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Polymetal International PLC (POLYP.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bobby Godsell

64 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Vitaly Nesis

40 2011 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Maxim Nazimok

35 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Valery Tsyplakov

61 2004 Managing Director of JSC Polymetal Engineering

Vitaly Savchenko

45 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Sergey Cherkashin

55 2017 Executive Vice President - Business Performance

Pavel Danilin

40 2015 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

Tatiana Tchedaeva

2012 Company Secretary

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

50 2011 Non-Executive Director

Marina Gronberg

45 2011 Non-Executive Director

Konstantin Yanakov

40 2011 Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Best

68 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Christine Coignard

2014 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Leonard Homeniuk

69 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Russell Skirrow

58 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bobby Godsell

Mr. Bobby Godsell is a Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Godsell Previous experience President of the South African Chamber of Mines, Chairman of Eskom, Chief Executive of AngloGold Ashanti, Director of African Barrick Gold and Solar Capital, Chair of the Board of Optimum Coal Holdings, acquired by Glencore plc. Director of Platmin Limited, Member of the South African National Planning Commission. Qualifications BA from the University of Natal and MA from the University of Cape Town. Other roles Chairman of Business Leadership South Africa and co-Chairman of the South African Millennium Labour Council. Non-executive Director of the South African Industrial Development Corporation.

Vitaly Nesis

Mr. Vitaly Natanovich Nesis is a Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Nesis JSC Polymetal’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003, Member of its Board, 2004-2012. CEO of Vostsibugol, 2002-2003. Strategic Development Director at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant in 2000. Head of the Investment Planning Department at SUAL-Holding, 2001-2002. McKinsey in Moscow, 1999-2000. Merrill Lynch in New York, 1997-1999. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 with a BA in Economics.

Maxim Nazimok

Mr. Maxim Nazimok is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Nazimok joined Polymetal in 2011 as Chief Financial Controller and was promoted to Finance Director in 2015. Maxim started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He then worked at MDM Bank and Nomos Bank, both among top-5 Russian privately-owned commercial banks. Mr. Nazimok holds a BA degree in Economics from St. Petersburg State University and is a Fellow member of ACCA. In 2016, Maxim graduated with distinction from the Executive MBA-Global Programme at London Business School and Columbia Business School.

Valery Tsyplakov

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

Vitaly Savchenko

Mr. Vitaly Valerevich Savchenko is a Chief Operating Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Savchenko was Director of the Production Department, 2007-2009, senior production, technical and mining positions since 2004. Chief underground mine engineer at Priargunskoye Mining and Chemical Company, 1994-2003. Recipient of second and third-category Miner’s Glory Medal. . Mr. Savchenko graduated from the Kyrgyz Mining Institute in 1994 with a degree in underground mineral mining engineering and MBA from the UK’s Open University Business School.

Sergey Cherkashin

Mr. Sergey Aleksandrovich Cherkashin is a Executive Vice President - Business Performance 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.

Pavel Danilin

Mr. Pavel Aleksandrovich Danilin is a Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development of Polymetal International PLC. Prior thereto, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development of the company. 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 , 1998-2001. 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 a Chief Legal Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Previously he worked in Polymetal as Head of the Legal Department since 2005 and Deputy Head since 2003. Deputy General Counsel, Head of the Department for Legal Matters and Head of Claims Department at the branch of Siberia Energy Coal Company and at Vostsibugol (Irkutsk), 2001-2003. Legal advisor for Pharmasintez, 1999-2001. Legal advisor and acting Head of the Legal Department at the Irkutsk Tea-Packing Factory, 1997-1998. Legal adviser at an insurance company (Irkutsk), 1994-1997. He holds Degree from the Law School of Irkutsk State University.

Roman Shestakov

Mr. Roman Mikhaylovich Shestakov is a Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction of Polymetal International PLC. Prior thereto, Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction of the company. He graduated with Honours degree in Open-pit Mining from the Mining Department of the St. Petersburg State Mining Institute. MBA from the UK’s Open University Business School. Mr. Shestakov is Chief Engineer at Gold of Northern Urals, 2007-2009, and a pit superintendent from 2006. Mine superintendent at the Okhotsk Mining and Exploration Company, 2004-2005. Mining engineer in the Production and Technical Department of JSC Polymetal Management in the preceding two years.

Sergey Trushin

Mr. Sergey Trushin is a Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources of Polymetal International PLC. Prior thereto, Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources of the company. He is Chief Geologist at the Khabarovsk Exploration Company, 2008-2010. Chief Geologist at Albazino Resources 2006-2008 and various positions at Albazino Resources since 1998. Geologist with Dalnevostochnie Resources, 1997. Geologist with the Production Geological Association ‘Dalgeology’ and the Nizhne-Amursk exploration expedition in the preceding six years. Mr. Trushin holds Degree in Geological Surveying and Mining Engineering Exploration from the Novocherkassk State Polytechnic Institute.

Tatiana Tchedaeva

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

Mr. Jean-Pascal Pierre Alexandre Duvieusart is a Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Duvieusart was Managing Partner for Central Europe and the CIS at McKinsey; joined McKinsey in 1992 and worked in Brussels, New York and Central Europe before becoming Managing Partner in Prague. Advisor to banks, insurers and industrial companies in Russia and Central Europe. Shareholder of PPF Group N.V. since 2010. He holds MBA from the University of Chicago and Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

Marina Gronberg

Ms. Marina Vyacheslavovna Gronberg is a Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Ms. Grönberg was Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2008-2012. Various positions in banks and private equity firms. Presently Board member of Waterstones Holding, Hachette-Atticus, MIG Credit, Marenco Swiss Helicopters, SPAR-Retail, A&NN Capital Management Fund and PIK Group; Managing Director of A&NN (Schweiz), member of management committee of A&NN Capital Management Fund; President of the Charity Fund named after Nadezhda Brezhneva. She holds Degrees in Economics and Finance, and in Law from Moscow State Law Academy and in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University.

Konstantin Yanakov

Mr. Konstantin Periklovich Yanakov is a Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr.Yanakov was Member of JSC Polymetal’s Board of Directors, 2008-2012, and member of its Audit Committee. Various positions at MDM Bank. CFO of JSC Polymetal until 2004. Member of the Board at Piraeus Bank. Presently Chief Financial Officer of ICT Group, Director of LLC ICT-Capital, Director of Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics SA (OPAP S.A.), Director of O1 Properties. Member of the Supervisory Board of Rigensis Bank. Member of the Board of Inbank and the non-state pension fund ‘Blagosostoyanie’. He holds MBA from the London Business School, PhD in Economics from the Russian State University of Management, degree in Global Economics from the Government of Russia’s Finance Academy.

Jonathan Best

Mr. Jonathan Gourlay Best is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Mr. Best has More than 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2006-2012; Chairman of the Audit Committee of Gulf Industrials; Chairman of Sentula Mining and member of its nomination and remuneration committees; Chairman of GoldStone Resources; Interim CEO of Trans-Siberian Goldin 2006; CFO and Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti. He is a Non-executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc and member of its Audit Committee; Chairman of Bauba Platinum and Member of its nomination and remuneration committees; Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Metair Investments. Mr. Best holds MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Chartered Management Accountant (ACIMA). Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators.

Christine Coignard

Ms. Christine Coignard is a Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC. She has 25 years’ experience in the banking industry and advisory services world-wide, gained banking experience at Royal Bank of Canada, Societe Generale and Citibank; International Consultant for the Apogee Gold Fund based in Boston; project manager for Interros in Russia; Director of investments and financing for Norilsk Nickel; Managing Director at HCF International Advisers. Ms. Coignard is Managing Director and Founding partner of Coignard & Haas GmbH. She holds Business degree from École de Management de Lyon, France, and MBA from the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada.

Leonard Homeniuk

Mr. Leonard Anthony Homenuik is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. He was Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2010-2012. President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Centerra Gold, 2004-2008. Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polygon Gold Inc., 2011-2014. Held executive positions with Centerra Gold, Kumtor Gold and Cameco Corporation. He holds MSc from the University of Manitoba. Member of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Honorary Professor at the Kyrgyz Mining Institute. Mr. Homeniuk is Director of Trade Ideas LLC.

Russell Skirrow

Dr. Russell Skirrow is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Dr. Skirrow was Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2008-2012. Total of 35 years’ work experience in the global mining industry and investment banking, including ten years at Merrill Lynch in London as Head of Global Metals, Mining & Steel Research and subsequently as Global Chairman of the Metals/Mining team, and 12 years in Gold Fields Ltd (South Africa) and Western Mining Corporation in Australia, and the USA. Chairman of Dampier Gold Ltd 2010-2013. He holds BSc with Honours in Geology from Durham University and a PhD from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining with Chartered Engineer status, and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.