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Olam International Ltd (OLAM.SI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lim Ah Doo

67 2017 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Neelamani Muthukumar

44 2016 President, Group Chief Financial Officer

Sunny Verghese

57 Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Executive Director

Shekhar Anantharaman

53 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Kuan Loong Lai

2016 Company Secretary

Mitsumasa Icho

2017 Non-Executive Director

Yutaka Kyoya

55 2015 Non-Executive Director

Yaag Ngee Eng

49 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne

73 2014 Non-Executive and Independent Director

Sanjiv Misra

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jean-Paul Pinard

66 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Marie Teo

50 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chee Keong Yap

56 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lim Ah Doo

Mr. Lim Ah Doo is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a President & Vice Chairman, RGM International Pte Ltd (October 2003 ­ November 2008), Acting President and Deputy Chairman, AAA Oils and Fats Pte Ltd (June 2007 ­ November 2008) Morgan Grenfell (Asia) Limited (1977 to 1995) ­ several key appointments Chairman, Morgan Grenfell (Asia) Limited (1993 to 1995).

Neelamani Muthukumar

Mr. Neelamani Muthukumar is President, Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company. His Working experience and occupation(s) during the past 10 years include : Year 2008 to 31 January 2016 - President & Global Head Corporate Finance - Olam Group of Companies; Year 2006 to Year 2008 - Head Group IT and Shared Services - Olam Group of Companies.

Sunny Verghese

Mr. Sunny George Verghese is Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Executive Director of Olam International Limited. He was appointed to the Board in 1996. He had been with the Kewalram Chanrai Group (K.C. Group) for"nearly three decades and in 1989 was mandated to start the Company with a view to"building an agricultural products business. Before joining the K.C. Group, he worked for Unilever in India. Sunny is currently the Chairman of the Human Capital Leadership Institute. He holds postgraduate degree in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Sunny has won several awards including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Singapore in 2008 and Best CEO of the Year 2011 at the Singapore Corporate Awards. He was also awarded the Public Service Medal by the Government of the Republic of Singapore in 2010. Sunny is a member of the Board Risk, and"Capital and Investment Committees.

Shekhar Anantharaman

Mr. Shekhar Anantharaman is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Olam International Limited. Shekhar is currently Executive Director and Group COO, jointly overseeing all aspects of the Company’s global business with the Group CEO. Shekhar joined Olam in 1992. Prior to his current role, he was the Executive Director – Finance and Business Development for the Group. In this role, he led the Company’s overall Strategy and Business Development activities along with responsibility for various functions including the Group’s Finance and Accounts, Treasury and IR, IT and Shared Services, Legal and Corporate Secretarial and Manufacturing and Technical"Services. Shekhar has incubated and managed various global businesses for the Group including Edible Nuts, Spices and Vegetable Ingredients and the Packaged Foods. As the Global Head of these businesses, Shekhar has been directly involved in identifying and leading many of the Company’s organic and inorganic growth initiatives. He has also played a variety of Country Management and Regional roles across Africa, Asia, Russia, South and North America. He holds a graduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a postgraduate degree in"Business Management. Shekhar has completed the Advanced Management Programme from the Harvard Business"School. Shekhar is a member of the Board’s Capital and Investment Committee, and Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committee.

Kuan Loong Lai

Mitsumasa Icho

Mr. Mitsumasa Icho has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company effective May 01, 2017. He is senior vice president of Mitsumasa corporation.

Yutaka Kyoya

Mr. Yutaka Kyoya is an Non-Executive Director of the Company. Yutaka Kyoya is an Executive Vice President and Group CEO of Living Essentials Group of Mitsubishi Corporation. He joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1984 and has since been engaged in the food business. Kyoya san has"held various roles in Mitsubishi Corporation, in Tokyo as well as in its overseas offices, including the USA, Malaysia and Singapore. Prior to his current position, Kyoya san was the Deputy General Manager of Living Essentials Group CEO's Office in 2011 before he was promoted to General Manager of the Global Consumer Business Development Unit in 2012. He holds a degree in Commerce from Waseda University, Tokyo. Kyoya san is member of the Company’s Board Risk, Capital and Investment, and Human Resource and Compensation Committees.

Yaag Ngee Eng

Ms. Rachel Eng Yaag Ngee was Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She serves as Deputy Chairman, WongPartnership LLP Director, 89 Holdings Pte. Ltd. Director, WOPA Services Pte. Ltd. Director, WongPartnership Myanmar Limited Director, Starhub Ltd Director, SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd. Director, Certis CISCO Security Pte. Ltd. Director, Singapore Accountancy Commission Director, Public Utilities Board Member, Committee on the Future Economy Member, Singapore Institute of Technology, Board of Trustees Member, Singapore Business Federation Council Member, ABF Singapore Bond Index Fund, Supervisory Committee Member, Institute of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Financial Advisory Services Exam Board Member, Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (Singapore Chapter) Board Member, Raffles Girls School (Secondary), Board of Governors. She served at WongPartnership LLP Deputy Chairman (March 2016 to Current) Joint Managing Partner (April 2013 to February 2016) Managing Partner (September 2010 to March 2013) Partner (January 1997 to August 2010).

Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne

Mr. Nihal Vijaya Devadas Kaviratne CBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Olam International Limited., with effect from 1 October 2014. He is a Non-Executive and Independent Director and was appointed to"the Board in 2014. His career with the"Unilever Group spanned 40 years during"which he held various senior level"management positions in sales, marketing,"brand and strategic planning and"development, and as Chairman/CEO across Asia, Europe and Latin America. He"retired from Unilever in 2005. Nihal currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd, and as"Chairman of Akzo Nobel India Limited (formerly ICI). He is an Independent, Non-Executive Director of several Temasek-linked companies including StarHub Limited, SATS Limited, Wildlife Reserves Singapore, DBS Group Holdings Limited and DBS Bank Limited. He is President Commissioner of PT TVS Motor Company Indonesia, a Member of the Private Sector Portfolio Advisory Committee in India for the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), and serves on the Advisory Board of"Bain and Company for South East Asia/Indonesia.

Sanjiv Misra

Mr. Sanjiv Misra is Non-Executive Independent Director for Olam International Limited. He is a Non-Executive and Independent Director and was appointed to"the Board in 2013. He is currently the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board for Apollo Management, the global private equity and alternative asset management firm, and a Director of Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd, a company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange. He is also President of Phoenix Advisers Pte Ltd, a boutique advisory and principal investing firm. Sanjiv is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Management University, the Board of Directors of the National University Health System and the Board of Directors of OUE Hospitality Trust Management Pte Ltd. His career has featured several senior positions including Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup’s Global Corporate and Investment Banking Group in Singapore and Brunei and Country Officer in Singapore, and Head of the Asia Pacific Corporate Bank, in a career spanning 11"years with Citigroup. His career prior to"Citigroup included stints with Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs & Co. Sanjiv is the Chairman of the Capital and Investment Committee, and is member of the Board Risk, and Human Resource and Compensation Committees.

Jean-Paul Pinard

Mr. Jean-Paul Pinard is Non-Executive Independent Director of Olam International Limited. He spent 17 years with the International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC (IFC), becoming the Director of the Agricultural Department, responsible for managing IFC’s US$1.5 billion portfolio of loan and equity investments in agri-business and food industries. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California and a Diplôme d’Ingénieur from the École Polytechnique, Paris. Jean-Paul is the Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committee, and is member of the Capital and Investment, and Human Resource and Compensation Committees.

Marie Teo

Ms. Marie Elaine Teo is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., with effect from 1 December 2015. Marie Elaine Teo is currently a Senior Advisor and Partner at the Holdingham Group Ltd. Elaine has over 20 years of investment experience, primarily with the Capital Group companies where she focused on Asian banks and global emerging markets, both as an analyst and an investment manager. She was formerly the Chairman of Capital International Research Group and Managing Director of Capital International Inc., Asia. Elaine holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in"Experimental Psychology from Oxford University. Elaine is member of the Board Risk, Capital and Investment, and Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committees.

Chee Keong Yap

Mr. Yap Chee Keong CPA is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., with effect from 1 December 2015. He is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of City Net Infrastructure Management Pte. Ltd. (the trustee manager of Net Link Trust) and the Lead Independent Director of Tiger Airways Holdings Ltd. Concurrently, he is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Citibank Singapore Limited, InterOil Corporation and Certis Cisco Security Pte Ltd,"as well as a Non-Executive Director of Straits Trading and ARA Asset Management Limited. Previously an Executive Director of Straits Trading Limited and the CFO of the Singapore Power Group, Chee Keong also serves as a Board member of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority and as a member of the Public Accountants Oversight Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore and is a fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Certified Public Accountants Australia. Chee Keong is member of the Audit and Compliance, Board Risk, and Governance and Nomination Committees.