineering from Tongji University in Shanghai, and an MBA from China Europe International Business School. She is also a supervisor of Yonghui Superstores.

Peng Chee Choo

Mr. Choo Peng Chee is Regional Director, North Asia (Food ) of the company. Mr Choo was appointed Regional Director, North Asia (Food) in January 2013, covering all food related business units in Hong Kong, Macau, China and Taiwan. Mr Choo previously served as Chief Executive Officer for Wellcome Hong Kong from May 2010. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of Cold Storage, Market Place and Shop N Save in Singapore. Mr Choo joined the Dairy Farm Group in 2000. Mr Choo brings more than 30 years of retail experience to his role and holds an MBA in Retailing from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

Gordon Farquhar

Mr. Gordon Farquhar Group Director, Health and Beauty of the company. Mr Farquhar was appointed Group Director, Health and Beauty in November 2016. Prior to joining Dairy Farm, Mr Farquhar was Regional Managing Director for Europe and the Middle East of Walgreens Boots Alliance. He was previously based in New York as Managing Director of Boots Retail USA where he led Boots retail programmes following the integration of Walgreens and Alliance Boots. His career at Boots (over two separate periods) has spanned 25 years having begun as a store manager and newly qualified pharmacist 30 years ago. Mr Farquhar holds a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy with honours from the University of Strathclyde and an MBA from the University of Nottingham.

Martin Lindstrom

Mr. Martin Lindstrom is Group Director - IKEA of the company. Mr Lindström was appointed Group Director, IKEA in January 2013 with responsibilities for the Group’s IKEA operations in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Indonesia. Prior to that, he was General Manager of IKEA Taiwan in 2007 and subsequently CEO of the Dairy Farm IKEA business in 2010. Mr Lindström has more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of senior positions with the IKEA business in Europe, Eastern Europe and more than nine years in the Asia Pacific region.

Suzanne Wong

Ms. Suzanne Wong is Group Commercial Director of the company. Ms Wong was named the Group Commercial Director in May 2016 responsible for the Group’s Own Brand, Quality Assurance, Fresh, General Merchandise and Non-trade Procurement functions. Ms Wong previously served as Group Corporate Brand Director responsible for the Group’s Own Brand strategy, including product and brand development, marketing, group sourcing, quality assurance for Own Brand products across the Group from May 2009. Prior to joining Dairy Farm, Ms Wong lived and worked in Shanghai as the Vice President, Asia for the US sales and marketing consulting firm Daymon Worldwide covering mainland China, Asia, Korea and Japan; working with retail customers like Lotte, Mandai, the CP Group, Lianhua and Dairy Farm. Ms Wong began her career in Mars in the United Kingdom and has worked and lived in Asia with the company where she held senior roles in Regional Brand Management, Marketing, Sales and Business Development. Ms Wong brings more than 20 years of brand marketing, product development and sourcing experience to her role. Born and educated in Singapore, Ms Wong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Economics from the University of Singapore.

Charlie Wood

Mr. Charlie Wood Group Counsel of the company. Mr Wood was appointed Group Counsel in January 2007. He was initially recruited in September 1999 to set up a legal department for Dairy Farm in Hong Kong, and subsequently became responsible for the legal affairs of Dairy Farm in North Asia before assuming his current role. Mr Wood qualified as a solicitor in England and worked in private practice in London for three years before moving to Vietnam in 1995 to work for an international law firm.

Neil McNamara

Mark Greenberg

Mr. Mark Spencer Greenberg is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Greenberg joined the Board in 2006. He is group strategy director of Jardine Matheson. He had previously spent 16 years in investment banking with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London. He is also a director of Jardine Matheson Limited, Hongkong Land, Jardine Cycle & Carriage and Mandarin Oriental, and a commissioner of Astra and Bank Permata.

George Ho

Mr. George J. Ho, OBE is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Ho joined the Board in 1998. He was previously engaged in private law practice in San Francisco and is currently engaged in the broadcasting and multi-media industries. Mr Ho is also chairman of Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting Company.

Adam Keswick

Mr. Adam Phillip Keswick is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Adam Keswick joined the Board in 2012. Having joined Jardine Matheson in 2001, he was appointed to the board in 2007 and was deputy managing director from 2012 to 2016. Mr Keswick is also deputy chairman of Jardine Lloyd Thompson and a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Strategic and Mandarin Oriental. He is also a director of Ferrari, and a supervisory board member of Rothschild & Co.

Henry Keswick

Sir Henry Keswick is no longer Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited., with effect from 31st December 2018. Sir Henry joined the Board in 1988. He is chairman of Jardine Matheson, having first joined the group in 1961, and is also chairman of Jardine Strategic. He is a director of Hongkong Land and Mandarin Oriental. He is also vice chairman of the Hong Kong Association.

Simon Keswick

Mr. Simon Lindley Keswick is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Simon Keswick joined the Board in 1986 and was Chairman of the Company from 1986 to 2013. He joined the Jardine Matheson group in 1962 and is a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic and Mandarin Oriental.

Pak Kuan Kok

Mr. Kok Pak Kuan is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Kok was Group Chief Executive from 2007, when he first joined the Board, until he retired from executive office in 2012. He began his career in Dairy Farm in 1987 and has extensive experience in the retail industry in Asia. He is also a director of Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust Management and SATS.

Delman Lee

Anthony Nightingale

Mr. Anthony John Liddell Nightingale is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Nightingale joined the Board in 2006 and was Managing Director of the Company from 2006 to 2012. He is also a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic, Mandarin Oriental, Prudential, Schindler, Shui On Land and Vitasoy, and a commissioner of Astra. He is chairman of The Sailors Home and Missions to Seamen in Hong Kong.

Yiu Kai Pang

Mr. Yiu Kai Pang is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Pang joined the Board in 2016. He is deputy managing director of Jardine Matheson, chairman of Jardine Pacific, and chairman and chief executive of Jardine Motors. He previously held a number of senior executive positions in the Jardine Matheson group, which he joined in 1984, including chief executive of Hongkong Land between 2007 and 2016. Mr Pang is also deputy chairman of Jardine Matheson Limited, and a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson (China), Jardine Strategic, Mandarin Oriental, Yonghui Superstores and Zhongsheng. He is chairman of the General Committee of the Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong and a past chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Jeremy Parr

Mr. Jeremy Glyn Parr is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Parr joined the Board in 2015. He is general counsel of the Jardine Matheson group. He was previously a senior corporate partner with Linklaters, where he was the global head of the firm’s corporate division, based in London. Mr Parr is also a director of Jardine Matheson Limited, Jardine Matheson and Mandarin Oriental.

.. Sassoon

Lord Sassoon, Kt is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Lord Sassoon joined the Board in 2013. He began his career at KPMG, before joining SG Warburg (later UBS Warburg) in 1985. From 2002 to 2006 he was in the United Kingdom Treasury as a civil servant, where he had responsibility for financial services and enterprise policy. Following this, he chaired the Financial Action Task Force; and conducted a review of the UK’s system of financial regulation. From 2010 to 2013 Lord Sassoon was the first Commercial Secretary to the Treasury and acted as the Government’s Front Bench Treasury spokesman in the House of Lords. He is a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Jardine Matheson and Mandarin Oriental. He is also chairman of the China-Britain Business Council.

Percy Weatherall

Mr. Percy Weatherall is Non-Executive Director of Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited. Mr Weatherall joined the Board in 2000 and was Managing Director from 2000 to 2006. He first joined the Jardine Matheson group in 1976 and retired from executive office in 2006. He is also a director of Hongkong Land, Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic and Mandarin Oriental. He is chairman of Corney & Barrow and the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board.

John Witt

Mr. John Raymond Witt is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Witt joined the Board in 2016, following his appointment as group finance director of Jardine Matheson. He is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from INSEAD. He has been with the Jardine Matheson group since 1993 during which time he has held a number of senior finance positions, most recently chief financial officer of Hongkong Land. He is also a director of Jardine Matheson Limited and a commissioner of Astra.