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Harvey McGrath was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Prudential in September 2008 and became the Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in January 2009. Harvey has a long and distinguished career in the international financial services industry, having started his career at Chase Manhattan Bank in London and New York. From 1980 to 2007 he worked for the Man Group, first as Treasurer, then Finance Director, then President of Man Inc. in New York before being appointed as Chief Executive of Man Group plc in London in 1990 and then Chairman in 2000. He left Man Group in 2007.

Harvey is also Chairman of the London Development Agency which works for the Mayor of London coordinating economic development and regeneration across London and is Vice Chairman of the London Skills and Employment Board which is tasked with developing a strategy for adult skills in London. He is the former Chairman of both London First and the East London Business Alliance.

Harvey is a trustee of a number of charities including New Philanthropy Capital, a research based charity which gives advice and guidance to donors and charities; the Royal Anniversary Trust which operates the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education; Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB), which protects the rights and welfare of children and vulnerable adults across borders; icould, an online careers resource; and the Prince's Teaching Institute, which promotes subject based professional development for teachers. Age 59.

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Tidjane Thiam has been an executive director of Prudential since March 2008. He was the Chief Financial Officer until September 2009 and became Group Chief Executive in October 2009. Tidjane was previously Chief Executive Officer, Europe at Aviva where he worked from 2002 to 2008 and held successively the positions of Group Strategy and Development Director and Managing Director, Aviva International. Tidjane spent the first part of his professional career with McKinsey & Company in Paris, London 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 as one of the leaders of their Financial Institutions practice before joining Aviva in 2002.

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), a member of the International Business Council (IBC) of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and a member of the Council of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London. In January 2011, he was appointed to chair the G20 High Level Panel for Infrastructure Investment until the November 2011 G20 Summit. Tidjane sits on the Africa Progress Panel chaired by Kofi Annan and is a sponsor of Opportunity International. Age 48.

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Nicolaos Nicandrou (Nic) has been an executive director of Prudential and Chief Financial Officer since October 2009. Before joining Prudential, he 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 45.

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Robert Devey (Rob) has been an executive director of Prudential and Chief Executive, Prudential UK and Europe since November 2009. Rob joined Prudential from Lloyds Banking Group where he worked since 2002 in a number of senior leadership roles across insurance and retail banking including Managing Director, Direct Channels UK Retail Banking, Managing Director of HBOS Financial Services and Managing Director of HBOS General Insurance. Prior to joining HBOS, Rob was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the UK, US and Europe working in financial services. Age 42.

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John Foley was appointed an executive director of Prudential and Group Chief Risk Officer in 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 54.

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Michael McLintock has been an executive director of Prudential since September 2000. He is also Chief Executive of M&G, a position he held at the time of M&G's acquisition by Prudential in 1999. Michael joined M&G in 1992. He previously also served on the board of Close Brothers Group plc as a non-executive director from 2000 to 2008. Since October 2008, he has been a Trustee of the Grosvenor Estate. Age 50.

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Barry Stowe has been an executive director of Prudential since November 2006 and Chief Executive, Prudential Corporation Asia since October 2006. He has also been a director of the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association (LIMRA) and the Life Office Management Association (LOMA) since October 2008, and a member of the Board of Visitors of Lipscomb University since May 2009. Previously, Barry 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. Age 53.

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Michael Wells (Mike) has been an executive director of Prudential since January 2011 when he succeeded Clark Manning as 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 highly profitable variable annuity business and been responsible for IT, strategy, operations, communications, distributions, Curian and the retail broker dealers. Age 50.

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Keki Dadiseth has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since April 2005. Keki is a member of the Remuneration Committee and was a member of the Audit Committee from 2005 to 2007. 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, Piramal Healthcare 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 advisor to Goldman Sachs, Fleishman-Hillard Inc and Oliver Wyman Limited, and as 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 is a 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 65.

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Sir Howard has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential and Chairman of the Risk Committee since October 2010. He joined the Audit Committee in November 2010. Sir Howard remains the Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and, although he has resigned, will continue in the post until such time as a suitable successor is found. Prior to joining the LSE in September 2003, he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the UK's financial regulator. He is also a director of Morgan Stanley Inc. Age 60.

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Michael Garrett has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential and a member of the Remuneration Committee since September 2004. He 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 in 2001, a think tank and forum for dialogue promoting free trade. 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 Development Committee of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), as well as a Member of the Swaziland International Business Advisory Panel under the auspices of the Global Leadership Foundation (GLF) London. Age 68.

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Ann Godbehere has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since August 2007. She has been a member of the Audit Committee since October 2007 becoming its Chairman in October 2009 and joined the Risk Committee in November 2010. 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 Rio Tinto plc, Rio Tinto Limited, UBS AG, Ariel 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 55.

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Bridget Macaskill has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since September 2003. Bridget rejoined the Board of Prudential having resigned in 2001 as a result of a potential conflict of interest. She has been a member of the Remuneration Committee since 2003 and became its Chairman in May 2006. Bridget has also been a member of the Nomination Committee since March 2004.

Bridget joined First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (formerly Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC), a US based investment management firm, as President and Chief Operating Officer in February 2009 and became Chief Executive Officer in February 2010. She is a trustee of the TIAA-CREF funds and was previously also a non-executive director of the Federal National Mortgage Association – Fannie Mae from 2005 to 2008, Scottish & Newcastle PLC from 2004 to 2008 and J Sainsbury Plc from 2002 to 2006. Prior to that she spent 18 years at OppenheimerFunds Inc, a major New York based investment management company, the final 10 years of which she was Chief Executive Officer. Age 62.

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Paul Manduca has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since October 2010 and succeeded James Ross as the Board's Senior Independent Director in January 2011. He joined the Audit and Remuneration Committees in November 2010 and became a member of the Nomination Committee in January 2011.

Paul was appointed as a non-executive director of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) in September 2005. He is currently the Senior Independent Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Morrisons. He has previously chaired the Audit Committee and is stepping down from the Board of Morrisons in March 2011. He is also Chairman of Aon Limited, a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of KazmunaiGas Exploration & Production Plc, Chairman of Henderson Diversified Income Limited and a director of JPM European Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc. Paul was a director of Development Securities plc until March 2010, Chairman of Bridgewell Group plc until 2007 and a director of Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc until 2006. Paul was European CEO of Deutsche Asset Management 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. Age 59.

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Kathleen O'Donovan has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since May 2003. She has been a member of the Audit Committee since 2003 and was its Chairman from May 2006 until September 2009. Kathleen joined the Nomination Committee in November 2010. Kathleen is also a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Trinity Mirror plc, the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ARM Holdings plc and Chairman of the Invensys Pension Scheme.

Previously, Kathleen was a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Great Portland Estates PLC, EMI Group plc and the Court of the Bank of England, and a non-executive director of O2 plc. From 1991 to 2002, Kathleen was Chief Financial Officer of BTR and Invensys and prior to that she was a partner at Ernst & Young. Age 53.

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James Ross has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since May 2004 and the Senior Independent Director from May 2006 to December 2010. He was succeeded by Paul Manduca as Senior Independent Director in January 2011 and will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the AGM on 19 May 2011. He became a member of the Risk Committee in November 2010 and was a member of the Remuneration Committee from 2004 to 2006 and from 2008 to November 2010. He was also a member of the Audit Committee from 2005 to 2007.

James is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He was previously a non-executive director of Schneider Electric in France, Chairman of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, and a non-executive director of McGraw-Hill and Datacard Inc in the United States. Prior to that he was Chairman of National Grid plc and Littlewoods plc. He was also Chief Executive of Cable and Wireless plc and Chairman and Chief Executive of BP America Inc. and a Managing Director of the British Petroleum Company plc. Age 72.

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Lord Turnbull has been an independent non-executive director of Prudential since May 2006. He joined the Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee in November 2010. From January 2007 to November 2010 he was a member of the Audit Committee. He 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 Chairman of BH Global Limited and a non-executive director of Frontier Economics Limited and The British Land Company PLC, and was formerly 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 66.

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