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Cadbury Schweppes is pleased to announce the appointment, effective today, of Mr. Roger Carr to the Board of Cadbury Schweppes plc as a non-executive director. Roger Carr, 54, is Chairman of Chubb plc.

Announcing the appointment, Derek Bonham, Chairman of Cadbury Schweppes, said, “We are delighted to welcome Roger Carr to the Board of Cadbury Schweppes. We know he will make a valuable contribution to the Company. His distinguished career in general management and his extensive commercial experience will be a great asset to our Board.”

Roger Carr held a variety of management appointments with Honeywell Computers and Williams plc. He served as the Chief Executive of Williams plc from 1994 – 2000. He became Chairman of Chubb plc in 2000. He is also a non-executive director of Bass plc and Centrica plc and recently stood down as Chairman of Thames Water following its acquisition by RWE AG.