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Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Sinclair

67 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rakesh Kapoor

2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Adrian Hennah

60 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Rob de Groot

2018 President - Hygiene Home

Gurveen Singh

2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

Rupert Bondy

55 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Seth Cohen

2017 Chief Information Officer

Amedeo Fasano

2017 Chief Supply Officer

Andrew Bonfield

55 2018 Non-Executive Director

Mehmood Khan

59 2018 Non-Executive Director

Elane Stock

54 2018 Non-Executive Director

Nicandro Durante

61 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mary Harris

52 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Pamela Kirby

65 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Andre Lacroix

2013 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Warren Tucker

2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Joyce

2017 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Sinclair

Mr. Christopher Alan Sinclair serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Board of the Company effective 3 May 2018. He was Non-Executive Independent Director at the Company. Chris was appointed as Non- Executive Director in February 2015. Throughout his career he has held a number of executive positions and brings a wealth of experience to the role. He was previously Executive Chairman of Scandent Holdings, Executive Chairman of Cambridge Solutions Ltd, Chairman and CEO of Caribiner International, and President and CEO at Quality Foods Centers, Inc. Earlier in his career, he held various senior management positions with PepsiCo, including Chairman and CEO of Pepsi Cola Co., and Chairman of PepsiCo International Foods and Beverages, which gave him the platform to showcase his strong global branding skills. Chris is a graduate of the University of Kansas (Business Administration) and the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. He has been Chairman of Mattel, Inc.

Rakesh Kapoor

Mr. Rakesh Kapoor serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined RB in 1987 and held a number of regional and central marketing roles with the Company. In 2006 he was appointed EVP Category with responsibility for global category management, R&D, media, market research and strategic alliances. Rakesh was appointed CEO in 2011 and brings to the Board a wealth of business experience and knowledge developed through his experience with the Company. Rakesh holds an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and a Chemical Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

Adrian Hennah

Mr. Adrian Nevil Hennah is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined RB in January 2013 as Chief Financial Officer Designate, before being appointed CFO in February 2013. Adrian has valuable financial experience, having spent six years at Smith & Nephew plc as CFO and four years as CFO at Invensys plc. He also spent 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline plc where he held a number of senior management and financial roles. He started his career with PwC (then Price Waterhouse) working in audit and consultancy and worked with Stadtsparkasse Koeln, the German regional bank. Adrian has a degree in Law from Cambridge University and is a Sloan Fellow of the London Business School. He has been Non-Executive Director of RELX Group plc and RELX NV.

Rob de Groot

Mr. Rob de Groot serves as President - Hygiene Home of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined RB in 1988. After international roles in marketing and sales he became General Manager, The Netherlands, then SVP, Regional Director, Eastern Europe and was appointed Global Category Officer, Surface, Dish and Home Care before being appointed EVP, North America & Australia. From January 2012 to December 2017, Rob became EVP of the ENA area, responsible for North America, Europe, Russia, CIS and ANZ. In January 2018, Rob was appointed President of RB’s Hygiene Home business, headquartered in Amsterdam.

Gurveen Singh

Ms. Gurveen Singh serves as Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She joined RB in 1993 as HR Director, India and was promoted to the role of Manpower Planning Director, based in the UK. Following the merger of Reckitt & Colman and Benckiser, Gurveen returned to India as HR Director, South Asia. In 2007, she moved to Regional HRD East Asia in Singapore and was promoted to Area HRD DvM in 2010, based in the UK. In 2012 she moved back to Singapore to become Area HRD LAPAC before moving to her role as Area HR Director DvM, based in Dubai, in 2015. In January 2018, Gurveen was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. Before joining RB Gurveen held various HR roles in the hotel and consumer goods industries.

Rupert Bondy

Mr. Rupert Bondy serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. He joined RB as SVP General Counsel and Company Secretary in January 2017, and is responsible for company secretarial and legal compliance matters across RB. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as Senior Counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. When SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome merged to form GlaxoSmithKline, Rupert was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In 2008, Rupert became Group General Counsel of BP plc, holding that position until he joined RB.

Seth Cohen

Mr. Seth Cohen serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. He joined RB in September 2017 as Group CIO, and is responsible for leading the next phase of RB’s transformation, including the integration of MJN systems with RB’s, upgrading and deploying finance systems and enhancing the Company’s technological capabilities. Seth joined RB from PepsiCo, where he spent three and a half years as SVP and Chief Information Officer, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this, Seth spent 12 years in a number of senior IS roles at Pepsi, including leading Global Business Solutions and IT transformation programmes.

Amedeo Fasano

Mr. Amedeo Fasano serves as Chief Supply Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined in 1997 as Supply Director, Italy. Following the merger of Reckitt & Colman and Benckiser, Amedeo was appointed Manufacturing Director for Central, South Western and Southern Europe Regions. In 2002 he became Regional Supply Director, North America and in 2003 SVP Supply, North America, Australia and New Zealand. In 2007 he took over the role of SVP Supply, Developing Markets and in March 2009 Amedeo was appointed as EVP, Supply. He previously worked for Pirelli Tyres in various supply roles.

Andrew Bonfield

Mr. Andrew Robert John Bonfield serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Andrew is a chartered accountant with significant financial experience across several different industries. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of National Grid plc from 2010-2018. Before that, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc and prior to that he spent five years as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb, an American pharmaceutical company. He was Finance Director of BG Group plc from 2001 to 2002 and Chief Financial Officer of SmithKline Beecham plc from 1999 to 2000 during an 11 year period with the pharmaceuticals group.

Mehmood Khan

Dr. Mehmood Khan, M.D., serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company effect from July 1st 2018. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Dr. Khan was President, Takeda Global Research & Development Center, overseeing Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company's worldwide R&D efforts. Previously, Dr. Khan was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, serving as Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit in the endocrinology division. He earned his medical degree from the University of Liverpool Medical School and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. Dr. Khan is also an independent director of biopharmaceutical company CorMedix.

Elane Stock

Ms. Elane B. Stock is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Stock's most recent executive role was as Group President Kimberly-Clark International, a division of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a leading personal care and consumer goods company. In this role, she was responsible for business operations in EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Prior to this, Ms Stock was Global President, Kimberly-Clark Professional where she was responsible for the division selling workplace hygiene and safety products. Earlier in her career, Ms Stock spent many years at strategy consultancy McKinsey and Company in the US and Ireland. Since 2014, Ms Stock has been an independent director of the global restaurant company, Yum! Brands, and since 2017 she has also been an independent director of Equifax, the credit reporting and global information services company.

Nicandro Durante

Mr. Nicandro Durante serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective December 1, 2013. He brings strong leadership skills and international business experience to the Board. He holds degrees in Finance, Economics and Business Administration. He started his career working in finance in Brazil and joined British American Tobacco (BAT) in 1981. Whilst at BAT he has worked in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil and has held a number of senior positions, including Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer prior to being appointed as Chief Executive Officer of BAT in March 2011. He has been Chief Executive Officer of British American Tobacco p.l.c.

Mary Harris

Ms. Mary E. Harris serves as a Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 10 February 2015. She became the Chair of the Remuneration Committee in November 2017. Formerly a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Mary brings to the Board substantial experience in consumer and retail business in China, South East Asia and Europe. Mary is a graduate of the University of Oxford (MA Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and Harvard Business School.

Pamela Kirby

Dr. Pamela J. Kirby Ph.D., serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 10 February 2015. She was appointed as Chair of the CRSEC Committee in July 2016. Pam brings to the Board valuable knowledge of the healthcare sector. She served as Chairman of Scynexis Inc until June 2015. She was formerly CEO of Quintiles Transnational Corporation and held senior positions at AstraZeneca PLC and Hoffman-La Roche.

Andre Lacroix

Mr. Andre Lacroix serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in October 2008. He became Senior Independent Director in June 2013 and Chair of the Audit Committee from May 2017. He has wide-ranging experience in executive roles, as Chief Executive Officer of Inchcape plc from 2006 until March 2015; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Euro Disney S.C.A; and President of Burger King International (previously part of Diageo). He has also held positions at Colgate, PepsiCo and Ernst & Young LLP. André is a graduate of ESCP Europe.

Warren Tucker

Mr. Warren G. Tucker serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in February 2010. He has extensive Board experience and financial expertise. He was Executive Director and Chief Finance Officer of Cobham plc from 2003 to 2013 and previously Non-Executive Chairman of Paypoint plc. He has also held various senior finance positions at Cable & Wireless plc and British Airways plc. Warren is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from INSEAD.

Richard Joyce