People: Alumina Ltd (AWC.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

George Pizzey

68 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Wasow

55 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Chris Thiris

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Foster

2002 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Andrew Wood

2013 Group Executive Strategy & Development

Chen Zeng

50 2013 Director

Peter Day

2014 Non-Executive Director

Michael Ferraro

2014 Non-Executive Director

Emma Stein

53 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).

Andrew Wood

Mr Andrew Wood is the Group executive Strategy & Development officer at Alumina Limited.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 and Sibelco.

Chen Zeng

Mr. Chen Zeng is a Director of Alumina Ltd., since March 15, 2013. He is Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC Resources Holding Limited (a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company) and the Executive Chairman of its wholly-owned subsidiary CITIC Resources Australia Pty Ltd. Mr Zeng is also a Director of CITIC Dameng Holdings Limited and a former Director of Marathon Resources Limited (resigned January 2014). Mr Zeng was a Director of Macarthur Coal Limited from 2007 to 2011. Mr Zeng has been a full time executive with CITIC Group Corporation for over 25 years. He has spent the majority of that time living and working in Australia. Accordingly, Mr Zeng has considerable knowledge of the Chinese market and a deep understanding of doing business in Australia.

Peter Day

Mr. Peter Day is Non-Executive Director of Alumina Ltd effective January 1, 2014. Mr Day has 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 Investment Commission. He is a former CFO of Amcor Limited.His experience is as a non-Executive Director of Ansell Limited (appointed August 2007), SAI Global Limited (appointed August 2008), Boart Longyear Limited (appointed February 2014), and a former Director of Federation Centres (appointed October 2009 and resigned February 2014) and Orbital Corporation Limited (appointed August 2007 and resigned February 2014).

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 Diversified Utilities Energy Trust (appointed June 2004), Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd (appointed June 2010), and Transpacific Industries Group Ltd (appointed August 2011). 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. Before joining Gaz de France she was UK Divisional Managing Director for British Fuels. Ms Stein has considerable experience with industrial customers, international energy and utilities markets and investments in long life assets and projects.

Ben Pitt

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

George Pizzey

364,309

Peter Wasow

184,586

Chris Thiris

893,865

Stephen Foster

733,602

Andrew Wood

468,702

Chen Zeng

133,605

Peter Day

--

Michael Ferraro

--

Emma Stein

--

Ben Pitt

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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