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Unilever PLC (ULVR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nils Andersen

61 2019 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Alan Jope

55 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Youngme Moon

56 2016 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director

Graeme Pitkethly

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Hanneke Faber

50 2019 President - Foods & Refreshment

Fabian Garcia

60 2020 President - North America

Sunny Jain

44 2019 President - Beauty & Personal Care

Sanjiv Mehta

59 2019 President - Unilever South Asia and Chairman and Managing Director - Hindustan Unilever

Peter ter Kulve

55 2019 President - Home Care

Nitin Paranjpe

56 2019 Chief Operating Officer

Leena Nair

50 2016 Chief Human Resources Officer

Conny Braams

54 2020 Chief Digital & Marketing Officer

Marc Engel

54 2016 Chief Supply Chain Officer

Richard Slater

42 2019 Chief Research & Development Officer

Ritva Sotamaa

57 2013 Group Secretary, Chief Legal Officer

Laura Cha

70 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vittorio Colao

58 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Judith Hartmann

50 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrea Jung

61 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Susan Kilsby

61 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Strive Masiyiwa

59 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Rishton

62 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Feike Sijbesma

61 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nils Andersen

Mr. Nils Smedegaard Andersen serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Andersen has been Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S since 2007. He was an Executive Vice President of Carlsberg A/S and Carlsberg Breweries A/S from 1999-2001, becoming President, Chief Executive Officer from 2001-2007. He has previously worked for Inditex, de Danske Sukkerfabrikker, Tuborg International, Union Cervecera, Hannen Brauerei and Hero Group. Mr. Andersen is currently Chairman of Dansk Supermarked Group, Vice-Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists and a member of the Committee on Business Policies, Confederation of Danish Industry.

Alan Jope

Mr. Alan Jope serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He was previously serves as President - Personal Care of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever 1985. He was Chairman of Unilever Greater China. Global Category Leader for SCC and Dressings. Chief Operating Officer and subsequently President of Unilever’s combined Home and Personal Care business in Norath America.

Youngme Moon

Prof. Youngme E. Moon serves as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director of the Company. She was Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Previous relevant experience: Harvard Business School (Chairman and Senior Associated Dean for the MBA Program); Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Professor); American Red Cross (Board of Governors Member). Current external appointments: Avid Technology (NED); Rakuten (NED); Harvard Business School (Professor).

Graeme Pitkethly

Mr. Graeme David Pitkethly serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He joined Unilever in 2002 and is currently Executive Vice President of the Unilever UK and Ireland business and prior to this he has held a number of senior financial roles within Unilever, including Head of M&A, Head of Treasury, Pensions and Tax and Chief Financial Officer of Unilever Indonesia. Prior to his current role Pitkethly was the Senior Vice President Finance of the Global Markets Operation. He brings considerable internal and external experience to the role having spent the earlier part of his career in senior corporate finance roles.

Hanneke Faber

Ms. Hanneke Faber serves as President - Foods & Refreshment of the Company. She currently serves in Bayer AG (Supervisory Board member); Food Drink Europe (Board member); Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) (Advisory Board member); Pepsi/ Lipton JV (Board member). Previously Royal Ahold Delhaize (CEIO & EC member); Royal Ahold (CCO & EC member); P&G (VP & GM).

Fabian Garcia

Mr. Fabian T. Garcia serves as President - North America of the Company. Mr. Fabian was President and Chief Executive Officer of Revlon from 2016 to 2018, where he initiated the transformation of Revlon and started the restoration of its iconic brands to health. He also strengthened its portfolio through the integration of its Elizabeth Arden acquisition, made in 2016. Between 2010 and 2016 he was Chief Operating Officer Global Innovation & Growth, Colgate Palmolive, having previously been President of the Asia/Pacific Division and EVP Latin America. Fabian began his career at Procter & Gamble, holding roles during his 16 years at the company which included President of Max Factor Japan, and General Manager of the Paper & Beauty Division, Venezuela. Fabian is also a member of the Board of the Kimberly Clark Corporation.

Sunny Jain

Mr. Sunny Jain serves as President - Beauty & Personal Care of the Company. He served in Amazon.com Inc (Head of Core Consumables/FMCG Retail; VP Consumables/FMCG Innovation); P&G US and P&G Canada (various roles in New Business Creation, Marketing, Sales, and Information Technology).

Sanjiv Mehta

Mr. Sanjiv Mehta serves as President - Unilever South Asia and Chairman and Managing Director - Hindustan Unilever of the Company. He serves in Board of Indian School of Business (Director); Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Vice-President); Breach Candy Hospital Trust (Member); South Asia Advisory Board of Harvard Business School (Member); Xynteo's 'India 2022' (Chair); Advisory Network to the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Co-Chair). He served in Unilever North Africa and Middle East (Chair and Chief Executive Officer); Unilever Philippines Inc. (Chair and Chief Executive Officer); Unilever Bangladesh Limited (Chair and Managing Director).

Peter ter Kulve

Mr. Peter Frank ter Kulve serves as President - Home Care of the Company. Previously, He served in Unilever South East Asia & Australasia (President) and Chief Digital Transformation & Growth Officer; EVP Corporate Transformation; Unilever Benelux (Chair and EVP); Unilever Ice Cream (Global Head & EVP); various Brand and Channel Management roles.

Nitin Paranjpe

Mr. Nitin Paranjpe serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He was a Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Unilever Limited and Executive Vice- President, South Asia. Executive Director, Home & Personal Care, India. Vice-President, Home Care. Category Head (Fabric Wash) and Regional Brand Director, Laundry and Household Cleaning, Asia.

Leena Nair

Ms. Leena Nair serves as Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. Ms. Nair served as Global Senior Vice President for Leadership and Organizational Development and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion. Before this, she undertook a wide range of Human Resources roles in India and Vice President of Human Resources South Asia. As General Manager of HPC and Foods and Head of Management Development for Hindustan Unilever (HUL), she led the move of the Company Foods business from Bangalore to Mumbai and created a model for building capability that is now used across the company. She joined Unilever as a trainee in 1992.

Conny Braams

Ms. Conny Braams serves as Chief Digital & Marketing Officer of the Company. Ms. Conny has been at Unilever for 30 years and is responsible for Digital and Marketing globally. Before being appointed CDMO, she was Executive Vice President Unilever Middle Europe and General Manager Unilever Benelux where she led the complete digital rewire and marketing transformation of the region. Having joined Unilever as a marketing trainee in 1990, Conny has held a variety of local and international Marketing, Customer Development, Communications and General Management roles. She has consistently shown to be an effective driver of change. Between 2010 and 2016, Conny successfully led the growth of Unilever Food Solutions across 24 countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Outside of Unilever, Conny is on the Advisory Board of the Kröller-Müller Museum in the Netherlands and Rotterdam School of Management (RSM). She has also previously served as Non-Executive Board Director of Heineken Netherlands. Conny holds a Masters degree in Health Care Administration and an MBA with honours. She has worked and lived in the Netherlands, Singapore and Spain, and enjoys spending time with her two daughters who study in the Netherlands.

Marc Engel

Mr. Marc Engel serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Company. He was Unilever East Africa and Emerging Markets (EVP); Chief Procurement Officer; Supply Chain, Spreads, Dressings and Olive Oil Europe (VP); Ice Cream Brazil (Managing Director); Ice Cream Brazil (VP); Corporate Strategy Group; Birds Eye Wall’s, Unilever UK (Operations Manager).

Richard Slater

Mr. Richard Slater serves as Chief Research & Development Officer of the Company. He served in GSK (Head of R&D, Consumer Healthcare); Reckitt Benckiser (Head of R&D, Consumer Healthcare); Reckitt Benckiser (Global Group Director / VP R&D Personal Care; Global Director R&D Aircare, Analgesics and New Brands); Boots Healthcare (various roles).

Ritva Sotamaa

Ms. Ritva Sotamaa serves as Group Secretary, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. She was General Counsel for Siemens AG, Siemens Healthcare. Various posts at General Electric Company, GE Healthcare (the most recent being General Counsel, GE Healthcare Systems). General Counsel, Instrumentarium Corporation.

Laura Cha

Ms. Laura Cha serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She has served as Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong (Deputy Chairman); China Securities Regulatory Commission (Vice Chairman). She has been HSBC Holdings plc (NED); China Telecom Corporation Limited (NED; Foundation Asset Management Sweden AB (Senior international advisor); Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Non-official member); 12th National People’s Congress of China (Hong Kong Delegate).

Vittorio Colao

Mr. Vittorio A. Colao serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has been appointed as a member of the Vodafone Board since 2006, and Chief Executive since 2008. He joined Omnitel Pronto Italia in 1996, which subsequently became Vodafone Italy, and he was appointed Chief Executive in 1999. He was appointed regional Chief Executive Officer, Southern Europe for Vodafone Group Plc in 2001, became a member of the Board in 2002 and appointed to the role of Regional Chief Executive Officer for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa for Vodafone in 2003. In 2004 Mr Colao left Vodafone to join RCS MediaGroup, the leading Italian publishing company, where he was Chief Executive until he rejoined Vodafone as CEO, Europe and Deputy Chief Executive in 2006. Mr Colao sits on the International Advisory Board of Bocconi University, Italy, on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School and is a Vice-Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists.

Judith Hartmann

Dr. Judith Hartmann serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She joined ENGIE, formerly known as GDF SUEZ, as a special adviser to the CEO and Chairman in February 2015, and became Chief Financial Officer of ENGIE, on 16 March 2015. Judith became a Non-Executive Director of Suez Environment in July 2015. She was Chief Financial Officer of the international media and services corporation Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA from 2012-2015. Prior to that, she had been at General Electric since 2000, where she had a number of CFO roles including CFO Global Service, GE Healthcare Clinical Systems, CFO GE Water Europe, Middle East & Africa, CFO GE Healthcare Latin America and CFO GE Germany. Her earlier career included financial positions in The Walt Disney Company and Transport Canada. Judith has recently been Non-Executive Director of RTL Group, Penguin Random House and Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co KG.

Andrea Jung

Ms. Andrea Jung serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was CEO of Avon Products Inc She also served as Board Members of General Electric and Daimler AG . Grameen America Inc (President and CEO); Apple Inc (NED); Wayfair Inc (NED).

Susan Kilsby

Ms. Susan Saltzbart Kilsby serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She has experience in L’Occitane International (NED); Keurig Green Mountain (NED); Coca-Cola HBC AG (NED); Goldman Sachs International (NED); Shire Plc (Chair); Mergers and Acquisitions, EMEA - Credit Suisse (Chair). Currently she is in Diageo Plc (Senior Independent Director); Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NED); BHP Plc (NED). Previous

Strive Masiyiwa

Mr. Strive T. Masiyiwa serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Previous relevant experience: Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust (Co-Founder and Chairman); Grow Africa (Co-Chairman); Micronutrient Initiative (Chairman). Current external appointments: Econet Group (Founder and Executive Chairman); AGRA (Chairman); Rockefeller Foundation (Board member); US Council on Foreign Relations (Member Global Advisory Board); Africa Progress Panel (Board member); Asia Society (Trustee).

John Rishton

Mr. John Rishton serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is Chief executive officer, Rolls-Royce Holdings plc . He was a Chief executive officer, president and chief financial officer, Royal Ahold N.V. Non-executive director, ICA AB and Allied Domecq plc. Chief financial officer, British Airways plc.

Feike Sijbesma

Mr. Feike Sijbesma serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Previous relevant experience: Supervisory Board of DSM Netherlands (Chairman); Dutch Genomics Initiative (NGI) (Member); Utrecht University (Board member); Dutch Cancer Institute (NKI/AVL) (Board member). Current external appointments: Royal DSM N.V. (CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board); De Nederlandsche Bank (Member of the Supervisory Board); Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (Co-Chairman) and Climate Leader, convened by the World Bank Group.