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Friday 31 August, 2018

Reckitt Benckiser Gp

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 4219Z
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC
31 August 2018


Elane Stock to join RB Board, bringing deep knowledge of consumer goods and emerging markets

31 August 2018, Slough UK -Today Reckitt Benckiser Group plc ('RB') is pleased to announce the appointment of Elane Stock to the Board as a non-executive director, effective 1 September 2018. 

Ms Stock's most recent executive role was as Group President Kimberly-Clark International, a division of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a leading personal care and consumer goods company.  In this role, she was responsible for business operations in EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.  Prior to this, Ms Stock was Global President, Kimberly-Clark Professional where she was responsible for the division selling workplace hygiene and safety products.

Earlier in her career, Ms Stock spent many years at strategy consultancy McKinsey and Company in the US and Ireland.  Since 2014, Ms Stock has been an independent director of the global restaurant company, Yum! Brands, and since 2017 she has also been an independent director of Equifax, the credit reporting and global information services company.

Commenting on the appointment, Chris Sinclair, Chairman of the Board said "I am delighted that Elane has agreed to join the Board.  She brings great experience and insight of consumer goods products, particularly in personal care and wellness.  She also brings wide experience of emerging markets and the changing channels of trade and consumer preferences.  I am confident that Elane will bring to the board both strategic insight and sector relevant experience."

The Company confirms that there is no further information to be disclosed under the requirements of Listing Rule 9.6.13R in relation to Elane Stock's appointment.

About RB

RB is the global leading consumer health, hygiene and home company. Driven by a purpose to build 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, our 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 are manifested in the work of over 40,000 RB employees worldwide.

For further information, please contact:

Reckitt Benckiser                                                                               +44 (0)1753 217800

Patty O'Hayer

Finsbury                                                                                             +44 207 251 3801

Catherine Boyle

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc's LEI code is 5493003JFSMOJG48V108

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