People: Polymetal International PLC (POLYP.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bobby Godsell

61 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Vitaly Nesis

37 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Sergey Cherkashin

51 2005 Chief Financial Officer

Vitaly Savchenko

42 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Pavel Danilin

37 2009 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development

Igor Kapshuk

2009 Chief Legal Officer

Roman Shestakov

2009 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction

Sergey Trushin

2010 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources

Valery Tsyplakov

58 2004 Managing Director of JSC Polymetal Engineering

Tatiana Tchedaeva

2012 Company Secretary

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

47 2011 Non-Executive Director

Marina Gronberg

42 2011 Non-Executive Director

Konstantin Yanakov

36 2011 Non-Executive Director

Charles Balfour

2011 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Best

65 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Leonard Homeniuk

66 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Russell Skirrow

55 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elena Revenko

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Biographies

Name Description

Bobby Godsell

Mr. Bobby Godsell is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Polymetal International Plc. Mr. Godsell is Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Godsell has over 30 years’ experience in the international mining sector and brings industry and leadership insight to the Board. He is Chairman of Business Leadership South, a member of the South African National Planning Commission and co-Chairman of the South African Millennium Labour Council. He is also non-executive director of the South African Industrial Development Corporation. His previous roles have included President of the South African Chamber of Mines and Chairman of Eskom, Chief Executive of AngloGold Ashanti, as a director of African Barrick Gold and Chair of the Board of Optimum Coal Holdings, acquired by Glencore plc. He has a BA from the University of Natal and an MA from the University of Cape Town.

Vitaly Nesis

Mr. Vitaly Natanovich Nesis is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Nesis was JSC Polymetal’s Chief Executive from 2003, becoming a member of its Board in June 2004. Between 2002 and 2003, he was CEO of Vostsibugol and in 2000 he was Strategic Development Director at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant. From 2001 to 2002 he headed the Investment Planning Department at SUAL-Holding. From 1999 to 2000 he worked for McKinsey in Moscow, and from 1997 to 1999 he was an analyst at Merrill Lynch in New York. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 with a BA in Economics.

Sergey Cherkashin

Mr. Sergey Aleksandrovich Cherkashin is Chief Financial Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Cherkashin was appointed CFO of JSC Polymetal in 2005 having previously held senior management positions in the food processing and machine building industries. He was CFO of the Timashevsk Dairy Plant, Sales Director of the Ulyanovsk Automotive Plant and Deputy CEO of Development at the Volgograd Dairy Plant, having previously been a consultant for AT Kearney in Moscow. Mr. Cherkashin graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in Applied Mathematics, and has completed a one-year MBA programme at the University of Hartford.

Vitaly Savchenko

Mr. Vitaly Valerevich Savchenko is Chief Operating Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Savchenko was appointed COO of JSC Polymetal in 2009 and elected to the management board in September 2011. From 2007 to 2009 he was Director of the Production Department, having held senior production, technical and mining positions since 2004. From 1994 to 2003 he worked at Priargunskoye Mining and Chemical Company, latterly as a chief engineer. Mr. Savchenko graduated from the Kyrgyz Mining Institute in 1994 with a degree in underground mineral mining engineering and is a recipient of a third-category Miner’s Glory Medal. He has completed Stage 1 of the MBA course at the UK’s Open University Business School and is currently undertaking Stage 2.

Pavel Danilin

Mr. Pavel Aleksandrovich Danilin is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development of Polymetal International PLC. He previously been Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations. From 2003 to 2005 he was Head of Corporate Finance, and between 2002 and 2003 he worked at CJSC ICT in the same capacity. From 1998 to 2001 he was Deputy Head of the currency department and Head of the financial resources department at the Kaliningrad branch of Bank Petrocommerce. Mr. Danilin graduated in 1998 from Kaliningrad State Technical University in Economics and Management. He received an MBA in 2007 from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Igor Kapshuk

Mr. Igor Kapshuk is Chief Legal Officer of Polymetal International PLC., since 2009. He served as head of the legal department since 2005 and Deputy Head since 2003. Between 2001 and 2003 he held various positions including Deputy General Counsel, Head of the department for legal matters and Head of the claims department at the Siberia Energy Coal Company and Vostsibugol (Irkutsk). From 1999 to 2001 he worked as a legal advisor for Pharmasintez, and from 1997 to 1998 he worked at the Irkutsk Tea-Packing Factory as a legal advisor and acting head of the legal department. Mr. Kapshuk graduated from the Law School of Irkutsk State University in 1995.

Roman Shestakov

Mr. Roman Mikhaylovich Shestakov is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction of Polymetal International PLC. From 2007 to 2009 he was a Chief Engineer at Gold of Northern Urals, where he also held a position of a pit superintendent from 2006. During 2004-2005 he was a mine superintendent at the Okhotsk Mining and Exploration Company, and in the preceding two years he was a mining engineer in the Production and Technical Department of JSC Polymetal. He graduated with honours from the Mining Department of the St. Petersburg State Mining Institute, majoring in Open-pit Mining.

Sergey Trushin

Mr. Sergey Trushin is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources of Polymetal International PLC, since March 15, 2010. From 2008 to 2010 he was Chief Geologist at the Khabarovsk Exploration Company and between 2006 and 2008 he was Chief Geologist at Albazino Resources, where he had held various positions since 1998. In 1997, he was a geologist with Dalnevostochnie Resources and in the preceding six years he was a geologist with the Production Geological Association ‘Dalgeology’ and the Nizhne-Amursk exploration expedition. Mr. Trushin has a degree in Geological Surveying and Mining Engineering Exploration from the Novocherkassk State Polytechnic Institute.

Valery Tsyplakov

Mr. Valery Nikolaevich Tsyplakov is Managing Director of JSC Polymetal Engineering, a subsidiary of Polymetal International PLC. From 2000 to 2004 he held senior roles in the Production and Technology and Technological Research Departments, subsequently becoming Deputy General Director for Mineral Resources, Design and Technology. Previously he served as Department Head at the Soviet Union Research Institute of Aeronautical Automation and prior to this at Orhus University’s Physics Institute (Denmark). He was also a Research Fellow in the Plasma Physics Department of the Moscow Physics and Engineering Institute, from where he graduated in Experimental Nuclear Physics. He also holds a PhD in Physics and Mathematics. Mr. Tsyplakov is a Professional Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (London).

Tatiana Tchedaeva

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

Mr. Jean-Pascal Pierre Alexandre Duvieusart is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Duvieusart is a director of PPF Advisory (Russia) and has been a member of the supervisory board of PPF since 2010. He joined McKinsey in 1992 and was Managing Partner for Central Europe and the CIS from 2005 until the end of 2009. Mr. Duvieusart graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium with a Master’s Degree and received an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1992.

Marina Gronberg

Ms. Marina Vyacheslavovna Gronberg is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Ms. Grönberg formerly serving on JSC Polymetal’s Board of Directors since September 2008. She is also a board member of Waterstones Booksellers, Hachette-Atticus publishing group, MIG Credit, Marenco Swiss Helicopters, SPARRetail, MLP and A&NN Capital Management Fund. She is a President of the Nadezhda charity fund and Managing Director of A&NN (Schweiz). Ms. Grönberg’s qualifications include degrees in Law from Moscow State Law Academy and in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University.

Konstantin Yanakov

Mr. Konstantin Periklovich Yanakov is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Yanakov served on JSC Polymetal’s Board of Directors since September 2008 and as a member of the Audit Committee until 2011. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of ICT Group, and prior to joining ICT he held various positions at MDM Bank and was CFO of JSC Polymetal until 2004. Mr. Yanakov is also a board member at Piraeus Bank. He graduated from the Government of Russia’s Finance Academy with a degree in Global Economics and received a PhD in Economics from the Russian State University of Management. In 2007, Mr. Yanakov received an MBA from the London Business School.

Charles Balfour

Mr. Charles Balfour is no longer a Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC., effective May 21, 2014. Mr. Balfour has over 40 years’ experience in the investment banking industry in the US, UK, France and Hong Kong working for companies including Dillon Read, Banque Paribas, Durlacher and Fleming Family Partners. Between 1993 and 2004 he was an executive of Nasdaq International and served as its Chairman from 2000 until 2004. He has served as a director of Humber Power and is currently a director of Humber Energy and a trustee of the Bawdsey Estates. Mr. Balfour was educated at Eton and the Sorbonne in Paris.

Jonathan Best

Mr. Jonathan Gourlay Best is Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Best is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee, having been an independent member of JSC Polymetal’s Board since December 2006. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. In 2006 he served as the interim CEO of Trans-Siberian Gold. Prior to that he was CFO and an Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti, where he was involved in the company’s formation and its listing in New York. He is currently a non-executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc and a member of its Audit Committee. He is Chairman of Sentula Mining and Bauba Platinum, where he serves on the nomination and remuneration committees, and of GoldStone Resources. Mr. Best is Chairman of the Audit Committees of Metair Investments and Gulf Industrials. He is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, an associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, and holds an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Leonard Homeniuk

Mr. Leonard Anthony Homenuik is Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee. From 2004 to 2008 he served as President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Centerra Gold. In 2011 he founded Polygon Gold Inc. and subsequently assumed the role of Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer. He has also held executive positions with Centerra Gold, Kumtor Gold and Cameco Corporation. Mr. Homeniuk received an MSc from the University of Manitoba and is a member of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. He is an Honorary Professor at the Kyrgyz Mining Institute.

Russell Skirrow

Dr. Russell Skirrow is Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC. Dr. Skirrow is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, having been an independent member of Polymetal’s board since September 2008. Dr. Skirrow previously spent ten years at Merrill Lynch as Head of Global Metals, Mining & Steel Research and subsequently as Global Chairman of the Metals/Mining team. He is Chairman of Dampier Gold, and has 12 years’ experience in the international mining industry having worked with companies such as Gold Fields (South Africa) and Western Mining Corporation in Australia and the US. He is a member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining with Chartered Engineer status, and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. He has a BSc in Geology from Durham University and a PhD from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London.

Elena Revenko

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