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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lourenco Goncalves

58 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

P. Kelly Tompkins

59 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Maurice Harapiak

54 2014 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

James Graham

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer

Terry Fedor

51 2014 Executive Vice President - United States Iron Ore

Terrence Mee

46 2014 Executive Vice President - Global Commercial

Clifford Smith

56 2014 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Timothy Flanagan

38 2012 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Douglas Taylor

51 2014 Lead Independent Director

John Baldwin

59 2014 Independent Director

Robert Fisher

61 2014 Independent Director

Susan Green

56 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Rutkowski

61 2014 Independent Director

James Sawyer

59 2014 Independent Director

Michael Siegal

63 2014 Independent Director

Gabriel Stoliar

61 2014 Independent Director

Paul Finan

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Lourenco Goncalves

Mr. Lourenco Goncalves is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Goncalves brings more than 30 years of experience in the metals and mining industries, as well as extensive board experience, in the United States and abroad. Mr. Goncalves earned a Masters of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and a Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Military Institute of Engineering in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2014; chairman, president and chief executive officer of Metals USA Holdings Corp., an American manufacturer and processor of steel and other metals from May 2006 through April 2013; president, chief executive officer and a director of Metals USA Inc. from February 2003 through April 2006. Prior to Metals USA, Mr. Goncalves served as president and chief executive officer of California Steel Industries, Inc. from March 1998 to February 2003.

P. Kelly Tompkins

Mr. P. Kelly Tompkins is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Executive Vice President - External Affairs & President - Global Commercial of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Mr. Tompkins was appointed chief administrative officer for the Company in July 2013 with executive responsibility for the organization's varied global administrative management functions. These functions support both mining operations and the corporate office with respect to critical business, reputational and risk issues as well as legal and regulatory compliance. Specifically, Mr. Tompkins oversees strategy and business development, public and government affairs, legal and environmental affairs as well as risk and internal audit. In addition, he has established relationships with the Company's investment community. Mr. Tompkins joined Cliffs in May 2010, having previously been executive vice president and chief financial officer for RPM International Inc., a NYSE-listed, global specialty chemical company. Prior to becoming RPM's chief financial officer, Mr. Tompkins served as RPM's chief administrative officer and previously as its general counsel. Before joining RPM in 1996, he held various legal and management positions with Cleveland-based Reliance Electric Company and Exxon Corporation in Houston, Texas including product marketing, business development, and investor relations. Mr. Tompkins currently is currently engaged with a number of organizations in Northeast Ohio and a member of many not-for-profit boards.

Maurice Harapiak

Mr. Maurice D. Harapiak is the Executive Vice President of Human Resources of the Company. He served as Regional Director, Human Resources - Barrick Gold of North America, a gold mining company (November 2011 - June 2014); Senior Director, Human Resources, Capital Projects - Barrick Gold Corporation, a gold mining company (November 2007 - November 2011).

James Graham

Mr. James D. Graham is the Executive Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. He served as Vice President (January 2011 - October 2014); General Counsel - Global Operations (January 2011 - March 2013); Assistant General Counsel (April 2007 - December 2010).

Terry Fedor

Mr. Terry G. Fedor is the Executive Vice President - United States Iron Ore of the Company. He served as Vice President (February 2011 - January 2014); Vice President and General Manager (March 2005 - February 2011) of ArcelorMittal Cleveland, a fully integrated steelmaking facility.

Terrence Mee

Mr. Terrence R. Mee is the Executive Vice President - Global Commercial of the Company. He served as Vice President, Global Iron Ore Sales (February 2014 - October 2014); Senior Vice President, Global Iron Ore Sales (March 2012 - February 2014); Senior Vice President, Global Iron Ore & Metallic Sales (January 2011 - March 2012); Vice President, Sales and Transportation (September 2007 - January 2011).

Clifford Smith

Mr. Clifford T. Smith is Executive Vice President - Business Development of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President, Seaborne Iron Ore (Jan. 2014-present); Executive Vice President, Global Operations (July 2013-January 2014); Executive Vice President, Global Business Development (March 2013-July 2013); Senior Vice President, Global Business Development (January 2011-March 2013); Vice President, Latin American Operations (September 2009-January 2011); and General Manager-Business Development (October 2006-September 2009) .

Timothy Flanagan

Mr. Timothy K. Flanagan is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. He has served as Assistant Controller (Feb. 2010-March 2012); Director, Internal Audit (April 2008-Feb. 2010); and Senior Manager for Protiviti, a global consulting firm specializing in business and risk consulting and internal audit (May 2003-April 2008).

Douglas Taylor

Mr. Douglas Taylor is Lead Independent Director of the Board of the company since August, 2014. He was Managing Partner of Casablanca Capital LP, a hedge fund, since 2010; managing director at Lazard Freres, a leading financial advisory and asset management firm, from 2002 to 2010; chief financial officer and director at Sapphire Industrials Corp., from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Taylor's extensive financial and strategic advisory investment experience, including advising public companies, is invaluable to Cliffs. Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from McGill University and a Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.

John Baldwin

Mr. John T. Baldwin is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Baldwin is former director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Metals USA, a provider of a wide range of products and services in the heavy carbon steel, flat-rolled steel, specialty metals, and building products markets, from January 2006 to April 2013; senior vice president and chief financial officer of Graphic Packaging Corporation, 2003 to 2005. . Baldwin's experience as a former Audit Committee Chairman and retired Chief Financial Officer with over twenty-five years of increasing financial responsibility. Mr. Baldwin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston and J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. Mr. Baldwin has worked abroad for several years and has a broad range of experience structuring and negotiating complicated financial and M&A transactions.

Robert Fisher

Mr. Robert P. Fisher, Jr. is an Independent Director of the company since 2014. Mr. Fisher was President and chief executive officer of George F. Fisher, Inc., a private investment company that manages a portfolio of public and private investments, since 2002. Mr. Fisher served in various positions with Goldman, Sachs & Co., an American multinational investment banking firm, from 1982 until 2001, eventually serving as Managing Director and head of its Canadian Corporate Finance and Canadian Investment Banking units for eight years and then as head of Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Mining Group. During Mr. Fisher's tenure at Goldman, Sachs & Co., he worked extensively with many of the leading North American metals and minings companies, and also served as the head of Goldman's Investment Banking Mining Group. Mr. Fisher has vast experience in the investment and finance industries which included advising the boards of numerous public companies. Mr. Fisher has served on the Audit Committee, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as chair of the Human Resources Committee of CML Healthcare, Inc. Mr. Fisher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts degree in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University.

Susan Green

Ms. Susan M. Green is Independent Director of the Company. She served as Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Congress Office of Compliance, which enforces the labor and employment laws for the Legislative Branch, from November 2007 through September 2013. Prior to that position, Ms. Green held several appointments in the U.S. Department of Labor during the Administration of President Bill Clinton (1999-2001), and served as Chief Labor Counsel for then-Senator Edward M. Kennedy (1996-1999).Ms. Green was originally proposed as a nominee for the Board by the USW pursuant to the terms of our 2004 labor agreement. Ms. Green has served as both a labor organizer and as an attorney representing organized labor. Ms. Green brings her diverse experiences as labor attorney and an alternative point of view to our Board. Ms. Green received her J.D. from Yale Law School and an A.B. from Harvard College.

Joseph Rutkowski

Mr. Joseph A. Rutkowski, Jr. is an Independent director of the company since 2014. He was Principal of Winyah Advisors LLC, a management consulting firm, since 2010; former executive vice president of Nucor Corporation (“Nucor”), the largest steel producer in the United States, from 1998 to 2010; various previous capacities at Nucor that included: manager of melting and casting at the Nucor steel division from 1991 to 1992; general manager from 1992 to 1998; vice president from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Rutkowski has over 30 years of experience in the steel industry, including 12 years of service as executive vice president of Nucor. Mr. Rutkowski holds a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanics and Materials Science from Johns Hopkins University.

James Sawyer

Mr. James S. Sawyer is an Independent Director of the company since 2014. He is Former chief financial officer of Praxair Inc., the largest industrial gases company in North and South America, from 2000 to 2013; executive vice president of Praxair Inc., from November 2006 to December 2013. Mr. Sawyer was listed as one of the 25 best Chief Financial Officers of 2012 by the Wall Street Journal; he was also named Senior Financial Officer of the year by Chemical Week magazine in 2003 and received the Institutional Investor Chief Financial Officer of the Year award in 2004. Mr. Sawyer holds an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and a master’s degree from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Michael Siegal

Mr. Michael D. Siegal is an Independent Director of the Company effective September 16, 2014. Mr. Siegal is Chairman and chief executive officer of Olympic Steel, Inc., a publicly traded company since 1994, focused on the value-added processing of flat rolled and tubing metal products, since 1984. Under Mr. Siegal’s leadership, Olympic Steel Inc. experienced consistent growth and has been transformed from a family-owned steel distributor to a publicly traded fully integrated, value added processor and supply chain manager serving the outsourcing needs of America’s largest manufacturers. Olympic Steel, Inc. has grown from $35 million to more than $1 billion in revenues. Mr. Siegal received his Bachelor of Science degree from Miami University.

Gabriel Stoliar

Mr. Gabriel Stoliar is an Independent Director of the company since 2014. Mr. Stoliar is Managing partner of Studio Investimentos, an asset management firm focused on Brazilian equities, since 2009; chairman of the board of directors of Tupy S.A., a foundry and casting companies, since 2009; board of directors of Knijnik Engenharia Integrada, an engineering company, since 2013; board of directors of LogZ Logistica Brasil S.A., a ports logistic company, since 2011; chief financial officer and head of investor relations and subsequently as Executive Director of Planning and Business Development at Vale S.A., a Brazilian multinational diversified metals and mining company, from 1997 to 2008. Mr. Stoliar brings to the Board his vast experience in and relating to the metals and mining industries along with his extensive experience serving on various boards of directors. Mr. Stoliar holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Universdade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, a post graduate degree in Production Engineering with focus in Industrial Projects and Transportation from the Universdade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and an Executive MBA from PDG-SDE/RJ.

Paul Finan

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