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Kaz Minerals PLC (KAZ.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Oleg Novachuk

47 2018 Executive Chairman of the Board

Andrew Southam

2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Michael Lynch-Bell

66 2018 Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Hadfield

2018 Chief Financial 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

Philip WELTEN

2018 General Director - Aktogay

Susanna Freeman

2016 Company Secretary

Vladimir Kim

2013 Non-Executive Director

Lynda Armstrong

69 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alison Baker

2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

John MacKenzie

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Watson

65 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. Mr. 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. Before joining the Group, Mr. 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. Mr. Andrew joined the Company in 2006 and 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 Mr. Oleg Novachuk, one of the architects of the Restructuring which created KAZ Minerals. Mr. Andrew is a chartered accountant who began his career at Deloitte in London, where he provided audit and transaction services to many UK listed companies. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. 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. Mr. Michael 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, Mr. Michael is responsible for leading on Board governance matters and he provides a point of contact between the Company and independent shareholders.

John Hadfield

Mr. John Hadfield serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective 1 January 2018. Mr. John Hadfield joined KAZ Minerals in November 2017 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 January 2018. Mr. John was previously Finance Director of the UK business of Intertek PLC. Prior to Intertek, Mr. John worked at BG Group PLC (“BG”) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC for over 14 years 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. Mr. John began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.

Ilsur Dautov

Mr. Ilsur Dautov is General Director - East Region of the company. Mr. Ilsur Dautov 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. Ms. Madina Kaparova was appointed Group Procurement Director in 2016 and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Group’s procurement strategy. Ms. 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 responsible for the construction of our major growth projects, Aktogay and Bozshakol. He is currently focused on the Aktogay expansion project and the Baimskaya (Peschanka) copper project in Chukotka, Russia. Mr. Mian has over 40 years of mining industry experience, in particular in capital projects management. Mr. Mian holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, and a Masters in Structural Engineering from Stanford University, USA. Mr. 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. Mr. Sergey Leu 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.

Eldar Mamedov

Mr. Eldar Mamedov is General Director - KMM LLP of the company. Mr.Eldar Mamedov 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, Mr. 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. Mr. Ilyas Tulekeev 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. Mr. Ilyas received several medals and awards in Kyrgyzstan for his contribution to social and economic development.

Philip WELTEN

Mr. Philip Welten is the General Director of Aktogay. Mr. Philip Welten was appointed General Director of Aktogay in 2018 and is responsible for the management of Aktogay operations. He has 39 years of experience in the mining industry as a mining engineer and senior operational manager. Mr. Philip started his career at Western Mining Corporation from 1980-1996, prior to its takeover by BHP Billiton and has managed operations in Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and Australia in the copper, nickel, gold, uranium and iron ore sectors. Mr. Philip holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering from the Western Australian School of Mines.

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. Mr. Vladimir joined the Group in 1995, when he was appointed managing director and chief executive officer of Zhezkazgantsvetmet JSC and was elected chairman of that company in 2000. He was appointed Chairman of KAZ Minerals in 2005 prior to its listing on the London Stock Exchange. Mr. 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, Mr. 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. A geophysicist by training, Ms. Lynda had more than 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.

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, Ms. 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.

John MacKenzie

Mr. John MacKenzie is a independent Non-Executive Director of the company. Mr. John is a senior mining executive with around 30 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. Mr. 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.

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.

Chris Bucknall