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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Davis

67 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

D. Warren East

53 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Stephen Daintith

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tom Bell

2018 President – Defence and President & Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America

Christopher Cholerton

2018 President – Civil Aerospace

Mikael Makinen

62 2016 President - Marine

Andreas Schell

2017 Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Paul Stein

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Mark Gregory

2015 General Counsel

Harry Holt

2018 Chief People Officer

Benjamin Story

2016 Strategic Marketing Director

Pamela Coles

56 2014 Company Secretary

Nick Luff

50 2018 Non-Executive Director

Lewis Booth

69 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ruth Cairnie

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frank Chapman

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Irene Dorner

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Beverly Goulet

63 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hsien Yang Lee

60 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Bradley Singer

52 2016 Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Kevin Smith

57 2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Jasmin Staiblin

48 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jennifer Ramsey

2018 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian E. L. Davis is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. Ian was a partner at McKinsey for 31 years and served as chairman and worldwide managing director. He brings significant financial and strategic experience and has worked with and advised global organisations and companies, enabling him to draw on knowledge of diverse issues and outcomes to assist the Board.

D. Warren East

Mr. D. Warren A. East, CBE, is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc. Warren is an engineer and joined ARM Holdings plc in 1994 where he served as CEO from 2001 until 2013. He has a deep understanding of technology and has proven strategic and leadership skills in a global business. He is a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology; the Royal Academy of Engineering; the Royal Society; and of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was awarded a CBE in 2014 for services to the technology industry.

Stephen Daintith

Mr. Stephen W. Daintith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Stephen graduated from the University of Leeds in 1985, with a BA in Economics and Accounting, and started his career with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. In his time at Price Waterhouse, Stephen was based in London and Chicago and worked with a variety of clients across many different sectors. Following roles at Forte plc and the UK Civil Aviation Authority, he joined British American Tobacco (BAT) in 1996. In his nine years with BAT, Stephen held several executive positions including Finance Director in South Africa and Pakistan and CEO in Bangladesh and Switzerland. In 2005, Stephen moved into the media sector and joined News Corporation as CFO of News International before moving to New York in 2008 to take on the role of CFO and COO of Dow Jones, also part of the group. In 2011, Stephen became the CFO of Daily Mail and General Trust plc and remained in this role before joining Rolls-Royce in April 2017. Stephen has a deep understanding of international business across various sectors and an appreciation for looking beyond the numbers to help improve performance. His experience and record of achievement in change management is also particularly relevant to Rolls-Royce and allows Stephen to make a significant contribution to the long-term growth of the business and the increasing demand for its technology. Stephen demonstrates strong leadership qualities and is a valued member of the Board and the Executive Leadership Team.

Tom Bell

Mr. Tom Bell is President – Defence and President & Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America of the Company. Tom Bell has joined Rolls-Royce as President Defence. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing for Defense, Space & Security at The Boeing Company. Before joining Boeing in 2015, Tom was President of Rolls-Royce Defence Aerospace having joined as President, Customer Business, North America in mid-2012. Previously he had spent over two decades with Boeing in a variety of leadership positions within the Defense, Space and Security Business and began his aerospace career with Lockheed Martin in Human Space Flight. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the National Defense Industrial Association.

Christopher Cholerton

Mr. Christopher Cholerton is President – Civil Aerospace of the Company. Prior to this role, since 2015, Chris was President of our Defence business. He has held engineering, programme and operational leadership positions in both our Civil Aerospace and Defence businesses. He has worked closely with key airframe partners, airline customers and governments and serves on the Board of Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Inc. From 2012 to 2015 he ran an important part of our global supply chain operations, covering manufacturing plants, purchasing and strategy. From 2006 to early 2012, Chris led Civil Aerospace’s largest new product introduction and production programmes, including as Director of the Trent XWB programme where he achieved milestones up to the first engine flight. Before this, he held posts as Director – Boeing Programmes and Director – Airbus Production Programmes. Earlier, he was Director – Joint Strike Fighter in the Defence business, leading the programme which delivered the novel Rolls-Royce LiftSystem® for the Lockheed Martin F-35B. Chris joined Rolls-Royce as an undergraduate in 1981 and graduated with a degree in Engineering Science from Oxford University. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Fellow of the Association of Project Management.

Mikael Makinen

Mr. Mikael Makinen is President - Marine of the Company, since January 2016. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce Mikael was President of leading maritime cargo solutions provider McGregor 2012 -2014. Before this Mikael held a number of senior positions at Wärtsilä, including Group Vice President and Deputy to CEO responsible for Wärtsilä’s Marine business and Asian strategy, as well as Managing Director, Wärtsilä Group Singapore. Mikael attended the Helsinki University of Technology where he received a Master of Science in 1980. Mikael is a Member of the Board of Directors of Stora Enso OyJ, in Finland.

Andreas Schell

Mr. Andreas Schell is Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG of the Company. Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of its subsidiary MTU and President of the Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit in January 2017 Andreas is also responsible for the Technology division, Operations and Sales. Before joining Rolls-Royce Andreas worked for United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Aerospace Systems in the United States, where he was Vice President Digital Strategy, having previously held the position of President of the Actuation & Propeller Systems business unit, President of the Electric Systems and Vice President Aerospace Power Systems. He had been involved with advanced electric systems in the automotive industry, holding the position of Vice President Electrical and Electronics Core Engineering at Chrysler, where he was responsible for developing electric systems for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge. Andreas has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Clausthal University of Technology in Germany and an executive MBA from Michigan State University in the United States. Andreas is a member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Paul Stein

Mr. Paul Stein is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Paul joined Rolls-Royce in 2010 as Chief Scientific Officer and for two years acted as the Engineering and Technology Director for the Company’s Nuclear business in addition to his Chief Scientific Officer responsibilities. His most recent role was Director of Research & Technology, accountable for the company’s global investment in R&T, as well as fostering innovation and promoting and sustaining specialist engineering talent. Paul was Director General, Science and Technology, at the UK Ministry of Defence immediately prior to joining Rolls-Royce. Before that, he was Managing Director of Roke Manor Research and in 2003 was appointed to the Siemens UK Executive Management Board, leading technology and contributing to business strategy. Paul holds an Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree from King's College, London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Mark Gregory

Mr. Mark Gregory is General Counsel of the Company. Mark joined Rolls-Royce in 2005 and was appointed General Counsel in October 2015 Before his appointment as General Counsel he held various positions in the Group, most recently as Head of Legal and Commercial. In February 2016, Mark was appointed as a member of the Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG (“RRPS”) Supervisory Board, and sits on the RRPS Audit Committee. Before joining Rolls-Royce, Mark trained and practiced at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) in London and Hong Kong. He studied English and German law and is a practising Solicitor (England and Wales).

Harry Holt

Mr. Harry Holt is Chief People Officer of the Company. Previously Harry was President – Nuclear, leading the entirety of Rolls-Royce’s nuclear activities in support of the Royal Navy’s Submarine Programme and also the Civil Nuclear power markets worldwide. His previous roles within Rolls-Royce include: Group Operations Strategy Director, accountable for defining and driving the operations’ strategy of the Group; President, Controls and Data Services, accountable for the manufacture of engine controls and provision of data services to optimise product performance for our customers; and Director Strategy and Future Programmes, Aerospace, accountable for business strategy, future programmes and new business opportunities across Rolls-Royce’s Aerospace portfolio. His initial role in the company was Director, Global Government Relations.

Benjamin Story

Mr. Benjamin Story is Strategic Marketing Director of the Company, since October 2016. Ben has over 25 years of investment banking experience, working with clients around the world on privatisations, M&A, restructurings, equity raisings and financings. Throughout most of his career, Ben has focused on the industrials sector, including aerospace & defence and transportation. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Ben was Head of UK Investment Banking & Broking at Citi from 2013. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank from 2005 to 2012, where he was Head of Industrials EMEA & Asia Pacific, and at Morgan Stanley from 1997, where he led the Transportation & Business Services EMEA & Asia-Pacific team. Ben has a BSc in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick. He is a Board Member of Transport for London and a Governor of the Warwick Manufacturing Group Academy Coventry.

Pamela Coles

Ms. Pamela Coles is Company Secretary of the Company. Pamela is an expert in corporate governance and company law. She has been a fellow of ICSA: The Governance Institute, since 1997. She joined Rolls-Royce from Centrica plc, where she was head of secretariat. Pamela’s previous roles also include group company secretary and a member of the executive committee at The Rank Group plc and company secretary and head of legal at RAC plc.

Nick Luff

Mr. Nick Luff has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective from 3 May 2018. Nick is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and is currently Chief Financial Officer at RELX Group, a FTSE 100 company and global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers. Nick has played a key role in driving shareholder returns at RELX as the company has transformed its business. Prior to his appointment at RELX Group, Nick served as Group Finance Director at Centrica plc from 2007 to 2014. Before joining Centrica plc, he served as the Chief Financial Officer at The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) between 2003 and 2007. He worked at P&O and its affiliated companies for 15 years in a variety of senior finance roles. Nick began his career as an accountant with KPMG and has a degree in mathematics from the University of Oxford. Nick has formerly held Non-executive Director positions at Lloyds Banking Group plc from 2013 to May 2017 and at QinetiQ Group plc, the defence, aerospace and security services company between 2004 and 2010.

Lewis Booth

Mr. Lewis W. K. Booth is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. Lewis has considerable financial expertise and experience and brings an international perspective from his 42-year career in the motor industry. After gaining a bachelor of engineering degree with honours in mechanical engineering, Lewis began his career with British Leyland. He spent 34 years at Ford Motor Company including as executive vice president and CFO. He was awarded a CBE in 2012 for services to the UK automotive and manufacturing industries.

Ruth Cairnie

Ms. Ruth Cairnie is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. A physicist by background, Ruth has strong strategic and commercial experience gained at Royal Dutch Shell Plc where she held a number of senior international roles, including executive vice president strategy and planning. Ruth has significant remuneration committee experience having chaired the remuneration committee at Keller Group plc from April 2012 to May 2017 and has been a member of the remuneration committee at Associated British Foods plc since 2014.

Frank Chapman

Sir Frank Joseph Chapman is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. Sir Frank has significant industrial and safety experience, having worked in the oil & gas industry for 38 years including appointments within Royal Dutch Shell plc and BP p.l.c. He has a life-long passion for engineering and innovation and a deep understanding of technology. He was chief executive of BG Group plc for 12 years and chairman of Golar LNG Ltd. Sir Frank is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute. He was knighted in 2011 for services to the oil & gas industry.

Irene Dorner

Ms. Irene M. Dorner is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc. Irene was CEO and president of HSBC, US until December 2014. Her background in risk management played a key role in strengthening the financial institution’s risk processes and she brings this insight as part of her role on our Audit Committee. During a 30-year career at HSBC, she held a number of international roles including leading HSBC in Malaysia. Irene was a consultant at PwC, is an honorary fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford and a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion.

Beverly Goulet

Ms. Beverly K. Goulet is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Beverly, a US national, started her career as a securities and M&A lawyer and has spent a considerable amount of her career in the airline industry. From 1993 until June 2017, Beverly was a key member of the executive team of American Airlines where she served in a number of senior roles. Beverly brings valuable operational experience with significant knowledge of corporate finance and treasury matters.

Hsien Yang Lee

Mr. Lee Hsien Yang is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. A Singaporean, Hsien Yang was formerly a member of our international advisory board and combines a strong background in engineering with extensive international business experience. He was chief executive of Singapore Telecommunications Limited for 12 years and served as chairman and non-executive director of Fraser and Neave Limited. He has significant industrial and financial skills.

Bradley Singer

Mr. Bradley E. Singer is Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Bradley, a US national, has an outstanding record as a business leader. He brings experience of public companies during periods of change, growth and significant financial outperformance, particularly in the US. He has been senior executive vice president and CFO of Discovery Communications, Inc. and CFO and treasurer of American Tower Corp. Before these appointments, he worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. He provides an investor perspective drawing on his experience as COO of ValueAct.

Kevin Smith

Sir Kevin Smith, CBE is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sir Kevin has extensive industrial leadership experience and a deep knowledge of global engineering and manufacturing businesses, as well as the aerospace industry. He was CEO of GKN plc for nine years. Before joining GKN, he spent nearly 20 years with BAE Systems in a number of senior executive positions. He has an honorary fellowship doctorate from Cranfield University and is an honorary fellow of the University of Central Lancashire. He was awarded a CBE in 1997 and knighted in 2006 for services to industry.

Jasmin Staiblin

Ms. Jasmin Staiblin is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. A German national, Jasmin combines a strong background in advanced engineering and deep technology knowledge with extensive international business experience, having lived and worked in Switzerland, Sweden and Australia. She has been the CEO of Alpiq Holding AG since 2013. She held a number of senior positions in the ABB Group becoming CEO of ABB Switzerland from 2006 until 2012.

Jennifer Ramsey