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Javier Ferrán

Non-executive Director

Appointed: May 2016

Independent: Yes

Key strengths/experience:

- Extensive experience in consumer brands and sales marketing within the beverage industry
- Broad strategic understanding of the sector
- Deep experience of international commercial matters
- Financial and operational background

Key external commitments:

Chairman of Diageo plc, director of International Consolidated Airlines Group and Senior Advisor to BlackRock Long Term Private Capital

Previous roles:

Partner at Lion Capital LLP, President and CEO of Bacardi Limited, Senior Independent Director and director of Associated British Foods plc and director of SABMiller plc and William Grant & Sons Ltd

Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee and the Affiliated Transaction Committee