People: Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (RR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Davis

64 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

John Rishton

57 2011 Chief Executive, Executive Director

David Smith

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

James Guyette

69 1998 President and Chief Executive Officer, Rolls-Royce North America, Inc. and Executive Director

Lawrie Haynes

60 2014 President - Land & Sea

Tony Wood

2011 President – Marine

Robert Webb

66 2012 General Counsel

Colin Smith

59 2005 Director - Engineering and Technology, Executive Director

Mary Humiston

2014 Group Director - Human Resources

Jilinda Crowley

2015 Acting Director – Investor Relations

Miles Cowdry

2008 Director - Global Corporate Development

Harry Holt

2014 Group Operations Strategy Director

Pamela Coles

53 2014 Company Secretary, Director

Ruth Cairnie

60 2014 Non-Executive Director

D. Warren East

53 2014 Non-Executive Director

Hsien Yang Lee

57 2014 Non-Executive Director

John McAdam

66 2008 Non-Executive Director

Jasmin Staiblin

45 2012 Non-Executive Director

Helen Alexander

2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Lewis Booth

66 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Frank Chapman

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Neill

67 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian E. L. Davis has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC., effective May 2, 2013. He has been appointed as the Non-Executive Director of the Company effective March 1, 2013. He spent his early career at Bowater, moving to McKinsey & Company in 1979. He was managing partner of McKinsey’s practice in the UK and Ireland from 1996 to 2003. In 2003, he was appointed as Chairman and worldwide Managing Director of McKinsey, serving in this capacity until 2009. During his career with McKinsey, Ian served as a consultant to a range of global organisations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He retired as senior partner of McKinsey & Company on 30 July 2010. He serves as a nonexecutive director on the boards of Johnson & Johnson Inc, BP p.l.c. and as a non-executive member of the Cabinet Office Board. He is also senior adviser to Apax Partners LLP.

John Rishton

Mr. John F. Rishton is no longer a Chief Executive, Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC., effective July 2, 2015. Hebegan his career in 1979 at Ford Motor Company where he held a variety of positions in the UK and in Europe. In 1994 he joined British Airways Plc, where he was Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2005. In 2006, he was appointed CFO at Royal Ahold and became CEO in 2007. John was appointed as a nonexecutive director of Rolls-Royce in 2007 and served as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the ethics and nomination committees until his appointment as Chief Executive. He is a former non-executive director of Allied Domecq. He was appointed as a non-executive director of Unilever NV and Unilever plc in May 2013.

David Smith

Mr. David Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Smith joined Rolls-Royce earlier this year, and is currently Chief Financial Officer of the Aerospace Division. David spent the first 25 years of his career at Ford where he held a number of senior positions including Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Chief Executive Officer at Jaguar Land Rover, before he moved to the technology company, Edwards Group as Chief Financial Officer. Smith is a non-executive director of Motability Operations Group plc. He was previously a director of Edwards Group Limited.

James Guyette

Mr. James M. Guyette has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America, Inc., subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC., effective 31 May 2015. He resigned from the position of Executive Director of the Company effective 8 May 2015. Before joining the Company, Jim was Executive Vice President, Marketing and Planning of United Airlines.Jim is Chairman of PrivateBancorp Inc., of Chicago, Illinois and he is lead independent director of priceline.com Inc of Norwalk, Connecticut. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Washington DC.

Lawrie Haynes

Tony Wood

Robert Webb

Robert S. Webb, QC is a General Counsel of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc. He joined Rolls-Royce in January 2012 as General Counsel. Rob was called to the Bar in 1971 and appointed Queens Counsel in 1988. He was General Counsel at British Airways leading the Legal and Risk organisation between 1998 and 2009. Most recently he has operated as the Chairman of Autonomy Corporation and BBC Worldwide. He also holds Non-Executive Director positions with the London Stock Exchange and Holdingham Group Limited.

Colin Smith

Mr. Colin P. Smith is a Director - Engineering and Technology, Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC. He joined Rolls-Royce in 1974. He has held a variety of key positions within the Company, including Director – Research and Technology and Director of Engineering and Technology – Civil aerospace. Colin is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He is also a Member of the Council for Science and Technology. In June 2012 he was awarded a CBE for services to UK engineering.

Mary Humiston

Ms. Mary E. Humiston is a Group Director - Human Resources of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. She has held a variety of senior positions in HR, across a number of companies and sectors, most recently as Senior Vice President Human Resources at Applied Materials, a global leader in semi-conductor technology. Prior to that Mary was Vice President Human Resources at Honeywell Inc., a Fortune 100 global technology company, which included three years based in Brussels as Vice President HR Europe, Middle East & Africa. Mary started her career at General Electric on the HR Leadership graduate programme and spent seven years in HR and GE’s Corporate Audit Staff. Mary has an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Jilinda Crowley

Miles Cowdry

Mr. Miles A. Cowdry is a Director - Global Corporate Development of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC. He was President - Services, of Rolls-Royce plc since February 2007. He is responsible for the development and implementation of a company strategy for services underpinned by an efficient service supply chain. Formerly, he was President and CEO of Data Systems & Solutions (DS&S), a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and SAIC. DS&S addresses the aerospace, defence, marine and energy sectors providing asset management and plant optimisation solutions. Prior to joining DS&S Miles was General Manager Business Development for Rolls-Royce where he focused on the development of the company’s aftermarket strategy. His background is in finance, having spent 10 years with Bankers Trust Company. He left Bankers Trust in 1990 to be part of the management team that established Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance. He was educated at Woodbridge School, Suffolk and Trinity College, Oxon where he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Harry Holt

Pamela Coles

Pamela Coles is Company Secretary, Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc. Pamela has been a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators since 1997 having held a variety of Company Secretary roles throughout her career. She joined Rolls-Royce from Centrica plc, where she was Head of Secretariat. Pamela’s previous roles also include Group Company Secretary and a member of the executive committee at The Rank Group plc and Company Secretary & Head of Legal at RAC plc.

Ruth Cairnie

Ms. Ruth Cairnie has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company effective September 1, 2014. Ruth Cairnie was formerly Executive Vice President Strategy & Planning at Royal Dutch Shell Plc, where she held a number of senior international roles, including managing the Global Commercial Fuels business. She served on the boards of Shell Pakistan Ltd and joint venture companies in Germany and Thailand. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Associated British Foods plc and Keller Group plc. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Rotterdam School of Management. Ruth graduated in Joint Honours Mathematics & Physics from Bristol University and then took a Masters in Advanced Studies, Maths, at Cambridge University.

D. Warren East

Mr. D. Warren A. East has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc. He has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective July 2, 2015. He was CEO of ARM Holdings from 2001 to 2013. Under his leadership ARM became one of the world's leading developers of semi-conductors with an outstanding record of innovation and a strong commitment to R&D. Warren has been a Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce since January 2014. Under his leadership the company became the world’s leading semiconductor IP licensing company. He retired from ARM Holdings in 2013. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Distinguished Fellow of the BCS. He was awarded a CBE in 2014 for services to the technology industry. He is a nonexecutive director and chairman of the audit committee of De La Rue plc, and a non-executive director of Dyson Ltd, BT Group plc and Micron Technology Inc.

Hsien Yang Lee

Mr. Lee Hsien Yang has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC., effective January 2014. He graduated in Engineering Science from Cambridge University and has an MSC from Stanford University.He was Chief Executive of Singapore Telecommunications Limited for 11 years. He served as Chairman and non-executive director of Fraser and Neave Limited from 2007 until February 2013. Hsien Yang serves as a Special Advisor of General Atlantic LLC. He is Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, General Atlantic Singapore Fund Pte Ltd. and The Islamic Bank of Asia Private Limited, The Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He is also President of the INSEAD South East Asia Council.

John McAdam

Dr. John David Gibson McAdam is an Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC. He was the Chief Executive of ICI plc until ICI’s acquisition by Akzo Nobel. He has held a number of positions at Unilever, within its Birds Eye Walls and Unichema International businesses and is a former non-executive director of Severn Trent plc and Sara Lee Corporation.He is Chairman of United Utilities Group PLC and Rentokil Initial plc and the Senior Independent Director of J Sainsbury plc.

Jasmin Staiblin

Ms. Jasmin Staiblin has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. Jasmin is the CEO of Alpiq Holding AG and was CEO of ABB Switzerland Ltd until December 2012. She has lived and worked in Switzerland, Sweden and Australia. She is a non-executive director of Georg Fischer AG, ETH Domain and Neue Aarguer Bank (a member of the Credit Suisse Group).Jasmin is a nonexecutive director of Georg Fischer AG and a member of the board of the Federal Institute of Technology,

Helen Alexander

Ms. Helen Alexander is Independent Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC. She was Chief Executive of the Economist Group until 2008 which she joined in 1985. She was President of the CBI until 2011; she has also been a non-executive director of Northern Foods plc, BT Group plc and Centrica plc. She was awarded a DBE in 2011 for services to business. SHe is Chairman of UBM plc, the Port of London Authority and Incisive Media. She is also deputy chairman of esure Group plc and senior adviser to Bain Capital. Dame Helen is Chancellor of the University of Southampton and she is involved with a number of other not-for-profit organisations in media, the internet, the arts and education.

Lewis Booth

Mr. Lewis W. K. Booth is an Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ford Motor Company, a position he held for over three years until his retirement from the company in April 2012. During his 34-year career at Ford he held a series of senior positions in Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States. Lewis began his career with British Leyland, before joining Ford in 1978. He was awarded a CBE in June 2012 for services to the UK automotive and manufacturing industries. He is a director of Mondelez International, Inc., Gentherm Inc. and of University of Liverpool in America Inc.

Frank Chapman

Sir Frank Joseph Chapman is Independent Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC. He has worked in the oil and gas industry for 38 years including appointments within Royal Dutch Shell plc and BP p.l.c. He was Chief Executive of BG Group plc for 12 years until December 2012. Sir Frank is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute.

John Neill

Mr. John Mitchel Neill CBE, has resigned as Independent Non-Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding PLC., effective 8 May 2015. He is a member of the Council and Board of Business in the Community, is Vice President of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, BEN, the automotive industry charity and The Institute of the Motor Industry. He was formerly a director of the Bank of England and a non-executive director of Royal Mail and Charter International plc. He was awarded a CBE in June 1994. He is the Chairman and Group Chief Executive of the Unipart Group of Companies Limited and was appointed Chairman of Atlantis Resources Limited in December 2013.
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