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Britvic PLC (BVIC.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Daly

2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Litherland

53 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Joanne Wilson

2019 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Joao de Mello Neto

2017 Chief Executive Officer - Ebba Brazil

Zareena Brown

2018 Chief Human Resources Officer

Steve Potts

2018 Chief Information, Transformation and Digital Officer

Matt Barwell

Chief Marketing Officer

Hessel De Jong

2015 Managing Director - International

Kevin Donnelly

2016 Managing Director - Ireland

Paul Graham

2015 Managing Director - GB

Olivier Mercier

2018 Managing Director

Clive Hooper

2016 Chief Supply Chain Officer

Jonathan Adelman

2018 Company Secretary

Suniti Chauhan

2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sue Clark

55 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

William Eccleshare

2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian McHoul

2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Euan Sutherland

2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Steve Nightingale

2016 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Daly

Mr. John Patrick Daly is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed Chairman of the Board on 1 September 2017. John joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 27 January 2015 and prior to his appointment as Chairman served as Senior Independent Director. He brings strong international and consumer expertise to the Board having 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 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. and Ferguson plc. External public directorships: Non-Executive Chairman of Vivo Energy plc, appointed May 2018. Non-Executive Director of G4S PLC, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Simon Litherland

Mr. Simon Litherland is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Britvic Plc. He was appointed Chief Executive Offi cer in February 2013 and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the company’s business strategy. He joined Britvic in September 2011, initially as Managing Director of Britvic GB. Prior to this, he had a career spanning 20 years with Diageo. His last role was MD of Diageo Great Britain, having previously run Diageo’s businesses in South Africa, Ireland and Central and Eastern Europe. During his time at Diageo, Simon was responsible for an extensive portfolio of brands, including Guinness, Johnnie Walker, Baileys, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan. In his earlier career he held a variety of International Finance Director roles in Diageo, IDV and Grand Metropolitan. Simon qualifi ed as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in South Africa and holds a business degree from the University of Cape Town.

Joanne Wilson

Ms. Joanne Wilson is appointed Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company.. effective April 2019. She is currently Chief Financial Officer at dunnhumby, the global leader in customer data science and part of Tesco PLC. Prior to this, she held a variety of financial and commercial roles at Tesco PLC internationally, as well as in the UK. Joanne started her career at KPMG, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Joao de Mello Neto

Mr. Joao Caetano de Mello Neto is Chief Executive Officer - Ebba Brazil of the Company. He joined Britvic following the acquisition of Ebba on 30 September 2015. He has over 30 years of executive management experience in the consumer goods industry. Previously, João Caetano worked for Cia. Müller de Bebidas (Caninha 51) where he spent 14 years and acted as Chief Executive Officer for 7 of those years. He then worked for J. Macedo for 7 years as Chief Executive Officer of Hidracor before moving to Ebba.

Zareena Brown

Ms. Zareena Brown is Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. isn is responsible for global talent management, capability building, diversity, organisation development, reward and all aspects of the people strategy for the Group. Zareena has extensive HR experience over a 25-year career with major multinational companies. Before joining Britvic, she worked for InterContinental Hotels Group in a variety of senior human resources positions including Senior Vice President Talent, Learning and Leadership Development and Vice President of Human Resources, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Her earlier career was with Hilton Hotels and a number of FTSE 100 retailers. She has experience of living and working in Asia.

Steve Potts

Mr. Steve Potts is Chief Information, Transformation and Digital Officer of the Company. Steve joined the business in October 2014 with responsibility for IT. He took on the additional responsibility for the ‘One Britvic’ Transformation in May 2016, which created a new operating model within Britvic. Steve joined the Britvic plc Executive team in June 2018, when he also became responsible for Britvic’s overall digital approach. Prior to joining Britvic, Steve was at Marks & Spencer plc where he was responsible for IT for UK stores, the international businesses in more than 40 countries, and the critical commercial and supply chain systems used across the foods business. Earlier in his career, he worked for both Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser where he performed a number of director-level roles within IT and was CIO at Tarmac Group, where he combined running the IT function with the Programme Director role of Tarmac’s Business Transformation Programme.

Matt Barwell

Mr. Matt Barwell is Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. Matt is responsible for all aspects of Britvic’s global brand strategy and execution, innovation, corporate affairs and the company’s sustainability agenda. Matt joined Britvic in 2014 from Diageo where he held a number of senior positions over 15 years, including Marketing and Innovation Director for Diageo Africa and, later, Diageo Europe. He started his career as a graduate trainee at Mars, working in sales and marketing across the pet food and confectionery businesses. Matt is a Fellow of the Marketing Society, a council member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain, and an active member of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising Effectiveness Group and the Ehrenberg Bass Institute. He is a council member of the Advertising Association and was also Chairman of the AA’s Front Foot Group for four years.

Hessel De Jong

Mr. Hessel De Jong is Managing Director - International of the Company. Hessel joined the business in September 2015 with over 20 years of management experience in the international FMCG industry. Prior to joining Britvic, Hessel worked as an advisor to a number of private equity companies, including Blackstone and Bencis Capital Partners. From 2008 to 2014, he was Managing Director of the Dutch and Benelux operations of the Coca-Cola Company. Before 2008, Hessel held various regional and global leadership positions at Heineken and SCA Group in Europe and Asia. Hessel is based in Amsterdam and holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Nyenrode University.

Kevin Donnelly

Mr. Kevin Donnelly is Managing Director - Ireland of the Company. Kevin joined Britvic Ireland in September 2008 as Marketing Director and was appointed Country Director in June 2013. Kevin has over 25 years’ experience in sales, marketing and general management in FMCG companies, including Unilever and Dairygold. Kevin holds a first class Honours degree in Marketing from Trinity College Dublin and a post graduate diploma in Digital Marketing.

Paul Graham

Mr. Paul Graham is Managing Director - GB of the company. He was appointed GB Managing Director on 13 April 2015, having joined Britvic as GB General Manager in September 2012. Before joining Britvic, Paul worked in a range of commercial roles for companies including Mars Confectionery and United Biscuits. Paul has a BSc in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester and is a member of the Executive Council of The British Soft Drinks Association.

Olivier Mercier

Mr. Olivier Mercier is Managing Director of the Company. Olivier joined Britvic in 2015 as Commercial Director and was appointed Managing Director in January 2018. Prior to joining Britvic, Olivier worked for large multinational FMCG businesses including Heineken, Kellogg’s and Kraft Mondelez, and has strong international experience having worked in both Russia and the Middle East.

Clive Hooper

Mr. Clive Hooper is Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. He was appointed Chief Supply Chain Officer in October 2016 having joined the business in 2006 as Production Director. Clive has responsibility for production, procurement, logistics, warehousing, technical and quality, safety and environment across Britvic sites. Prior to joining Britvic, Clive has held senior management, production and planning roles at Greencore, Procter & Gamble and CeDo. Clive has a BEng in Engineering from the Royal Naval Engineering College.

Jonathan Adelman

Mr. Jonathan Adelman is Acting General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Jonathan joined Britvic in January 2015 and has been Acting General Counsel and Company Secretary since September 2017. He was appointed as Company Secretary by the Board on 30 October 2018. Jonathan was previously General Counsel and Company Secretary of Ladbrokes plc, having previously served as Vice President and Senior Counsel at the Hilton Hotel Corporation where he also sat on the Board of Hilton International.

Suniti Chauhan

Ms. Suniti Chauhan is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Suniti brings over 20 years of experience in strategy, finance and M&A through a career in corporate development and investment banking, most recently the Director of Corporate Development for Rexam plc, a multinational consumer packaging company. Formerly, Suniti was a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, with over 15 years of investment banking experience focused on UK M&A and the Consumer and Retail industry. Suniti has previously served as a trustee of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, the leading breast cancer research charity in the UK. Suniti graduated from Dartmouth College in the US with a degree in Economics and attended the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Sue Clark

Ms. Sue Clark is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Clark was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 29 February 2016 and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Sue has strong international credentials and has worked in the global FMCG sector for the last 14 years. Prior to the merger with Anheuser-Busch InBev in October 2016, she held the role of Managing Director of SABMiller Europe and was an Executive Committee member of SABMiller PLC. She joined SABMiller in 2003 as Corporate Aff airs Director and was part of the executive team that built the business into a top fi ve FTSE company. Previously, Sue has held a number of senior roles in UK companies, including that of Director of Corporate Aff airs for Railtrack Group and Scottish Power plc. Sue has an MBA from Heriot-Watt University. External public directorships: Non-executive director of Bakkavor Group plc. Member of the Supervisory Board of AkzoNobel N.V. Non-Executive Director of Imperial Brands PLC and a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Succession & Nominations Committee.

William Eccleshare

Mr. William Eccleshare is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. William has strong international experience in business transformation and expansion, marketing, branding, restructuring and digital innovation. He has run the European divisions of major advertising agencies for WPP and Omnicom and he is a former partner of McKinsey & Co where he led the firm's European Marketing practice. For the past eight years William has been CEO of Clear Channel International having led the global out of home advertising business through a major digital transformation. William has previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Hays plc (2004-2014). William is Senior Independent Director of Centaur Media plc and is a Board Member and Trustee of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre. William has a MA in History from Trinity College, University of Cambridge. External public directorships: Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Centaur Media plc.

Ian McHoul

Mr. Ian Philip McHoul is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ian joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 10 March 2014. Ian is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive fi nance, strategy, beverage and retail experience gained through leadership roles at Scottish & Newcastle plc, Inntrepreneur Pub Group and Foster’s Brewing Group. Prior to the acquisition by John Wood Group plc in October 2017, he held the role of Chief Financial Offi cer of Amec Foster Wheeler plc for nine years. Ian served as Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Premier Foods plc between 2004 and 2013, the last year of which he was also the Senior Independent Director. Ian holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.

Euan Sutherland

Mr. Euan Sutherland is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Euan is Group Chief Executive Officer of SuperGroup Plc. Euan was previously Group Chief Executive Officer for the Co-op group of companies. Earlier in his career he was Group Chief Operating Officer at Kingfisher Plc, Chief Executive Officer of B&Q and Chief Executive of AS Watson UK, owner of Superdrug. Euan has over 22 years’ experience within the retail and FMCG sectors, having held roles with Boots, Dixons, Coca-Cola and Mars. Euan has a first class Honours degree in Managerial and Administrative Studies from Aston University.

Steve Nightingale