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Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Reckitt Benckiser Gp

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5736P
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
29 May 2018
 

 

 

 

  29 May 2018

 

RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC

 DIRECTOR/PDMR SHAREHOLDINGS

 

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (the "Company" or "RB") announces the following changes in the interests of Directors in ordinary shares of 10 pence each in the share capital of the Company ("Shares").

 

The remuneration of RB's Non-Executive Directors includes fees which are to be used in the purchase of Shares.   Approximately 25% of the Chairman's annual fee and 18% of the Non-Executive Directors' base fee (net) is invested in Shares which they are expected to retain for the duration of their tenure.  The percentage of Chris Sinclair's 2018 fees applied in this way was pro-rated based on his appointment as Chairman on 3 May 2018.

 

    The Company was notified on 25 May 2018 that in this respect Shares were acquired on 25 May 2018 on the London Stock Exchange.  The number of Shares purchased and price paid per share in respect of each Director was as follows:

 

Name

Position

Number of Shares

Price paid per share

Chris Sinclair

Chairman

809

£60.2956

André Lacroix

Non-Executive Director

145

£60.15

Nicandro Durante

Non-Executive Director

145

£60.15

Mary Harris

Non-Executive Director

160

£60.15

Pamela Kirby

Non-Executive Director

151

£60.15

Warren Tucker*

Non-Executive Director

153

£60.15

 

* shares will be registered in the name of his spouse, Katherine Victoria Tucker.

 

Following the transactions detailed above, the total beneficial holdings of each of the Directors noted above are as shown below:

 

 

 

Name

 

 

Number of Shares

Percentage of Issued

Share Capital

(excl Treasury Shares)

Chris Sinclair

4,062

0.0006%

André Lacroix

2,931

0.0004%

Nicandro Durante

579

0.0001%

Mary Harris

2,093

0.0003%

Pamela Kirby

3,452

0.0005%

Warren Tucker

2,471

0.0003%

 

 

The following notifications are made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

 

NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Chris Sinclair

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Chairman

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for percentage of base fee to invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability). (pro-rated based on 25% requirement for Chair, 18% for NED)

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.2956

809

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

André Lacroix

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for 18% of base fee to be invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability).

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.15

145

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Nicandro Durante

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for 18% of base fee to invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability).

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.15

145

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Mary Harris

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for 18% of base fee to invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability).

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.15

160

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Pamela Kirby

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for 18% of base fee to invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability).

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.15

151

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

 

 

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

a)

Name

Warren Tucker

2

Reason for the notification

a)

Position/status

Non-Executive Director

b)

Initial notification/
Amendment

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

b)

LEI

5493003JFSMOJG48V108

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code

Ordinary shares of 10p each in Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

GB00B24CGK77

b)

Nature of the transaction

Purchase of shares as part of requirement for 18% of base fee to invested in shares (following applicable withholdings in respect of any tax liability).

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

GBP 60.15

153

 

d)

Aggregated information

-       Aggregated volume

-       Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

2018-05-25

f)

Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange, Main Market - XLON

 

 

For further Information:
Christine Logan

Deputy Company Secretary
Tel +44 (0) 1753 217 800

 

Richard Joyce

SVP, Investor Relations

Tel. +44 (0)1753 217 800

 

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc's LEI code is 5493003JFSMOJG48V108

 

About RB*:

 

RB is the global leading consumer health, hygiene and home company. Driven by a purpose of providing innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB has operations in over 60 countries.  From the foundations of wellness and infant nutrition, to the fundamentals of a hygienic home, its global brands help people live healthier, happier lives.

RB has world leading Powerbrands which include household names such as Enfamil, Nutramigen, Nurofen, Strepsils, Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Clearasil, Lysol, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Cillit Bang, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, Calgon, Woolite and Air Wick.

RB's unique culture is at the heart of its success.  Its drive to achieve, passion to outperform and commitment to quality and scientific excellence is manifested in the work of over 40,000 employees worldwide. 

 


For more information visit www.rb.com 

 

*RB is the trading name of the Reckitt Benckiser group of companies

 

 

 


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