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Kaz Minerals PLC (KAZ.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Oleg Novachuk

46 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Andrew Southam

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Michael Lynch-Bell

65 2018 Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Hadfield

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Anderson

2017 Chief Operating Officer

Ilsur Dautov

2014 General Director - East Region

Madina Kaparova

2016 Group Procurement Director

Mian Khalil

2017 General Director - Projects

Sergey Leu

2016 General Director - Bozshakol

Eldar Mamedov

2017 General Director - KMM LLP

Ilyas Tulekeev

General Director - Bozymchak

Susanna Freeman

2016 Company Secretary

Vladimir Kim

2013 Non-Executive Director

Lynda Armstrong

68 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alison Baker

2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

John MacKenzie

2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Charles Watson

64 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Chris Bucknall

2015 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Oleg Novachuk

Mr. Oleg Novachuk serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Kazakhmys PLC., with effect from January 1, 2018. He joined the Group in 2001 and was appointed Chair on 1 January 2018, with responsibility for strategy, government relations and business development. Oleg was Finance Director from 2005 to 2007, overseeing the Group’s Listing on the London Stock Exchange, before serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2017, during which time he led the delivery of the major growth projects, Bozshakol and Aktogay, and the Restructuring that created KAZ Minerals. Prior to joining the Group, Oleg was chairman of Kazprombank JSC.

Andrew Southam

Mr. Andrew Southam serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company effective January 1, 2018. He joined the Company in 2006 and he has held a number of senior positions including Chief Financial Officer from 2013 to 2017 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer at the start of 2018. He brings significant strategic and operational oversight and was, together with Oleg Novachuk, one of the architects of the Restructuring which created KAZ Minerals. Andrew is a chartered accountant who began his career at Deloitte in London, where he provided audit and transaction services to a number of UK listed companies. Prior to joining the Company, Andrew worked in corporate development at GlaxoSmithKline plc.

Michael Lynch-Bell

Mr. Michael Lynch-Bell serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Kazakhmys PLC, effective January 1, 2018. He gained extensive experience working with companies in the mining, oil and gas industries during his 38 year career with Ernst & Young. He played a key role in establishing Ernst & Young’s practice in Kazakhstan and advised a number of major CIS companies on transactions. He retired as senior partner of Ernst & Young’s transaction advisory practice for mining and metals and as an elected member of its global advisory council in 2012. He was previously trustee and treasurer of ActionAid International. In his role as Deputy Chair and Senior Independent Director, Michael is responsible for leading on Board governance matters and he provides a point of contact between the Company and independent shareholders. He has been Chair of Seven Energy International Limited and non-executive director of Lenta Ltd, Barloworld Limited and Gem Diamonds Limited. He is also a trustee of 21st Century Legacy and The Children of Sri Lanka Trust and a member of the United Nations Expert Group on Resource Classification.

John Hadfield

Mr. John Hadfield serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective 1 January 2018. John is currently Finance Director of the UK business of Intertek PLC. Prior to his role at Intertek PLC, John spent over 14 years at BG Group PLC (“BG”) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC (“Shell”) in a number of UK and international finance roles including Financial Controller of BG’s $20 billion QGC liquified natural gas project in Queensland, Australia and Vice President Finance for BG’s Exploration and Production assets in the UK and Norway. Following the acquisition of BG by Shell, John was responsible for restructuring the combined Exploration and Production finance teams in Shell UK and Ireland. John began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.

Mark Anderson

Mr. Mark Anderson is Chief Operating Officer of the company. Mark joined KAZ Minerals as Chief Operating Officer in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the performance of the Group’s mining assets. Mark previously worked at Rio Tinto for 25 years where he held a number of senior leadership roles including Global Head of Technical Evaluation, President and COO of Diavik Diamond Mines Inc., COO of the Kennecott Utah Copper operations and MD of Northparkes Mines. Mark holds an MBA and Bachelor and Masters degrees in Mining Engineering from the University of Utah.

Ilsur Dautov

Mr. Ilsur Dautov is General Director - East Region of the company. He was appointed General Director of the East Region in March 2014. He graduated from Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Mining engineering. Ilsur brings extensive knowledge of the East Region assets, having started his career at the Zhezkent concentrator and progressed through a variety of supervisory and site management roles to develop an in-depth understating of the mining and processing chain.

Madina Kaparova

Ms. Madina Kaparova is Group Procurement Director of the company. She was appointed Group Procurement Director in 2016 and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Group’s procurement strategy. Madina is a graduate of Zhezkazgan University, holds an MBA from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree from the Siberian Agriculture Economics Research Institute.

Mian Khalil

Mr. Mian Khalil is General Director - Projects of the company. He was Head - Projects of Kazakhmys PLC. He has over 40 years of mining industry experience, in particular in capital projects management. Mian Khalil holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, and a Masters in Structural Engineering from Stanford University, USA. Mian has worked on mining projects across the world in senior project development roles at Lonmin and BHP Billiton. Prior to joining the Group he was involved in the development of phase four at Escondida, the largest copper mine in the world.

Sergey Leu

Mr. Sergey Leu is General Director - Bozshakol of the company. He was appointed General Director of Bozshakol in August 2016 and is responsible for the management of Bozshakol operations. He brings significant mining and metallurgical expertise to the Group having spent 20 years at the Navoi Mining & Metallurgical Combinat in Uzbekistan, a large scale open pit mining operation with an annual gold output of over 2.5 million ounces, progressing to hold a number of senior management positions. Sergey is a graduate of the Russian State Geological Prospecting University.

Eldar Mamedov

Mr. Eldar Mamedov is General Director - KMM LLP of the company. He is responsible for Government Relations, Legal, Procurement and Administration at KAZ Minerals. He began his career with the Group in 1996 as a legal adviser at Zhezkazgantsvetmet and joined the executive management team at Kazakhmys Corporation LLC, the Group’s main copper subsidiary prior to Restructuring, in 2000. In 2007 he was appointed Head of Legal for Kazakhmys PLC. A Kazakhstan trained lawyer, Eldar also holds a MBA from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and has worked extensively with the Kazakhstan Government on the development of tax, subsoil use and financial market laws and regulations.

Ilyas Tulekeev

Mr. Ilyas Tulekeev is General Director - Bozymchak of the company. He was appointed General Director of Bozymchak mine and concentrator in Kyrgyzstan in 2011. Ilyas joined the Group in 2006. He graduated from the Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Metallurgical engineering and holds degrees in Finance & Economics and an MBA in International Business from Academy of Economics & Management of Kazakhstan and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration respectively. Ilyas received several medals and awards in Kyrgyzstan for his contribution to social and economic development.

Susanna Freeman

Ms. Susanna Freeman serves as Company Secretary of the Company. She joined the Group in 2014 and was appointed in April 2016. She is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and over the course of her career has been company secretary of three other UK listed companies.

Vladimir Kim

Mr. Vladimir Kim is Non-Executive Director of Kazakhmys PLC. He joined the Group in 1995, when he was appointed managing director and chief executive officer of Zhezkazgantsvetmet JSC and was elected chair of that company in 2000. He was appointed Chair of the Company in 2005 prior to its listing on the London Stock Exchange. Vladimir stepped down as Chairman in 2013 but remains on the Board as a non-executive Director. With extensive knowledge of the mining industry, a thorough working knowledge of the CIS and an exemplary understanding of the political and regulatory environment in Kazakhstan, Vladimir brings valuable Kazakh mining experience and continues to perform a vital role in assisting and supporting the Company in its dealings with the Government and local authorities in Kazakhstan.

Lynda Armstrong

Ms. Lynda Armstrong, OBE, is Independent Non-Executive Director of Kazakhmys PLC since October 21, 2013. She is a geophysicist by training, Lynda had over 30 years’ natural resources experience with Shell. During this time, she held a number of senior exploration and operational roles, including director of UK Exploration and New Business Development, exploration director of Petroleum Development Oman and technical vice president for Shell International. Lynda’s technical and operational experience of the extractives industry and her clear commitment to health and safety provide valuable insight and guidance to the Group. She was previously chair of the trustees of the British Safety Council. She has been Non-executive director of Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy A/S) and the Central Europe Oil Company Limited, a director of Calyx Consulting Ltd, a member of the supervisory board of SBM Offshore N.V. and chair of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board.

Alison Baker

Ms. Alison Baker serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 9 October 2017. Having nearly 25 years’ experience in the provision of audit, capital markets and advisory services, Alison previously led the UK and EMEA Oil & Gas practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers and prior to that the UK Energy, Utilities and Mining Assurance practice at Ernst & Young. She has extensive emerging markets experience including in the energy and mining sectors in Kazakhstan. She has been Non-executive director of Centamin plc, non-executive director of Helios Towers plc and trustee and treasurer of the Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust (RAFT).

John MacKenzie

Mr. John MacKenzie is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a senior mining executive with more than 25 years’ experience in the metals and mining sector, mostly acquired with the Anglo American group where he was CEO of Zinc from 2006 to 2009 and CEO of Copper from 2009 to 2013. John brings extensive international operating experience and a wealth of health and safety knowledge to the Group gained in Africa, South America, North America and Europe. HE has been Executive chairman of Mantos Copper and chief executive officer of mining at Audley Capital Advisors LLP.

Charles Watson

Mr. Charles Watson is Independent Non-Executive Director of Kazakhmys PLC. During his 29 years at Shell, Charles gained extensive experience in both operational management and major project delivery. At Shell he held a number of senior global executive positions, culminating in his appointment as executive vice president responsible for Russia and the CIS, including oversight of Shell’s activities in Kazakhstan, chairman of Shell Russia and chairman of the board of directors for the Sakhalin Energy Investment Company. He was previously non-executive director of JSOC Bashneft. Charles’ expertise in major project delivery and focus on the continued improvement in health and safety performance is of significant importance to the Group.

Chris Bucknall