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Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Sinclair

67 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

George Weston

51 2005 Chief Executive, Executive Director

John Bason

59 1999 Finance Director, Executive Director

Paul Lister

51 Company Secretary

Emma Adamo

52 2011 Non-Executive Director

Wolfhart Hauser

66 2015 Non-Executive Director

Richard Reid

2016 Non-Executive Director

Ruth Cairnie

61 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Timothy Clarke

58 2007 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Javier Ferran

60 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Sinclair

Mr. Charles Sinclair is an Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Associated British Foods PLC. He was appointed a non-executive director in October 2008 and as Chairman in April 2009. With wide business experience of both the UK and overseas, his executive career was previously with Daily Mail and General Trust plc, where he was chief executive from 1989 until he retired from that role and the board in September 2008. He was elected Warden of Winchester College in 2014.

George Weston

Mr. George G. Weston is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Associated British Foods PLC. He was appointed to the board in 1999 and took up his current appointment as Chief Executive in April 2005. In his former roles at Associated British Foods, he was Managing Director of Westmill Foods, Allied Bakeries and George Weston Foods Limited (Australia).

John Bason

Mr. John George Bason is Finance Director, Executive Director of Associated British Foods PLC. He was appointed as Finance Director in May 1999. He was previously the finance director of Bunzl plc and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Paul Lister

Emma Adamo

Mrs. Emma Adamo is Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods PLC. She was appointed as a director in December 2011. She was educated at Stanford University and INSEAD in France.

Wolfhart Hauser

Dr. Wolfhart G. Hauser has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a director in January 2015. Starting his career with various research activities, he went on to establish and lead a broad range of successful international service industry businesses. He was chief executive of Intertek Group plc for ten years until he retired from that role and the board in May 2015. He was previously chief executive officer and president of TÜV Süddeutschland AG for four years and chief executive officer of TÜV Product Services for ten years.

Richard Reid

Mr. Richard Reid is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was formerly a partner at KPMG LLP, having joined the firm in 1980. From 2008, he served as London Chairman at KPMG until he retired from that role and KPMG in September 2015. Previously, Richard was KPMG's UK chairman of the High Growth Markets Group and chairman of the firm's Consumer and Industrial Markets group.

Ruth Cairnie

Ms. Ruth Cairnie has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed a director in May 2014. She has extensive overseas experience including international marketing and supply chain. Ruth was formerly Executive Vice President Strategy & Planning at Royal Dutch Shell Plc. This role followed a number of senior international roles within Shell, including Vice President of their Global Commercial Fuels business.

Timothy Clarke

Mr. Timothy Clarke is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods PLC. He was appointed a director in November 2004 and has been Senior Independent Director since December 2007. Tim has extensive experience of retailing. Until 2009, he was chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers plc, following its demerger from Six Continents PLC where he also held the position of chief executive. Previously he had been a partner of Panmure Gordon & Co before joining Bass PLC in 1990.

Javier Ferran

Mr. Javier Ferran is Independent Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods PLC. He was appointed a director in November 2006. He spent the earlier part of his career with Bacardi Group, where latterly he served as president and chief executive officer. He has in-depth knowledge of consumer brands on an international basis and in international financing.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Sinclair

381,000

George Weston

3,057,000

John Bason

2,114,000

Paul Lister

--

Emma Adamo

65,000

Wolfhart Hauser

--

Richard Reid

--

Ruth Cairnie

24,000

Timothy Clarke

82,000

Javier Ferran

65,000
As Of  11 Sep 2015