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Vivo Energy PLC (VVOJ.J)

VVOJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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19 Jul 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Daly

2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Christian Georges Chammas

2012 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Bernard Goff

2017 Executive Vice President - Supply & Distribution West Africa

David Mureithi

2017 Executive Vice President - Retail, Marketing and East & Southern Africa

Mark Ware

2017 Executive Vice President - Commercial & Lubricants, Corporate

Javed Ahmed

2018 Non-Executive Director

Temitope Lawani

2018 Non-Executive Director

Thembalihle Nyasulu

2018 Seinor Independent Director

Gawad Abaza

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Carol Arrowsmith

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christopher Rogers

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Giles Blackham

2018 Head - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Daly

Mr. John Patrick Daly is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. John 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 and until early 2018 he was a director of Ferguson plc. Prior to his time with BAT, John held various sales and marketing positions with Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pennwalt Corporation and Schering-Plough. John is currently a non-executive director of Britvic PLC (of which he is the nonexecutive chairman) and G4S plc (of which he is chair of the remuneration committee). John will be stepping down from G4S plc at their AGM on 16 May 2019.

Christian Georges Chammas

Mr. Christian Georges Chammas is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Christian has extensive experience in the energy sector and has a deep knowledge of Africa and emerging markets. Prior to joining the Group, Christian was at Total for 31 years where he held several executive positions in Central America, the Caribbean, Pacific and India. Christian served as chief executive officer for the Total group of companies in Nigeria, Cameroon and Kenya, followed by successive positions as executive vice president for the Total group of companies for Central Africa, executive vice president for the Total group of companies for Caribbean and Central America, and as Total group representative for India and executive country chairman for downstream companies.

Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere

Mr. Johan Stefaan Edgard Depraetere is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Johan has wide-ranging experience in senior finance roles both at Vivo Energy and other multinational companies including the Samsung Group, McKinsey and Morgan Stanley. His responsibilities include financial control, treasury & credit, IT and procurement.

Bernard Goff

Mr. Bernard Le Goff is Executive Vice President - Supply & Distribution West Africa of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. Bernard is the Executive Vice President Supply, Distribution and West Africa, a position he has held since January 2017. He joined the Group in 2012 and has held various positions including regional vice president for West Africa, Botswana and Namibia and executive vice president for operational business development. He will be stepping down from his role on 31 March 2019. Bernard has extensive experience in downstream activities in Africa. Prior to joining the Group, Bernard held various positions over the course of 24 years at Total including as managing director in French Guinea, Zambia and Tanzania and regional vice president for Eastern & Central Europe of AS24. He was also a regional head for the downstream business at both Galana and at Oryx.

David Mureithi

Mr. David Mureithi is Executive Vice President - Retail, Marketing and East & Southern Africa of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. David is the Executive Vice President for Retail, Marketing and East & Southern Africa, a position he has held since January 2017. David joined the Group in May 2013 and previously held the position of executive vice president for supply and marketing. Prior to joining the Group, David held various positions at Unilever, including supply chain director for East Africa, managing director for Kenya, regional head for East and Southern Africa and regional head for West Africa.

Mark Ware

Mr. Mark Ware is Executive Vice President - Commercial & Lubricants, Corporate of the Company, a position he has held since January 2017. Mark is the Executive Vice President for Commercial, Lubricants & Corporate, a position he has held since January 2017, having joined the Group in 2013 following a transfer from Vitol. He is responsible for the commercial, lubricants and corporate functions of the Group. Mark is also the Chairman of Shell and Vivo Lubricants. Prior to joining the Group, Mark was group director of corporate affairs for the Vitol Group. He also held various positions over the course of more than 25 years at BP plc in oil trading and marketing. Mark’s roles at BP plc included being executive assistant to the group CEO and, from 2002 to 2008, group vice president communications and external affairs.

Javed Ahmed

Mr. Javed Ahmed is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Javed Ahmed was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 12 March 2018, prior to which he had been, from 2011, a supervisory board member of Vivo Energy Holding, formerly the holding company of the Group. Javed joined Vitol in 2009 and currently holds positions at a number of Vitol’s portfolio companies, including being a board member for Petrol Ofisi, VTTI, Viva Energy Australia, VPI Holding and OVH Energy. Prior to joining Vitol, Javed was with Morgan Stanley from 1997 to 2009 where he held positions including managing director and the head of acquisitions and structured transactions for Morgan Stanley’s commodities group. Javed is based in London and has a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University and a JD/MBA from Harvard University.

Temitope Lawani

Mr. Temitope Lawani is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Temitope Lawani was appointed as Non-Executive Director on 16 March 2018, prior to which he had been, from 2011, a supervisory board member of Vivo Energy Holding, formerly the holding company of the Group. He is a co-founder and managing partner of Helios Investment Partners, an Africa-focused private investment firm. Prior to forming Helios Investment Partners, he was a principal at TPG Capital, a leading global private equity firm, where he had a lead role in the execution of several leveraged buyout and venture capital investments, including the acquisitions of Burger King Corp., Debenhams plc., J. Crew Group, and Scottish & Newcastle Retail. Temitope began his career as a mergers & acquisitions and corporate development analyst at the Walt Disney Company. He serves on the boards of directors of Helios Towers, Bayport Management Limited, Mall for Africa, Off Grid Electric, OVH Energy and Axxela. He also serves as a member of the Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Board, the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and on the boards of directors for the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association and The END Fund. He has previously served on the Overseers’ Visiting Committee of the Harvard Business School and the MIT OpenCourseWare Advisory Board. Temitope received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Thembalihle Nyasulu

Ms. Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu is Seinor Independent Director of the Company. Thembalihle Hixonia has global experience across multiple sectors in South Africa and Europe for blue-chip companies, as well as on the Banking Enquiry panel for the South African Competition Commission. She held numerous management roles at Unilever in South Africa between 1978 and 1984, and subsequently founded two highly successful companies. She has substantial experience as a non-executive director holding non-executive director positions at Unilever Plc, Sasol Ltd, Anglo Platinum Ltd, the Development Bank of Southern Africa, Nedbank and served as a member of the JPMorgan Advisory Board for South Africa until October 2013

Gawad Abaza

Mr. Gawad Abaza serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Skills and Experience Gawad has a wealth of African commercial experience. He has significant operational knowledge of running consumer-focused businesses across the African continent having held several senior management positions in the Middle East and Africa at Kraft and Cadbury. Mr. Gawad is currently President, Middle East and Africa of Mondelez International and non-executive director of Cadbury Nigeria Plc.

Carol Arrowsmith

Ms. Carol Arrowsmith is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Carol has extensive experience of executive remuneration. For over 20 years, she specialised in advising boards of directors on executive remuneration across a range of sectors. She is a former vice chair and senior partner of Deloitte LLP, a global partner in Arthur Andersen and managing director of New Bridge Street Consultants. Carol is currently a non-executive director of Compass Group plc. She chairs its remuneration committee and is a member of its audit, corporate social responsibility and nomination committees. Carol is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Group for Spencer Stuart, director and trustee of Northern Ballet Limited and a director of Arrowsmith Advisory Limited.

Christopher Rogers

Mr. Christopher Charles Bevan Rogers is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Christopher is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive finance and commercial experience, having held the position of executive director of Whitbread Plc where he served as group finance director from 2005 to 2012 and as global managing director of Costa Coffee from 2012 to 2016. He was group finance director of Woolworth Group Plc and chairman of the Woolworth Entertainment businesses from 2001 to 2005 and prior to that held senior roles in both the finance and commercial functions in Comet Group plc and Kingfisher plc. Christopher was also a non-executive director of HMV Group plc from 2006 to 2012 where he was chair of the audit committee. Christopher is currently senior independent director of Travis Perkins Plc, non-executive director of Kerry Group plc and Walker Greenbank PLC where he was appointed as interim executive chairman in October 2018, until 10 April 2019, when the new chief executive takes up their role.

Giles Blackham