People: Alumina Ltd (AWC.AX)

AWC.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Pizzey

2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Wasow

54 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chris Thiris

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Foster

2002 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Chen Zeng

50 2013 Director

Peter Day

2014 Non-Executive Director

Michael Ferraro

2014 Non-Executive Director

Emma Stein

2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ben Pitt

Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

George Pizzey

Mr. George John Pizzey has been Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Alumina Limited., since November 30, 2011. He was elected a director of Alumina Limited on June 8, 2007. He is Chairman of Iluka Resources Ltd (appointed November 2005), a director of Amcor Limited (September 2003) and St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research (appointed April 2004 and resigned December 2011). 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, Nomination and Compensation Committees and was Chair of the Audit Committee to 30 November 2011. Mr. Pizzey brings knowledge gained in over 33 years in the alumina and aluminium industry. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering and is Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Peter Wasow

Mr. Peter Christopher Wasow is Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Alumina Ltd since December 31, 2013. He is a member of the Nomination Committee, Compensation Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee from November 30, 2011. He is also a former Non-executive Director of Murchison Metals Limited (appointed May 2011 and resigned February 2012). Mr. Wasow served 8 years at Australian oil and gas producer Santos Limited from 2002 to 2010. Initially appointed as Chief Financial Officer, he assumed the additional role of Executive Vice President from 2008. Mr. Wasow has over 30 years of experience in the resources and energy sectors, including as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Santos, and more than 20 years with BHP, including as Vice President, Finance.

Chris Thiris

Mr. Chris Thiris is Chief Financial Officer of Alumina Ltd. He has held this post since December 13, 2011. He joined Alumina Limited in September 2011 as Interim Chief Financial Officer and became Chief Financial Officer in December 2011. He is responsible for accounting, treasury, investor relations and taxation. Mr. Thiris has experience in finance and other management functions gained through senior roles he has held in Orchard Funds Limited and Coles Group Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration.

Stephen Foster

Mr. Stephen C. Foster is General Counsel, Company Secretary of Alumina Ltd. He is responsible for legal, company secretarial, shareholder services, insurance and human resources. He has a wide range of legal and commercial experience gained over 25 years, more recently at Village Roadshow and WMC Limited, after working with the legal firm of Arthur Robinson & Hedderwicks (now Allens Linklaters).

Chen Zeng

Mr. Chen Zeng is a Director of Alumina Ltd., since March 15, 2013. He is Vice Chairman and CEO of CITIC Resources Holdings Limited (a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company) and the Executive Chairman of CITIC Resources Australia Pty Ltd and its group of subsidiaries which, amongst other investments, hold a 22.5% interest in the Portland Aluminium Smelter joint venture. Mr. Zeng was a director of Macarthur Coal Limited from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Zeng is also a director of CITIC Dameng Holdings Limited and Marathon Resources Limited.

Peter Day

Mr. Peter Day is Non-Executive Director of Alumina Ltd effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Day has experience in the resources, finance and manufacturing sectors, having held a number of senior executive positions with Rio Tinto, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and Amcor. Mr. Day has a number of directorships and is currently a Director of Ansell, Federation Centres, Orbital Corporation and SAI Global.

Michael Ferraro

Mr. Michael Peter Ferraro is Non-Executive Director of Alumina Ltd effective February 5, 2014. Mr. Ferraro is currently joint head of the Corporate Group at Herbert Smith Freehills, a global law firm. He is also a member of the executive management team. Mr Ferraro has considerable experience in the resources sector and has 30 years of experience in joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, fund raising, and regulatory issues across a wide range of sectors and countries. Between 2008 and 2010 Mr Ferraro was Chief Legal Counsel at BHP Billiton Ltd, where he advised on a wide range of transactions and matters including global competition issues, compliance, corporate governance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. Mr Ferraro, who holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Melbourne University, spent four and a half years in investment banking as a corporate adviser and gained considerable experience in the commercial and financing aspects of large transactions.

Emma Stein

Ms. Emma Rachel Stein has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Alumina Limited., since February 3, 2011. Ms. Stein is currently Non-executive Director of Clough Limited (appointed July 2008), Non-executive Director for Diversified Utilities Energy Trust (June 2004), Non-executive Director for Programmed Maintenance Group (June 2010), Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (August 2011) and Transfield Services Infrastructure Fund (appointed October 2010 and resigned July 2011). 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 a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Chair of the Nomination Committee since 3 March 2011. She has considerable experience with industrial customers, international energy and utilities markets and investments in long life assets and projects. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Masters of Business Administration. She is Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ben Pitt

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

George Pizzey

376,123

Peter Wasow

--

Chris Thiris

857,013

Stephen Foster

800,461

Chen Zeng

--

Peter Day

--

Michael Ferraro

--

Emma Stein

--

Ben Pitt

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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