Reckitt Benckiser Group plc announced that Andrew Bonfield will succeed Sir Jeremy Darroch as Senior Independent Director, upon Sir Jeremy's appointment as Chair with effect from the Company's Annual General Meeting in May 2024.Andrew Bonfield joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in July 2018 and was appointed Chair of the Audit Committee in January 2019. Andrew will remain Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee following his appointment as Senior Independent Director. 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 Chief Financial Officer of Caterpillar Inc. since September 2018. He was previously Group CFO of National Grid plc from 2010 to 2018.

Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc and also served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer 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.