People: BHP Billiton PLC (BBL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jacques Nasser

65 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Andrew Mackenzie

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Graham Kerr

42 2012 Group Executive, Chief Financial Officer

Peter Beaven

46 2013 President - Copper

Tim Cutt

53 2013 President - Petroleum and Potash

Mike Fraser

2013 President - Human Resources

Daniel Malchuk

48 2013 President - Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel

Dalla Valle

54 2013 President - Coal

Jimmy Wilson

51 2013 President - Iron Ore

Karen Wood

57 2013 President - Public Affairs

Mike Henry

47 2013 Group Executive, Chief Marketing Officer, President - HSEC, Marketing and Technology

Geoff Healy

47 2013 Chief Legal Counsel

Jane McAloon

49 2013 President - Governance, Group Company Secretary

Malcolm Brinded

61 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Malcolm Broomhead

61 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Buchanan

70 2003 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Carlos Cordeiro

57 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Crawford

69 2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lawrence Davies

62 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Carolyn Hewson

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lindsay Maxsted

59 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Wayne Murdy

69 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Keith Rumble

59 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Schubert

69 2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Shriti Vadera

51 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Agar

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Biographies

Name Description

Jacques Nasser

Mr. Jacques Nasser is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of BHP Billiton Plc. Following a 33-year career with Ford Motor Company in leadership positions in Europe, Australia, Asia, South America and the United States, Mr Nasser served as a member of the Board of Directors and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company from 1998 to 2001. He has more than three decades of experience in large-scale global businesses and a decade of private equity investment and operating expertise. irector of 21st Century Fox (since June 2013). Non-executive advisory partner (since March 2010) of One Equity Partners (Partner from November 2002 until March 2010). Member of the International Advisory Council of Allianz Aktiengesellschaft (since February 2001). Former Director of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (from November 2002 to November 2012).

Andrew Mackenzie

Dr. Andrew Mackenzie, Ph.D., is Executive Officer, Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Mackenzie has over 30 years’ experience in oil and gas, petrochemicals and minerals. He joined BHP Billiton in November 2008 as Chief Executive Non-Ferrous and commenced as Chief Executive Officer in May 2013. Prior to BHP Billiton, Mr Mackenzie worked at Rio Tinto, where he was Chief Executive of Diamonds and Minerals, and BP, where he held a number of senior roles, including Group Vice President for Technology and Engineering, and Group Vice President for Chemicals. Director of the Grattan Institute (since May 2013). Director of the International Council on Mining and Metals (since May 2013). Former Director of Centrica plc (from September 2005 to May 2013).

Graham Kerr

Mr. Graham Kerr is Group Executive, Chief Financial Officer of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Kerr joined the Group in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2011. Prior to this, he was President of Diamonds and Specialty Products. Mr Kerr has worked in a wide range of finance, treasury and operational roles across the Group, and has held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Stainless Steel Materials, Vice President, Finance – BHP Billiton Diamonds and Finance Director for EKATI. In 2004, Mr Kerr left BHP Billiton for a two-year period, when he was General Manager Commercial for Iluka Resources Ltd.

Peter Beaven

Mr. Peter Beaven is President - Copper of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Beaven was appointed President, Copper in May 2013. Previously he was the President of Base Metals and prior to that appointment, in November 2010, President of BHP Billiton’s Manganese business, and Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Carbon Steel Materials. Mr Beavan joined BHP Billiton in 2003. He has wide experience across a range of regions and businesses in BHP Billiton and UBS Warburg.

Tim Cutt

Mr. Tim Cutt is President - Petroleum and Potash of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Cutt was appointed President, Petroleum and Potash in July 2013. He joined BHP Billiton in 2007 as the President of the Production Division in the Petroleum business. Mr Cutt was appointed to the position of President, Diamonds and Specialty Products in 2011. Before joining BHP Billiton, Mr Cutt had a successful 24-year career with ExxonMobil in roles of significant oil and gas responsibility, including President of ExxonMobil de Venezuela and President of Hibernia Management and Development Company.

Mike Fraser

Mr. Mike Fraser is President - Human Resources of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Fraser joined the Group Management Committee in August 2013 as President, Human Resources. He was previously Head of Group Human Resources. Before becoming Head of Human Resources, Mike was Asset President Mozal, based in Mozambique. He joined the Group in 1999. His previous roles with the Group included Human Resources Vice President for the Aluminium and Energy Coal businesses and for South Africa.

Daniel Malchuk

Mr. Daniel Malchuk is President - Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Malchuk was appointed President Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel in May 2013. Previously, he was the President of Minerals Exploration, a position he held from July 2012. He worked for the Company between 1996 and 1998 in BHP Copper, in the United States, and has held a number of roles in the Base Metals business since he rejoined BHP Billiton in 2002. In 2006, he took the role of Asset Leader Joint Ventures and a year later was appointed Vice President Strategy and Development in Base Metals.

Dalla Valle

Dean Dalla Valle is President - Coal of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Dalla Valle was appointed President, Coal in May 2013. He has 36 years’ experience in BHP Billiton, having joined the Group in January 1977. Mr Dalla Valle was previously the President of the Uranium business for three years and prior to that held the positions of Asset President, Olympic Dam, Asset President of the Cannington silver mine and Vice President Ports for Iron Ore. He was also the General Manager of the Appin, Tower and Westcliff Collieries for Illawarra Coal.

Jimmy Wilson

Mr. Jimmy Wilson has been appointed as President - Iron Ore of BHP Billiton PLC. He joined BHP Billiton in March 1991. He has had an extensive career in the mining industry, and held key managerial and operational roles throughout BHP Billiton including President, Energy Coal (2009 – 12) and President, Stainless Steel Materials (2007 – 09). Prior to these roles, Mr Wilson was President and Chief Operating Officer Nickel West, President and Chief Operating Officer Samancor Chrome and General Manager of Billiton’s Bayside Aluminium.

Karen Wood

Ms. Karen J. Wood is President - Public Affairs of BHP Billiton Plc. Ms Wood joined BHP Billiton in 2001. Her previous positions were Chief Governance Officer, Special Adviser and Head of Group Secretariat and Group Company Secretary. She assumed responsibility for Human Resources in 2007, when she was appointed Chief People Officer. On 27 August 2013 she handed her Human Resources accountabilities to Mike Fraser. In 2010 she assumed responsibility for Public Affairs. Before joining BHP Billiton, she was General Counsel and Company Secretary for Bonlac Foods Limited. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries.

Mike Henry

Mr. Mike Henry is the Group Executive, Chief Marketing Officer, President - HSEC, Marketing and Technology of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Henry joined the Group in 2003 and was appointed President, HSEC, Marketing and Technology in May 2013. Prior to this, he was Chief Marketing Officer. His earlier career with BHP Billiton included various business development and marketing roles, including Marketing Director for Petroleum, Marketing Director for Energy Coal and Freight and Vice President, Business Development for the Energy Coal Customer Sector Group. Prior to joining BHP Billiton, Mr Henry worked for Mitsubishi Corporation, where he held a number of commercial roles.

Geoff Healy

Mr. Geoff Healy is Chief Legal Counsel of BHP Billiton PLC. Mr Healy joined BHP Billiton as Chief Legal Counsel in June 2013. Prior to BHP Billiton, Mr Healy was a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills for 16 years, and a member of its global Council, and worked widely across its network of Australian and international offices. His core field of expertise is complex corporate and regulatory advisory work, risk management, investigations and disputes.

Jane McAloon

Ms. Jane F. McAloon is President - Governance, Group Company Secretary of BHP Billiton Plc. Ms McAloon was appointed to the Group Management Committee as President, Governance and Group Company Secretary in May 2013 after serving as Group Company Secretary since July 2007. Ms McAloon joined the BHP Billiton Group in September 2006 as Company Secretary for BHP Billiton Limited. Prior to joining BHP Billiton, she held the position of Company Secretary and Group Manager External and Regulatory Services in the Australian Gas Light Company. She previously held various Australian State and Commonwealth government positions, including Director General of the New South Wales Ministry of Energy and Utilities and Deputy Director General for the New South Wales Cabinet Office, as well as working in private legal practice. She is a Non-executive Director of Energy Australia, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a Director of the Australian War Memorial.

Malcolm Brinded

Mr. Malcolm Brinded, CBE, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Brinded served on the Royal Dutch Shell plc Board of Directors between 2002 and 2012. He had a 37 year career with the global oil and gas company working in the United Kingdom, Brunei, the Netherlands, and Oman. Between 2009 and 2012, Mr Brinded was the Executive Director of the Upstream International business. Prior to this role he served as Executive Director in charge of Shell's Exploration and Production business unit; Managing Director responsible for Gas and Power, Trading and IT; Shell UK Country Chairman and Upstream Managing Director of Shell UK. He has served as Chairman of the Shell Foundation (an independent UK-registered charity) since 2009, has been a Non-Executive Director of the Network Rail Board in the UK since 2010 and a Non-Executive Director of the global engineering company CH2M Hill since 2012. Mr. Brinded graduated from Cambridge University with a First Class degree in engineering. He is a Fellow of the UK Institutions of Civil and Mechanical Engineers and the UK Royal Academy of Engineering. He was formerly a UK Business Ambassador, and a member of the Nigerian Presidential International Investment Council, the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development and the Shanghai International Business Leaders' Advisory Council. In 2002, Mr Brinded was awarded the CBE for services to the UK Oil and Gas Industry.

Malcolm Broomhead

Mr. Malcolm W. Broomhead is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Broomhead has extensive experience in running industrial and mining companies with a global footprint and broad global experience in project development in many of the countries in which BHP Billiton operates. Mr Broomhead was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orica Limited from 2001 until September 2005. Prior to joining Orica, Mr Broomhead held a number of senior positions at North Limited, including Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer and, prior to that, held senior management positions with Halcrow (UK), MIM Holdings, Peko Wallsend and Industrial Equity. Chairman of Asciano Limited (since October 2009). Former Director of Coates Group Holdings Pty Ltd (from January 2008 to July 2013).

John Buchanan

Dr. John G. Buchanan, Ph.D., is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Educated at Auckland, Oxford and Harvard, Sir John has broad international business experience gained in large and complex international businesses. He has substantial experience in the petroleum industry and knowledge of the international investor community. Sir John has held various leadership roles in strategic, financial, operational and marketing positions, including executive experience in different countries. He is a former Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of BP, Treasurer and Chief Executive of BP Finance and Chief Operating Officer of BP Chemicals. Chairman of ARM Holdings Plc (UK) (since May 2012). Chairman of Smith & Nephew Plc (since April 2006) and former Deputy Chairman (from February 2005 to April 2006). Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (UK) (since May 2008). Member of Advisory Board of Ondra Bank (since June 2009).

Carlos Cordeiro

Mr. Carlos Cordeiro is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Cordeiro brings to the Board more than 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and financial advice to corporations, financial institutions and governments around the world. Mr Cordeiro was previously Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC. Advisory Director of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc (since December 2001). Non-executive Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC (since December 2001).

David Crawford

Mr. David Alexander Crawford is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Crawford has extensive experience in risk management and business reorganisation. He has acted as a consultant, scheme manager, receiver and manager and liquidator to very large and complex groups of companies. Mr Crawford was previously Australian National Chairman of KPMG, Chartered Accountants. Chairman of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited (since May 2012). Chairman of Lend Lease Corporation Limited (since May 2003) and Director (since July 2001). Former Chairman (from November 2007 to December 2011) and former Director (from August 2001 to December 2011) of Foster’s Group Limited.

Lawrence Davies

Mr. Lawrence Patrick Adrian Davies is Independent Non-Executive Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Davies has broad experience in the natural resources sector across a number of geographies, commodities and markets. From July 2005 until June 2011, Mr Davies was Chief Executive of Sasol Limited, an international energy, chemical and mining company with operations in 38 countries and listings on the Johannesburg and New York stock exchanges. Mr Davies began his career at Sasol in 1975 and held a number of diverse roles, including managing the group’s oil and gas businesses, before becoming Chief Executive in July 2005. He is a former Director of various Sasol Group companies and joint ventures. Former Director (from August 1997 to June 2011) and Chief Executive (from July 2005 to June 2011) of Sasol Limited

Carolyn Hewson

Ms. Carolyn Judith Hewson is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Ms Hewson is a former investment banker and has over 30 years’ experience in the finance sector. Ms Hewson was previously an Executive Director of Schroders Australia Limited and has extensive financial markets, risk management and investment management expertise. Ms Hewson is a former Director of Westpac Banking Corporation, AMP Limited, CSR Limited, AGL Energy Limited, the Australian Gas Light Company, South Australian Water and the Economic Development Board of South Australia. Director of Stockland Group (since March 2009). Director of BT Investment Management Limited (since December 2007). Member of the Advisory Board of Nanosonics Limited (since June 2007). Director of Australian Charities Fund Operations Limited (since June 2000). Director and Patron of the Neurosurgical Research Foundation (since April 1993). Trustee and Chairman of Westpac Buckland Fund (since January 2011) and Chairman of Westpac Matching Gifts Limited (since August 2011), together known as the Westpac Foundation. Former Director of Westpac Banking Corporation (from February 2003 to June 2012).

Lindsay Maxsted

Mr. Lindsay Philip Maxsted is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Maxsted is a corporate recovery specialist who has managed a number of Australia’s largest corporate insolvency and restructuring engagements and, until recently, continued to undertake consultancy work in the restructuring advisory field. He was the Chief Executive Officer of KPMG Australia between 2001 and 2007. Mr Maxsted is the Board’s nominated ‘audit committee financial expert’ for the purposes of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Rules, and the Board is satisfied that he has recent and relevant financial experience for the purposes of the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules and the UK Corporate Governance Code. Chairman of Westpac Banking Corporation (since December 2011) and a Director (since March 2008). Chairman of Transurban Group (since August 2010) and a Director (since March 2008). Director and Honorary Treasurer of Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute (since June 2005).

Wayne Murdy

Mr. Wayne W. Murdy, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Murdy has a background in finance and accounting, where he has gained comprehensive experience in the financial management of mining, oil and gas companies during his career with Getty Oil, Apache Corporation and Newmont Mining Corporation. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Newmont Mining Corporation from 2001 to 2007 and Chairman from 2002 to 2007. Mr Murdy is also a former Chairman of the International Council on Mining and Metals, a former Director of the US National Mining Association and a former member of the Manufacturing Council of the US Department of Commerce. Director of Weyerhaeuser Company (since January 2009). Former Director of Qwest Communications International Inc (from September 2005 to April 2011).

Keith Rumble

Mr. Keith Christopher Rumble is a Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Mr Rumble was previously Chief Executive Officer of SUN Mining, a wholly owned entity of the SUN Group, a principal investor and private equity fund manager in Russia, India and other emerging and transforming markets. Mr Rumble has over 30 years’ experience in the resources industry, specifically in titanium and platinum mining, and is a former Chief Executive Officer of Impala Platinum (Pty) Ltd and former Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium Inc in Canada. Mr Rumble began his career at Richards Bay Minerals in 1980 and held various management positions before becoming Chief Executive Officer in 1996.

John Schubert

Dr. John M. Schubert, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton PLC. Dr Schubert has considerable experience in the international oil industry, including at Chief Executive Officer level. Dr Schubert has had executive mining and financial responsibilities and was Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer International Limited for six years, where he operated in the building materials industry in 16 countries. Dr Schubert has experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestments, project analysis and management. He was previously Chairman and Managing Director of Esso Australia Limited and President of the Business Council of Australia.

Shriti Vadera

Baroness Shriti Vadera is Non-Executive Independent Director of BHP Billiton Plc. Baroness Vadera brings wide-ranging experience in finance, economics and public policy, as well as extensive experience of emerging markets and international institutions. In recent years, she has undertaken a number of international assignments, including advising on the Eurozone crisis and working with the Korean chair of the G20. Baroness Vadera was a Minister in the British Government from 2007 to 2009 in the Department for International Development, the Business Department and the Cabinet Office, where she was responsible for the response to the global financial crisis. She was on the Council of Economic Advisers, HM Treasury from 1999 to 2007 focusing on business and international economic issues. Prior to her time in the British Government, Baroness Vadera spent 14 years in investment banking at UBS Warburg, where she specialised in advisory work in emerging markets.

James Agar

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