People: Antofagasta PLC (ANTO.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Paul Luksic Fontbona

49 2014 Non-Executive Chairman

Diego Hernandez

2014 Chief Executive Officer

Alfredo Atucha

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration

Hernan Menares

2011 Vice President - Operations

Gonzalo Sanchez

2012 Vice President - Sales

Ana Rabagliati

2013 Vice President - Human Resources

Isaac Aranguiz

2013 Vice President - Projects

Patricio Enei

2014 Vice President - Legal

Ricardo Muhr

2012 Vice President - Mining Resources

Francisco Veloso

2013 Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

Alejandro Rivera

2012 Vice President - Corporate Development

Jorge Bande

61 2014 Non-Executive Director

Andronico Craig

58 2013 Non-Executive Director

Hugo Dryland

58 2011 Non-Executive Director

Ramon Jara

60 2003 Non-Executive Director

Timothy Baker

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vivianne Blanlot

59 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Juan Claro

63 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Manuel De Sousa-Oliveira

62 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

William Hayes

69 2011 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Gonzalo Menendez

65 1985 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Lindsay

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Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Paul Luksic Fontbona

Mr. Jean-Paul Luksic Fontbona is Non-Executive Chairman of Antofagasta plc since September 1, 2014. He previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Antofagasta PLC. He has over 20 years of experience with Antofagasta. Prior to his appointment as Chairman in 2004 he was Chief Executive Officer of Antofagasta Minerals S.A., in which capacity he oversaw the development of the Los Pelambres and El Tesoro mines. He plays a key role in shaping the strategic direction of the Group, and leading the Board. He chairs the Business Development Committee, which focuses on the mining division’s growth opportunities. He holds a B.Sc. degree in management and science from the London School of Economics. He is chairman of the Consejo Minero, the industry body representing the largest international mining companies operating in Chile, and is a non-executive director of Quiñenco S.A.

Diego Hernandez

Mr. Diego Hernandez is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Antofagasta PLC effective Sepetember 1, 2014. Mr. Diego Hernandez was Chief Executive Officer - Antofagasta Minerals of the Company. Before joining the Group, Diego was Executive President of Codelco, President of BHP Billiton Base Metals, Executive Director of Vale do Rio Doce and CEO of Cia Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi. Diego was also CEO of Mantos Blancos Mining Company and has also held other senior positions within the Anglo American group in Chile and with the Rio Tinto group in Brazil. Diego was named 2010 Copper Man of the Year by the Copper Club, New York and received the gold medal awarded by the Chilean Institute of Engineers in 2013 in recognition of his contribution to the development of engineering in Chile. Diego holds a Civil Mining Engineer degree from the Universidad de Chile and is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Paris.

Alfredo Atucha

Mr. Alfredo Atucha is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance and Administration of the Company. Before joining the Group, Alfredo worked at BHP Billiton where he served for eight years as the Vice-President of Finance for Minera Escondida and for two years as the Senior Manager of Base Metals Major Projects. Between 2000 and 2003, Alfredo was Finance and Administration Manager at Chilquinta Energía, a company belonging to the Sempra Energy and PSG Group. For the previous 11 years, he worked for the multinational Reckitt & Colman (now Reckitt- Benckiser) as Chief Financial Officer in Spain, Brazil and Chile. He began his career at British American Tobacco in the areas of Tax Planning & Treasury. Alfredo is a Chartered Accountant (Universidad de Chile) and has an MBA from ESEUNE in Spain. He also holds an Economics degree from the Universidad de Chile.

Hernan Menares

Mr. Hernan Menares is Vice President - Operations of the Company. He joined the Group in 2008 as Project Development Manager for the Sierra Gorda District where he was responsible for analysing the business and growth options for the area. Hernán was appointed Vice-President of Operations in 2011. Since August 2011, Hernán has also served on the Board of Los Pelambres and Antucoya and as Chairman of the Board of Esperanza. Before joining the Group, Hernán was responsible for leading and managing mine and plant business units and for developing the business plans of Codelco Norte, including the Chuquicamata, Radormiro Tomic and South Mine sites. Hernán has also worked in the iron ore business for Compañía Minera del Pacífico and Compañía Minera Huasco S.A.

Gonzalo Sanchez

Mr. Gonzalo Sanchez is Vice President - Sales of the Company. He joined Antofagasta Minerals as Deputy Commercial Director in 1996 and has been the Vice-President of Sales since 2004. He has 25 years of experience in marketing and hedging of metals. Gonzalo holds a Civil Engineering degree in Structural Engineering and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from Universidad de Chile.

Ana Rabagliati

Ms. Ana Maria Rabagliati is Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Before joining the Group, Ana María was Corporate Human Resources Manager at Masisa, Country Human Resources Vice-President at Citigroup and also worked at the Lafarge Group. Before that, Ana María was also Human Resources Manager at the Lubricants Business of Shell Oil Latin America and also worked across several divisions and areas at Shell Chile S.A. Ana María holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Católica de Chile.

Isaac Aranguiz

Mr. Isaac Aranguiz is Vice President - Projects of the Company. Isaac is also on the Board of Directors of Esperanza. Before joining the Group, Isaac was Vice-President of Development at Codelco, Project Manager at Freeport-McMoran, President and General Manager of Cia. Contractual Minera Candelaria AUREX, Technical Manager at Antofagasta Minerals and General Manager of Phelps Dodge Mining Company, Minera El Abra and Candelaria. Isaac holds a Civil Mining Engineer degree from the Universidad de Chile and a Business Management degree from Universidad Católica de Chile. Isaac also graduated from the Business Program of the American Graduate School in Phoenix and from the International Business Program at MIT.

Patricio Enei

Mr. Patricio Enei is Vice President - Legal of the Company, since February 2014. Before joining the Group, Patricio was General Counsel at Codelco from 2011 until 2014 and Corporate Affairs Manager of Minera Escondida from 2010 until 2011. Patricio also worked as a Senior Lawyer at BHP Billiton in Chile, as Chief Legal Counsel at Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi, at the Instituto de Normalización Previsional and in private practice. Patricio holds a Law degree from the University of Concepción and a combined MBA from the University of Chile and the University of Tulane in the USA.

Ricardo Muhr

Mr. Ricardo Muhr is Vice President - Mining Resources of the Company. He joined the Group as a Chief Geologist in 1984. In 1988 he led the evaluation of the Los Pelambres deposit. Ricardo was appointed Vice-President of Mining Resource in 1997. Before joining the Group, Ricardo was a consultant and worked across different exploration projects in Chile and Argentina, including at the Escondida copper mine, between 1982 and 1984. Ricardo is a member of the Chilean Geological Society and the Society of Economic Geologists in the United States. Ricardo holds a Geology degree from the Universidad de Chile.

Francisco Veloso

Mr. Francisco Veloso is Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability of the Company. He joined the Group in 1993 as a lawyer at Michilla. From 1997 to 2002, Francisco was General Counsel of Los Pelambres. In 2002, he was appointed Vice-President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, and he also acted as Vice-President of Human Resources during 2012. Francisco is Chairman of the Board of Los Pelambres and a Director of Michilla. Since 2011 he has been the alternate Director of the Chairman of Antofagasta plc at the Consejo Minero and was elected as First Vice-President of Sociedad Nacional de Minería (“Sonami”) between 2010 and 2013. He is also a member of the advisory committee of Corporate Governance of Universidad Católica de Chile. Francisco holds a Law degree from Universidad Católica de Chile and a Masters in International Business Law from the London School of Economics.

Alejandro Rivera

Mr. Alejandro Rivera is Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Alejandro Rivera joined the Group in 1997 as CFO of Los Pelambres. In 2004 he was appointed Vice-President of Corporate Finance and Business Development and in 2012 he became the Vice-President of Corporate Development. Alejandro also serves as Chairman of the Boards of both El Tesoro and Michilla. Before joining the Group, Alejandro was Finance Manager at Corpora Tres Montes and Finance Manager at Compañía de Teléfonos de Chile. Alejandro holds a Civil Industrial Engineer degree from the Universidad de Chile.

Jorge Bande

Mr. Jorge Bande is Non-Executive Director of Antofagasta plc. Mr. Bande has more than 30 years' experience in the mining industry as well as considerable experience in energy and water. Mr. Bande co-founded the Centre for Copper and Mining Studies (CESCO), an independent not-for-profit think tank focused on mining policy issues, where he was its first Executive Director between 1984 and 1988. He was Vice President of Development at Codelco from 1990 and 1994 and following that, became the CEO of AMP Chile, a subsidiary of AMP, one of Australia's largest institutional investors. Mr. Bande is currently a member of the Advisory Council of The Sentient Group and a director of CESCO, Inversiones Aguas Metropolitanas SA (IAM, a holding company of Santiago's private water company), Pershimco Resources Inc and Bupa Chile SA. Previously he was a director of Codelco between 2006 and 2013 and of a number of other Chilean and international companies including Equatorial Mining Limited, ENAMI, Aguas Andinas SA, Edelnor SA and Electroandina SA (later E-CL SA). Mr. Bande has a MA in economics from the American University in Washington DC, USA. He is also a professor of the International Post-Graduate Programme in Mineral Economics at the University of Chile and a member of the Experts Committee for Copper Prices for the Chilean Ministry of Finance. Mr. Bande also advised the World Bank as a Consultant between 2012 and 2013 and was a member of the Global Agenda Council for Responsible Minerals Resource Management at the World Economic Forum from 2009 until 2013.

Andronico Craig

Mr. Andronico Luksic Craig has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Antofagasta PLC., effective April 9, 2013. Mr. Luksic has experience across a range of business sectors throughout Chile and Latin America. He is Chairman of Quiñenco S.A., a company listed on the Santiago stock exchange. He is also on the board of directors of Banco de Chile, Compañia Sudamericana de Vapores S.A., Compañia Cervecerías Unidas S.A. and Madeco S.A., all of which are listed companies in the Quiñenco group.

Hugo Dryland

Mr. Hugo Dryland is Non-Executive Director of Antofagasta plc., since 20 January 2011. He has extensive expertise in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions within the mining sector, with over 25 years of investment banking experience in natural resources with the Rothschild group. Prior to joining Rothschild he practised law in the United States, specialising in the natural resources and infrastructure sectors, and before that worked in the energy group at the World Bank. He holds Masters Degrees in Business and Comparative Law from the University of Warwick (UK) and the George Washington University (US) respectively. He is an Executive Vice-Chairman at Rothschild, and is global head of Rothschild’s investment banking activities in the mining and metals sector.

Ramon Jara

Mr. Ramon F. Jara is Non-Executive Director of Antofagasta PLC. Ramon Jara is a lawyer with wide-ranging legal and commercial experience in Chile. He is a director of several companies including Empresa Nacional del Petróleo. He is Chairman of the Fundación Minera Los Pelambres and a director of the Fundación Andrónico Luksic A., which are charitable foundations in Chile.

Timothy Baker

Mr. Timothy C. Baker is Non-Executive Independent Director of Antofagasta plc. He has significant mining operational experience, across North and South America and Africa. He was previously executive vice-president and chief operating officer at Kinross Gold Corporation, and prior to that was executive general manager of Placer Dome Chile. He has previously managed mining operations in Chile, the United States, Tanzania and Venezuela and held geological and production roles in Kenya and Liberia. He has a B.Sc. in Geology from Edinburgh University. He is executive chairman of Golden Star Resources Ltd., and a director of Augusta Resource Corporation and Pacific Rim Mining Corporation.

Vivianne Blanlot

Ms. Vivianne Blanlot is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Blanlot is an economist with extensive experience across the energy, mining, water and environmental sectors and has worked in the public and private sector in Chile. She served as Executive Director of the Environmental Agency in Chile (Comisión Nacional de Medio Ambiente) from 1995 to 1997, Undersecretary of Energy (Comisión Nacional de Energía) from 2000 to 2003 and Minister of Defence from 2006 to 2007, among other relevant positions. Ms. Blanlot is currently a non-executive director of Colbún S.A., an energy company listed on the Santiago stock exchange. She is also a member of the Transparency Council (Consejo Para La Transparencia), the Chilean body responsible for enforcing transparency in the public sector. Ms. Blanlot has a degree in economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an MA in Applied Economics from the American University of Washington, DC.

Juan Claro

Mr. Juan G. Claro is Non-Executive Independent Director of Antofagasta PLC. Juan has industrial experience in Chile, and has played an active role in the representation of Chilean industrial interests within the country and internationally. He is a former Chairman of the Sociedad de Fomento Fabril (Chilean Society of Industrialists), the Confederación de la Producción y del Comercio (Confederation of Chilean Business) and the Consejo Binacional de Negocios Chile-China (Council for Bilateral Business Chile-China). He is currently chairman of Coca-Cola Andina S.A. and Energia Coyanco S.A., and is a director of several other companies in Chile, including Entel Chile S.A., Empresas Cementos Melon and Agrosuper. He is also a member of the governing boards of Centro de Estudios Públicos, a non-profit academic foundation in Chile.

Manuel De Sousa-Oliveira

Mr. Manuel Lino Silva De Sousa-Oliveira is Non-Executive Independent Director of Antofagasta plc. He has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, in corporate finance, operational and strategic roles. He held various senior executive positions within the Anglo American group and the De Beers group, including Executive Director – Corporate Finance and Head of Strategy and Business Development of De Beers S.A. He holds a B.Com degree from the University of Natal (Durban) with postgraduate qualifications in Accounting and Economics. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant. He is a non-executive director of Ferrous Resources Limited and Dominion Diamond Corporation.

William Hayes

Mr. William M. Hayes is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Antofagasta PLC. He has held a wide range of finance and operational roles in the copper and gold mining industries, in Chile and North America. He was previously a senior executive with Placer Dome Inc. from 1988 to 2006. He is a former President of the Consejo Minero, the industry body representing the largest international mining companies operating in Chile, and former President of the Gold Institute in Washington, D.C. He holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. degree in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is Lead Independent Director of Royal Gold Inc.

Gonzalo Menendez

Mr. Gonzalo S. Menendez is Non-Executive Independent Director of Antofagasta PLC. Gonzalo has extensive experience in commercial and financial businesses across Latin America. He holds a degree in business administration from the Universidad de Chile and is a public accountant. He is a director of several companies including Quiñenco S.A. and Banco de Chile and is chairman of the board of directors of Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior S.A. (Bladex).

Andrew Lindsay

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