People: Boart Longyear Ltd (BLY.AX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barbara Jeremiah

62 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard O'Brien

60 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Jeffrey Olsen

2014 Chief Financial Officer

Fabrizio Rasetti

2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Bradley Baker

2008 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Kent Hoots

2013 Senior Vice President - Global Products and Global Supply Chain and IT

Alan Sides

2013 Senior Vice President - Global Drilling Services

David McLemore

2013 Executive Director

Paul Blewett

2008 Company Secretary

Jonathan Lewinsohn

2014 Director

Conor Tochilin

2014 Director

Bruce Brook

59 2007 Non-Executive Director

W. Peter Day

2014 Non-Executive Director

Roy Franklin

61 2010 Non-Executive Director

Tanya Fratto

53 2011 Non-Executive Director

Rex McLennan

2013 Non-Executive Director

Jay Clement

2014 Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

Barbara Jeremiah

Mrs. Barbara S. Jeremiah has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Boart Longyear Limited., since March 1, 2013. Barbara Jeremiah has been a Director of the Company since 1 October 2011 and was appointed Chair of the Board effective 1 March 2013. As at the date of this report, she is a member of the Finance Committee. On 18 February 2013, the Company announced that Ms. Jeremiah was appointed the Chair of the Board effective 1 March 2013. Ms. Jeremiah is a non-executive director of Allegheny Technologies, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange). She also serves on the board of three non-profit organisations in the United States. She has also served as a non-executive director of First Niagara Financial Group (NASDAQ) and EQT, Inc. (New York Stock Exchange). Ms. Jeremiah’s professional career includes several senior executive roles for Alcoa, Inc. She retired as Alcoa’s Executive Vice President for Corporate Development in 2009 and in that role was responsible for leading Alcoa’s worldwide acquisition and divestiture activity as well as its strategic analysis of its business. Prior to her corporate development responsibilities, she held several senior positions in Alcoa’s legal department, including corporate secretary and assistant general counsel. Ms. Jeremiah received her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and BA in Political Science from Brown University.

Richard O'Brien

Mr. Richard T. O'Brien is President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer on 1 April 2013. He brings over 25 years of operational, financial and leadership experience from the natural resources, energy and power industries. He was employed in various capacities between 2005 and March 2013 by NYSE-listed Newmont Mining Corporation, serving as President and CEO since 2007 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer prior to that time. Before Newmont Mining, Mr. O'Brien's executive roles included Chief Financial Officer of US-based natural gas utility company AGL Resources and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at PacifiCorp, an electric power company. Mr. O'Brien holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Chicago and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Lewis and Clark Law School. He has been a director of Xcel Energy Inc. since August 2012 and a director of Vulcan Materials Company since October 2008.

Jeffrey Olsen

Mr. Jeffrey Olsen is Chief Financial Officer of Boart Longyear Limited., effective April 1, 2014. Mr. Olsen has served as Chief Commercial Officer for Rio Tinto’s Iron & Titanium business since 2010. Prior to that time, he was Chief Financial Officer for Rio Tinto’s Borax and Minerals divisions for approximately eight years and held other financial roles at Rio Tinto for another six years earlier in his career. Mr. Olsen’s experience also includes financial roles at General Chemical Corporation and Xerox Corporation in the United States. Mr. Olsen holds a Bachelor’s of Arts from the University of Utah and a Masters of Business from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.

Fabrizio Rasetti

Mr. Fabrizio Rasetti is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Company Secretary of Boart Longyear Limited. Prior to joining Boart Longyear, he was a Segment General Counsel and Segment Vice-President for Business Development for NYSE-listed SPX Corporation and served in various other management roles during his nine-years there. Prior to SPX Corporation, he worked in the private law firms of Howrey & Simon and Towey & Associates in Washington, DC. Mr. Rasetti received his BS in Foreign Service and JD from Georgetown University.

Bradley Baker

Mr. Bradley (Brad) Baker has been Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Boart Longyear Limited., since June 2, 2008. Prior to joining Boart Longyear, he worked for Milacron Inc. for 17 years in a variety of operational, divisional and global human resources roles including Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Baker received his BA in Business from Bowling Green State University and his MBA from Xavier University.

Kent Hoots

Mr. Kent Hoots is Senior Vice President of Global Products and Global Supply Chain and IT of Boart Longyear Limited. He was appointed Senior Vice President of Global Products in January 2013 in addition to his responsibilities of Global Supply Chain and IT, which he took over in July of 2012. He joined Boart Longyear in April 2007 as Vice President – Asia Pacifi c located in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining Boart Longyear, Mr Hoots was employed by General Electric for over 20 years where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in both the Aviation and Energy divisions including Sourcing Director for GE’s Power Generation Operations, Asia Sourcing Director, Customer Quality Leader for GE Energy, and Quality Director for GE Energy’s European Operations. In addition, he has held several international positions including assignments in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Belfort, France and Shanghai, China. Mr. Hoots is a graduate of GE’s Manufacturing Management Program and received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University and his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Alan Sides

Mr. Alan Sides has been Senior Vice President - Global Drilling Services of Boart Longyear Limited., since January 2013. after successfully leading the Global Products division since 2010. He spent over 25 years with the General Electric Company in the energy business. Mr Sides was employed in various leadership capacities in both services and capital equipment globally. Just prior to joining Boart Longyear, he was the global commercial leader for the Aero Energy business in Houston, Texas, USA. Other positions included leading the commercial function in Asia Pacific for GE’s power generation business and leading the wind energy P&L in Asia from Beijing. Mr Sides has been responsible for leading sales, commercial and services activities for GE while located in Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, London and the USA. In addition, he has extensive acquisition integration experience having overseen over 20 integrations. Mr Sides received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and earned a Master’s of Business Administration from Emory University.

David McLemore

Mr. David McLemore is Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited. He was appointed a Director on 21 February 2007 and became Chairman of the Board on 23 August 2010. He became Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 3 October 2012, contemporaneously with the cessation of Mr Kipp’s employment and will serve in that additional capacity until a new chief executive officer is appointed. Mr. McLemore has resigned as Chairman of the Board effective 1 March 2013, but otherwise will remain on the Board. Mr. McLemore is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee and served as the Chairman of the Committee during part of the financial year, having held the chairmanship from 22 March 2010 until resigning the post on 1 March 2012. Mr. McLemore has more than 35 years of industrial and broad operational experience. He has held a number of positions with various Advent International portfolio companies for more than fifteen years and was involved with Advent International’s acquisition of the Boart Longyear Group from Anglo American plc. in 2005. Mr. McLemore served at various times as Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Boart Longyear Group from 2005 until 2007. He also served as a general manager of a General Electric Power Systems division from 1985 to 1997. Mr. McLemore received his BS from Oklahoma State University.

Paul Blewett

Mr. Paul Wesley Blewett has been Company Secretary of Boart Longyear Limited. since October 21, 2008. Prior to joining Boart Longyear, he was General Counsel and Company Secretary for Hills Industries Limited. Prior to Hills Industries, he held a number of positions with other Australian Securities Exchange listed companies, following private legal practice for eight years with the Lynch Meyer law firm in Adelaide, South Australia. Mr. Blewett received his LLB from the University of Adelaide in 1983.

Jonathan Lewinsohn

Mr. Jonathan Lewinsohn is Director of the Company. He is Senior Managing Director of Centerbridge.

Conor Tochilin

Mr. Conor S. Tochilin has been appointed as Director of Boart Longyear Limited., with effect from 18 December 2014. Mr. Tochilin joined Centerbridge as a Principal in 2013. Prior to his employment with Centerbridge, Mr. Tochilin was an Associate at TPG-Axon Capital Management in New York and London and a Business Analyst in McKinsey’s Corporate Finance Practice in New York. Mr. Tochilin holds an A.B. in Economics and Philosophy, magna cum laude, from Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Bruce Brook

Mr. Bruce Robert Brook has been Non-Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited., since February 21, 2007. He is Chairman of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee and a member of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee. Mr. Brook currently is Chairman of the Board of Programmed Group and a director of CSL Limited, the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation, the Deep Exploration Technologies Co-operative Research Centre and Newmont Mining Corporation (New York Stock Exchange). Mr. Brook is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Salvation Army (Southern Territory). Mr. Brook was the Chief Financial Officer of WMC Resources Ltd from 2002 to 2005 and has approximately 30 years of experience in various management roles, including Deputy Chief Financial Officer of ANZ Banking Group Limited, Group Chief Accountant of Pacific Dunlop Limited, General Manager, Group Accounting at CRA Limited and General Manager, Accounting and Services at Pasminco Limited. Mr. Brook gained his B. Comm and B. Accounting at the University of Witwatersrand and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

W. Peter Day

Mr. W. Peter Day is Non-Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited., effective February 25, 2014. He is also a member of the Company’s Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee. Mr. Day’s professional career includes senior executive roles in finance and general management in mining, manufacturing, food and financial services industries at companies including Bonlac Foods, Rio Tinto, CRA Limited and Comalco. He was Chief Financial Officer for Amcor for seven years until 2007. Mr. Day is a former Chairman of the Australian Accounting Standards Board and was Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission. He currently is Non-Executive Director of several ASX-listed companies, including Alumina, Ansell, Federation Centres, Orbital and SAI Global and is a member of the Takeovers Panel. He also participates in a number of public interest activities. Mr. Day’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) from Queen Victoria University in Manchester, England, and a Master of Administration from Monash University in Melbourne.

Roy Franklin

Mr. Roy Alexander Franklin, OBE, has been Non-Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited since October 15, 2010. He is the Chairman of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee and a member of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee. Mr. Franklin currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Keller Group PLC (London Stock Exchange) and a director of Santos Ltd (Australian Securities Exchange), Statoil ASA (Oslo Stock Exchange) and Cuadrilla Resources. He previously held directorships on a number of other corporate boards, including International Energy Group and Novera Energy. Mr. Franklin served as Chief Executive Officer of Paladin Resources from 1997 to 2006, was Managing Director of Clyde Petroleum from 1991 to 1997, and held a number of executive roles with British Petroleum earlier in his career. Mr. Franklin received his BS in Geology from the University of Southampton.

Tanya Fratto

Ms. Tanya Fratto has been Non-Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited., since June 1, 2011. She is Member of the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee. Ms. Fratto most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Innovations, a supplier of manufactured diamond, cubic boron nitride (CBN), and polycrystalline products, from 2004 and April 2011. Ms. Fratto also was an officer of the General Electric Company and held a number of leadership positions over more than 20 years there, including in general management, operations, sourcing, product management and marketing. Ms. Fratto received her BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Alabama.

Rex McLennan

Mr. Rex J. McLennan has been Non-Executive Director of Boart Longyear Limited., since August 24, 2013. His professional career includes senior executive finance roles in the resources and other industries, including serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Placer Dome, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Barrick Gold Company, and the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Most recently, Mr McLennan served as Chief Financial Officer for Viterra, Inc., a global agricultural products company primarily involved in the distribution, marketing and processing of grain and oilseeds, which was acquired by Glencore International in December 2013. He also has experience in the energy resources industry, having held progressive leadership roles earlier in his career at Imperial Oil Limited, Exxon’s Canadian public oil company. A Canadian citizen and resident, Mr McLennan is a non-executive director and chairs the audit committee for both Endeavour Silver Corporation (Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange) and European Uranium Resources Ltd. (Toronto Stock Exchange-V, Frankfurt). Mr. McLennan’s educational background includes a Master of Business Administration from McGill University in Finance/Accounting in 1979, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Economics from the University of British Columbia in 1974.

Jay Clement

Mr. Jay Clement is Vice President of Boart Longyear Limited. He was Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations and Investor Relations Contact Officer of Boart Longyear Limited His tenure with the Company spans seven years. He has over 20 years of experience in finance and treasury, including roles in commercial banking and with other manufacturing and service businesses with United States and foreign operations. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelors of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.

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