People: Molycorp Inc (MCP)

MCP on New York Consolidated

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1 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Constantine Karayannopoulos

53 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Geoffrey Bedford

47 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Micheal Doolan

61 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kevin Johnson

57 2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Douglas Jackson

52 2012 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Russell Ball

46 2010 Independent Director

Brian Dolan

73 2008 Independent Director

John Graell

59 2012 Independent Director

Charles Henry

76 2009 Independent Director

James Jackson

64 2014 Independent Director

Mark Kristoff

50 2008 Independent Director

Alec Machiels

2008 Independent Director

Michael Schwarzkopf

53 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Constantine Karayannopoulos

Mr. Constantine E. Karayannopoulos is Independent Chairman of the Board of Molycorp Inc., effective December 19, 2013. He is no longer Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective December 2, 2013. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2012, and has served as Vice Chairman and Director since June 2012. A professional engineer, he previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Neo Material Technologies, or Neo, from 2005 until Molycorp acquired Neo in June 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Karayannopoulos was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Neo, and also served as Vice President and General Manager of Neo's rare earths business unit and Vice-President, Sales. Before joining Neo, Mr. Karayannopoulos was a Manager of Business Development at Praxair Canada Inc., a manufacturer of industrial gases, and managed their new business acquisition efforts in Eastern Canada, as well as their commercial development activities in the Chemical, Petrochemical and Refining industries across Canada. From 1986 to 1994, he was in the Linde Division of Union Carbide Canada (now, Praxair Canada Inc.) as a Market Development Specialist, assuming successively more senior roles. Mr. Karayannopoulos is a Director of the Canada China Business Council, a Director of Lithium Americas Corp., and is a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Toronto's Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry. He holds Bachelor and Master of Applied Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

Geoffrey Bedford

Mr. Geoffrey R. Bedford has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Molycorp, Inc. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Neo Material Technologies until Molycorp acquired Neo Materials in June 2012. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of the Performance Materials Division of Neo Materials from 2005 to 2011, and as Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer, from 1999 to 2005. Mr. Bedford is a Canadian Chartered Accountant holding a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Business and Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

Micheal Doolan

Mr. Michael F. Doolan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Molycorp Inc., since June 2012. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of Neo from 2005 until 2012. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Falconbridge Limited of Toronto, a natural resources company involved in the exploration, mining, processing, and marketing of various metal and mineral products, since 2002, prior to its merger with Noranda, Inc. Mr. Doolan has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of financial management with specific experience in international mergers and acquisitions, offshore financing structures and international treasury management.

Kevin Johnson

Mr. Kevin W. Johnson is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Molycorp, Inc. He was the Company's Vice President and Deputy General Counsel from July 2011 to March 2013. From January 2004 through July 2011, he was a partner of Holland & Hart LLP, a law firm with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. From 1999 to 2003, he was Of Counsel to Holland & Hart. From 1985 to 1999, he was a lawyer for The Dow Chemical Company, a specialty Chemicals company, serving in various positions in the United States and Europe. Mr. Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in History and Government from Harvard University in 1980, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from the London School of Economics in 1983, and a Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1984. Mr. Johnson is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado.

Douglas Jackson

Mr. Douglas J. Jackson was Executive Vice President - Business Development of Molycorp Inc. He has been Vice President of Business Development since November 1, 2010. He was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Business Development and Sales/Marketing in June of 2011, and to the position of Executive Vice President of Business Development in June 2012. From 2002 to 2010, he was a private investor and in 2010 he founded and is the principal of Optimal Solutions SV LLC, a management consulting company. From 1988 to 2002, he was with Dyno Nobel, Inc., or Dyno, the operating subsidiary of Dyno Nobel ASA, a global commercial explosive supplier. Mr. Jackson held a variety of positions at Dyno, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer, where he had the responsibility for operations in North America and South America, while establishing new operations in the high growth markets of Latin America. Mr. Jackson started his career at Unocal Corporation, where his roles included Engineer-Chemical Sales/Service and District Sales Manager—Industrial Chemical Marketing. Mr. Jackson received his B.S. degree in engineering from Washington State University in 1983 and his MBA from California State University in 1988.

Russell Ball

Mr. Russell D. Ball is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since March 2010. Since July 2007, Mr. Ball has been the chief financial officer, and since October 2008, he has been an executive vice president and chief financial officer of Newmont Mining Corporation, a gold mining and production company. Before becoming chief financial officer, Mr. Ball held a variety of senior positions with Newmont Mining Corporation, including vice president and controller from 2004 until 2007. Mr. Ball is both a chartered accountant in South Africa and a certified public accountant in the United States.

Brian Dolan

Mr. Brian T. Dolan is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since September 2008. Until December 31, 2011, when he retired, Mr. Dolan served as a partner of Resource Capital Funds, a series of private equity funds investing in the mining and minerals industry, and RCF Management, L.L.C., a company that provides management services to the several Resource Capital Funds, from January 2002 until December 2011. Mr. Dolan is currently serving as a member of the board of directors of Tarn Drilling LLC (formerly Connors Drilling LLC), a provider of diamond drilling and reverse circulation drilling services to the mining industry. From 1970 to 2001, Mr. Dolan practiced law with the firm Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP of Denver, Colorado, specializing in natural resources law.

John Graell

Mr. John Graell is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since March 2012. Since 1992, Mr. Graell has served as the chief executive officer of Molibdenos y Metales S.A., or Molymet, a manufacturer and processor of molybdenum. Mr. Graell serves on the boards of directors of several private companies in the metals and mining industry. Mr. Graell also served as president of the International Molybdenum Association, a non-profit trade association, from 2001 through 2005. Mr. Graell holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Chile.

Charles Henry

Mr. Charles R. Henry is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since August 2009. Mr. Henry is currently the president of CRH, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in federal government acquisition issues, and has been associated with CRH, Inc. since its formation in 1993. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Henry was the chief operating officer of CEG Company, a producer of wiring harnesses for military vehicles. From October 2001 to January 2004, he organized and served as chief executive officer of the Veteran Corporation, a congressionally mandated non-profit organization designed to promote veteran business interests. He has served on the board of directors of Gaming Partners International, a gaming products company, since June 2006. In March 2013, he was appointed chairman of the board of directors of Imperatis, Inc., a service organization to America's defense, intelligence and civilian, as well as profit and non-profit, sectors. Mr. Henry is a retired two-star general who served 32 years in the U.S. Army. In 1990, Mr. Henry was chosen by the Bush Administration to consolidate all Department of Defense contract administration into one central business entity, resulting in increased efficiency and monetary savings.

James Jackson

Mr. James J. Jackson is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc. Until his retirement in 2005, Mr. Jackson was senior vice president and chief financial officer of MobiFon S.A., a cellular telephone provider in Romania and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vodafone Group plc, which purchased MobiFon from Telesystem Wireless International Inc. in 2005. As an employee of Telesystem Wireless International Inc., Mr. Jackson served in numerous senior financial roles from 1997 onwards, including, from July 2004 until the sale of Vodafone in 2005, as senior vice president corporate affairs, while he continued to act as MobiFon's senior vice president and chief financial officer. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Jackson was vice chairman, finance, for Quadrant Amroq Bottling Co. Ltd., a venture capital firm holding the franchise for Pepsi-Cola in Romania. Prior to that time, he worked for fifteen years at Alcan Aluminium Ltd., an aluminum manufacturer. Mr. Jackson served on the board of directors of Neo Materials from November 2005 until Neo Materials' acquisition by Molycorp in June 2012, and was chair of Neo Materials' audit committee from August 2009 until June 2012. He also served as Neo Materials' chairman from April 2008 until August 2009. Mr. Jackson currently serves as a board member, chair of the audit committee and lead independent director of Duluth Metals Limited, a director of Miocene Metals Limited and a member of the Supervisory Council of Bite Lietuva, a mobile telephone company based in Lithuania, serving Lithuania and Latvia. Mr. Jackson is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, a registered Certified Public Accountant in the United States and a certified director as a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mark Kristoff

Mr. Mark S. Kristoff is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since September 2008. Since April 2005, Mr. Kristoff has been the chief executive officer of the Traxys Group, a global metal trading, marketing and distribution company. Before becoming chief executive officer, Mr. Kristoff was the chief operating officer of the Traxys Group from its founding in January 2003 until April 2005. Prior to the formation of the Traxys Group, Mr. Kristoff was the president of Considar Inc., a ferroalloys supplier, from 1991 until 2003. Mr. Kristoff graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics in 1984.

Alec Machiels

Mr. Alec Machiels, J.D., is Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., since September 2008. Mr. Machiels has served as a partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P., a private equity fund manager, since May 2006. Prior to becoming a partner at Pegasus, Mr. Machiels was vice president from June 2004 until May 2006, and an associate from August 2002 until June 2004. Mr. Machiels served as a member of the board of directors of Coffeyville Resources, LLC, an oil refinery and ammonia plant in Coffeyville, Kansas, from 2003 until 2005, as well as a member of the board of directors of Merisant Worldwide, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of sugar substitute sweeteners, from 2005 until 2010. He has served on the board of directors of Traxys S.A., a metal trading and distribution company, since January 2006. He started his career as a financial analyst in the Financial Services Group at Goldman Sachs International in London and in the Private Equity Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York from July 1996 until June 1999. From July 2001 to July 2002, Mr. Machiels served as chief executive officer and chairman of Potentia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Machiels received a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2001. Mr. Machiels also received a masters in law from KU Leuven Law School in Belgium and a masters in international economics from Konstanz University in Germany.

Michael Schwarzkopf

Dr. Michael Schwarzkopf has been appointed as Independent Director of Molycorp Inc., effective August 7, 2013. Dr. Schwarzkopf presently serves as Chairman of the Executive Board of Plansee Holding AG (“Plansee”), a manufacturer of molybdenum, tungsten, tantalum and niobium components.

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