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Britvic PLC (BVIC.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gerald Corbett

2005 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Simon Litherland

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Mathew Dunn

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Matt Barwell

Chief Marketing Officer

Clare Thomas

2013 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Hessel De Jong

2015 International Managing Director

Joao De Mello Neto

2015 Managing Director - Ebba Brazil

Jean-Luc Tivolle

2010 Managing Director, Britvic France

Paul Graham

GB General Manager

Douglas John Frost

2004 Human Resources Director

Kevin Donnelly

Country Director - Britvic Ireland

Joanne Averiss

2005 Non-Executive Director - Nominee of PepsiCo

Sue Clark

48 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Daly

2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ben Gordon

2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ian McHoul

55 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Euan Sutherland

2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Rupen Shah

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gerald Corbett

Mr. Gerald M.N. Corbett is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Britvic plc. He Over a long business career, Gerald has been a director of 12 public companies, six of which he has chaired. His most recent roles were as Chairman of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc between 2007 and 2014 and of SSL International plc between 2005 and 2010. His executive career included Group Finance Director roles with Redland plc and Grand Metropolitan plc, and he was Chief Executive Officer of Railtrack between 1997 and 2000.

Simon Litherland

Mr. Simon Litherland is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Britvic Plc. He is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the company’s business strategy. He joined Britvic in September 2011, initially as Managing Director of Britvic GB. Prior to this, he had a career spanning 20 years with Diageo. His last role was MD of Diageo GB, having previously run Diageo’s businesses in South Africa, Ireland and Central and Eastern Europe. During his time at Diageo, Simon was responsible for an extensive portfolio of brands including Guinness, Johnnie Walker, Baileys, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan. In his earlier career he held a variety of International Finance Director roles in Diageo, IDV and Grand Metropolitan. Simon qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in South Africa having gained a business degree at the University of Cape Town.

Mathew Dunn

Mr. Mathew Dunn has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company., effective 25 November 2015. He joined the business on 28 September 2015 and will succeed John Gibney as Chief Financial Officer following the announcement of our Preliminary Results on 25 November 2015. Prior to joining Britvic, Mathew was the Chief Financial Officer of South African Breweries Ltd, a division of SABMiller plc in South Africa, where he was based since 2014. He first joined SABMiller plc in 2002 where he held various financial planning and management, as well as leadership positions.

Matt Barwell

Mr. Matt Barwell is Chief Marketing Officer of the company., He is responsible for all aspects of Britvic’s global brand strategy and execution, innovation, corporate affairs and the company’s sustainability agenda. He joined Britvic from Diageo in 2014 where he held a number of senior positions over 15 years including Marketing and Innovation Director for Diageo Africa and later, Diageo Europe. Matt started his career with Mars where he worked for ten years in both the confectionary and pet food businesses. Matt is Chairman of the Advertising Association’s Front Foot group and is a Fellow of The Marketing Society.

Clare Thomas

Ms. Clare Thomas is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Britvic PLC. She joined the group as General Counsel and Company Secretary in September 2013 and has responsibility for the legal, audit and risk, company secretarial, estates and plc quality, safety and environment teams. Clare has a corporate and commercial legal background, and prior to joining Britvic spent 15 years as a corporate/M&A lawyer at law firm Addleshaw Goddard LLP, including six years as a partner with a particular focus on FMCG clients.

Hessel De Jong

Mr. Hessel De Jong is International Managing Director of the company. He appointed on 28 September 2015 as successor to Simon Stewart who resigned on 30 October 2015) Hessel de Jong joins Britvic with over 20 years of management experience in the FMCG industry. Prior to joining Britvic, Hessel worked as an advisor to a number of private equity companies, including Blackstone and Bencis Capital Partners. From 2008 through 2014, he was Managing Director of the Dutch and Benelux operations of the Coca Cola Company. Before 2008, Hessel held various regional and global leadership positions at Heineken and SCA Group in Europe and Asia. Hessel is based in Amsterdam and holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Nyenrode University.

Joao De Mello Neto

Mr. Joao Caetano De Mello Neto is Managing Director - Ebba Brazil of the company. He joined Britvic following the acquisition of Ebba on 30 September 2015. He brings with him over 30 years of executive management experience in the consumer goods industry. Previously, João Caetano worked for Cia Müller de Bebidas (Caninha 51) where he spent 14 years and acted as Chief Executive Officer for seven. He then worked for J. Macedo for seven years as Chief Executive Officer of Hidracor before moving to Ebba.

Jean-Luc Tivolle

Mr. Jean-Luc Tivolle is Managing Director, Britvic France of the company. He was appointed Managing Director of Britvic France in 2010, after 14 years as Vice-Chairman of Fruité Entreprises SAS, which was acquired by Britvic at that time. Prior to this, he held senior roles in Tetra Pak and a variety of positions at Chocolat Poulain (Cadbury Schweppes Group).

Paul Graham

Mr. Paul Graham is GB General Manager of the company. He was appointed GB Managing Director on 13 April 2015, having joined the business in September 2012 as GB General Manager. Before joining Britvic, he worked in a range of commercial roles for companies including Mars Confectionery and United Biscuits. Paul has a BSc in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester and is a member of the Executive Council of The British Soft Drinks Association.

Douglas John Frost

Mr. Douglas John Frost is Human Resources Director of Britvic plc. He was appointed Human Resources Director in 2004. He has since also assumed responsibility for IT and the Programme Management Office. Doug previously worked for 15 years with Mars Incorporated in positions in manufacturing, sales and human resources. He started his career in the UK, then worked across several continental European markets and latterly spent several years in Brazil.

Kevin Donnelly

Mr. Kevin Donnelly is an Country Director - Britvic Ireland of the company. He joined Britvic Ireland in September 2008 as Marketing Director and was appointed Country Director in June 2013. He has over 25 years’ experience in sales, marketing and general management in FMCG companies, including Unilever and Dairygold. Kevin holds a First Class Honours Degree in Marketing from Trinity College Dublin and a Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Marketing.

Joanne Averiss

Ms. Joanne Averiss is Non-Executive Director - Nominee of PepsiCo of Britvic plc. She is the Pepsi Group Nominee Director. She has been a member of the Pepsi Group legal department since 1990, holding a series of positions in the UK and the US and is currently Senior Vice President Law, General Counsel, Europe and Sub Saharan Africa with legal responsibility for all of the Pepsi Group’s business units within Europe and Sub Saharan Africa.

Sue Clark

Ms. Sue Clark has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective 29 February 2016. Sue is currently Managing Director of SABMiller Europe and is an executive committee member of the global brewer SABMiller plc. She joined SABMiller in 2003 as Corporate Affairs Director and was part of the executive team that built the business into a top 5 FTSE company. Before this, she held a number of senior roles in UK companies, including that of Director of Corporate Affairs for Railtrack Group and Scottish Power plc.

John Daly

Mr. John Patrick Daly has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 27th January 2015. He has 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 (from 2010 to 2014) and Regional Director for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong (from 2004 to 2010). John remains a Director of Reynolds American Inc., a US public company owned 42% by BAT. 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 will succeed Bob Ivell as Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Committee Chairman from the conclusion of the AGM.

Ben Gordon

Mr. Ben Gordon is Independent Non-Executive Director of Britvic plc. He was the former Chief Executive of Mothercare plc and former Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Disney Store, Europe and Asia Pacific. He has also held senior management positions with WHSmith group in the UK and the USA and L’Oreal S.A. in France and in the UK. Ben has an MBA from INSEAD and is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Ian McHoul

Mr. Ian P. McHoul is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was Finance Director of Scottish & Newcastle plc and Finance and Strategy Director of the Inntrepreneur Pub Group Ltd and spent ten years with Foster’s Brewing Group in a variety of roles. He was a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Premier Foods plc between 2004 and 2013, the last year of which he was also the Senior Independent Director.

Euan Sutherland

Mr. Euan Sutherland has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective 29 February 2016. Euan is currently Group Chief Executive Officer of SuperGroup plc. Euan was previously Group Chief Executive Officer for the Co-op group of companies. Earlier in his career he was Group Chief Operating Officer at Kingfisher Plc, Chief Executive Officer of B&Q and Chief Executive of AS Watson UK, owner of Superdrug. Euan has over 22 years' experience within the retail and FMCG sectors having held roles with Boots, Dixons, Coca-Cola and Mars.

Rupen Shah