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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andrew Duff

59 2014 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Paul Waterman

53 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Ralph Hewins

54 2016 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Chris Shepherd

2017 Chief Human Resource Officer

Walker Allen

2006 Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Marci Brand

2018 Vice President - Global Personal Care

Christian Kather

2018 Vice President - TALC

Robert Mangold

2018 Vice President - Global Supply Chain

Paul Rao

2014 Vice President - Energy

Luc Van Ravenstein

2018 Vice President - Global Coatings

Eric Waldmann

2018 Vice President - Chromium

JOE LUPIA

2019 Vice President - Global Research & Development

Daniel Hughes

2018 Vice President - Business Development

Laura Higgins

2018 Group Company Secretary

Sandra Boss

51 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dorothee Deuring

51 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Steve Good

57 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anne Hyland

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick Salmon

2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

James Curran

2018 Director - Investor Relations, Strategy, M&A

Biographies

Name Description

Andrew Duff

Mr. Andrew J. Duff is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Elementis PLC. He the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Deputy Chairman on 1 April 2014 and was appointed Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee on 24 April 2014. Andrew has significant boardroom experience gained from serving as a director and chairman of a number of UK and international companies. This combined with experience in the manufacturing, energy and utilities sectors, enables Andrew to effectively lead the Board and deliver value to shareholders and other stakeholders. From 2003 until 2009, Andrew was chief executive officer of npower, the successor entity to Innogy plc which in 2000 was demerged from National Power, restructured and then sold to RWE, the German electricity and gas company. He was also a member of the RWE’s executive committee. Before this, he spent 16 years at BP in downstream international markets. Andrew was a nonexecutive director of Wolseley plc, the international plumbing and building materials company, between 2004 and 2013, where he was also the senior independent director and chairman of the remuneration committee. Andrew holds a BSc (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a fellow of the Energy Institute.

Paul Waterman

Mr. Paul Waterman is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Paul was appointed Group CEO on 8 February 2016. He has a proven track record in developing markets, products and opportunities for creating value, business optimisation and transformation. Prior to joining Elementis, Paul was global CEO of the BP lubricants business in 2013 after having overseen the BP Australia/New Zealand downstream business. In 2010, Paul was country president of BP Australia. Prior to this he was CEO of BP’s global aviation, industrial, marine and energy lubricants businesses (2009 to 2010) and CEO of BP Lubricants Americas (2007 to 2009). He joined BP after it acquired Burmah-Castrol in 2000, having joined the latter in 1994 after roles at Reckitt Benckiser and Kraft Foods. Paul holds a BSc degree in Packaging Engineering from Michigan State University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University, Stern School of Business.

Ralph Hewins

Mr. Ralph Hewins is Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed CFO-Designate and Executive Director on 12 September 2016 and became the Elementis Group CFO on 1 November 2016. Ralph is an accomplished CFO who has a strong track record in finance, strategy development and implementation, and M&A which enables him to provide effective financial leadership to underpin the delivery of the Reignite Growth strategy. Ralph had a 30 year career with BP, where he held a number of significant leadership positions, including roles in financial management, sales and marketing, corporate development, M&A, strategy and planning. In 2010, Ralph was CFO of BP Lubricants and served on the board of Castrol India Limited from 2010 until 2016. Ralph holds an MA degree in Modern History and Economics from the University of Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD.

Chris Shepherd

Mr. Chris Shepherd serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. He joined Elementis as Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2017. Chris has almost 20 years of global human resources experience having spent the first 12 years of his career in manufacturing and supply chain. Most recently Chris held the position of CHRO for BGL Group, a UK Digital Insurance business. He has held prior positions as CHRO at Kantar and Edwards Group and spent over 22 years at Mars Incorporated where he was based in the UK, Italy, China and Singapore. Chris holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Liverpool. Chris leads the Group Human Resources function and is responsible for talent, succession, HR operations, reward programmes and internal communications. Chris’ focus is on embedding the Company’s culture and values throughout the organisation, developing internal talent and standardising our global people processes.

Walker Allen

Mr. Walker Mayo Allen, III., serves as Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of Elementis PLC. He joined Elementis as General Counsel in 1999 and was appointed General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in 2006. Prior to joining Elementis, Walker was associate general counsel with GE Americom (a GE Capital company) and before that senior business counsel with GE Plastics (a division of General Electric Company). He began his legal career as a lawyer in private practice with two leading New York City law firms, where he specialised in corporate law, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. Walker is a member of the New York Bar and is admitted as in-house counsel in New Jersey. Walker has nearly 25 years’ experience as an in house lawyer within global businesses having started his career in private practice in two New York City law firms.

Marci Brand

Ms. Marci Brand serves as Vice President - Global Personal Care of the Company. Marci joined as VP Global Personal Care in February 2018. Marci had a 35 year career with BP in marketing and sales leadership roles in both business to business and business to consumer environments. Her most recent position was VP, global accounts where she was responsible for leading and developing strategic cooperation with selected global partners. Former positions include VP, global industrial, marine and energy (2014 to 2015) and regional VP, North and Latin America (2010 to 2014), both in BP Lubricants. Marci holds a BSc degree in Marketing from Seton Hall University and is a graduate of the Sales and Marketing Executive Programme from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. This role follows her 35 years’ experience at BP in marketing and sales leadership roles developing strategic business opportunities in both business to business and business to consumer environments.

Christian Kather

Dr. Christian Kather is Vice President - TALC of the company effective from 2018, Dr. Christian has led the Talc business since 2011, having joined Mondo in 2010. Following the acquisition of Mondo he is currently in the process of integrating certain functions into the Elementis Group alongside delivery and growth of the Talc business on a global basis. Christian’s former experience was in business leadership roles in international specialty chemicals companies with roles in both Europe and the US.

Robert Mangold

Mr. Robert Mangold is Vice President - Global Supply Chain of the Company.He joined as VP Global Supply Chain & Manufacturing in June 2018. Rob has over 30 years of experience in Operations. Most recently, Rob was senior VP, manufacturing for Weber-Stephen Products, LLC. Prior to that, he held several executive positions in supply chain and manufacturing with Stepan Chemical Company (a global specialty chemical company based in Illinois) over a 12 year tenure. Rob also has held multiple operations, quality and engineering roles with General Electric in its plastics and advanced materials businesses. Rob holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College and an MBA in Finance from Williams College of Business at Xavier University.

Paul Rao

Mr. Paul Rao serves as Vice President - Energy of the Company since April 2014. Paul has over 25 years of global oilfield experience in sales, marketing, business development and strategic planning. Paul joined Elementis from Qittutut Consulting, a leading Houston based consulting group in the oilfield service industry. Prior experience includes 5 years with Champion Technologies and 16 years with the Nalco Company. Paul holds a BA in Managerial Studies from Rice University and an MBA from Houston Baptist University.

Luc Van Ravenstein

Mr. Luc Van Ravenstein serves as Vice President - Global Coatings of the Company. Luc joined Elementis in January 2012 as Global Business Director, Personal Care and became VP, Personal Care in July 2016. In February 2018, he was appointed VP of global Coatings. Luc began his career at Croda where he held various roles in their coatings business before heading up their European personal care business. Whilst at Elementis, and leading the Personal Care business, Luc was responsible for the SummitReheis business post acquisition. Luc has an MSc degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and a Professional Doctorate in Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology. Luc started his career at Elementis heading up the Personal Care and Surfactants business following leadership positions at specialty chemicals company Croda.

Eric Waldmann

Mr. Eric Waldmann serves as Vice President - Chromium of the Company. Eric was appointed VP Chromium on 1 February 2018. Eric has 26 years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions and sourcing. He has been with Elementis Chromium since 2007 and his most recent position was VP Finance and Sourcing. Prior to joining Elementis, Eric held several positions at Honeywell and ICI in their finance and mergers and acquisitions functions. Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bucknell University, and an MBA from Villanova University. Eric is also a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

JOE LUPIA

Mr. Joe Lupia is Vice President - Global Research & Development of the company. Joe joined Elementis in January 2019 to lead the Global R&D function. His former commercial experience enables him to lead with a focus on commercialisation. Joe is responsible for collaborating with the business leaders on developing new technologies to enhance our customers’ product performance taking into account the quality, sustainability and efficiency needs of our customers. Joe has 30 years in the chemicals industry and joined us from BASF where he led the technical innovations and customer support team for Care Chemicals USA.

Daniel Hughes

Mr. Daniel Hughes serves as Vice President - Business Development of Elementis PLC. He was appointed VP Business Development and IT in July 2016, having previously been Chief Information Officer from September 2013. Daniel has held various senior leadership roles in Elementis since February 2007. Daniel has been engaged in our worldwide end-to-end business transactions. He also served as integration manager for our SummitReheis, Deuchem, Yuhong, Fancor, Watercryl and Hi-Mar acquisitions. He relocated to China in August 2008 as Vice President, Coatings Asia, integrating our 5 production and 8 sales sites there while developing our strategy, customer facing channels and organisational design. Prior to joining Elementis, he held various senior procurement and supply chain positions at Engelhard Corporation and Ford Motor Company. Daniel holds a BA Honours degree in Business Studies from the University of East London.

Laura Higgins

Ms. Laura Higgins serves as Group Company Secretary of the Company. Laura joined the Company on 2 January 2018 and became Company Secretary on 31 January 2018. Laura brings extensive company secretarial experience from roles in UK and internationally quoted companies across FMCG, Leisure, Broadcasting, Publishing, Mining and Support Service sectors. Her last role was at Britvic plc where she held the position of deputy company secretary. Laura holds a degree in Law and Legal Studies with History and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Sandra Boss

Ms. Sandra Lynne Boss serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company since 1 February 2017. Sandra brings strategic advisory and corporate finance experience gained as a consultant to complex global companies on transformational change. Her contribution in financial markets alongside risk management in regulated industries provides the Board with valuable insight. Sandra was a senior partner at McKinsey & Company from 2005 to 2014 (and a partner from 2000), where she specialised in investment banking and risk, and held several senior management positions in the United Kingdom and the United States. At McKinsey, Sandra acted as an adviser to global financial institutions, corporates and public sector bodies on a wide range of strategic, operational and policy issues. Sandra has held other non-executive and advisory appointments with the Institute of International Finance, the McKinsey Master Retirement Trust and the Edith Wharton Restoration. Sandra has a BA degree in American Studies and Economics from Stanford University and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Dorothee Deuring

Ms. Dorothee Anna Deuring serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 1 March 2017. Dorothee provides the Board with valuable insight into the wider European chemicals sector as well as sector specific acquisition expertise. Dorothee manages her own corporate advisory consultancy serving a number of European clients in the pharma/biotech sector. She is active in various industry bodies. Her previous executive roles included managing director and head of Corporate Advisory Group (Europe) at UBS in Zurich, head of M&A chemicals and healthcare at a private investment bank in Germany and as a senior executive in the corporate finance department at the Roche Group. Dorothee holds a master’s degree in Chemistry from the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg and an MBA from INSEAD.

Steve Good

Mr. Steve Good is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Elementis PLC since October 2014. Steve has strong and relevant international experience in specialty chemicals businesses, manufacturing and diverse industrial markets which enables him to provide guidance and challenge to management. Steve’s involvement with remuneration committees in other organisations enable him to provide judgement and knowledge of topical remuneration matters in his capacity as Remuneration Committee chair. Steve was chief executive of Low & Bonar plc between September 2009 and September 2014. Prior to that role, he was managing director of its technical textiles division between 2006 and 2009, director of new business between 2005 and 2006, and managing director of its plastics division between 2004 and 2005. Prior to joining Low & Bonar, he spent 10 years with BTP plc (now part of Clariant) in a variety of leadership positions managing international specialty chemicals businesses. Steve served as non-executive director and chairman of the remuneration committee of Cape plc from July 2015 to September 2017 and non-executive director of Anglian Water Services and member of the audit committee, nomination committee and remuneration committee from April 2015 to October 2018. Steve holds a degree in Economics and Financial Management from Sheffield University. He is a chartered accountant

Anne Hyland

Ms. Anne Philomena Hyland is Non-Executive Independent Director of Elementis Plc. Anne was appointed a Non-Executive Director in June 2013 and became Chairman of the Audit Committee on 1 August 2013. Anne brings significant financial, internal controls, audit and tax expertise to the Board which enables her to be effective in her role as Audit Committee chair. Anne’s background with global companies enables her to effectively contribute in the context of Elementis’ existing markets and new business opportunities. Anne is currently CFO of Kymab Group Ltd, a bio-pharmaceutical company funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to her current executive role, she was CFO and company secretary of both BBI Diagnostics Group Ltd and Vectura Group plc. Previous senior finance positions held include director of corporate finance at, the then FTSE 100, Celltech Group plc, Medeva plc and KPMG. Anne holds a degree in Business Studies from Trinity College, Dublin and is a chartered accountant (FCA) and a corporate tax adviser (CTA-AITI).

Nick Salmon

Mr. Nick R. Salmon is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Elementis PLC. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 20 October 2014 and became Senior Independent Director on 16 December 2014. Nick has extensive experience gained from non-executive roles and as an accomplished executive in specialty chemicals, utility and engineering sectors. He has been responsible for leading several major restructuring projects and negotiating complex acquisitions and disposals which is highly valuable in Board debates. Nick was chief executive of Cookson Group plc from July 2004 to December 2012 when Cookson demerged to create two new listed companies, Vesuvius plc and the specialty chemicals company, Alent plc. Nick was formerly executive vice-president of Alstom S.A. and chief executive of Babcock International Group plc. He held other senior management positions at GEC and GEC Alsthom and the China Light and Power Company. Nick served as a non-executive director of United Utilities plc from 2005 to 2014, where he was also senior independent director from 2007 onwards. Nick holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

James Curran