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ALS Ltd (ALQ.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Nerolie Withnall

71 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Greg Kilmister

59 2005 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Richard Stephens

2010 Chief Financial Officer

Mike Munro

Chief Information Officer

Brian Williams

2013 Group General Manager - Minerals Division

Greg Affleck

Group Financial Controller

Michael Burcham

Group Compliance and Risk Manager

Paul McPhee

Group General Manager - Energy Division

Raj Naran

Group General Manager - Life Sciences Division

Susan Putters

2008 Group Organisational Development Manager

Kristen Walsh

Group General Manager - Industrial Division

Tim Mullen

2007 Company Secretary

Tonianne Dwyer

53 2016 Non-Executive Director

Bruce Phillips

60 2015 Non-Executive Director

Charlie Sartain

54 2015 Non-Executive Director

Melvyn Bridges

65 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Mulcahy

65 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Grant Murdoch

63 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Nerolie Withnall

Ms. Nerolie Phyllis Withnall BA, LLB, FAICD, is no longer an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of ALS Ltd., effective July 26, 2016. She is a director of PanAust Limited (appointed May 1996) and Computershare Limited (appointed July 2008) and was appointed to the Australian Rugby Union board in October 2013. She was previously a director of Alchemia Limited (Oct 2003 – July 2013), and Stadiums Queensland (previously Major Sports Facilities Authority). She is a former member of the Takeovers Panel, the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee, the Senate of the University of Queensland and the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum. She is a former partner of Minter Ellison Lawyers.

Greg Kilmister

Mr. Greg F. Kilmister B. Sc. (Hons), FRACI, MAIG, CCEO, is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Executive Director of ALS Ltd. Greg Kilmister was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective 1 September 2005. He joined the Company in 1981 and was the General Manager of the Company’s highly successful ALS Laboratory Services Group from 1992 through to 2005.

Richard Stephens

Mr. Richard Stephens, B Com, CA, is the Chief Financial Officer of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the overall financial management of the Group, including treasury and taxation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Accountant.

Mike Munro

Mr. Mike Munro is Chief Information Officer of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the global IT network, IT security and infrastructure operations of the Group.

Brian Williams

Mr. Brian Williams B Sc (Aust Environmental Studies), Grad Dip Mgmt (Gen Mgmt), RACI, is the Group General Manager - Minerals Division of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the strategic management and development of the global ALS Minerals Division. He was previously the Group General Manager, Environmental (Australia and Asia) and Industrial Divisions.

Greg Affleck

Mr. Greg Affleck B Bus (Accounting), CPA, is Group Financial Controller of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the financial management of ALS’s global operations. He has extensive finance experience gained from more than twenty years employment with ALS. He holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Practising Accountant.

Michael Burcham

Mr. Michael Burcham, B Sc, Grad Dip Env Qual, Grad Cert Risk Management, Grad Dip AppCorpGov, MRACI, ACIS, is the Group Compliance and Risk Manager of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the overall risk management of the Group, encompassing the development and implementation of a global corporate compliance program to meet relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice.

Paul McPhee

Mr. Paul McPhee, B Economics, AIMM is the Group General Manager - Energy Division of ALS Ltd. Heis responsible for the strategic management of ALS’ global Energy Division. He has over 20 years of coal and industry-related experience. Paul was previously CEO of ACIRL prior to ALS’ acquisition of the company in October 2007.

Raj Naran

Mr. Raj Naran, B Sc (Chemistry), B A (Mathematics) is the Group General Manager - Life Sciences Division of ALS Ltd. He is responsible for the strategic management of the global Life Sciences Division. He was previously owner of e-Lab Analytical, Inc. group headquartered in Houston, Texas, which was acquired by ALS in October 2007.

Susan Putters

Ms. Susan Putters B Bus (Strategic Human Resources Management), MBA (Occupational Health & Safety), GAICD, is the Group Organisational Development Manager of ALS Ltd. She is responsible for workforce planning, human resources and remuneration strategy for the Group. Key areas of focus currently include merger integration, process automation, organisational development, acceleration of talent and culture perpetuation.

Kristen Walsh

Ms. Kristen Walsh, MBA, B Sc (Hons) (Civil and Environmental Engineering), is the Group General Manager of Industrial Division of ALS Ltd. She was appointed to this post following the acquisition of PearlStreet Limited by ALS in January 2010. She is responsible for the strategic management of the Industrial Division. She was previously Chief Operating Officer of PearlStreet prior to ALS’ acquisition of the company in 2009.

Tim Mullen

Mr. Tim Mullen, B Bus (Accounting), M Com Law, FCPA, FCIS, FCLA, is Company Secretary of ALS Ltd., since February 27, 2007. He is a Chartered Secretary and a Member of CPA Australia. Heis responsible for corporate governance of the Group, incorporating company secretarial, legal management and investor relations.

Tonianne Dwyer

Ms. Tonianne A. Dwyer is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Dwyer had a 25 year executive career in investment banking during which she held roles with Hambros Bank Limited and Societe General in the UK and Europe. Ms Dwyer currently holds non-executive directorships on ASX-listed companies Metcash Limited, DEXUS Property Group and DEXUS Wholesale Property Fund. She is also a non executive director of Queensland Treasury Corporation and a member of the Senate of the University of Queensland. Ms Dwyer has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) from the University of Western Australia. She is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women.

Bruce Phillips

Mr. Bruce John Phillips has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective July 26, 2016. He has extensive experience as a public company director and knowledge of the Company’s operations to lead the Board of ALS into the future. He founded Australian Worldwide Exploration Limited (ASX: AWE) in 1997 and was its Managing Director until his retirement in 2007. He re-joined as a non-executive director in 2009 and is currently its Chairman. Bruce is also a non-executive director of AGL Energy Limited. He was previously Chairman of Platinum Capital Limited and a non-executive director of Sunshine Gas Limited.

Charlie Sartain

Mr. Charlie Sartain is Non-Executive Director of the Company on 1 February 2015. He spent more than 30 years with MIM Holdings and then Xstrata after it acquired MIM. He led Xstrata’s global copper business as Chief Executive of Xstrata Copper for nine years from 2004 and prior to that held senior executive positions with the company in Latin America and Australia. Charlie is currently a nonexecutive director of Austin Engineering Limited (appointed 1 April 2015), Chairman for the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland and a member of the UQ Senate. He is also a Board Member of the Wesley St Andrews Research Institute. Previously he was Chairman of the International Copper Association, a Member of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Council on Australian Latin American Relations and a Director of Xstrata Schweiz Limited.

Melvyn Bridges

Dr. Melvyn (Mel) John Bridges, B AppSc, FAICD, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of ALS Ltd., since September 29, 2009. He has over 30 years experience in the biotechnology and healthcare industries. During this period, Mel founded and managed successful diagnostics, biotechnology and medical device businesses. He is a non-executive director of Benitec Limited (appointed October 2007) and Tissue Therapies Limited (appointed March 2009). He was previously Chairman of Alchemia Limited (September 2003 – July 2013), Genetic Technology Group Limited (January 2012 – November 2012), Leaf Energy Limited (August 2010 - September 2012) and a non-executive director of ImpediMed Limited (September 1999 – November 2013).

John Mulcahy

Dr. John Francis Mulcahy, Ph.D., BE (Civil Eng) (Hons), FIE Aust, has been Independent Non-Executive Director of ALS Ltd., since February 1, 2012.He is Chairman of Mirvac Group Limited (effective September 2013) and Coffey International Limited, and a nonexecutive Director of GWA Group Limited and a Guardian of the Future Fund of Australia. He is a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Suncorp- Metway Limited. Prior to Suncorp, John held a number of senior executive roles at the Commonwealth Bank and Lend Lease Corporation.

Grant Murdoch

Mr. Grant B. Murdoch is an Independent Non-Executive Director of ALS Ltd., since September 1, 2011.He was formerly a Partner of Ernst & Young and Divisional Director of Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services Limited in Queensland. He is a nonexecutive director of OzForex Limited (appointed October 2013), Cardno Limited (appointed January 2013), and is a director of Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) and UQ Holdings Ltd. He is Chairman of the Endeavour Foundation, a senator of the University of Queensland, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland Business School and a member on the Queensland Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has more than 37 years of chartered accountancy experience, specialising in mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, corporate restructures and share issues.