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Vivo Energy PLC (VVOJ.J)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Daly

61 2018 Chairman of the Board

Christian Georges Chammas

63 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere

50 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Bernard Goff

56 2017 Executive Vice President - Supply & Distribution West Africa

David Mureithi

54 2017 Executive Vice President - Retail, Marketing and East & Southern Africa

Mark Ware

59 2017 Executive Vice President - Commercial & Lubricants, Corporate

Javed Ahmed

46 2018 Non-Executive Director

Temitope Lawani

2018 Non-Executive Director

Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu

63 2018 Seinor Independent Director

Carol Arrowsmith

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christopher Rogers

58 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Giles Blackham

2018 Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Daly

Mr. John P. Daly is Chairman of the Board of the Company. John held various executive leadership positions over the course of 20 years at British American Tobacco plc (“BAT”). His most recent positions at BAT were chief operating officer (2010-2014) and regional director for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong (2004-2010). John is also a former director of Reynolds American Inc., a US public company owned 42% by BAT. Prior to his time with BAT, John held various sales and marketing positions with Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pennwalt Corporation and Schering-Plough. In addition, John was appointed chairman of the board of Britvic in September 2017, where he has been a non-executive director since January 2015, and is also a non-executive director of Ferguson plc (formerly Wolseley plc) and chair of the remuneration committee of G4S plc. John is based in London and graduated with an MBA from University College Dublin.

Christian Georges Chammas

Mr. Christian Georges Chammas is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Christian has extensive experience in the energy sector and has a deep knowledge of Africa and emerging markets. Prior to joining the Group, Christian was at Total for 31 years where he held several executive positions in Central America, the Caribbean, Pacific and India. Christian served as chief executive officer for the Total group of companies in Nigeria, Cameroon and Kenya, followed by successive positions as executive vice president for the Total group of companies for Central Africa, executive vice president for the Total group of companies for Caribbean and Central America, and as Total group representative for India and executive country chairman for downstream companies. In his last role, Christian was the executive vice president for the Middle East and North Africa division of Total’s refining and marketing division. Christian is based in London but spends the majority of his time with employees, customers and other key stakeholders in the Group’s businesses across Africa. Christian joined Total in 1980 having graduated in 1979 with a degree in civil engineering.

Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere

Mr. Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. His responsibilities include financial control, treasury & credit, IT and procurement. Prior to joining the Group, Johan worked for the Samsung Group in Korea for nine years, of which he spent four years as a member of the corporate auditing team of Samsung Electronics Korea and four years as a vice president in the chairman’s office focusing on global performance management and M&A. Johan has also held roles at McKinsey and Morgan Stanley. His five years at McKinsey included three years as a corporate finance analyst, and also one year in high yield capital markets at Morgan Stanley. Belgium born, Johan is based in London and graduated with an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Bernard Goff

Mr. Bernard Le Goff is Executive Vice President - Supply & Distribution West Africa of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. Bernard joined the Group in 2012 and has held various positions including regional vice president for West Africa, Botswana and Namibia and executive vice president for operational business development. Bernard has extensive experience in downstream activities in Africa. Prior to joining the Group, Bernard held various positions over the course of 24 years at the Total group of companies including as managing director of Total subsidiaries in French Guinea, Zambia and Tanzania and regional vice president for Eastern & Central Europe of AS24. Bernard was also a regional head for downstream business at both Galana and at Oryx. Bernard is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and graduated from HEC Paris with an MSc in Management.

David Mureithi

Mr. David Mureithi is Executive Vice President - Retail, Marketing and East & Southern Africa of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. David joined the Group in May 2013 and previously held the position of executive vice president for supply and marketing. Prior to joining the Group, David held various positions at Unilever, including supply chain director for East Africa, managing director for Kenya, regional head for East and Southern Africa and regional head for West Africa. David is based in Nairobi, Kenya, and qualified with a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Nairobi and an MBA in marketing from the University of Leicester.

Mark Ware

Mr. Mark Ware is Executive Vice President - Commercial & Lubricants, Corporate of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. Mark joined the Group in March 2013 following a transfer from Vitol. Mark is primarily responsible for the commercial and lubricants activities of the Group, as well as its corporate functions including communications, legal and human resources. Mark also held the position of chief executive officer of SVL from January 2015 to October 2015. Prior to joining the Group, Mark was group director of corporate affairs at the Vitol group of companies from 2009 to 2013. Mark also held various positions over the course of more than 25 years at BP plc in oil trading and marketing in Europe, North and South America and the Middle East and Asia. Mark’s roles at BP plc included executive assistant to group CEO and, from 2002 to 2008, group vice president of communications & external affairs. Mark is based in London and holds a BA (Hons) politics & economics from the University of Durham.

Javed Ahmed

Mr. Javed Ahmed is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Javed Ahmed was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 12 March 2018, prior to which he had been, from 2011, a supervisory board member of Vivo Energy Holding, formerly the holding company of the Group. Javed joined Vitol in 2009 and currently holds positions at a number of Vitol’s portfolio companies, including being a board member for Petrol Ofisi, VTTI, Viva Energy Australia, VPI Holding and OVH Energy. Prior to joining Vitol, Javed was with Morgan Stanley from 1997 to 2009 where he held positions including managing director and the head of acquisitions and structured transactions for Morgan Stanley’s commodities group. Javed is based in London and has a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University and a JD/MBA from Harvard University.

Temitope Lawani

Mr. Temitope Lawani is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Temitope Lawani was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 16 March 2018, prior to which he had been, from 2011, a supervisory board member of Vivo Energy Holding, formerly the holding company of the Group. He is a co-founder and managing partner of Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused private investment firm. Prior to forming Helios Investment Partners, he was a principal at TPG Capital, a leading global private equity firm, where he had a lead role in the execution of several leveraged buyout and venture capital investments, including the acquisitions of Burger King Corp., Debenhams plc., J. Crew Group, and Scottish & Newcastle Retail. Temitope began his career as a mergers & acquisitions and corporate development analyst at the Walt Disney Company. He serves on the boards of directors of Helios Towers, Bayport Management Limited, Mall for Africa, Off Grid Electric, OVH Energy and Axxela. He also serves as a member of the Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Board, the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and on the boards of directors for the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association and The END Fund. He has previously served on the Overseers’ Visiting Committee of the Harvard Business School and the MIT OpenCourseWare Advisory Board. Temitope received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu

Ms. Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu is Seinor Independent Director of the Company. Hixonia has global experience across multiple sectors in South Africa and Europe for blue-chip companies, as well as on the Banking Enquiry panel for the South African Competition Commission. She held numerous management roles at Unilever in South Africa between 1978 and 1984, and subsequently founded two highly successful companies. She has substantial experience as a non-executive director and served on the board of Unilever Plc for nine years, from 2007 until 2016. She was a non-executive director and subsequently chair of Sasol Ltd between 2006 and 2013. Hixonia has also served on the boards of Anglo Platinum Ltd, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, was vice-chair of Nedbank and served as a member of the JPMorgan Advisory Board for South Africa until October 2013. She has degrees in Social Work and Psychology from the University of Zululand. She also completed programmes at the IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Arthur D. Little Management Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Carol Arrowsmith

Ms. Carol Arrowsmith is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Carol was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 20 April 2018 and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee. She is a former vice chair and senior partner of Deloitte LLP. Before joining Deloitte as a partner in 2002, Carol was a global partner in Arthur Andersen and managing director of New Bridge Street Consultants. For over 20 years, she specialised in advising boards of directors on executive remuneration across a range of sectors. Her early career spanned HR and procurement. Carol is currently a non-executive director of Compass Group plc. She chairs its remuneration committee and is a member of its audit, corporate social responsibility and nomination committees. Carol is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Group for Spencer Stuart, director and trustee of Northern Ballet Limited and a director of Arrowsmith Advisory Limited. Carol is based in the UK and Australia and graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and then completed a Master in Business Studies at the University of Sheffield.

Christopher Rogers

Mr. Christopher Charles Bevan Rogers is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is currently senior independent director of Travis Perkins Plc, chairman of Rush Hair Group Limited, non-executive director of Kerry Group plc and non-executive director of Walker Greenbank PLC. From 2005 to 2016, Christopher was an executive director of Whitbread Plc where he served as group finance director from 2005 to 2012 and as global managing director of Costa Coffee from 2012 to 2016. He was group finance director of Woolworth Group Plc and chairman of the Woolworth Entertainment businesses from 2001 to 2005 and prior to that held senior roles in both the finance and commercial functions in Comet Group plc and Kingfisher plc. Christopher was also a non-executive director of HMV Group plc from 2006 to 2012 where he was chair of the audit committee. Christopher qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and is a visiting fellow at Durham University. Christopher is based in the UK and graduated with a degree in economics from Durham University.

Giles Blackham