Reckitt announces Board member Andrew Bonfield as next Senior Independent Director

– UK, Slough –  Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (LON: RKT) today announced the appointment of Andrew Bonfield as the next Senior Independent Director to succeed Sir Jeremy Darroch who will step into the Board Chair role at the next AGM in May 2024.

About Andrew Bonfield

Andrew Bonfield was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Reckitt in July 2018. He is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. Andrew has been CFO of Caterpillar Inc. since September 2018. He was previously Group CFO of National Grid plc from 2010 to 2018. Before this, he held the position of CFO at Cadbury plc and also served as EVP and CFO at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Andrew brings more than three decades of financial expertise to the Board. He is a strong leader, with experience gained in large, complex organizations and has a history of driving strong financial performance in the UK and globally.

About Reckitt

Reckitt exists to protect, heal, and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We believe that access to the highest-quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment is a right, not a privilege.

Reckitt is the company behind some of the world’s most recognizable and trusted consumer brands in hygiene, health and nutrition, including Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Enfamil, Finish, Gaviscon, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Mucinex, Nurofen, Nutramigen, Strepsils, Vanish, Veet, Woolite and more.

Every day, more than 20 million Reckitt products are bought globally. We always put consumers and people first, seek out new opportunities, strive for excellence in all that we do, and build shared success with all our partners. We aim to do the right thing, always.

We are a diverse global team of c. 40,000 colleagues. We draw on our collective energy to meet our ambitions of purpose-led brands, a healthier planet, and a fairer society.


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