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Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RB.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Sinclair

67 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rakesh Kapoor

2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Adrian Hennah

61 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Rob de Groot

2018 President - Hygiene Home

Gurveen Singh

2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

Rupert Bondy

55 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Seth Cohen

2017 Chief Information Officer

Mike Duijser

2018 Chief Supply Officer

Adi Sehgal

2019 Chief Operating Officer, Health

Andrew Bonfield

56 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicandro Durante

61 2019 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Mary Harris

53 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Mehmood Khan

59 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Pamela Kirby

65 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Elane Stock

54 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Warren Tucker

2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Joyce

2017 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Sinclair

Mr. Christopher Alan Sinclair serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Board of the Company effective 3 May 2018. He joined RB as a Non-Executive Director in February 2015 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in May 2018. Chris has a wealth of experience in Chairman roles. Chris is the former Chairman and CEO of Mattel, Inc. Previously, he served as CEO for several private-equity backed companies, including Caribiner International and Quality Food Centers (now part of the Kroger Co.). Earlier in his career, he held various senior management positions with PepsiCo, including Chairman and CEO of Pepsi Cola Co., and Chairman of PepsiCo International Foods and Beverages, which gave him the platform to showcase his strong global branding skills. He is also a former Director of Foot Locker, Inc. and Perdue Farms, Inc. Chris is a graduate of the University of Kansas and the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

Rakesh Kapoor

Mr. Rakesh Kapoor is no longer Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc with effective December 2019(End of 2019). He joined RB in 1987 and held a number of regional and central marketing roles with the Company. In 2006 he was appointed EVP Category with responsibility for global category management, R&D, media, market research and strategic alliances. Rakesh was appointed CEO in 2011 and brings to the Board a wealth of business experience and knowledge developed through his experience with the Company. Rakesh holds an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and a Chemical Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

Adrian Hennah

Mr. Adrian Nevil Hennah is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined RB in January 2013 as Chief Financial Officer Designate, before being appointed CFO in February 2013. Adrian has valuable financial experience, having spent six years at Smith & Nephew plc as CFO and four years as CFO at Invensys plc. He also spent 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline plc where he held a number of senior management and financial roles. He started his career with PwC (then Price Waterhouse) working in audit and consultancy and worked with Stadtsparkasse Koeln, the German regional bank. Adrian has a degree in Law from Cambridge University and is a Sloan Fellow of the London Business School.

Rob de Groot

Mr. Rob de Groot serves as President - Hygiene Home of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He joined RB in 1988. After international roles in marketing and sales he became General Manager, The Netherlands, then SVP, Regional Director, Eastern Europe and was appointed Global Category Officer, Surface, Dish and Home Care before being appointed EVP, North America & Australia. In January 2012 Rob became EVP of the ENA area, responsible for North America, Europe, Russia, CIS and ANZ. In January 2018 Rob was appointed President of RB’s Hygiene Home business, headquartered in Amsterdam.

Gurveen Singh

Ms. Gurveen Singh serves as Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. She joined RB in 1993 as HR Director India and was promoted to the role of Manpower Planning Director based in the UK. Following the merger of Reckitt & Colman and Benckiser, Gurveen returned to India as HR Director South Asia. In 2007, she moved to Regional HRD East Asia in Singapore and was promoted to Area HRD DVM in 2010 based in the UK. In 2012 she moved back to Singapore to become Area HRD LAPAC before moving to her role as Area HR Director DVM based in Dubai in 2015. In January 2018 Gurveen was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. Before joining RB Gurveen held various HR roles in the hotel and consumer goods industries.

Rupert Bondy

Mr. Rupert Bondy serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. He Joined RB as SVP General Counsel & Company Secretary in January 2017, and is responsible for company secretarial and legal compliance matters across RB. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as Senior Counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. When SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome merged to form GlaxoSmithKline, Rupert was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel. In 2008, Rupert became Group General Counsel of BP plc, holding that position until he joined RB.

Seth Cohen

Mr. Seth Cohen serves as Chief Information Officer of the Company. He joined RB in September 2017 as Group CIO and is responsible for leading the next phase of RB’s transformation, including the integration of IFCN systems with RB’s, upgrading and deploying finance systems and enhancing the Company’s technological capabilities. Seth joined RB from PepsiCo where he spent three and a half years as SVP and Chief Information Officer, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this Seth spent 12 years in a number of senior IS roles at Pepsi, including leading Global Business Solutions and IT Transformation programmes.

Mike Duijser

Mr. Mike Duijser serves as Chief Supply Officer of the Company. He joined RB in November 2018 as Chief Supply Officer, and is responsible for manufacturing operations and the supply chain, further integration of IFCN supply, enhancing our supply technology capabilities and driving our focus on safety, quality, service and cost. Mike joined RB from Amazon, where he spent three years as VP of Worldwide Engineering. Prior to this, Mike spent several years with Nestlé. His last role with the company was as Chief Technical Officer for Nestlé Germany.

Adi Sehgal

Mr. Adi Sehgal serves as Chief Operating Officer, Health of the Company. He joined RB in 1994 as a management trainee in India. After various roles in sales and marketing he moved to his first General Manager role in 2009. He was appointed SVP North Asia in 2012 and in 2015 he was promoted to Global Category Officer Health. In 2017 Adi became EVP Infant & Child Nutrition with responsibility for leading the onboarding of MJN into RB and the integration of the IFCN category into Health. In January 2018, he was appointed EVP Health for Developing Markets and E-commerce. Adi became Chief Operating Officer, Health in January 2019. In addition to his responsibilities for Developing Markets and E-commerce, Adi is responsible for the business operations across Europe and America.

Andrew Bonfield

Mr. Andrew Robert John Bonfield serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a chartered accountant with significant financial experience across several different industries. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of National Grid plc from 2010-2018. Before that, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc and prior to that he spent five years as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb, an American pharmaceutical company. He was Finance Director of BG Group plc from 2001 to 2002 and Chief Financial Officer of SmithKline Beecham plc from 1999 to 2000 during an 11 year period with the pharmaceuticals group.

Nicandro Durante

Mr. Nicandro Durante serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in December 2013 and became Senior Independent Director in January 2019. He brings strong leadership skills and international business experience to the Board. He holds degrees in Finance, Economics and Business Administration. He started his career working in finance in Brazil and joined British American Tobacco plc (BAT) in 1981. Whilst at BAT he has worked in the UK, Hong Kong and Brazil and has held a number of senior positions, including Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer prior to being appointed as Chief Executive Officer of BAT in March 2011. In September 2018, Nicandro announced that he will retire as CEO of BAT with effect from 1 April 2019.

Mary Harris

Ms. Mary E. Harris serves as a Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 10 February 2015. She was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in February 2015. She became the Chair of the Remuneration Committee in November 2017. Formerly a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Mary brings to the Board substantial experience in consumer and retail business in China, South East Asia and Europe. Mary is a graduate of the University of Oxford (MA Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and Harvard Business School.

Mehmood Khan

Dr. Mehmood Khan, M.D., serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effect from July 1st 2018. He is the Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Research and Development, at PepsiCo Inc. He will retire from that position on 1 April 2019 and take up a new role as CEO of Life Biosciences Inc. Mehmood previously held the position of President, Global Research & Development Center at Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company. He was a faculty member at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, serving as Consultant Endocrinologist and Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit in the endocrinology division. He earned his medical degree from the University of Liverpool Medical School and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.

Pamela Kirby

Dr. Pamela J. Kirby Ph.D., serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 10 February 2015. She brings to the Board valuable knowledge of the healthcare sector. She served as Chairman of Scynexis Inc until June 2015. She was formerly CEO of Quintiles Transnational Corporation and held senior positions in the international healthcare industry at AstraZeneca PLC and Hoffman-La Roche. She holds a first class BSc honours degree and a PhD in clinical pharmacology from the University of London.

Elane Stock

Ms. Elane B. Stock is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Stock was previously Group President at Kimberly-Clark International where she was responsible for business operations in EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Prior to this, Elane was Global President, Kimberly-Clark Professional with responsibility for the division selling workplace hygiene and safety products. Earlier in her career, Elane was a partner with McKinsey and Company in the US and Ireland. Elane holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois and an MBA, Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Warren Tucker

Mr. Warren G. Tucker serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in February 2010. He has extensive Board experience and financial expertise. He was Executive Director and Chief Finance Officer of Cobham plc from 2003 to 2013 and previously Non-Executive Chairman of Paypoint plc. He has also held various senior finance positions at Cable & Wireless plc and British Airways plc. Warren is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from INSEAD.

Richard Joyce