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Board of Directors

Glenn L L Barnes

Chairman

B Ag Sc (Melb), CPM, FAMI, FAIM, FAICD, SF Fin, FRSA

Appointed Non-Executive Director in September 2005 and Chairman in October 2012.

Chair of the Governance Committee and member of the Human Resources Committee & M&A Sub-Committee.

Current Directorships: Non-Executive Director of Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation, Stronghold Pty Ltd, and Barnes Investments Pty Ltd.

Former Directorships: Chairman of Australian Unity Limited (2012 – 2016).

Mr Barnes has over twenty years of governance experience in banking and financial services, business information, consumer goods and the not-for-profit sector. He was involved in the packaged goods, banking and financial services sectors for over thirty years, as an executive, business leader and Director in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, United States of America, Republic of Ireland, Japan and China.

The Board considers Glenn Barnes to be an independent Director.

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magnus r nicolin

MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

BA (Stockholm), MBA (Wharton)

Appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer since March 2010.

Current Directorships: Non-Executive Director of FAM AB.

Prior to joining Ansell, Mr Nicolin, a Swedish citizen spent three years with Newell Rubbermaid Inc., most recently as President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Prior to that he spent seven years with Esselte Business Systems Inc. where in 2002 he led the leveraged buy-out of Esselte from the Stockholm and London Stock Exchanges. Following the buy-out he became the Chief Executive Officer of Esselte. Mr Nicolin has also held senior management positions with Bayer AG, Pitney Bowes and McKinsey & Company.

As an Executive Director, Magnus Nicolin is not independent.

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John A Bevan

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

BCom (UNSW)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in August 2012 and Deputy Chairman in February 2017.

Member of the Human Resources Committee, Governance Committee, Audit and Compliance Committee and Chair of the M&A Sub-Committee.

Current Directorships: Chairman of BlueScope Steel Limited (2014 to present), Non-Executive Director of Director of Humpty Dumpty Foundation (2017 to present) and Alumina Limited (2018 to present).

Former Directorships: Non-Executive Director of Nuplex Industries Limited (2015 – 2016), Executive Director of Alumina Limited (2008 – 2014).

Mr Bevan was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Alumina Limited and brings to the Board extensive international business experience. Prior to joining Alumina Limited, he had a long career with the BOC Group Plc where he was a member of the Board of Directors and held a variety of senior management positions in Australia, Korea, Thailand, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

The Board considers John Bevan to be an independent Director.

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ronald j s bell

Non-Executive Director

BA (Strathcylde)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in August 2005.

Chair of the Risk Committee and member of the Audit and Compliance Committee.

Mr Bell is an experienced international consumer industry executive with a background of over 30 years in highly competitive global branded products. He is a former President of Kraft Foods, Europe and served as Executive Vice President of Kraft Foods Inc. and brings to the Board broad general management and marketing skills particularly in the European and North American markets.

The Board considers Ronald Bell to be an independent Director.

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W Peter Day

Non-Executive Director
LLB (Hons), MBA (Monash), FCPA, FCA, FAICD

Appointed Non-Executive Director in August 2007.

Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee and member of the Risk Committee.

Current Directorships: Deputy Chairman of Alumina Limited (2017 to present), Australian Unity Investment Real Estate Limited (2015 to present).

Former Directorships: Boart Longyear Limited (2014 to 2017), SAI Global Limited (2008 – 2016), Orbital Corporation Limited (2007 – 2014), Centro Retail and Federation Centres (2009 – 2014).

Mr Day was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Amcor Limited for seven years, and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director Finance of Bonlac Foods Limited. He also has held senior office and executive positions in the Australian Securities Commission (Deputy Chair), Rio Tinto, CRA and Comalco. He is also involved with disability services and education initiatives. He has a background in finance and general management across diverse and international industries.

The Board considers Peter Day to be an independent Director.

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LESLIE A DESJARDINS

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

B. Industrial Admin (Kettering), MS (MIT)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in November 2015.

Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee, Human Resources Committee, Governance Committee and M&A Sub-Committee.

Former Directorships: Director of Aptar Group (2012 – 2015).

Mrs Desjardins is an experienced international finance executive with a focus on business performance and growth. Mrs Desjardins was formerly a Director of Aptar Group and Chief Financial Officer for Amcor Limited. Mrs Desjardins held various executive roles at General Motors Corporation, including Chief Financial Officer, General Motors Holden and Controller for General Motors North America. She has extensive experience in finance, strategy, government relations and global operations. Mrs Desjardins currently serves on the Terry Fox Cancer Foundation Audit Committee.

The Board considers Leslie Desjardins to be an independent Director.

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marissa t peterson

Non- Executive Director

BSc (MECH), MBA (Harvard), Hon Doctorate (MGMT)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in August 2006.

Chair of the Human Resources Committee and member of the Risk Committee.

Current Directorships: Chair of Oclaro Inc. (2011 to present) and Director of Humana Inc. (2008 to present).

Mrs Peterson currently runs Mission Peak Executive Consulting, an executive coaching and consulting firm specialising in helping develop, grow and scale leaders in the high technology space. Mrs Peterson retired from full-time executive roles in 2006, having spent 18 years with Sun Microsystems in senior executive positions. She has extensive experience in supply chain management, manufacturing and quality, logistics, information technologies, customer advocacy and leadership development.

The Board considers Marissa Peterson to be an independent Director.

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WILLIAM G REILLY

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
BA (Fairfield)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in October 2017.

Member of the Risk Committee.

Mr Reilly has over 35 years’ experience as an in-house lawyer. Mr Reilly was appointed as General Counsel of Ansell Healthcare in 2000 when it was a division of Pacific Dunlop Limited, subsequently becoming General Counsel of Ansell Limited in 2002. Mr Reilly has served with three Chief Executive Officers and has played pivotal roles leading many of Ansell’s corporate strategic and legal initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, litigation and the successful intellectual property strategy. He has also overseen the Global Compliance and Risk functions, acted as interim head of Human Resources, leader of the Regulatory function and joint Company Secretary. Prior to joining Ansell, Mr Reilly held senior legal positions at C. R. Bard, Inc., The Hertz Corporation and McKesson Corporation. In 2016, Mr Reilly was named in the Financial Times Global GC 30 List.

As a recently retired executive, Mr Reilly is not an Independent Director.

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CHRISTINA M STERCKEN

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Bachelor Economics & Business Administration (University of Bonn, Technical University Berlin), Master of Economics (University of Bonn), Executive MBA (Duke)

Appointed Non-Executive Director in October 2017.

Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee and the Risk Committee.

Current Directorships: Ascom Holding AG, Landis & Gyr Group AG, Myanmar Foundation (Vice Chairman)

Mrs. Stercken was a partner at Euro Asia Consulting PartG (EAC) until the end of 2017. EAC is a management consultancy firm specialising in internationalisation strategies, M&A and operational excellence. Before joining EAC, Mrs Stercken served as Managing Director Corporate Finance M&A of Siemens AG. Among other management positions within Siemens AG, she was responsible for the Siemens Task Force China and Head of Public Sector Business Unit at Siemens Business Services. Mrs. Stercken brings a broad range of competencies relevant to Ansell’s strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, supply chain optimization and business building in developing markets.

The Board considers Christina Stercken to be an Independent Director.

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