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Century Aluminum Co (CENX.OQ)

CENX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Terence Wilkinson

69 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Bless

49 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Director

Jesse Gary

35 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michelle Harrison

39 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

John Hoerner

58 2014 Senior Vice President – North America Operations

Stephen Heyroth

2015 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Andrew Caplan

43 2012 Director

Errol Glasser

61 2015 Director

Daniel Goldberg

36 2011 Director

Jarl Berntzen

48 2006 Independent Director

Andrew Michelmore

65 2010 Independent Director

Peter Trpkovski

2015 Investor Relation Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Terence Wilkinson

Mr. Terence A. Wilkinson is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Century Aluminum Co. He is Director of Triland Metals Ltd. since 1998; Senior Independent Director of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Plc from May 2012 until October 2013 and Independent Director from September 2011 until October 2013. Mr. Wilkinson has valuable metals and mining experience by virtue of the many leadership positions he has held in the metals and mining industry, including as Chief Executive Officer of Ridge Mining Plc, Chief Executive Officer of the Lonrho Group's South African division and Director and Chief Operating Officer of Lonmin Plc. In addition, as a dual-citizen of South Africa and the United Kingdom, Mr. Wilkinson provides international perspective and diversity to the Board.

Michael Bless

Mr. Michael A. Bless has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Director of the Company effective December 2, 2016. He was President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Century Aluminum Co. He has been Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Century Aluminum Company since December 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2012; Acting President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2011 to February 2012; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2006 to October 2011. Prior to joining Century, Mr. Bless served as the Chief Financial Officer of Rockwell Automation, Inc. and was an investment banker at Dillon, Read & Co. Mr. Bless was elected to our Board of Directors on December 4, 2012. As the only management representative on our Board, Mr. Bless provides a unique perspective in Board discussions about the business and strategic direction of the Company. Mr. Bless has an expansive knowledge of the aluminum industry and global financial conditions. Prior to joining Century, Mr. Bless held a number of senior management positions at both public and private companies and investment banks. The Board benefits from his business insights and knowledge of the Company and the market it serves.

Jesse Gary

Mr. Jesse E. Gary is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Century Aluminium Co. He is Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from June 2010 to January 2013. Associate General Counsel from February 2010 to May 2010.

Michelle Harrison

Ms. Michelle M. Harrison is Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Century Aluminum Co. She is Vice President and Treasurer from February 2007 to December 2012. Treasurer since June 2006. Assistant Treasurer from November 2005 to June 2006. Corporate Financial Analyst from May 2000 to October 2005.

John Hoerner

Mr. John E. Hoerner is Senior Vice President – North America Operations of Century Aluminium Company, since March 2014. He also served as Vice President – North America Operations from September 2011 to March 2014. Prior to joining Century, Mr. Hoerner served as General Director of Finished Production for the Western Division of RUSAL from 2010 to August 2011 and Managing Director of Kubikenborg Aluminium in Sundsvall, Sweden (Kubal) from 2003 through 2010.

Stephen Heyroth

Mr. Stephen K. Heyroth is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of Century Aluminum Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Heyroth served as Controller for Surface Mining Manufacturing Operations at Joy Global Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of high-productivity mining solutions. Prior to that position, Mr. Heyroth served as General Auditor at Joy Global from November 2009 to May 2012. Prior to that position, Mr. Heyroth worked at KPMG, Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen. Mr. Heyroth holds an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Andrew Caplan

Mr. Andrew J. Caplan is Director of Century Aluminum Co. He is Head of the Aluminum Division of Glencore since June 2013; Manager of the Bauxite and Alumina Department of Glencore from 2007 to 2013. Director of the International Aluminum Institute. Mr. Caplan has extensive knowledge of the aluminum and alumina industries through his position as the Head of Glencore's Aluminum and Alumina Department and his many years of experience in the industry. The Board benefits from Mr. Caplan's significant commercial expertise in the alumina and aluminum markets.

Errol Glasser

Mr. Errol Glasser is Director of Century Aluminium Company. He was Partner and co-founder of Triangle Capital LLC since March 2005; Director of Regency Affiliates since 2002; Trustee of the Darrow School since 2007.

Daniel Goldberg

Mr. Daniel Goldberg is Director of Century Aluminum Co. He is a Asset and Investment Manager of the Aluminum and Alumina Department of Glencore since February 2005. Mr. Goldberg adds valuable expertise to our Board of Directors in the metals and mining industry by virtue of his experience as Asset and Investment Manager of the Aluminum and Alumina Department at Glencore. Mr. Goldberg provides extensive experience in all stages of aluminum production from alumina to aluminum production and marketing. In addition, as a South African citizen and a resident of Switzerland, Mr. Goldberg provides international perspective and diversity to the Board.

Jarl Berntzen

Mr. Jarl Berntzen is an Independent Director of Century Aluminum Co. He is Senior Director, Corporate Development of Dolby Laboratories since 2011; Director, Corporate Development of Rambus, Inc. from November 2010 to August 2011; Founder, Global Strategic Advisers, LLC from March 2009 to October 2010; Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Interlachen Capital Group from August 2008 through February 2009; Partner-Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, ThinkEquity Partners LLC from March 2006 to August 2008; Director of Universal Safety Response, Inc. from October 2007 to April 2009. Mr. Berntzen has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”), financial restructurings and corporate development activities, having served in senior M&A advisory positions at several international investment banks and advisory firms, including more than 10 years with Goldman, Sachs & Co., in addition to ThinkEquity Partners LLC and Barrington Associates. Mr. Berntzen's financial acumen, investment banking experience and international M&A and restructuring experience provides insight to the Board when considering Century's operational restructuring and growth and development objectives. Mr. Berntzen has been designated an “audit committee financial expert” as defined in the regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). In addition, Mr. Berntzen is a citizen of Norway and provides international perspective and diversity to the Board.

Andrew Michelmore

Mr. Andrew Gordon Michelmore is an Independent Director of Century Aluminum Co. He is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of MMG Limited (formerly known as Minmetals Resources) since December 2010; Chief Executive Officer of Minerals and Metals Group since June 2009; Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of OZ Minerals LTD from June 2008 to June 2009; Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Zinifex Limited from February 2008 to June 2008; Chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia since June 2013; Chairman of the International Zinc Association since October 2011; Deputy Chairman of the International Council on Mining and Metals since May 2013; Chairman of the Jean Hailes Foundation since 1996; and Chairman of Ormond College Council since 2003. Mr. Michelmore adds valuable metals and mining expertise to the Board by virtue of his experience as Chief Executive Officer of MMG Limited and previous experience as Chief Executive Officer of Zinifex, OZ Minerals, EN+ Group and WMC Resources. Mr. Michelmore also adds valuable engineering and international business experience to the Board by virtue of his positions as a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, the Institution of Engineers Australia and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a member of the Business Council of Australia. In addition, as an Australian citizen and having lived and worked in a number of different countries, Mr. Michelmore provides international diversity and perspective to the Board.

Peter Trpkovski