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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gareth Penny

53 2013 Chairman of the Board, Independent Non-Executive Director

Vladimir Potanin

55 2015 President - Chairman of the Management Board

Andrey Bugrov

63 2015 Deputy Chairman of the Board, Member of the Management Board, Vice President

Sergey Malyshev

2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Head of Economy and Finance Unit

Sergey Dyachenko

54 2015 Member of the Management Board, First Vice President - Director of Operations

Pavel Fedorov

42 2015 Member of the Management Board, First Vice President - Managing Director

Marianna Zakharova

40 2016 Non-Executive Director, First Vice President - Head of Corporate, Equity and Legal Affair Unit

Elena Bezdenezhnykh

42 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - State Secretary - Head of Corporate Governance, Asset Management and Legal Unit

Sergey Batekhin

50 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Head of Sales, Commerce and Logistics Unit

Larisa Zelkova

46 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - HR, Social Policy and Public Relations

Onik Aznauryan

46 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Nonindustrial Assets and Power Supply Management

Vladislav Gasumyanov

57 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Head of the Security Unit

Elena Kondratova

44 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Chief of Staff

Nina Plastinina

55 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Director of Internal Control Department

Aleksandr Ryumin

60 2015 Member of the Management Board, Vice President - Director of the Polar Division

Sergey Barbashev

53 2011 Non-Executive Director

Aleksey Bashkirov

39 2013 Non-Executive Director

Rushan Bogaudinov

39 2015 Non-Executive Director

Stalbek Mishakov

45 2012 Non-Executive Director

Maksim Sokov

37 2010 Non-Executive Director

Vladislav Solovev

43 2013 Non-Executive Director

Sergey Bratukhin

44 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Edwards

50 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrey Korobov

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cornelis Johannes Prinsloo

51 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vladimir Zhukov

42 2013 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Gareth Penny

Mr. Gareth Peter Penny has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. He has been Independent Non-Executive Member of the Company's Board of Directors at the Company since June 6, 2013. In March 2013, he was appointed Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. Since 2012, he has been Executive Chairman of New World Resources Plc. From 2011 to 2012, he was General Director of AMG Mining. Previously, he served as General Director of De Beers. Mr. Penny gained Master of Arts degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from University of Oxford in 1985.

Vladimir Potanin

Mr. Vladimir Olegovich Potanin has served as President - Chairman of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO since June 2015. From December 17, 2012 until June 2015, he acted as General Director - Chairman of the Management Board. Prior to that, until December 26, 2008, he occupied the post of Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. In 1983–1990 he worked in the USSR Ministry of Foreign Trade. In 1990 he became the President of the Interros Foreign Trade Association. From 1992 to 1993, he was Vice-president and then the President of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank International Company for Finance and Investments (MFK), and in 1993, he became the President of the United Export Import Bank (UNEXIM BANK). From August 14, 1996 till March 17, 1997 Mr. Potanin was appointed the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Government. Mr. Potanin also headed about 20 federal and governmental commissions. While working for the Government of Russia, Mr. Potanin was also Russia’s manager at the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. Since May 1997 he has been the President of UNEXIM BANK. Since May 26, 1998, due to the reorganization of the UNEXIM – MFK-Renaissance Group, Mr. Potanin holds the positions of the President and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Interros Company. He is also a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the commission for developing of charity and NGO legislation improving; member of scientific and advisory council at the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation; Chairman of the National Council on Corporate Governance; member of Social council at the Ministry of Defence of Russia; member of the bureau of The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers). In 1983, Mr. Potanin graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), specialized in International Economy. He was awarded with a number of orders.

Andrey Bugrov

Mr. Andrey Evgenevich Bugrov has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. Since October 2015 he has occupied the post of the Company's Vice President. Since April 26, 2013 he has been Member of the Management Board at the Company. Between June and October 2015 he acted as the Company's Vice President - Government and Investor Relations. From April 26, 2013 until June 2015 he served as Deputy General Director for Government and Investor Relations. He was previously, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Company (from June 21, 2011 to March 11, 2013). He joined the Board of Directors at the Company as Non-Executive Member in 2002. He acted as Member of the Audit Committee at the Company between March 25, 2013 and July 1, 2014. He was also Member of the Budget Committee at the Company from March 25, 2013 until July 23, 2013. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Prof-Media Management OOO; Deputy General Director, Member of the Management Board at Kholdingovaya Kompaniya Interros; Chairman of the Management Board of the Fund Byuro ekonomicheskogo analiza, as well as Member of the Board of Directors at Altpoint Equity Partners LLC. He occupied various positions within number of other companies. He was Member of the Board of Directors at Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., Territorial’naya generiruyushchaya kompaniya No1 OAO, Silovye Mashiny-LMZ, ZTL OAO; Director at AIG-INTERROS RCF, LTD and at AIG-INTERROS ADVISOR, LTD, among others. Mr. Bugrov graduated with M.A. degree in International Economics with First Class Honors Awarded university scholarship for distinction from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). He holds a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree.

Sergey Malyshev

Mr. Sergey Gennadevich Malyshev has served as Vice President - Head of Economy and Finance Unit at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since June 2015. He has been Member of the Company's Management Board since April 26, 2013. Between March 20, 2013 and June 2015 he served as Deputy General Director - Head of Economy and Finance Unit at the Company. From 1993 to 1998 he held different management occupations in the Finance sphere. Between 1998 and 2009 he was Deputy General Director for Economy and Finance of CJSC LUKOIL-Neftekhim, managing company of Russian and foreign petrochemical assets of LUKOIL. From 2009 to 2013 he acted as CFO, First Deputy CEO - CFO of OJSC Energostroyinvest Holding. Mr. Malyshev graduated from Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation. He also graduated from Moscow State Textile University in 1993.

Sergey Dyachenko

Mr. Sergey Anatolevich Dyachenko holds the position of Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel’ PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel’ OAO). Since June 2015 he has been the Company's First Vice President - Director of Operations. Between February 2014 and June 2015, he occupied the post of the Company's First Deputy General Director - Director of Operations. From July 15, 2013 to February 2014, he occupied the post of the Company's Deputy General Director for Production. Prior to joining the Company, he held various managerial positions at Kazakhmys, as well as at De Beers and Rio Tinto. Mr. Dyachenko graduated from Plekhanov Russian Economic University in 1984, majoring in Mining Engineering. In 2004, he also gained a Masters degree from University of Pretoria.

Pavel Fedorov

Mr. Pavel Sergeevich Fedorov has held the position of Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since April 26, 2013. Since June 2015, he ahs occupied the post of the Company's First Vice President - Managing Director. Between February 2014 and June 2015 he acted as First Deputy General Director - Managing Director at the Company. He was appointed Deputy General Director for Strategy and Business Development at the Company on April 26, 2013. Previously, he acted as the Company's Deputy General Director for Strategy and Business Development. From 2013 to 2014, he was Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation. From 2010 to 2012, he served as First Vice-President, of NK Rosneft' OAO for Finance and Strategy. Between 2007 and 2010, he was Managing Director and Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley (Moscow). From 2006 to 2007, he was Managing Director, UBS (Moscow). From 1998 to 2005, he acted as Executive Director, Vice President, Morgan Stanley (London). Mr. Fedorov graduated from Novosibirsk State University in 1995. Mr. Fedorov also gained Master's degree from University of Washington in 1998.

Marianna Zakharova

Ms. Marianna Aleksandrovna Zakharova has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since June 28, 2010. Since February 2016 she has been the Company's First Vice President - Head of Corporate, Equity and Legal Affair Unit. Between 2015 and February 2016 she was First Vice President - Head of Corporate, Property and Legal Affair Unit of the Company. From March 25, 2013 until 2015 she was Member of the Company’s Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee and from July 1, 2014 until 2015, she was Member of the Company's Audit Committee . She acted as Chairwoman of the Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company until March 11, 2013. In July 23, 2013, she became Member of the Budget Committee at the Company. Between 2010 and 2015, she served as Member of the Management Board and Deputy General Director for Legal Issues at Kholdingovaya Kompaniya Interros. Since 2009 to 2010, she acted as Member of the Board of Directors at AKB Rosbank OAO. Between 2008 and 2010, she occupied the same post at KhK Interros ZAO. From 2004 to 2010, she served as Director of Law Department at KhK Interros ZAO. Ms. Zakharova graduated with honors with a Masters degree in Jurisprudence from Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in 2000.

Elena Bezdenezhnykh

Ms. Elena Stepanovna Bezdenezhnykh has held the position of Member of the Management Board of GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since September 6, 2012. Since October 2015 she has been the Company's Vice President - State Secretary - Head of Corporate Governance, Asset Management and Legal Unit. From June until October 2015 she served as Vice President - Head of Corporate Governance, Asset Management and Legal Unit at the Company. Since March 2012, she has occupied the post of the Company’s Deputy General Director - Head of Corporate Governance, Asset Management and Legal Unit. Her responsibilities include judicial defense of the Company’s rights as well as those of its subsidiaries and affiliates, forming the corporate pecuniary policy, ensuring the circulation of the Company’s securities and financial derivatives on the regulated and OTC securities markets. Prior to that, in 2008, she was appointed Director of Legal Department of the Company. She started working in 1995 for Zavenyagin Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine, climbing the ladder of service from legal adviser to Director of Corporate and Legal Department. Ms. Bezdenezhnykh graduated from Krasnoyarsk State University with a degree in Jurisprudence.

Sergey Batekhin

Mr. Sergey Leonidovich Batekhin holds the position of Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy Nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy Nikel' OAO). Since June 2015 he has occupied the post of the Company's Vice President - Head of Sales, Commerce and Logistics Unit. Until June 2015 he served as Deputy General Director - Head of Sales, Commerce and Logistics Unit at the Company. Prior to that, he was appointed to the position of Deputy General Director - Head of Marketing, Procurement, Inventory and Transport Logistics Unit at GMK Noril’skiy Nikel’ OAO on January 15, 2013. On January 22, 2013, he was appointed Member of the Management Board of the Company. He is overseeing the Logistics, and Procurement Department as well as Sales. From December 26, 2008 until June 30, 2009, he occupied the post of Member of the Company’s Board of Directors. In 2008, he also acted as First Deputy General Director - Managing Director at the Company. Prior to this, he was General Director at GMK Noril’skiy Nikel’ OAO. Additionally, since 2012, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Interport. Between 2009 and 2012, he held the same position at Roza Khutro. In 2009, he was Member of the Board of Directors at Continental Hockey League and OGK-3 OAO. During his professional career, he also occupied the post of Member of the Board of Directors at Polyus Zoloto OAO, Kaluzhskiy turbinnyi zavod, as well as Plug Power Inc. and at Silovye mashiny OAO. From 2005 until 2010, he was General Director at Interros. Mr. Batekhin graduated from Military University of the Russian Ministry of Defense in 1987. In 1998, he also gained a degree in Finance & Credit from Plekhanov Russian Economic University. He holds an MBA degree and Candidate's degree in Economic Sciences.

Larisa Zelkova

Ms. Larisa Gennadevna Zelkova has served as Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since January 22, 2013. Since October 2015 she has been the Company's Vice President - HR, Social Policy and Public Relations. Between June and October 2015 she served as Vice President for Social Policy and Public Relations at the Company. From April 26, 2013 until June 2015 she was Deputy General Director for Social Policy and Public Relations of the Company. She has also been . She held the post of Deputy General Director - Head of Social Policy and Public Relations Unit at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO from January 15, 2013 to April 26, 2013. She is supervising the Company’s HR Department, Labor Engineering and Staff Motivation Division, Social Programs and Corporate Events Division as well as the Press Service. She is General Director of the non-profit charitable organization Vladimir Potanin Charity Fund and Member of the Board of Directors at ProfMedia Holding. From 2010 to March 11, 2013, she occupied the post of Non-Executive Member of the Company’s Board of Directors. From 1998 to 2013 she was Deputy General Director-Director of the Public Relations Development Department at Kholdingovaya Kompaniya Interros. Ms. Zelkova graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1991.

Onik Aznauryan

Mr. Onik Erikovich Aznauryan has held the position of Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since April 26, 2013. Since June 2015 he has occupied the post of the Company's Vice President for Nonindustrial Assets and Power Supply Management. Until June 2015 he served as Deputy General Director for Nonindustrial Assets and Power Supply Management at the Company. Since 2010, he combined the position in Rosgosstrakh with the position of General Director of OJSC North Port. Since 2009 he has been Vice-President, Member of the Management Board, Head of the President's Office of Rosgosstrakh. Since 2006 he has served as CEO of MC LITER management company, construction projects and warehousing and transportation logistics facilities management. From 2012 to 2013, he acted as CEO of OJSC Energostroyinvest Holding. Between 1995 and 2006 - ROSH GROUP International investment fund, from the position of the project manager to senior vice-president for business development. He Started his career in 1990 as deputy director for economy of SINA joint venture. In 1992 Mr. Aznauryan graduated from Yerevan State Polytechnic University (currently State Engineering University of Armenia), majoring in Automatic Control Systems.

Vladislav Gasumyanov

Mr. Vladislav Ivanovich Gasumyanov has held the position of Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since July 9, 2014. Since October 2015 he has been Vice President - Head of the Security Unit. Between June and October 2015 he served as Vice President - Corporate Security Directorate, Director – Head of the Security Unit at the Company. From 2014 until June 2015, he was the Company's Corporate Security Directorate, Director – Head of the Security Unit. From 2009 until 2012, he occupied the post of Deputy Head of the Department for Interregional and Cultural Relations with Foreign States of the President of the Russian Federation. Between December 2008 and March 2009, he served as Acting Chief of the Federal Agency for State Reserves. From 2004 and 2008, he was Deputy Chief of the Federal Agency for State Reserves, and from 2003 until 2004, he acted as State Secretary - Deputy General Director at Federal Agency for State Reserves. Mr. Gasumyanov graduated from Kiev International University of Civil Aviation in 1983, as well as from North-West Institute of Management at The Russian Federal Academy of the Civil Service under the President of Russia (RAGS) in 2002.

Elena Kondratova

Ms. Elena Alekseevna Kondratova has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since July 9, 2014. Since October 2015 she has occupied the post of the Company's Vice President - Chief of Staff. Between 2013 and October 2015, she was Chief of Staff at the Company. Between 1998 and 2003, she held various positions at Kholdingovaya kompaniya Interros ZAO. Ms. Kondratova graduated in psychology from Moscow State Pedagogical University.

Nina Plastinina

Ms. Nina Mikhaylovna Plastinina has served as Member of the Management Board at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since January 22, 2013. Since June 2015 she has been the Company's Vice President - Director of Internal Control Department. Between January 15, 2013 and June 2015, she occupied the post of the Company’s Director of Internal Control Department. Since 2009, she has been Member of the Board of Directors of Roza Khutor. Since 2008, she has occupied the post of Director of Financial Department at Interros. From 2010 to 2011, she was Member of the Board of Directors of Stavropol Broiler. Between 2009 and 2011, she held the same post at Argos, and from 2010 to 2011 at Stavropol Broiler. From 2009 to 2010, she acted as Member of the Board of Directors of ProfMedia Holding. From 2005 to 2007, she was Financial Director of Natinal Cable Networks Group and OJSC Mostelecom. From 2000 to 2005, she acted as Financial Director of CJSC Komkor – TV, OJSC Moscow Telecommunication Corporation KOMKOR. From 1995 to 2000, she served as Financial Director of Moscow Telecommunication (GTS Group); Deputy Fiancial Director of Teleross. Between 1994 and 19095, she was Head Accountant of Sprint Group (Global One). Ms. Plastinina graduated from Moscow Chemical Machinery Construction Institute (currently Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering) with a degree of Mechanical Engineer. She also gained a postgraduate degree from Bauman Moscow Technical Institute in Economics and Organization of Production Operations.

Aleksandr Ryumin

Mr. Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Ryumin has served as Member of the Management Board of GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since January 22, 2013. Since June 2015 he has been the Company's Vice President - Director of the Polar Division. Between November 26, 2012 and June 2015 he occupied the post of the Company’s Director of the Polar Division. Prior to that, from 2008 to November 2012 he held the post of Head of Production Management Department at the Company. From 2004 to 2008, he acted as General Director of OJSC Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company. In 2004, he was Advisor to First Deputy General Director, Advisor to General Director of MMC Norilsk Nickel, Moscow. Between 1994 and 2004, he served as Deputy Chief Engineer for Production, Head of Smelting Shop of Copper Plant, Director of Copper Plant, Deputy General Director - Chief Engineer, Deputy General Director for Technology Development - Chief Engineer of the Polar Division, First Deputy General Director of the Polar Division, First Deputy General Director of the Polar Division - First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel. In 1994, he was Director of CJSC Trasstroy, Ekaterinburg. In 1978 Mr. Ryumin majored in Engineering and Metallurgy (Non-Ferrous Metals) from Urals Polytechnic Institute named after S.M. Kirov (Ural State Technical University).

Sergey Barbashev

Mr. Sergey Valentinovich Barbashev has served as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2011. On March 25, 2013 he was appointed Member of the Company's Budget Committee. He is also Member of the Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Apart from his current duties at the Company, he has served as General Director and Chairman of the Management Board at Holding Company Interros ZAO, since 2008. Prior to this, between 2003 and 2008, he was Deputy General Director at this same company. Mr. Barbashev graduated in Law from Moscow University of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation.

Aleksey Bashkirov

Mr. Aleksey Vladimirovich Bashkirov has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. Since June 21, 2016 he has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He is also Member of the Company’s Strategy Committee. Between March 2013 and June 21, 2016 he was Chairman of the Company's Budget Committee. Apart from his current duties at the Company, he acts as Director for Investments and Assets Management at INTERROS. Since 2011, he also has been its Member of the Management Board. Between 2009 and 2014, he acted as Member of the Board of Directors at Prof-Media Management OOO. From 2009 until 2013, he occupied the post of Rosa Khutor Ski Resort Development Company LLC. In 2009, he was appointed Director of the Investment and Asset Management Department, CJSC INTERROS Holding Company. From 2007 to 2008, he was Manager for research of special projects, Goldman Sachs LLC. Mr. Bashkirov graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in 1999.

Rushan Bogaudinov

Mr. Rushan Abdulkhaevich Bogaudinov has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO since May 14, 2015. Since June 21, 2016 he has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Apart from his current duties at the Company he occupies the post of Head of Practice, Strategic Investment Management Unit at Rusal Global Management BV CJSC. From 2012 until May 201 he served as its Director of the Department for Control and Audit. Between 2011 and 2012 he acted as Director of Internal Audit Departments of Agentstvo Rospechat OAO (Rospachat Agency OJSC) and PONY EXPRESS . From 2008 until 2011 he was Director for Internal Audit at Military-Industrial Company LLC. Prior to this he served as Manager of Control and Auditing Department of Logos Group; Director of Control and Auditing Department of Planet Management LLC and DIXI Group; Specialist in Internal Audit and Supervision of BIN and X5 Groups. Mr. Bogaudinov graduated from Moscow State Technological University Stankin.

Stalbek Mishakov

Mr. Stalbek Stepanovich Mishakov has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since June 29, 2012. On March 25, 2013, he was appointed Member of the Company’s Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee. Between June 8, 2015 and June 21, 2016 he was Member of the Company's Audit and Budget Committees. Apart from his duties at the Company, he has occupied the post of Advisor to General Director at RUSAL Global Management BV CJSC, since 2010. In 2009, he was General Director (part-time) of OJSC Aremeks. From 2007 to 2009, he served as General Director of Altius Development LLC, and prior to that, from 2006 to 2007, he was General Director (part-time) of this company. In 1993, Mr. Mishakov graduated in International Law from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). In 1996, he gained a Master of Arts degree from University of Notre Dame, and in 2002, he received a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree from Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Maksim Sokov

Mr. Maksim Mikhaylovich Sokov has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since December 26, 2008. On June 14, 2016 he was appointed Chairman of the Company\s Strategy Committee. HE also held this post at the Company between March 11, 2013 and July 1, 2014. Between March 25, 2013 and July 1, 2014, he was Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. Previously he was Member of the Company's Strategy and Budget Committees. Between 2010 and 2014, he occupied the post of Director for Strategy and Corporate Development at Rusal Global Management BV ZAO. Since 2010 he has been General Director at OK RUSAL Upravlenie investitsiyami OOO. Between 2009 and 2011, he acted as Member of the Board of Directors at OGK-3 OAO. From 2008 until 2010, he also served as Director of the Investment Management at GMK Noril’skiy nikel’ OAO and at RUSAL GLOBAL Management BV ZAO. From 2007 to 2008, he was Director of the Department for Strategic Projects of CJSC RUSAL Global Management BV. Between 2004 and 2007, he was Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at RUSAL-Upravlyayushchaya kompaniya OOO. From 2002 to 2004, he held the post of Lawyer at Moscow representative office of law firm, Herbert Smith CIS Legal Services. Mr. Sokov graduated with honors in Law from The All-Russian State Tax Academy in 2000. In 2002, he also gained a Master’s degree in Law from New York University Law School.

Vladislav Solovev

Mr. Vladislav Aleksandrovich Solovev has served as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. On March 25, 2013 he was appointed Member of the Company's Budget Committee. Previously he acted as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at the Company (from December 26, 2008 to March 11, 2011). Until then, he was also Chairman of the Budget Committee and Member of the Strategy Committee at the Company. Between 2010 and 2014 he occupied the post of First Deputy Director of the branch Rusal Global Management BV ZAO. Between 2008 and 2010, he also held the post of General Director at En+. In 2007, Mr. Solovev acted as Finance Director at the branch of RUSAL Global Management B.V. ZAO. From 2003 to 2007, he was also Deputy General Director for Finance at RUSAL Upravlyayushchaya kompaniya OOO. Mr. Solovev gained a degree in Financial Management from The State University of Management in 1995. In 1996, he also graduated from the Moscow State Technological University Stankin. In 2002, he gained a degree in Jurisprudence from The All-Russia State Tax Academy. In addition, he holds Masters of Business Administration degree from the Universiteit Antwerpen in 2004.

Sergey Bratukhin

Mr. Sergey Borisovich Bratukhin has held the position of Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. Since June 21, 2016 he has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee. On May 14, 2015, he was appointed Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. He acts as Member of the Budget Committee at the Company since March 25, 2013. Between May 14, 2015 and June 21, 2016, he acted as Chairman of the Company's Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee. He also held this post at the Company between March 11, 2013 and July 1, 2014. In addition to his current duties at the Company, he occupies the post of President at Invest AG. From 2009 to 2011, he was Managing Director for strategic investments of Renaissance Partners. Between 2008 and 2009, he was Director for strategic investments of Renaissance Partners. Mr. Bratukhin graduated from D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia in 1996. He also gained a degree in Banking from Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation in 1998. He also graduated from Warwick Business School in Business and Management in 2008.

Robert Edwards

Mr. Robert Edwards has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since June 6, 2013. On July 1, 2014, he was appointed Member of the Company's Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee, as well as Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Since 2013, he has occupied the post of Principal of Highcross Resources Ltd. In 2012, he served as Chairman of Global Metals and Mining Research, Renaissance Capital Ltd. From 2002 to 2011, he was Head of Metals and Mining Research, Renaissance Capital Ltd. In 1992, Mr. Robert Edwards graduated from Camborne School of Mines, part of University of Exeter.

Andrey Korobov

Mr. Andrey Vladimirovich Korobov has held the position of Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since May 14, 2015. Since 2015 he has occupied the post of General Director at RT-Razvitie biznesa OOO. From 2013 until 2015 he served as General Director at RT-Global'nye Resursy OOO. Between 2012 and 2015 he acted as Adviser to General Director at GK Rostekh. Prior to this he was CEO and Co-Founder of Dighton Capital Management (Switzerland) between 2009 until 2012. Mr. Korobov graduated from St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University-LETI (ETU) in 1992. Inn 2002 he also graduated from North-West Academy of Public Administration.

Cornelis Johannes Prinsloo

Mr. Cornelis Johannes Gerhardus Prinsloo has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since March 11, 2013. Since June 21, 2016 he has been Member of the Company's Corporate Governance, Human Resources and Remuneration Committee. He is also Member of the Strategy and Budget Committees at the Company. Between March 14, 2015 and June 21, 2016 he was Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He also held this post at the Company between March 11, 2013 and July 1, 2014. Previously, he was Member of the Board of Directors at the Company, (from June 29, 2012 to March 11, 2013). Additionally, since July 2012 Mr. Prinsloo has been the majority owner and Director of Natural Resource Partnership, a company specializing in providing strategic and technical solutions to natural resource companies, especially oil and gas and mining. He also serves as Director at Bain & Company Russia. From 2008 to 2012, he was Partner and director Bain and Company Russia, LLC. Between 2005 and 2008, he also was Partner, Head of Monitor Group branch. Mr. Prinsloo graduated from Pretoria University with a Bachelor of Commerce with honors in 1989.

Vladimir Zhukov

Mr. Vladimir Sergeevich Zhukov has held the position of Director of Investor Relations at GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (former GMK Noril'skiy nikel' OAO), since August 23, 2013. Between 2001 and 2005, he worked in the Investor Relations Department of the Company. From 2007 until 2011, he occupied the post of Metals and Mining Analyst at Lehman Brothers/Nomura, and from 2005 to 2007 at Alfa-bank in Russia. He was also Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in New York (the United States), from 1999 to 2001. Before joining the Company, Mr. Zhukov acted as Metals and Mining Analyst and the Head of Russian Equity Research Department of HSBC in Russia. He graduated from Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy with a Master's degree in Economics/IT in 1995. In 1999, he also he received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Nottingham Business School (UK).