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The Board

Board Members
  • 1. Dr Chris Fay CBE N

    BSc, PhD, FREng, FRSE, FICE, FEI
    63, joined the Board on 19 April 1999. He is chairman of the S&SD Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees. He is a non-executive chairman of Brightside Group plc, Iofina plc and Stena International S.àr.l. He is a former non-executive director of BAA plc and a former chairman of Shell UK and of the British government’s Advisory Committee on Business and the Environment. In accordance with the provisions of the Combined Code, directors who have served longer than nine years are subject to annual re-election and, accordingly, Dr Fay is being proposed for re-election at the AGM on 15 April 2009.

  • 2. Dr Mamphela Ramphele N

    PhD, BComm
    61, joined the Board on 25 April 2006. She is a member of the Nomination and S&SD Committees. Dr Ramphele is the chair of Circle Capital Ventures, a black empowerment company, a non-executive director of the Mediclinic and Business Partners S.A. and a trustee of the Nelson Mandela and Rockefeller Foundations, and an adviser to the Veolia Institute. She was formerly co-chair of the Global Commission on International Migration, a World Bank managing director and vice-chancellor at the University of Cape Town. Dr Ramphele is being proposed for re-election at the AGM on 15 April 2009.

  • 3. Peter Woicke N

    66, joined the Board on 1 January 2006 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination and S&SD Committees. From 1999 to January 2005 he was chief executive officer of the International Finance Corporation. He was also a managing director of the World Bank. Prior to joining the International Finance Corporation, Peter Woicke held numerous positions over nearly 30 years with J.P. Morgan. He is currently chairman of the International Save the Children Alliance, a member of the Saudi Aramco board and was previously a member of the Plugpower Inc, Raiffeisen International Holding and MTN Group boards. Mr Woicke is being proposed for re-election at the AGM on 15 April 2009.

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