People: Vedanta Resources PLC (VDNRF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anil Agarwal

61 2005 Executive Chairman of the Board

Tom Albanese

57 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Navin Agarwal

53 Deputy Executive Chairman of the Board

Din Jalan

55 2005 Chief Financial Officer

Akhilesh Joshi

2011 Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director, Hindustan Zinc Limited

Rajagopal Kumar

46 2013 Chief Executive Officer - Africa Base Metals

Sushil Roongta

64 2011 Managing Director of VAL, Vice - Chairman of Bharat Aluminium Company Limited

A. Thirunavukkarasu

52 President - Group Human Resources

Dilip Golani

46 2013 Director - Management Assurance and Information Technology

Tarun Jain

53 Director - Finance of Sterlite

M. Siddiqi

2011 Group Director - Projects

Deepak Kumar

Company Secretary

Geoffrey Green

64 2012 Non-Executive Director

Katya Zotova

2014 Non Executive Director

Euan Macdonald

74 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Aman Mehta

68 2013 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Deepak Parekh

69 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ashwin Bajaj

Senior Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Anil Agarwal

Mr. Anil K. Agarwal is Executive Chairman of the Board of Vedanta Resources plc. He is founded the Group in 1976 and has over 35 years of entrepreneurial and mining experience. He has helped to shape the Group’s strategic vision and under his leadership, the Group has achieved tremendous growth both organically and through value generating merger and acquisition activity, creating a world class diversified portfolio of large structurally low-cost assets which are capable of generating strong cash flow.

Tom Albanese

Mr. Tom Albanese has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Vedanta Resources PLC effective April 1, 2014. He is appointed the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Vedanta Resources plc. In September 2013, Mr Albanese was appointed Chairman of Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited, the holding company of Sesa Sterlite Limited and Konkola Copper Mines. He is also a director of Franco-Nevada Corporation, a Toronto-based gold and metal streaming company. From 2007 to January 2013, Mr Albanese was chief executive officer of Rio Tinto Plc. Mr Albanese joined Rio Tinto in 1993 when the company acquired Nerco Minerals, where he was chief operating officer from 1989 to 2000. Mr Albanese joined Nerco Minerals in 1985 as an analyst, prior to working as an engineer from 1981 to 1983 on an Alaskan gold project acquired by Nerco. Mr Albanese previously served on the boards of Ivanhoe Mines Limited, Palabora Mining Company and Turquoise Hill Resources Limited. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Visitors, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. Mr Albanese holds a bachelor’s degree in mineral economics and a master’s degree in mining engineering from the University of Alaska.

Navin Agarwal

Shri. Navin Agarwal is Deputy Executive Chairman of the Board of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Agarwal has over 25 years of senior management experience within the Group. As Chairman of the Executive Committee, he has been instrumental in driving the execution of the strategy set by the Board. He is also responsible for the supervision oversight of capital raising initiatives, global investor relations and talent development at senior management levels. Mr Agarwal has helped to develop a culture of continuous improvement with the implementation of best management practices across the Group.

Din Jalan

Mr. Din Dayal Jalan is Chief Financial Officer of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Jalan is the Chief Financial Officer of Vedanta Resources plc and whole-time Director of Sesa Sterlite. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr Jalan has over 35 years of experience in finance, accounts, audit, taxation, secretarial and legal matters. Prior to joining Sesa Sterlite in 2001 he worked with Aditya Birla Group as the Executive President of Birla Copper

Akhilesh Joshi

Shri. Akhilesh Joshi is Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director, Hindustan Zinc Limited., subsidiary of Vedanta Resources PLC. Mr. Joshi joined the Group in 1976 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in February 2012. In October 2008, he became Chief Operating Officer and whole-time Director of HZL. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice President of Mines responsible for the overall operations at all mining units. He is also a Director of Madanpur South Coal Company Limited. Mr Joshi has a mining engineering degree and a post graduate diploma in economic evaluation of mining projects from the School of Mines, Paris. He also has a first class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.

Rajagopal Kumar

Mr. Rajagopal Kishore Kumar is Chief Executive Officer - Africa Base Metals of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Kumar joined the Group in April 2003, and served as Chief Executive Officer of Sesa Sterlite and Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia from June 2004 to December 2006, before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Africa (Base Metals). Mr Kumar has 28 years of experience and expertise in accountancy, commerce, marketing, supply chain management, mergers and acquisitions and human capital development. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Kumar was employed by Hindustan Lever Limited for 12 years.

Sushil Roongta

Shri. Sushil Kumar Roongta is Managing Director of VAL, Vice - Chairman of Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (‘BALCO’)., subsidiary of Vedanta Resources PLC. Mr. Roongta is responsible for Vedanta’s Aluminium and Power business. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Roongta worked with the Steel Authority of India for almost four decades, before being appointed as Commercial Director in 2004 and later as Chairman of the Board in August 2006. Mr Roongta has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a post graduate diploma in Business Management in International Trade. He serves as an independent director on the Boards of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Jubilant Industries Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and ACC Limited.

A. Thirunavukkarasu

Mr. A. Thirunavukkarasu is President - Group Human Resources of Vedanta Resources PLC. Mr. Thirunavukkarasu joined the Group in April 2004 and became Senior Vice President, copper division, heading the human resources, total quality management, corporate social responsibility and public relation functions, prior to becoming the head of Group human resources in July 2007. He previously held senior management positions in English Electric, Hindustan Lever and TVS Electronics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Literature and a master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola College, Chennai.

Dilip Golani

Mr. Dilip Golani is Director - Management Assurance and Information Technology of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Golani currently heads the Group’s Management Assurance function, a position he also previously held from April 2000 to July 2004. Mr Golani headed the Sales and Marketing function at HZL and the Group Performance Management function from August 2004 to November 2005. Prior to joining the Group in April 2000, Mr Golani was responsible for managing the Operations and Marketing functions for one of the export businesses of Unilever India. He has over 25 years of experience. Mr Golani has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a post graduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Tarun Jain

Mr. Tarun Jain is Director - Finance, Sterlite of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Jain Jain joined Sesa Sterlite in 1984 and has nearly 30 years of experience in finance, accounts, audit, taxation and company secretarial. He is responsible for corporate finance, corporate strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions at Sesa Sterlite. Mr Jain is a graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

M. Siddiqi

Mr. M. Siddiqi is Group Director - Projects of Vedanta Resources PLC. Mr. Siddiqi joined Vedanta in 1991 and was responsible for Vedanta’s Copper Rod plant. He then moved to the Copper smelter and refinery at Tuticorin and subsequently to the Aluminium business at Korba where he was responsible for the overall commissioning of the Korba plant as Project Director. He was also responsible for overall Aluminium and power projects in Orissa as CEO Aluminium Sector and now holds the position of Group Director (Projects). Prior to joining the Group, Mr Siddiqi held senior positions in Hindustan Copper Limited. He has over 35 years of industry experience, including more than 20 years at senior level project management positions within Vedanta. Mr Siddiqi received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi in 1976.

Deepak Kumar

Mr. Deepak Kumar is Company Secretary of Vedanta Resources PLC.

Geoffrey Green

Mr. Geoffrey Green has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Vedanta Resources Plc., with effect from August 1, 2012. He was a partner of a leading international law firm, Ashurst LLP from 1983 to 2013, and formerly served as Ashurst’s senior partner and chairman of its management board for 10 years until 2008. He then served as head of the firm’s expanding Asian practice from 2009 to 2013, based in Hong Kong. He has a wealth of knowledge in respect of the UK corporate governance framework and strategic matters, having been a legal adviser to several major UK listed companies and their boards on a wide variety of corporate and governance issues; he brings to the Board a strong understanding of UK regulatory and strategic matters. Mr Green has a degree in law from Cambridge University and qualified as a solicitor at Ashurst LLP.

Katya Zotova

Ms. Katya Zotova is Non Executive Director of the Company. Ms. Zotova brings a wide range of experience in portfolio management, strategy, finance and mergers and acquisitions specialising in Natural Resources. She is currently Principal at Pamplona Global Energy Fund, which she joined earlier this year from Citigroup where she was Head of International Acquisitions and Divestments for the bank's oil and gas division focusing on oil majors and national oil companies. Prior to joining Citigroup in 2012, she spent much of her career with Royal Dutch Shell based in various locations, including Houston, Moscow and the Hague. Her last role with Shell was Head of Portfolio Management for Upstream International. Ms Zotova has a summa cum laude degree in Finance and Management from the Academy of National Economy in Moscow and an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management / Columbia Business School.

Euan Macdonald

Mr. Euan R. Macdonald is Independent Non-Executive Director of Vedanta Resources plc. Mr. Macdonald has a wealth of corporate and financial knowledge having previously spent over 20 years with SG Warburg, specialising in emerging market finance. From 1995 to 1999, Mr Macdonald was chairman of SBC Warburg India, responsible for the bank’s activities in India, and from 1999 to 2001 he was executive vice chairman of HSBC Securities and Capital Markets, India. Mr Macdonald has a degree in economics from Cambridge University and a master’s degree in finance and international business from Columbia Business School.

Aman Mehta

Mr. Aman Mehta has been appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Vedanta Resources Plc., effective August 1, 2013. In 1999, Mr. Mehta currently a non-executive director of Jet Airways (India) Limited, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, PCCW Limited, Wockhardt Limited, Max India Limited, Godrej Consumer Products Limited and Cairn India Limited. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India. Mr Mehta had a 36-year career at Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (‘HSBC’) where he held a number of executive positions such as chairman and chief executive officer of HSBC USA Inc, deputy chairman of HSBC Bank, Middle East and chief executive officer of HSBC Asia Pacific, a position he held until his retirement. He was also previously a non-executive director of MGF Emaar Limited, ING Group N.V. and a director of the Indian Council for research on international economic relations. Mr Mehta has a degree in economics from Delhi University. Mr Mehta has over 30 years of global executive experience with a strong financial background and has provided effective oversight through rigorous challenge to the Board and the Audit Committee in their deliberations.

Deepak Parekh

Mr. Deepak S. Parekh has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Vedanta Resources PLC., effective June 1, 2013. He is the chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation, India’s leading financial services conglomerate with a presence in banking, asset management, life insurance, general insurance, real estate, venture funds and education loans. He is the non-executive chairman of GlaxoSmithkline Pharmaceuticals and Siemens, in India. Mr Parekh is also on the boards of Exide, Mahindra & Mahindra, Indian Hotels and the international board of DP World in the UAE. In addition, he is on the advisory boards of several Indian and multinational corporations. Mr Parekh was the first international recipient of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales outstanding achievement award in 2010.

Ashwin Bajaj

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