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Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Sinclair

2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Laxman Narasimhan

2019 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jeffrey Carr

2020 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Ranjay Radhakrishnan

2020 Chief Human Resource Officer

Rupert Bondy

2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Kris Licht

2019 Chief Transformation Officer

Aditya Sehgal

2019 Chief Operating Officer, Health

Harold Van den Broek

2019 Chief Operating Officer, Hygiene Home

Sara Mathew

2019 Non-Executive Director

Andrew Bonfield

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicandro Durante

63 2019 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mary Harris

53 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mehmood Khan

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Pamela Kirby

66 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Elane Stock

2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Dawson

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Sinclair

Mr. Christopher Alan Sinclair serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is the former Chair and CEO of Mattel, Inc. Previously, he served as CEO for various private-equity backed companies, including Caribiner International and Quality Food Centers (now part of the Kroger Co.). Earlier in his career, Chris held a number of senior positions at PepsiCo, including Chair and CEO of Pepsi-Cola Co. (worldwide beverages), and CEO of PepsiCo Foods and Beverages International. He was also a Director of Foot Locker, Inc. and Perdue Farms, Inc. Chris graduated with a degree in Marketing from the University of Kansas and received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Laxman Narasimhan

Mr. Laxman Narasimhan serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining RB, Laxman held various senior roles at PepsiCo from 2012 to 2019, including, Global Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Latin America, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa operations, where he ran the Company’s food and beverage businesses across the regions and Chief Executive Officer of Latin America. Prior to PepsiCo, Laxman served as a Director of McKinsey & Company and held various roles from 1993 to 2012. He was also an Advisory Board member of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Centre at The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania. Laxman holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, University of Pune, India. He has an MA in German and International Studies from The Lauder Institute at The University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Carr

Mr. Jeffrey Carr serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Jeff will join RB as Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Committee member on 9th April 2020. Jeff is Chief Financial Officer and Management Board member at Ahold Delhaize, the Dutch retailer operating across Europe and the USA. Before joining Ahold Delhaize, Jeff held the role of Chief Financial Officer at First Group plc and easyJet plc and held senior finance roles at Associated British Foods plc and RB. Jeff started his career as a graduate trainee at Unilever. Jeff is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee and Non-Executive Director of Kingfisher plc. Jeff holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Exeter and is a Chartered Management Accountant.

Ranjay Radhakrishnan

Mr. Ranjay Radhakrishnan serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Ranjay brings with him 27 years of experience in the Human Resources function across different geographies and industries. Prior to joining RB, Ranjay was the Chief Human Resources Officer at InterContinental Hotels Group plc, one of the world’s leading hotel companies. Previously Ranjay spent over two decades at Unilever, in a range of senior leadership roles at global, regional and country levels. His last role at Unilever was Executive Vice President Global HR, where he led HR for Unilever’s eight regions and four global product categories under a unified global HR leadership role. Ranjay has worked in a number of specialist areas of HR such as Talent, Learning, Reward, Change and Organisational Effectiveness, complementing large generalist roles in both mature and developing markets. Ranjay has worked and lived in several countries, including the UK, The Netherlands, Singapore, UAE and India. He graduated from Mumbai University in Commerce and Accounting and has a Master’s degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India.

Rupert Bondy

Mr. Rupert Bondy serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. He Joined RB as SVP, General Counsel/Company Secretary in January 2017 and is responsible for legal matters across the Group. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as Senior Counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. When SmithKline Beecham and Glaxo Wellcome merged to form GlaxoSmithKline, Rupert was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In 2008, Rupert became Group General Counsel of BP plc, holding that position until he joined RB.

Kris Licht

Mr. Kris Licht has been appointed as President - Health, Global Chief Customer Officer of the Company effective 7/1/2020. Kris joined RB in November 2019 in the newly created role of Chief Transformation Officer and as an Executive Committee member. Prior to joining RB, Kris held a number of senior strategic and operational positions at PepsiCo. Most recently he served as Division President in PepsiCo’s North American Beverage Business. Prior to this, Kris was a Partner at McKinsey & Company working for over 12 years in the firm’s consumer, health and retail practices. Kris will become President Health, and Global Chief Customer Officer on 1 July 2020.

Aditya Sehgal

Mr. Aditya Sehgal has been appointed as President - Nutrition, President China and E-RB of the Company effective 7/1/2020. Aditya joined RB in 1994 as a management trainee in India. After various roles in sales and marketing he moved to his first General Manager role in 2009. He was appointed SVP North Asia in 2012 and in 2015 he was promoted to Global Category Officer Health. In 2017, Aditya became EVP Infant & Child Nutrition (IFCN) with responsibility for leading the on-boarding of Mead Johnson into RB and the integration of the IFCN division into Health. In January 2018, he was appointed EVP Health for Developing Markets and E-commerce. Aditya became Chief Operating Officer, Health in January 2019, with responsibility for the global operations of the Health business unit.

Harold Van den Broek

Mr. Harold Van den Broek has been appointed as President - Hygiene of the Company effective 7/1/2020. Harold joined RB in 2014. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the Hygiene Home business unit in December 2019, with responsibility for the overall management of the business unit. Before his current role, Harold was the CFO of the Hygiene Home business unit, a position he had held since the formation of the business unit in January 2018. Prior to joining RB, Harold worked at Unilever, where he started his career. During his tenure there, he held many senior financial positions spanning categories in developed and emerging markets and corporate roles.

Sara Mathew

Ms. Sara Mathew serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sara was previously Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Dun & Bradstreet. In this role, she led the transformation of the Company into an innovative digital enterprise. Prior to her role as Chair and Chief Executive Officer, she also served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer where she initiated and managed the redesign of the Company’s accounting processes and controls. Prior to her career at Dun & Bradstreet, Sara spent 18 years at Procter & Gamble serving as CFO of the Baby Care and Pamper Products businesses and Vice President of Finance in Asia. Previously, she served on the boards of Shire Pharmaceuticals Limited, Campbell Soup Company and Avon. Sara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Madras in Chennai, India and holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Andrew Bonfield

Mr. Andrew Robert John Bonfield serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has been Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc. since September 2018. He was previously Group CFO of National Grid plc from 2010 to 2018. Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc and also served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.

Nicandro Durante

Mr. Nicandro Durante serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He started his career working in finance in Brazil and joined British American Tobacco plc (BAT) in 1981. Whilst at BAT, Nicandro worked in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil and held a number of senior positions including Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East, Chief Operating Officer and, from 2011 to 2019, as Chief Executive Officer. Nicandro holds a degree in Business administration from PUC-Pontificie Universidade Catolica and has obtained post graduation qualifications in Finance and Economics.

Mary Harris

Ms. Mary E. Harris serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of ITV plc, where she is also a member of the Audit & Risk Committee, the Nomination Committee and Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Mary is also vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield S.E. She is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of St. Hilda’s College, Oxford. Mary was previously a Partner at McKinsey & Company. She also held the position of Member of the Supervisory Board of TNT NV, Scotch and Soda NV and TNT Express NV. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of J. Sainsburys plc. Mary graduated from the University of Oxford with an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and completed her MBA at Harvard Business School.

Mehmood Khan

Dr. Mehmood Khan M.D. serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Life Biosciences Inc. since April 2019. He was previously Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development, at PepsiCo Inc. Mehmood previously held the position of President, Global Research & Development Centre at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. He was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, serving as Consultant Endocrinologist and Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit in the endocrinology division. Mehmood has a Medical degree from the University of Liverpool, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London and of the American College of Endocrinology and holds two ad honorem PhDs in Humanities and International Law.

Pamela Kirby

Dr. Pamela J. Kirby Ph.D. serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She served as Chairman of SCYNEXIS, Inc. until June 2015. She was formerly CEO of Quintiles Transnational Corporation and held senior positions in the international healthcare industry at AstraZeneca plc and Hoffman-La Roche. Pam holds a first class BSc honours degree and a PhD in Clinical Pharmacology from the University of London.

Elane Stock

Ms. Elane B. Stock is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Stock was previously Group President at Kimberly-Clark International where she was responsible for business operations in EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to this, Elane was Global President at Kimberly-Clark Professional with responsibility for the division selling workplace hygiene and safety products. In her earlier career, Elane was a Partner at McKinsey & Company in the US and Ireland. Elane holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

John Dawson