Board of directors


Board: October 2010
Chairman of the Board: July 2012
Chairman of the Nomination Committee: July 2012

Paul Manduca was the Senior Independent Director prior to his appointment as Chairman. He was also a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees from October 2010 to June 2012 and a member of the Nomination Committee from January 2011.

Paul was a non-executive director of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) from September 2005 until March 2011. During that time, he was the Senior Independent Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Morrisons, and prior to that he chaired the Audit Committee of Morrisons. Paul retired as Chairman of JPM European Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc in December 2012 and was the Chairman of Aon UK Limited until September 2012. He was also a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of KazMunaiGas Exploration & Production until the end of September 2012.

Paul was the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Development Securities plc until March 2010, Chairman of Bridgewell Group plc until 2007 and a direcfgement from 2002 to 2005, global CEO of Rothschild Asset Management from 1999 to 2002 and founding CEO of Threadneedle Asset Management Limited from 1994 to 1999 when he was also a director of Eagle Star and Allied Dunbar. Paul is a member of the Securities Institute, a former Chairman of the Association of Investment Companies from 1991 to 1993, and former member of the Takeover Panel. He is also the Chairman of Henderson Diversified Income Limited. Age 61.


Board: March 2008
Group Chief Executive: October 2009

Tidjane was the Chief Financial Officer from March 2008 until his appointment as Group Chief Executive in 2009.

Tidjane spent the first part of his professional career with McKinsey & Company in Paris and New York, serving insurance companies and banks. He then spent a number of years in Africa where he was Chief Executive and later Chairman of the National Bureau for Technical Studies and Development in Côte d’Ivoire and a cabinet member as Secretary of Planning and Development. Tidjane returned to France to become a partner with McKinsey & Company and one of the leaders of their Financial Institutions practice before joining Aviva in 2002. He worked at Aviva until 2008, holding successively the positions of Group Strategy and Development Director, Managing Director of Aviva International, Group Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Europe.

Tidjane was a non-executive director of Arkema in France until November 2009. He is a member of the Board of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and he was appointed as Chairman in July 2012. He is a member of the Council of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London, a member of the Africa Progress Panel chaired by Kofi Annan and a sponsor of Opportunity International. Tidjane is a member of the UK-ASEAN Business Council and of the Strategic Advisory Group on UK Trade and Investment. In January 2012, Tidjane was appointed to the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group and has been a member of the European Financial Round Table (EFR) since January 2013. Tidjane was awarded the Légion d’Honneur by the French President in July 2011. Age 50.


Board: October 2009

Before joining Prudential, Nic Nicandrou worked at Aviva, where he held a number of senior finance roles, including Norwich Union Life Finance Director and Board Member, Aviva Group Financial Control Director, Aviva Group Financial Management and Reporting Director and CGNU Group Financial Reporting Director. Nic started his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he worked in both London and Paris. Age 47.


Board: January 2011

John Foley has been Group Chief Risk Officer since January 2011. He joined Prudential as Deputy Group Treasurer in 2000 before being appointed Managing Director, Prudential Capital (formerly Prudential Finance (UK)) and Group Treasurer in 2001. He was appointed Chief Executive of Prudential Capital and to the Group Executive Committee in 2007. Prior to joining Prudential, John spent three years with National Australia Bank as General Manager, Global Capital Markets. John began his career at Hill Samuel & Co Limited where, over a 20 year period, he worked in every division of the bank, culminating in senior roles in risk, capital markets and treasury of the combined TSB and Hill Samuel Bank. Age 56.


Board: November 2009

Rob Devey has been the Chief Executive of Prudential UK and Europe since 2009. Before joining Prudential, Rob worked at Lloyds Banking Group from 2002, where he held a number of senior leadership roles across insurance and retail banking. Prior to joining Lloyds Banking Group, Rob was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the UK, US and Europe.

Rob chairs the London Leadership Team of Business in The Community and is also a trustee of the LloydsTSB Foundation for England and Wales. Age 44.


Board: September 2000

Michael McLintock is the Chief Executive of M&G, a position he held at the time of M&G’s acquisition by Prudential in 1999, having joined M&G in 1992. Michael has been a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate since October 2008 and was appointed as a non-executive director of Grosvenor Group Limited in March 2012. He previously served on the board of Close Brothers Group plc as a non-executive director from 2001 to 2008 and has been a member of the Finance Committee of the MCC since October 2005. Age 51.


Board: November 2006

Barry Stowe is the Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia, a position he has held since October 2006. Before joining Prudential, he was President, Accident & Health Worldwide for AIG Life Companies. He joined AIG in 1995, and prior to that was President and CEO of Nisus, a subsidiary of Pan-American Life, from 1992 to 1995. Before joining Nisus, Barry spent 12 years at Willis Corroon in the US.

Barry is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Insurance Society and was a director of the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association (LIMRA) and the Life Office Management Association (LOMA) from October 2008 to October 2011. He is also a member of the Board of Visitors of Lipscomb University, a member of the Board of Managers of the Hong Kong International School and Chairman of Save the Children (HK) Ltd. Age 55.


Board: January 2011

Mike Wells is President and CEO of Jackson National Life Insurance Company (Jackson). Mike has served in a variety of senior and strategic positions at Jackson over the last 15 years, including President of Jackson National Life Distributors. Mike has been Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Jackson for the last nine years. During this period he has led the development of Jackson’s variable annuity business and been responsible for IT, strategy, operations, communications, distributions, Curian and the retail broker dealers. Age 52.


Board: April 2005
Remuneration Committee: April 2005

Keki was a member of the Audit Committee from 2005 to 2007 and was appointed as a member of the Prudential Corporation Asia Audit Committee in July 2012. During 2006, he was appointed as a non-executive director of ICICI Prudential Life Assurance Company Limited and ICICI Prudential Trust Limited.

Keki is also a director of Britannia Industries Limited, JM Financial Limited, JM Financial Services Limited, Piramal Enterprises Limited, Siemens Limited, The Indian Hotels Company Limited and Godrej Properties Limited, all of which are quoted on the Bombay Stock Exchange. In addition, he acts as adviser to Fleishman-Hillard Inc and is Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies Group, India.

He is Chairman of the Breach Candy Hospital Trust and a trustee for a number of Indian charities. Keki is the non-executive Chairman of Omnicom India Marketing Advisory Services Private Limited, an unquoted Indian company, and is also a board member of various other unquoted Indian companies. He serves as Chairman of Sony India Pvt Ltd and Senior Advisor to Sony Group in India.

Before he retired from Unilever in 2005, Keki was Director, Home and Personal Care, responsible for the HPC business of Unilever worldwide, a Board member of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V., and a member of Unilever’s Executive Committee. He joined Hindustan Lever Ltd in India in 1973 and in 1987, he joined the Board of Hindustan Lever and became Chairman in 1996. Age 67.


Board: October 2010
Chairman of the Risk Committee: October 2010
Audit Committee: November 2010
Nomination Committee: July 2012

Sir Howard is chairman of the Phoenix Group, and a Professor at Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po). He is also Chairman of the UK Government’s Airports Commission. He chairs the International Advisory Board of the China Securities Regulatory Commission and is a member of the International Advisory Board of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. He is also an independent director of Morgan Stanley Inc and a Director of the National Theatre. Age 62.


Board: September 2004
Remuneration Committee: September 2004

Michael Garrett worked for Nestlé from 1961, becoming Head of Japan from 1990 to 1993, and then Zone Director and Member of the Executive Board, responsible for Asia and Oceania. In 1996 his responsibilities were expanded to include Africa and the Middle East. Michael retired as Executive Vice President of Nestlé in 2005. He served the Government of Australia as Chairman of the Food Industry Council and as a Member of the Industry Council of Australia, and was also a member of the Advisory Committee for an APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Food System, a Member of The Turkish Prime Minister’s Advisory Group and the WTO (World Trade Organization) Business Advisory Council in Switzerland.

Michael remains a director of Nestlé in India, and was appointed Chairman of the Evian Group, a think tank and forum for dialogue promoting free trade, from 2001 to 2011. He also serves as a non-executive director on the Boards of the Bobst Group in Switzerland, Hasbro Inc. in the USA, and Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited in Guernsey. In addition, he is a Member of the Swaziland International Business Advisory Panel under the auspices of the Global Leadership Foundation (GLF) London, as well as being a member of the Development Committee of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) until stepping down in 2011. Age 70.


Board: August 2007
Chairman of the Audit Committee: October 2009
Risk Committee: November 2010
Nomination Committee: July 2012

Ann was a member of the Audit Committee from 2007.

Ann began her career in 1976 with Sun Life of Canada, joining Mercantile & General Reinsurance Group in 1981, where she held a number of management roles rising to Senior Vice President and Controller for life and health and property/casualty businesses in North America in 1995. In 1996 Swiss Re acquired Mercantile & General Reinsurance Group and Ann became Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Life & Health, North America. In 1997 she was made Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Life & Health, Canada. She moved to London as Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Life & Health Division in 1998 and joined the Property & Casualty Business Group, based out of Zurich, as Chief Financial Officer on its establishment in 2001. From 2003 until February 2007, Ann was Chief Financial Officer of the Swiss Re Group.

Ann is also a non-executive director of British American Tobacco plc, Rio Tinto plc, Rio Tinto Limited, UBS AG, Arden Holdings Limited, Atrium Underwriting Group Limited and Atrium Underwriters Limited. From its nationalisation in 2008 until January 2009, Ann was Interim Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Northern Rock. Age 57.


Board: January 2012
Audit Committee: January 2012

Alistair was a partner of KPMG from 1986 to 2010. He joined KPMG (then Peat Marwick Mitchell) in 1973 and held a number of senior leadership positions. These included Vice Chairman of UK Financial Services and Head of UK Insurance Practice, International Managing Partner – Global Markets and UK Vice Chairman. Latterly he served as a Global Vice Chairman of KPMG from 2007 to 2010.

Alistair acted as a non-executive director of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office from 2005 to 2010 and chaired the audit committee until 2009. He was an Association Member of BUPA until January 2012. Alistair is a member of the Strategy and Development Board and a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School. In February 2012 Alistair was appointed as a Trustee of the Design Museum in London. Age 60.


Board: January 2012
Remuneration and Risk Committees: January 2012

Kai Nargolwala was the non-executive Chairman of Credit Suisse Asia Pacific until December 2011, having joined Credit Suisse in 2008 as a member of the Executive Board and CEO of the Asia Pacific region.

From 1998 to 2007, Kai worked for Standard Chartered PLC where he was a Group Executive Director responsible for Asia Governance and Risk. His responsibilities included developing strategy and business performance across Asia, as well as strategic merger and acquisition activity. Prior to that, he spent 19 years at Bank of America and from 1990 was based in Asia as Group Executive Vice President and Head of the Asia Wholesale Banking Group. From 2004 to 2007, he was a non-executive director at Tate & Lyle plc and at Visa International, where he served on the Asia Pacific Board.

Kai is currently a non-executive director and lead independent director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, a member of the Board of the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore, a non-executive director of PSA International Pte. Limited, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and a director and Chairman of Clifford Capital Pte. Limited. Age 62.


Board: January 2013
Remuneration, Audit, Nomination Committees: January 2013

Philip Remnant is a senior adviser at Credit Suisse, a Deputy Chairman of the Takeover Panel, a non-executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited (since 2009) and Chairman of City of London Investment Trust plc (since 2011). He was previously a Vice Chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) Europe and Head of the UK Investment Banking Department. Philip was seconded to the role of Director General of the Takeover Panel, which administers the UK’s code on takeovers and mergers, from 2001 to 2003 and again in 2010. He served on the Board of Northern Rock plc from 2008 to 2010 and from 2007 to 2012 was Chairman of the Shareholder Executive, which manages the relationships between the UK Government and the businesses in which it is a shareholder. Age 58.


Board: May 2006
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee: June 2011
Risk Committee: November 2010
Nomination Committee: June 2011

Lord Turnbull was a member of the Remuneration Committee from November 2010, and a member of the Audit Committee from January 2007 to November 2010.

Lord Turnbull entered the House of Lords as a Life Peer in 2005. In 2002 he became Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Home Civil Service until he retired in 2005. Prior to that he held a number of positions in the Civil Service, including Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury; Permanent Secretary at the Department of the Environment (later Environment, Transport and the Regions); Private Secretary (Economics) to the Prime Minister; and Principal Private Secretary to Margaret Thatcher and then John Major. He joined HM Treasury in 1970.

Lord Turnbull is a non-executive director of Frontier Economics Limited and The British Land Company PLC. He was formerly Chairman of BH Global Limited until January 2013 and a non-executive director of the Arup Group from 2006 to 2007. He also worked part-time as a Senior Adviser to the London partners of Booz and Co (UK) until February 2011. Age 68.


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