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Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Thomas

62 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert MacLeod

2014 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Anna Manz

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Joan Braca

2019 Sector Chief Executive - Clean Air

Christian Gunther

2019 Chief Executive - Battery Materials

Jane Toogood

Sector Chief Executive - Efficient Natural Resources

Annette Kelleher

2013 Chief Human Resource Officer

Maurits Van Tol

Chief Technology Officer

Nick Cooper

2020 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Alan Ferguson

2014 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Jane Griffiths

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Xiaozhi Liu

64 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christopher Mottershead

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

John O'Higgins

2019 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Douglas Webb

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Martin Dunwoodie

2018 Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Thomas

Mr. Patrick Webster Thomas serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective from 26th July 2018. Between 2015 and May 2018 Patrick was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management of Covestro AG. Between 2007 and 2015 he was also Chief Executive Officer of its predecessor, Bayer MaterialScience, prior to its demerger from Bayer AG. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Patrick has deep experience of leading international specialty chemical businesses. He also brings a track record of driving growth through science and innovation across global markets. Non-Executive Director at Akzo Nobel N.V and Aliaxis S.A. and a member of the advisory board of Deutsche-Africa Linien Hamburg, and a Council Member of Gerson Lehrman Group Network.

Robert MacLeod

Mr. Robert J. MacLeod is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Johnson Matthey PLC. He was appointed as Chief Executive in June 2014. He joined Johnson Matthey as Group Finance Director in 2009. Previously he was Group Finance Director of WS Atkins plc and a Non-Executive Director at Aggreko plc. He is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Having been with JM for 10 years and as Chief Executive for 5 years, Robert has a proven track record of delivering success and driving change for the organisation. He has strong experience across JM, its culture and its markets and as Chief Executive, has led our Health and New Markets teams.

Anna Manz

Ms. Anna Manz is no longer serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective 11/20/2020., effective 17th October 2016. She oined Johnson Matthey as Chief Financial Officer in October 2016. Previously she was Group Strategy Director and a member of the Executive Committee at Diageo plc. During 17 years at Diageo, Anna held a series of senior roles, including Finance Director Spirits North America, Group Treasurer and Finance Director Asia Pacific. Anna is a qualified management accountant with a degree in Chemistry. Anna has strong credentials in financial leadership and brings international experience and deep commercial awareness to the board. She also leads the group’s activities in respect of our risks and controls and has been at the centre of the work to drive efficiency and effectiveness across our business.

Joan Braca

Christian Gunther

Jane Toogood

Annette Kelleher

Maurits Van Tol

Nick Cooper

Nick Cooper serves as General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company.

Alan Ferguson

Mr. Alan Murray Ferguson serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director in January 2011 and as Senior Independent Director in July 2014. Previously he was Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Lonmin Plc. Prior to this he was Group Finance Director of The BOC Group plc. Before joining BOC, he worked for Inchcape plc for 22 years and was Group Finance Director from 1999 until 2005. From 2011 to 2018 he was a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at The Weir Group PLC. He is a Chartered Accountant and sits on the Business Policy Panel of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Alan brings recent and relevant financial experience to the board, making him ideally suited to chairing the Audit Committee and acting as its financial expert. He also brings experience of the precious metals and automotive sectors.

Jane Griffiths

Dr. Jane Veronica Griffiths serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effective 1st January 2017. Jane is currently Global Head of Actelion, a Janssen pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Since joining J&J in 1982 Jane’s roles have included international and affiliate strategic marketing, sales management, product management, general management and clinical research. Jane is Director and Chair of the J&J Corporate Citizenship Trust in EMEA, and a sponsor of the J&J Women’s Leadership Initiative. Jane brings significant experience and understanding of the management of global strategy to the board, particularly across the pharmaceutical sector, together with a strong interest in diversity.

Xiaozhi Liu

Dr. Xiaozhi Liu serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Xiaozhi is the founder and Chief Executive of ASL Automobile Science & Technology, a position she has held since 2009. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Autoliv Inc, an automotive safety supplier, and Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd, a glass manufacturing company in China. Xiaozhi has deep knowledge and perspective on technology driven businesses in China and globally, and brings strong experience of the automotive sector, particularly in China, as well as in Europe and the US.

Christopher Mottershead

Mr. Christopher John Mottershead serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is Senior Vice President of Quality, Strategy and Innovation at King’s College London and Director of King’s College London Business Limited. Prior to joining King’s College in 2009, Chris had a 30 year career at BP, most recently as Global Advisor on Energy Security and Climate Change. Before this, he was Technology Vice President for BP’s Global Gas, Power and Renewables businesses. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Chris brings a wealth of relevant industrial and academic knowledge to the board, as well as experience in energy technology and related global sustainability issues. As Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Chris is a sounding board for JM’s Human Resources function.

John O'Higgins

Mr. John E. O'Higgins serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was previously Chief Executive of Spectris plc, a position he held from January 2006 to September 2018. Prior to this he worked for Honeywell in a number of management roles, including as president of automation and control solutions, Asia Pacific. He began his career as a design engineer at Daimler-Benz in Stuttgart. Between 2010 and 2015, John was a Non-Executive Director of Exite Technologies Inc. John brings extensive business and industrial experience to the board, including experience of battery technologies. He has a track record of portfolio analysis and realignment, driving growth both organically and through mergers and acquisitions, as well as improving operational efficiencies

Douglas Webb

Mr. Douglas Russell Webb serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Doug has a background in corporate financial management and brings recent and relevant financial experience to the board, along with a deep understanding of technology and engineering sectors. He has strong board experience, having served as a Chief Financial Officer of three listed companies and currently serves as a Non-Executive Director at SEGRO plc, a leading owner, manager and developer of industrial property, where he recently chaired the Audit Committee for nine years until April 2019. Doug was most recently Chief Financial Officer at Meggitt plc, a specialist engineering group serving the aerospace, defence and energy markets, a position he held from 2013 to 2018. Prior to this he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at London Stock Exchange Group plc from 2008 to 2012 and QinetiQ Group plc, a leading science and engineering company, from 2005 to 2008. Before that he held senior finance roles at Logica plc, the IT service provider, including Finance Director Continental Europe and Chief Financial Officer North America. Doug began his career at Price Waterhouse within its audit and businesses advisory team. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. In addition to his directorship at SEGRO plc, Doug is also a Non-Executive Director of BMT Group Ltd, a privately held international engineering services group.

Martin Dunwoodie