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Croda International PLC (CRDA.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anita Frew

62 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Steve Foots

51 2012 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Jeremy Maiden

58 2015 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Tom Brophy

46 2019 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary, Managing Director - Western Europe

Keith Layden

60 2017 Non-Executive Director

Roberto Cirillo

48 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jacqui Ferguson

49 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Helena Ganczakowski

57 2020 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Ramsay

62 2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anita Frew

Ms. Anita M. Frew serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. She has served on Plc boards in the chemical, resources, engineering, water and financial services industries for over 20 years. Prior to joining Croda she was Chair of Victrex Plc and Senior Independent Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Plc and IMI plc. During my time as a director she chaired main boards, Remuneration, Responsible Business and Risk Committees. Currently, also Deputy Chair of Lloyds Banking Group plc and a Non-Executive Director of BHP Plc and BHP Limited. She therefore bring to the Croda Board extensive experience as Chair and leadership in strategic management, mergers and acquisitions and risk experience from working internationally across many sectors.

Steve Foots

Mr. Steve E. Foots serves as Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. He Joining Croda as a graduate trainee in 1990, He bring to the Board a business, strategic and operational background gained from a number of senior leadership roles across the Group. Having spent several years leading many different Croda businesses, He also have great insight into the markets we serve, the importance of customer focus and the power of our innovative culture. Outside of Croda, His role as Chair of the UK Chemistry Council enables me to work alongside government ministers and industry peers to bring wider industry knowledge into our business

Jeremy Maiden

Mr. Jeremy Kim Maiden serves as Group Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. He is an experienced Group Finance Director, having served in this role on five UK listed company Boards. As a chartered management accountant, my expertise in all aspects of finance management, gained in speciality chemical, FMCG and other manufacturing environments, allows me to support the Board and Executive of Croda in managing the performance of the Business, risk management and control, and in capital allocation and investment evaluation. He act as business partner to the Group Chief Executive and lead the finance team globally. Outside of Croda He is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of PZ Cussons Plc.”

Tom Brophy

Mr. Tom M. Brophy serves as Group General Counsel, Company Secretary, Managing Director - Western Europe of the Company. He is an experienced corporate lawyer, having worked at City law firm Hogan Lovells and FTSE 100 company Ferguson. His expertise of public and private acquisitions supports Croda’s inorganic growth plans and his professional background and breadth of experience in insurance, risk and compliance enable him to lead Croda’s responsible business programme and Chair the Ethics Committee. He provide corporate governance knowhow to the Board and Croda. Having spent many years leading global teams, He is proud to lead Croda’s HR team, as well as the Legal and Company Secretary teams.Western Europe

Keith Layden

Mr. Keith Layden serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He brings to the Board 33 years’ experience of working at Croda in a variety of positions, most recently leading the Global Research, Development and Innovation function and President of the Global Life Sciences business. He also have an interest and background in organisational culture, which is a key consideration in the decision making of the Board. In my roles of Honorary Professor of Chemistry and Industry at the University of Nottingham, member of Council at the University of Sheffield and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, He widen my network of emerging technology companies and research institutes and spot new talent that will aid Croda’s future success

Roberto Cirillo

Mr. Roberto Cirillo serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Roberto With ten years’ experience as Country and Group CEO in the Service and Health Care industries, and many years spent as a strategy practitioner in Europe and Asia, He bring to the boardroom my knowledge and passion in growth and operations. He also share lessons-learned from large transformations and M&A. His engineering background enables him to link Croda’s R&D and production competences with the evolving demands of its multinational markets. Next to his role as Non-Executive Director for Croda, from April 2019 He will be CEO of Swiss Post. He was previously the Group CEO at Optegra Eye Health Care Ltd, France CEO and Group COO at Sodexo SA and Associate Partner at McKinsey & Co.

Jacqui Ferguson

Ms. Jacqui Ferguson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effect from 1 September 2018. Ms. Jacqui an experienced CEO from the technology industry with general management and M&A experience in international and emerging markets. She has first-hand insight of transformational/ disruptive digital, cyber security, technology and business process solutions. she spent three years in Silicon Valley as Chief of Staff at Hewlett Packard focused on a new company strategy and turnaround. She also chaired the public services strategy board for the CBI. Away from Croda, She is a Non-Executive Director of Wood Plc and Tesco Bank, a fellow of the IET, a Trustee of Engineering UK, and a member of the Scottish First Ministers Advisory Board.”q

Helena Ganczakowski

Dr. Helena Ganczakowski has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective 4/23/2020. Dr. Ganczakowski With 23 years of experience in marketing and corporate strategy at Unilever and a further eight as a strategic consultant for other multi-national businesses, She aims to bring marketing skill and an end-consumer perspective to the boardroom, as well as challenge and support to the CEO in strategy development. Her academic roots in engineering, with a PhD from Cambridge University, drive her passion and curiosity for both product and process innovation. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director of Greggs Plc.”

John Ramsay

Mr. John Ramsay serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant, served as Chief Financial Officer of Syngenta AG from 2007 to 2016 and was also Interim Chief Executive Officer from October 2015 to June 2016. Prior to this, John served as Group Financial Controller of Syngenta from 2000 to 2007 and as the Finance Head of Asia Pacific for Zeneca Agrochemicals from 1993 to 1999. Earlier in his career he was a Financial Controller of ICI Malaysia and regional controller for Latin America. Before joining ICI in 1984, he worked in audit and tax at KPMG. John is a member of the Supervisory Board at Koninklijke DSM N.V. and a Non-Executive Director of G4S plc and RHI Magnesita N.V. He is Audit Committee Chair on all three boards.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anita Frew

300,546

Steve Foots

1,800,060

Jeremy Maiden

1,082,080

Tom Brophy

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Keith Layden

62,861

Roberto Cirillo

67,845

Jacqui Ferguson

64,455

Helena Ganczakowski

81,805

John Ramsay

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As Of  31 Dec 2019