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Thursday 27 April, 2017

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Companies Act 2006 s430 (2B) Disclosure

RNS Number : 6101D
GlaxoSmithKline PLC
27 April 2017

GlaxoSmithKline plc (the "Company")


Disclosures pursuant to section 430 (2B) of the Companies Act 2006


Sir Andrew Witty & Dr Moncef Slaoui


The following information is provided in accordance with section 430(2B) of the Companies Act 2006, with regard to Sir Andrew Witty and Dr Moncef Slaoui who stood down from the Board on 31 March 2017.  As disclosed in the 2016 Annual Report which was published in March 2017:


·      No termination payments will be made to Sir Andrew or Dr Slaoui;


·      Due to Sir Andrew and Dr Slaoui's termination by mutual agreement, defined benefit pension arrangements and outstanding incentive awards will be treated in accordance with GSK's remuneration policy as approved by shareholders in 2014; and


·      Full disclosure of all payments to Sir Andrew and Dr Slaoui following their departure from the Board and the Company will be included in the Company's 2017 Annual Report.


Remuneration element

Summary of treatment for Sir Andrew Witty and Dr Moncef Slaoui

2017 Annual bonus

They will receive on-target bonus payments pro-rated for the proportion of the financial year worked.

2017 PSP award and DABP matching award

They will not be granted 2017 Performance Share Plan awards and no Deferred Annual Bonus Plan matching awards will be granted in respect of their 2016 bonuses.

2016 and 2015 PSP and DABP matching awards


Will vest at the normal vesting dates, subject to the achievement of performance conditions assessed at the end of the performance periods.

2016, 2015 and 2014 deferred bonuses

Awards in respect of deferred bonuses, which relate to performance in prior years, will vest at the normal vesting dates.


In addition to the above, both Sir Andrew and Dr Slaoui will be required to maintain a shareholding equal to their respective share ownership requirements for at least 12 months after leaving the Company.


From 1 April 2017 until his termination by mutual agreement on 30 June 2017, Dr Slaoui will serve as an advisor to both GSK and the Board. During this period Dr Slaoui will be subject to his existing contractual remuneration arrangements until he leaves the Company.


The above treatment of specific remuneration elements for Dr Slaoui remains subject to confirmation by GSK's Remuneration Committee at the end of June 2017 that the relevant conditions under the Company's termination by mutual agreement policy, as set out in our current remuneration policy, have been satisfied.


Ms Stacey Cartwright


As previously announced Ms Stacey Cartwright, stepped down from the Board as a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 31 December 2016. In accordance with section 430(2B) of the Companies Act 2006, the Company confirms that Ms Cartwright received payment of fees for service whilst a Director but no other remuneration payment or payment for loss of office has been made in connection with her departure.


V A Whyte

Company Secretary

27 April 2017

With effect from 1 April 2017, the composition of the Board of GSK is as follows:


Sir Philip Hampton        

Non-Executive Chairman

Ms Emma Walmsley

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Simon Dingemans

Chief Financial Officer

Dr Patrick Vallance

President, R&D

Professor Sir Roy Anderson

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Vindi Banga

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr Vivienne Cox

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Lynn Elsenhans

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr Jesse Goodman

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Judy Lewent

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Urs Rohner

Independent Non-Executive Director


As previously announced, Emma Walmsley succeeded Sir Andrew as Chief Executive Officer on 1 April 2017.


Registered in England & Wales:

No. 3888792

Registered Office:

980 Great West Road

Brentford, Middlesex




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