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Alumina Ltd (AWC.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Pizzey

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Board

Peter Wasow

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Chris Thiris

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Foster

2002 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Andrew Wood

2013 Group Executive Strategy & Development

W. Peter Day

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Ferraro

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Chen Zeng

51 2013 Non-Executive Director

Emma Stein

55 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Charles Smitheram

2016 Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

George Pizzey

Mr. George John Pizzey has been Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Board of Alumina Limited. He holds B.E (CHEM), DIP. MGT., FTSE, FAICD. Mr Pizzey was elected a Director of the Company on 8 June 2007. He is a Non-Executive Director of Orora Limited (appointed December 2013) and former Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Iluka Resources Ltd (appointed November 2005 and resigned December 2013) and a former Non-Executive director of Amcor Limited (appointed September 2003 and resigned December 2013). Mr Pizzey is a life governor of Ivanhoe Grammar School and a former chairman and director of the London Metal Exchange. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee (formerly known as the Audit Committee) and of the Nomination and Compensation Committees and was Chair of the then Audit Committee to 30 November 2011. Mr Pizzey has extensive business experience including 33 years as an executive in the alumina and aluminium industries.

Peter Wasow

Mr. Peter Christopher Wasow is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Alumina Ltd effective from 1 January 2014. He holds BCOM, GRADDIPMGMT, FCPA. Mr Wasow was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer effective from 1 January 2014. He has responsibility for the overall management of Alumina Limited in accordance with the strategy, policies and business processes adopted by the Board. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr Wasow was a Non-Executive Director of the Company, appointed on 26 August 2011 and was a member of the Nomination Committee and Compensation Committee and a former member and Chair of the then Audit Committee (December 2011 to November 2013). Mr Wasow served more than eight years at major Australian oil and gas producer Santos Limited from 2002 to 2010. Initially appointed as CFO, he assumed the additional role of Executive Vice President from 2008. Prior to joining Santos in 2002, Mr Wasow held several senior roles over a 23 year career at BHP including Vice President of Finance. Mr Wasow brings to the Board extensive financial skills and experience in the resource and energy industries.

Chris Thiris

Mr. Chris Thiris is Chief Financial Officer of Alumina Ltd. He holds BA (Acc) MBA. He is responsible for accounting, treasury, investor relations and taxation. Mr Thiris has extensive experience in finance and other management functions gained through senior roles he has held in other organizations.

Stephen Foster

Mr. Stephen Craig Foster is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Alumina Ltd. He holds BCOM LLB (HONS) GDIPAPPFIN (SEC INST) GRADDIP CSP, ACIS. Mr Foster is responsible for legal, company secretarial, shareholder services, insurance and human resources. He has a wide range of legal and commercial experience gained over 30 years, more recently at Village Roadshow and WMC Limited, after working with the legal firm of Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (now Allens).

Andrew Wood

Mr. Andrew Wood is the Group Executive Strategy & Development of Alumina Limited. He holds BA LLB GradDipACG FGIA FCIS. Andrew Wood is responsible for strategy and business development, including market analysis, pursuing strategic investments and developing industry relationships. He has over 20 years’ resources’ experience in commercial and legal roles, mainly at WMC Resources Ltd and Sibelco.

W. Peter Day

Mr. W. Peter Day is Non-Executive Independent Directorof Alumina Ltd. He holds LLB (HONS), MBA, FCA, FCPA, FAICD. Mr Day was appointed as a Director of the Company on 1 January 2014. He is a member of the Nomination and Compensation Committees and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee. Mr Day is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Ansell Limited (appointed August 2007), SAI Global Limited (appointed August 2008), and Boart Longyear Limited (appointed February 2014), and a former director of Federation Centres (October 2009 – February 2014) and Orbital Corporation Limited (August 2007 – February 2014). Mr Day brings extensive experience in the resource, finance and manufacturing sectors, having held a number of senior positions with Bonlac Foods, Rio Tinto, CRA, Comalco and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. He is a former CFO of Amcor Limited.

Michael Ferraro

Mr. Michael Peter Ferraro is Non-Executive Independent Director of Alumina Ltd. He holds LLB (HONS). He is a member of the Audit and Risk Management and Compensation Committees and is Chair of the Nomination Committee. Mr Ferraro is Partner, Client Development-Asia Pacific at Herbert Smith Freehills, a global law firm, and was formerly head of the Corporate Group at the firm. He was also a member of their executive management team. Between 2008 and 2010 Mr Ferraro was Chief Legal Counsel at BHP Billiton Ltd. Mr Ferraro has considerable experience in the resources sector and has over 30 years of experience in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, fund raising, and regulatory issues across a wide range of sectors and countries. He also has considerable experience in the commercial and financing aspects of large transactions gained from a number of years in investment banking as a corporate adviser.

Chen Zeng

Mr. Chen Zeng is a Non-Executive Director of Alumina Ltd since 15 March 2013. He is a member of the Nomination, Compensation and Audit and Risk Management Committees (appointed 7 August 2014). Mr Zeng is also currently a director of CITIC Pacific Limited, Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Pacific Mining and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Mining International, the new holding company of CITIC Pacific Mining. He is a former director of CITIC Limited (listed on the Hong Kong Exchange), CITIC Dameng (listed on the Hong Kong Exchange), Macarthur Coal Limited (2007 to 2011) and Marathon Resources Limited (resigned 31 January 2014). Mr Zeng also served as a director on the Board of CITIC Group between 2010 and 2011. Before joining CITIC Pacific Mining, Mr Zeng was the Vice Chairman and CEO of CITIC Resources, a CITIC Group controlled Hong Kong listed company focused on crude oil production, metal mining and refining, and commodity trading. Mr Zeng is also the Chairman of CITIC Australia. Mr Zeng has over 26 years of experience in project development, management, and a proven record in leading cross-cultural professionals in the resources sector. He has been working in Australia since 1994 and has extensive experience in various industries including aluminium smelting and coal mining.

Emma Stein

Ms. Emma Rachel Stein has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Alumina Limited. She holds BSC (PHYSICS) HONS, MBA, FAICD, HON FELLOW WSU. Ms Stein was elected as a Director of the Company on 3 February 2011. Ms Stein is currently a Non-Executive Director of Diversified Utilities Energy Trust (appointed June 2004), Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd (appointed June 2010), and Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (appointed August 2011). She is a former Non-Executive Director of Transfield Services Infrastructure Fund (appointed October 2010 and resigned July 2011) and Clough Limited (appointed July 2008 and resigned December 2013). Formerly the UK Managing Director for French utility Gaz de France’s energy retailing operations, Ms Stein moved to Australia in 2003. Before joining Gaz de France she was UK Divisional Managing Director for British Fuels. Ms Stein is Chair of the Compensation Committee since 1 January 2014, current member and former Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee (Chair 28 November 2013 to 31 December 2013), and current member and former Chair of the Nomination Committee (Chair 3 March 2011 to February 2014). As a senior executive, she gained considerable international experience in management and leadership, strategy development and implementation in global industrial, energy and utilities markets. She has over a decade of experience as a listed non-executive director and board committee chair for capital intensive companies spanning resources, oil and gas and related sectors.

Charles Smitheram

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

George Pizzey

376,470

Peter Wasow

2,036,620

Chris Thiris

1,315,290

Stephen Foster

988,462

Andrew Wood

552,243

W. Peter Day

190,750

Michael Ferraro

185,300

Chen Zeng

174,399

Emma Stein

190,750

Charles Smitheram

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As Of  30 Dec 2015