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RSA Insurance Group PLC (RSA.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Scicluna

65 2013 Executive Chairman of the Board

Stephen Hester

56 2014 Group Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott Egan

2015 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Stephen Lewis

2015 Chief Executive Officer, RSA UK and Western Europe

Rowan Saunders

50 2003 President & Chief Executive Officer, RSA Canada

Paul Whittaker

2014 Group Chief Operating Officer

Darren Price

2013 Group Chief Information Officer

William McDonnell

2014 Group Chief Risk Officer

Derek Walsh

2014 General Counsel, Company Secretary, Global Broker Relationship Director

Vanessa Evans

47 2012 Group Human Resources Director

David Coughlan

2013 Group Underwriting Director

Ralph Daals

2015 Group Chief Auditor

Isabel Hudson

55 2016 Non-Executive Director

Martin Strobel

50 2016 Non-Executive Director of the Board

Alastair Barbour

62 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kath Cates

2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Enrico Cucchiani

66 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hugh Mitchell

59 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Joseph Streppel

66 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Johanna Waterous

58 2008 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Rupert Rea

2014 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Scicluna

Mr. Martin A. Scicluna is Executive Chairman of the Board of RSA Insurance Group PLC. Previous roles include Non- Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Lloyds Banking Group plc, 34 years at Deloitte LLP, 26 years of which as Partner, Chairman of Deloitte LLP from 1995 to 2007, Director, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from 1999 to 2007 and a member of the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board from 2013 to 2015.

Stephen Hester

Mr. Stephen A. M. Hester has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Director of RSA Insurance Group PLC effective February 4, 2014. Stephen was previously Chief Executive Officer of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, 2008-13, where he led the largest ever corporate restructuring and recovery programme. Prior to that he held positions as Chief Executive, British Land plc from 2004 to 2008, Chief Operating Officer, Abbey National plc and a number of senior roles at Credit Suisse First Boston in London and New York. Stephen has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and FTSE100 companies with expertise in transforming the performance of businesses.

Scott Egan

Mr. Scott Egan has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company, effective 1st October 2015. Before RSA, Scott was Interim Chief Executive Officer at Towergate Insurance having previously held the post of Chief Financial Officer. Scott also held the post of Chief Financial Officer at Brit Insurance, after four years at Zurich Financial Services, as Chief Financial Officer UK, and latterly as Group Financial Controller. He has also held various senior finance roles at Norwich Union Insurance (now Aviva). Scott is a qualified accountant (ACMA) and has an MBA from Cranfield University.

Stephen Lewis

Mr. Stephen Lewis is the Chief Executive Officer, RSA UK and Western Europe of the Company. Steve became CEO for UK and Western Europe in January 2015, joining from Zurich where he was CEO, UK General Insurance and Shared Services for five years. During his 25 year career at Zurich, Steve held a number of operational and financial roles in the UK and overseas including Head of Group Operations, Planning and Performance Management (2007-09), Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations, Global Corporate European businesses (2006- 07). Steve is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, having qualified in 1990.

Rowan Saunders

Mr. Rowan Saunders is President & Chief Executive Officer, RSA Canada of RSA Insurance Group PLC. Rowan is Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s Canadian business. Since joining the Group in 1987, he has held progressive leadership positions in the areas of underwriting, marketing, sales and finance. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and was the IBC’s past Chair. Rowan is currently a Non-Executive Director at Equitable Group Inc., a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Rowan Saunders Role: President and CEO, RSA Canada Derek Walsh Role: Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Paul Whittaker

Mr. Paul Whittaker is Group Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He also served as Chief Executive Officer - Emerging Markets of RSA Insurance Group plc. Paul joined the Group in 2003 as HR Director and was Chief Executive of Emerging Markets from 2006-14. He was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer in May 2014 and in this capacity is responsible for the business disposal programme, business transformation and the Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance functions and IT. He has also recently taken on responsibility for Human Resources. Paul has over 25 years’ senior management experience in the financial services sector, including three years at AXA and 10 years at GE Capital.

Darren Price

Mr. Darren Price is the Group Chief Information Officer of the Company. Darren was appointed Group Chief Information Officer in June 2013 and joined the Executive Committee in May 2014. Having joined RSA in 2007 as Chief Information Officer for the Group’s Baltic operations, he went on to lead IT and Operations in RSA’s Central and Eastern Europe region and, subsequently, its Emerging Markets business. Prior to RSA, Darren held roles at Compaq, Unilever, GE Commercial Finance and GE Capital Solutions.

William McDonnell

Mr. William McDonnell is the Group Chief Risk Officer of the Company. William was appointed Group Chief Risk Officer in December 2014. Since joining RSA in 2006, William has also held the roles of Group Risk Director, Group Financial Controller and Head of Corporate Finance. He is a chartered accountant with extensive risk management and finance experience with a number of blue-chip financial institutions including HSBC Investment Bank, Aviva, the Financial Services Authority and seven years at Deloitte.

Derek Walsh

Mr. Derek Walsh is General Counsel, Company Secretary, Global Broker Relationship Director of RSA Insurance Group Plc. Derek joined the Group in July 2010 and has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He is responsible for the Global Legal, Company Secretarial and Compliance teams and since 2014 took an additional executive responsibility of Global Broker Relationship Director. From 2002 he served as Group General Counsel at Benfield Group Limited, where he was also responsible for the global legal, company secretarial and compliance teams. Prior to that, Derek held positions in law firms Pinsent Curtis (now Pinsent Masons), McKenna & Co (now CMS Cameron McKenna) and Norton Rose.

Vanessa Evans

Ms. Vanessa Evans is Group Human Resources Director of RSA Insurance Group PLC., since March 2012. She took up the role of Group Human Resources Director in September 2011. She joined RSA in 2005 as Human Resources Business Partner Director in the UK, and has worked in a variety of roles across the Group. In 2006 she was promoted to Human Resources Director for the Emerging Markets Region. In 2008, she was promoted again to the role of UK Human Resources Director. Prior to working at RSA, Vanessa was HR Director – Global Retail at Lego and before that Head of HR for Gap, the international clothing retailer.

David Coughlan

Mr. David Coughlan is Group Underwriting Director of RSA Insurance Group PLC. David joined RSA in March 2008 as Group Motor Portfolio Director and in February 2010 became Underwriting and Claims Director, Emerging Markets. David was appointed to the position of Group Underwriting Director in July 2013. Prior to his time with RSA Group, David was at Zurich Financial Services where he was Head of Personal Lines underwriting and Chief Pricing Actuary for the Zurich Group. Previously, he worked for a number of insurance companies in the UK & Ireland including Norwich Union, as Head of Pricing for Norwich Union Direct; Guardian; and New Ireland Assurance. David has 24 years of insurance experience in underwriting, pricing and actuarial related matters and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

Ralph Daals

Mr. Ralph Daals is the Group Chief Auditor of the Company. Previously, he held the post of Chief Auditor for the UK and Western Europe. Before joining RSA in 2014, Ralph headed up Deloitte UK’s Internal Audit services to the insurance industry. Prior to that he held senior audit positions at Aviva. Through advisory roles at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, Ralph has extensive experience in providing internal audit, risk management and governance services to leading financial institutions. Ralph holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School.

Isabel Hudson

Ms. Isabel F. Hudson has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective 1st August 2016. Isabel has significant experience in general insurance, both as an executive and non-executive director, along with a wealth of relevant board experience having served as committee member and committee chairman of a number of listed companies. Isabel also brings wide ranging commercial, corporate finance and business development experience from the UK and internationally, especially Europe, focussed on the insurance sector, spanning life and general insurance as well as pensions. Ms Hudson is currently Chairman of the National House Building Council (NHBC), a Non-Executive Director of BT plc, Phoenix Group Holdings and Standard Life plc, and was a Non-Executive Director of QBE Insurance Group Ltd until 2014. Isabel will cease to be a Non-Executive Director of Standard Life plc.

Martin Strobel

Dr. Martin Strobel has appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Company, effective on 1st May 2016. He has over 23 years insurance and financial services experience, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Baloise Group, a position he held for seven years to 2015. He joined Baloise Group in 1999 as the Head of IT at Basler Switzerland and, within Baloise Group, was responsible for major cross-functional insurance and finance projects. From 2003 to 2008 he was a member of the Corporate Executive Committee with responsibility for the Corporate Division Switzerland. From 1993 to 1999 Martin performed various roles at Boston Consulting Group, Düsseldorf, advising businesses in the banking and the insurance sectors.

Alastair Barbour

Mr. Alastair William Stewart Barbour is Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group plc., since 10 October 2011. Alastair retired from KPMG in March 2011. In the last 20 years of his 36 year career with the firm, in the UK and overseas, he led their financial services team in Scotland with a primary focus on insurance and investment management. Alastair has extensive experience in advising on accounting and financial reporting, corporate governance and management issues in the financial sector and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Kath Cates

Ms. Kath Cates has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group PLC., effective September 1, 2013. Kath has over 20 years’ experience in global financial services. She was previously Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale Banking for Standard Chartered Bank and spent 22 years at UBS. Kath has gained a deep knowledge of control, governance and risk management, working in emerging markets and across different sectors and cultures.

Enrico Cucchiani

Mr. Enrico Tommaso Cucchiani has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group plc effective 1st December 2014. Enrico has over 35 years’ global executive and non-executive experience across financial services including banking and insurance and a number of blue chip brands. He spent over 15 years at Allianz in a variety of international roles, including Head of Global P&C and Head of most of Europe, Latin America and Africa.

Hugh Mitchell

Mr. Hugh S. Mitchell has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group Plc., effective September 26, 2012. Until December 2015, Hugh was Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc and a member of its Executive Committee. He was a Director of Shell International Ltd, Shell Aircraft Ltd and the Shell Foundation. Hugh has previously held advisory roles at The Centre for Advanced Human Resources at Cornell University Advisory Board, IMD Business School Advisory Board, Honorary Vice- President for the CIPD and Advisory Board Member of the National College for School Leadership.

Joseph Streppel

Mr. Joseph Bonifatius Maria Streppel has been Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group PLC since October 3, 2011. Joseph has a comprehensive understanding of the insurance market globally, extensive financial services expertise and a good knowledge of international and emerging markets. Previous roles include Chief Financial Officer of Aegon until 2009. Chairman of the Monitoring Committee of the Dutch Corporate Governance Code, Advisor to the Tilburg Centre of Finance and Chairman of KPN.

Johanna Waterous

Ms. Johanna Waterous is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of RSA Insurance Group plc. She was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2008. Previous roles include Chairman of Tate Enterprises and over 20 years with McKinsey & Company, with roles including Co-leader of the Global Marketing and Sales Practice and Leader of their UK Consumer Practice and the European Retail Practice. Johanna brings deep expertise on consumer behaviour, sales and marketing across multiple sectors. Her previous external appointments were Non-Executive Director of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director of Rexam PLC, Director of RBG Kew Enterprises Limited, Chairman of Sandpiper CI and Director of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation (a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange).

Rupert Rea