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                  Board of Directors
                  Bart Becht
                  Age 54

                  Bart Becht joined Benckiser in 1988 and served as General Manager in Canada, the UK, France and Italy before being appointed
                  Chief Executive Officer of Benckiser Detergents, subsequently Benckiser N.V., in 1995. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of
                  Reckitt Benckiser following the merger in December 1999. Mr Becht was previously with Procter & Gamble, both in the USA and
                  Germany. Mr Becht is an Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He holds no external
                  directorships.

                  Member of the Nomination Committee


                  Adrian Bellamy
                  Age 69

                  Adrian Bellamy has served as a Non-Executive Chairman of RB since May 2003, having served four years as a Non-Executive
                  Director. Mr Bellamy was born in England, educated in Southern Rhodesia and graduated from University of South Africa with B.Com
                  and MBA degrees. Following an early career in finance, Mr Bellamy moved into retail in the late 1960s. After seven years as Chief
                  Executive Officer of a public company, he emigrated to the USA to become Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a private retailer.
                  In 1995, he retired from executive management. Mr. Bellamy was formerly a director of Gucci Group NV and The Robert Mondavi
                  Corporation and was the Chairman of the Body Shop International plc until March 2008. He is currently director of The Gap Intl and
                  Williams-Sonoma.

                  Member of the Remuneration Committee
                  Chairman of the Nomination Committee


                  Richard Cousins
                  Age 52

                  Richard Cousins was appointed to the Board of Reckitt Benckiser as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration
                  Committee on 1 October 2009. He has been Group Chief Executive of Compass Group PLC, the world’s largest catering company,
                  since 2006. Previously Richard was Chief Executive Officer of BPB plc, having held a number of positionswith that company since
                  joining in 1990, and is a former Non-Executive Director of P&O and HBOS. His earlier career was with CadburySchweppes plc and
                  BTR plc.

                  Mr Cousins graduated from Sheffield University with a BSc (Hons) inMathematics in 1980 He also holds an MA in Operational
                  Research fromLancaster University and diplomas in Marketing and Accounting and Finance.

                  Member of the Remuneration Committee


                  Liz Doherty
                  Age 53

                  Joined Reckitt Benckiser in January 2011 and was apointed to the Board as Chief Financial Officer on 8 February 2011. She was
                  CFO at Brambles Limited for two years. Prior to Brambles, Liz spent seven years at Tesco plc where she was the number two in the
                  finance function and Group International Finance Director. She joined Tesco from Unilever PLC, where she had a 22-year career. Liz
                  served as a Non-Executive Director of SAB Miller plc from 2006 until stepping down from this role ahead of joining the company.

                  Peter Harf
                  Age 65

                  Peter Harf was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Reckitt Benckiser in December 1999. He served as Chairman of the
                  Remuneration Committee until June 2004. He is Chairman of Coty Inc., a worldwide fragrance and cosmetics company with sales of
                  US$3.3billion in fiscal 2007. In addition he is Chairman of InBev, the world’s largest brewing company and was, until May 2007, a
                  director of the Brunswick Corporation. He is Chief Executive officer of Joh A. Benckiser SE, a privately-held financial holding
                  company. Dr Harf received his MBA degree in 1974 from the Harvard Business School. He holds both a diploma and a Doctorate in
                  economics from the University of Cologne.




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                  Member of the Nomination Committee


                  Ken Hydon
                  Age 66

                  Kenneth Hydon was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser and member of the Audit Committee in December
                  2003. He was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee in November 2006. He was the Senior Independent Non-Executive
                  Director from February 2005 to November 2006. Mr Hydon joined Vodafone as Financial Director in 1985 and played a significant
                  role in its rapid growth with operations in 26 countries worldwide. He retired from Vodafone in July 2005. While at Vodafone he was a
                  member of the Supervisory Board of Mannersmann AG and a director of Verizon Wireless in the USA. Kenneth Hydon is a Fellow of
                  the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and the Association of
                  Corporate Treasurers. He is a Non-Executive Director of Tesco plc, Pearson plc and the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

                  Chairman of the Audit Committee
                  Member of the Nomination Committee


                  André Lacroix
                  Age 51

                  André Lacroix was appointed to the Board of Reckitt Benckiser as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2008. He is Group Chief
                  Executive of Inchcape plc and Chairman of Good Restaurants AG. He was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Euro
                  Disney between July 2003 and May 2005. Prior to joining Euro Disney, Mr Lacroix worked for Burger King for seven years and was
                  appointed President of Burger King International in 2001. From 1988 to 1996 he held a series of senior marketing, sales and general
                  management roles at Pepsi Cola, serving in a number of their European and international markets. Previously he has also held
                  positions at Colgate Palmolive and Ernst & Young. In 1983, he graduated from ESCP (Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris) with
                  a major in consumer marketing.

                  Member of the Audit Committee


                  Graham Mackay
                  Age 61

                  Graham Mackay was appointed to the Board of Reckitt Benckiser as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration
                  Committee in February 2005. In November 2006, he was appointed as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. He joined
                  South African Breweries (SAB) in 1978 as Systems Manager. Following a number of senior positions, he was appointed Managing
                  Director in 1997, then Chief Executive on the company’s relisting on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. SABMiller plc is one of the
                  world’s largest brewers operating in over 40 countries across four continents. He joined the board of Philip Morris International Inc. in
                  October 2008. Brought up in Swaziland, South Africa and Zimbabwe, Mr Mackay graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand
                  with a BSc (Eng) in 1972 and from the University of South Africa (UNISA) with a BCom in 1977.

                  Member of the Remuneration Committee


                  Judith Sprieser
                  Age 57

                  Judith Sprieser was appointed to the Board of Reckitt Benckiser in August 2003 and Chair of the Remuneration Committee in 2004.
                  From September 2000 to February 2004, she was Chief Executive Officer of Transora, a technology software and services company.
                  Ms Sprieser also served as Executive Vice President of Sara Lee Corporation from 1998 to 2000 and Chief Financial Officer from
                  1994 to 1998. She has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Northwestern University. She is currently a director of Allstate
                  Insurance Company, InterContinental Exchange Inc., Royal Ahold N.V. Adecco SA and Experian plc.

                  Chair of the Remuneration Committee
                  Member of the Nomination Committee


                  Warren Tucker
                  Age 48

                  Warren Tucker was appointed to the Board of Reckitt Benckiser as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee on
                  24 February 2010. He has been Chief Financial Officer of Cobham plc, a FTSE100 international company engaged in the
                  development, delivery and support of advanced aerospace and defence systems for land, sea and air since 2003. Previously Warren




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                  was Deputy Finance Director at Cable & Wireless. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen, his earlier career
                  was with Lazard Brothers, Euro Disney and British Airways. Warren graduated from Bristol University with a BSc (Hons) in
                  Economics and Accounting in 1984 and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

                  Member of the Audit Committee




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