People: Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (MJN)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Cornelius

70 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Jakobsen

52 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Peter Leemputte

57 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

William P'Pool

48 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Dirk Hondmann

50 2005 Senior Vice President - Global Research and Development

James Jobe

54 2005 Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain

Charles Urbain

60 2011 Senior Vice President - Stakeholder Relations & Chief Development Officer

Tom De Weerdt

41 2012 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Robert Singer

62 2012 Lead Independent Director

Stephen Golsby

59 2013 Director

Elliott Sigal

2009 Director

Steven Altschuler

60 2009 Independent Director

Howard Bernick

62 2011 Independent Director

Kimberly Casiano

56 2010 Independent Director

Anna Catalano

54 2010 Independent Director

Celeste Clark

60 2011 Independent Director

Michael Grobstein

71 2014 Independent Director

Peter Ratcliffe

65 2012 Independent Director

Kathy MacDonald

2012 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Cornelius

Mr. James M. Cornelius is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. He is also non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ("BMS") and has served in that capacity since May 2010. Prior to that, he served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of BMS since September 2006, including serving as interim chief executive officer of BMS from September 2006 to April 2007. He retired as the chief executive officer of BMS in May 2010. Mr. Cornelius served as the interim chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors for Guidant Corporation from November 2005 to April 2006 when the company was acquired by Boston Scientific Corporation, at which point he retired. He served as Guidant's non-executive chairman of the board of directors from August 2000 until November 2005. Mr. Cornelius is a director and chairman of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee of Given Imaging Ltd. Mr. Cornelius is a member of the board of Arcamed, Inc., an Indianapolis-based manufacturer of custom metal products. He also serves on the board of YourEncore, an Indianapolis-based company.

Peter Jakobsen

Mr. Peter Kasper Jakobsen has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., effective April 30, 2013. Mr. Jakobsen was designated CEO-Elect and was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors in June 2012. He became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in January 2012, assuming leadership of the company’s Global Operating Committee, with responsibility for all regional business activities, as well as Global Marketing and Global Supply Chain. Previously, Jakobsen served as President of the company’s business in the Americas, overseeing all business activities in the United States, Canada and Latin America, along with the company’s global marketing initiatives. Jakobsen joined Mead Johnson in 1998 as head of marketing in Asia. From 2001 to 2004, he served as General Manager of Mead Johnson’s Philippines operations, before being promoted to Vice President & General Manager — South Asia. In 2006, he served as Senior Vice President & General Manager — Asia Pacific, including overall responsibility for the company’s business in China. Prior to joining Mead Johnson Nutrition, Jakobsen worked for nearly a decade for Unilever PLC in various marketing roles across the Asia Pacific region. Jakobsen holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Auckland University in New Zealand.

Peter Leemputte

Mr. Peter G. Leemputte is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Mr. Leemputte previously had been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2008 through December 2011. From August 2003 to September 2008, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Brunswick Corporation, a manufacturer of recreation and leisure-time products. Mr. Leemputte is a director of Beazer Homes USA, Inc. and serves on the National Council of Washington University's St. Louis School of Engineering and Applied Science.

William P'Pool

Mr. William C. P'Pool is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. He has been continuously employed by Mead Johnson or BMS since June 2004 in various capacities. From May 2005 to December 2008, Mr. P'Pool served as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Mead Johnson, and from June 2004 to May 2005, he served as Counsel for Mead Johnson. From May 2001 to June 2004, Mr. P'Pool served as Senior Counsel at Yum! Brands, Inc., a operator and franchiser of restaurant companies.

Dirk Hondmann

Mr. Dirk Hondmann, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President - Global Research and Development of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. From October 2002 to October 2005, Mr. Hondmann served as vice president, research and development of Slimfast, an affiliate of the Unilever Group, an international manufacturer of food, home care, and personal care products.

James Jobe

Mr. James Jeffrey Jobe is Senior Vice President - Global Supply Chain of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. He has been continuously employed by Mead Johnson since 1988. From May 2003 to November 2005, Mr. Jobe served as Senior Director, North America Supply Chain. From March 2000 to May 2003, Mr. Jobe served as Senior Director, International Supply Chain.

Charles Urbain

Mr. Charles M. Urbain is Senior Vice President - Stakeholder Relations & Chief Development Officer of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Mr. Urbain previously had been President, Asia and Europe from January 2009 through December 2011 and has been continuously employed by Mead Johnson or BMS since February 1987 in various capacities. From June 2008 to January 2009, he served as Senior Vice President, North America, Latin America and Europe. From June 2007 to June 2008, Mr. Urbain served as Senior Vice President, North America and Europe. From January 2004 to June 2007, Mr. Urbain served as Senior Vice President, International, and from January 2001 to January 2004, he served as Senior Vice President, Latin America, Canada and Europe.

Tom De Weerdt

Mr. Tom De Weerdt is Vice President, Corporate Controller of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Mr. De Weerdt served as the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Whirlpool Europe, Middle East and Africa since 2010 where he lead the financial and administration functions for the business. From 2008 to 2010, he was the Vice President Finance Global Production Organization for Whirlpool Corporation where he headed global financial processes and managed cost restructuring programs. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. De Weerdt served as the Vice President Finance, Whirlpool International, and prior to that time, held various senior financial positions with Whirlpool Corporation and its European subsidiaries.

Robert Singer

Mr. Robert S. Singer is Lead Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. He served as chief executive officer of Barilla Holding S.p.A, a Italian food company, from January 2006 to April 2009. From May 2004 to September 2005, Mr. Singer served as president and chief operating officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., an American clothing retailer. Between October 2005 and December 2005, he took the time to select his next opportunity. Prior to joining Abercrombie, Mr. Singer served as chief financial officer of Gucci Group NV, a luxury goods company, from September 1995 to April 2004. From April 2006 to April 2010, Mr. Singer was a director and the chairman of the compensation committee of Benetton S.p.A. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Singer served on the board of directors of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Inc., and as chairman of the audit committee from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Singer currently serves on the board of directors of several non-public companies.

Stephen Golsby

Mr. Stephen W. Golsby is Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Stephen W. Golsby is the retired president and chief executive officer of Mead Johnson Nutrition, a position he held since September 2008. He led the company through a successful IPO separation from Bristol-Myers Squibb in February 2009. Mr. Golsby has held various positions within the company since 1997.

Elliott Sigal

Dr. Elliott Sigal, M.D., Ph.D. is Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Dr. Sigal is currently executive vice president, chief scientific officer and president, research and development of BMS, a position he has held since 2004, and serves on the board of directors of BMS. Since joining BMS in 1997, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in both research and clinical development. Dr. Sigal has served on the BMS executive committee since 2001.

Steven Altschuler

Dr. Steven M. Altschuler, M.D., is an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Dr. Altschuler is currently the chief executive officer of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a position he has held since April 2000. Dr. Altschuler has served as a director of Weight Watchers International, Inc. since September 2012, where he serves as a member of the audit committee. He also serves on the board of directors of the Children's Miracle Network, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the GAVI Campaign and the University Hospital Consortium. In addition to his leadership position at an institution in pediatric medicine, Dr. Altschuler has clinical and research experience in pediatric medicine, as well as experience as an outside director of charitable organizations.

Howard Bernick

Mr. Howard B. Bernick is an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. Mr. Bernick is currently the president of Bernick Advisory Limited, a private investment advisory company, and has served in such a role since November 2006. From November 1994 to November 2006, Mr. Bernick served as president and chief executive officer and a director of Alberto-Culver Company, a global branded consumer products and beauty supply distribution company. From August 2001 through October 2008, Mr. Bernick served as a director of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a global confectionery company. Mr. Bernick serves on the board of directors of The Duchossois Group, Inc. and the HAVI Group LP and is a member of the board of trustees of The Field Museum in Chicago. Mr. Bernick also serves as a director of the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Kimberly Casiano

Madam Kimberly A. Casiano serves as an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. She is an advisor to top business leaders targeting the Hispanic market. From 1994 to 2009, Ms. Casiano was president and chief operating officer of Casiano Communications, Inc., the Hispanic publisher of magazines and periodicals in the United States. Ms. Casiano has held various management positions at that firm since she joined in 1988, including the sales and editorial functions for consumer publications and managing the company's bilingual direct marketing, customer relationship management and multi-media contact center divisions. Prior to that, she managed her own company, Caribbean Marketing Overseas Corporation, to foster trade and investment in the Caribbean and Latin America. She has served on the board of directors of Ford Motor Company since 2003, including as a member of the audit committee, nominating and governance committee and environmental and public policy committee, having previously served on the finance committee. Ms. Casiano has also served on the board of directors of Mutual of America since 2006.

Anna Catalano

Ms. Anna Cheng Catalano serves as an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. She had a 20 year career in the energy industry, serving in various marketing, branding and business development roles. Most recently, at BP plc, she was group vice president, marketing from 2000 to 2003, and group vice president, emerging markets from 1999 to 2000. She has held senior positions in Asia, Europe and the United States, including president of Amoco Orient Oil Company. Ms. Catalano currently serves on the boards of directors of Willis Group Holdings, where she also serves on the governance and nominating committee and risk management committee, Chemtura Corporation, where she also serves on the environmental, health and safety committee and the compensation committee and Kraton Performance Polymers, where she serves on the compensation committee. Ms. Catalano previously served on the boards of Hercules, Inc. and SSL International, plc. Ms. Catalano also serves on the board of the Houston chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

Celeste Clark

Dr. Celeste A. Clark, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. She is recently retired as the senior vice president of global public policy and external relations for Kellogg Company, where she also served as the company's chief sustainability officer and was a member of the company's global executive leadership team. Dr. Clark also served as president of the Kellogg Citizenship Fund, the company's philanthropic entity, and was a company liaison worldwide between professional organizations, academic institutions, government agencies, and industry associations on nutrition, health policy and advertising practices. Dr. Clark currently serves on the board of directors and budget and audit committee of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the board of directors and as chair of the nominating and governance committee of the AAA Michigan, and the board of directors and marketing and governmental affairs committee of The Auto Club Group. She is a former board chair of the International Food Information Council and a current member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Nutrition, National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, The Executive Leadership Council and Links International.

Michael Grobstein

Mr. Michael Grobstein is an Independent Director of the Mead Johnson Nutrition Co . He is a retired Vice Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP, one of the world’s largest professional services organizations. Mr. Grobstein is currently on the board of directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he is a member of the audit committee, as well as the compensation and management development committees. He was also a director of Given Imaging, Ltd., where he served on several committees and was chair of the audit committee, until its recent acquisition by Covidien plc. Having joined Ernst & Young in 1964, Mr. Grobstein was made a partner in 1975. He served as a Vice Chairman from 1984 until his retirement in 1998. During that period, he held a series of companywide leadership positions that included responsibility for Accounting and Auditing Services; Planning, Marketing and Industry Services; and areas of International Operations. Mr. Grobstein currently serves on the boards of the Central Park Conservancy and the Peer Health Exchange.

Peter Ratcliffe

Mr. Peter G. Ratcliffe is an Independent Director of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. He served, from April 2003 until his retirement in June 2007, as chief executive officer of the P&O Princess International division of Carnival Corporation and PLC, a global cruise company. From January 2000 to April 2003, he served as chief executive officer of Carnival PLC, a global cruise company. Mr. Ratcliffe is a director of Carnival Corporation and PLC and BBA Aviation PLC and previously was a director of Peninsula and Steam Navigation Company. Mr. Ratcliffe is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Kathy MacDonald

Ms. Kathy A. MacDonald is Vice President - Investor Relations of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. She was Acting Controller since March 2012 and Vice President, Investor Relations since January 2011. She has been continuously employed by Mead Johnson or BMS since 1988 in various capacities. From February 2009 to December 2010, Ms. MacDonald served as Vice President, Finance—Asia and Europe and from October 2006 to January 2009, as Regional Director, Finance—Asia.
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