Nominations for election by the Annual General Meeting on 10 April 2013

The Board of Directors proposes that the following Board members be re-elected for a three-year term:

Furthermore, the Board has nominated

to be proposed to the Annual General Meeting in 2013 for first-time election as member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Mary Francis was born in 1948 and is a British national. She is currently Senior Independent Director of Centrica plc and a Senior Adviser to Chatham House. Formerly she was a member of the Boards of Directors of the Bank of England, Aviva plc, Alliance & Leicester plc, Cable & Wireless Communications plc and St Modwen Properties plc. Mary Francis was Director General of the Association of British Insurers from 1999 to 2005. From 1995 to 1999 she was Deputy Private Secretary to the Queen. Prior to this, she held several senior positions with the UK Civil Service, including Private Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1992 to 1995, and Financial Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington DC from 1990 to 1992.