Susan Kilsby is a Non-Executive Director of BHP plc and BHP Limited where she Chairs the Remuneration Committee, Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc, Unilever N.V. and Unilever plc, and Diageo plc, where she is Senior Independent Director and Chairs the Remuneration Committee. Susan is also a member of the UK Takeover Panel.
Susan served as Chairman of Shire plc until January 2019 when the Company was sold to Takeda, and she was the Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Committee Chair at BBA Aviation plc. She has also served on the Boards of Coca-Cola HBC AG, Goldman Sachs International, Keurig Green Mountain Inc, where she Chaired the Audit Committee, and L’Occitane SA, where she Chaired the Remuneration Committee.
Susan started her career in investment banking at The First Boston Corporation, a predecessor company of Credit Suisse Group AG, working in the Mergers and Acquisition Group in New York. She later moved to London as Head of Credit Suisse’s European Consumer, Retail & Services group in Investment Banking and was subsequently appointed Chairman and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for EMEA.