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CEO Transition Announcement

Kris Licht to take over as CEO of Reckitt on 1 October 2023

01 Sep 20232 minute read

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Further to the Company’s announcement on 26 April 2023, Reckitt today confirms that Kris Licht will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2023, succeeding Nicandro Durante. Nicandro will stay with Reckitt until 31 December 2023 to ensure a smooth transition, at which time he will step down from the Board.

Details of Kris Licht’s remuneration arrangements in connection with his appointment as CEO were set out in the RNS announcement of his appointment on 26 April 2023. Details of Nicandro Durante’s remuneration arrangements in connection with his departure are set out in the Section 430(2B) Companies Act 2006 Statement which is available in the Corporate Governance section of the Company website.


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About Reckitt:

Reckitt* exists to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We believe that access to the highest-quality hygiene, wellness and nourishment is a right, not a privilege.

Reckitt is the company behind some of the world’s most recognisable and trusted consumer brands in hygiene, health and nutrition, including Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Enfamil, Finish, Gaviscon, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Mucinex, Nurofen, Nutramigen, Strepsils, Vanish, Veet, Woolite and more.

Every day, more than 30 million Reckitt products are bought globally. We always put consumers and people first, seek out new opportunities, strive for excellence in all that we do and build shared success with all our partners. We aim to do the right thing, always.

We are a diverse global team of c. 40,000 colleagues. We draw on our collective energy to meet our ambitions of purpose-led brands, a healthier planet and a fairer society.  Find out more, or get in touch with us at www.reckitt.com

* Reckitt is the trading name of the Reckitt Benckiser group of companies