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Nyrstar NV (NYR.BR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martyn Konig

59 2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Hilmar Rode

2016 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee, Executive Director

Christopher Eger

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Frank Rittner

2017 Chief Operating Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Willie Smit

Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Sebastiao Balbino

2017 Chief Commercial Officer, Member of the Management Committee

Virginie Lietaer

2008 Company Secretary

Christopher Cox

2015 Non-Executive Director

Jesus Fernandez

2016 Non-Executive Director

Carole Cable

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anne Fahy

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Anthony Simms

2014 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Martyn Konig

Mr. Martyn Konig has been Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of NYRSTAR NV since April 27, 2016. Previously he was Non-Executive Director on the Board since April 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. He is currently the Chief Investment Officer for T Wealth Management SA, the private family office for partners and senior management of the Trafigura Group, as well as Non-Executive Chairman at Euromax Resources and Director at Newgold. Mr. Konig has over 35 years of experience in investment banking and the commodity markets as well as experience in the natural resource sector. He was Executive Chairman and President of European Goldfields Limited until its acquisition by Eldorado Gold Corp. in February 2012 and was Chief Executive Officer of the Blackfish Capital Group from 2005 until August 2009. Mr. Konig was a main Board Director of NM Rothschild and Sons Ltd. for 15 years and held senior positions at Goldman Sachs and UBS. He is a Barrister and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

Hilmar Rode

Mr. Hilmar Rode has been Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Committee and Executive Director of NYRSTAR NV since December 13, 2016. He has more than 20 years of experience in the metals (zinc, copper, coal and diamonds), paper & packaging and chemicals industries. He has worked at BHP Billiton, Glencore, Mondi, Anglo American and Praxair in senior management roles spanning operations, strategy, business development and R&D. At Glencore and Anglo American he accumulated experience in zinc & lead mining and smelting. Most recently, he led the transformation of Minera Escondida, a copper mining and processing project in Chile operated by BHP Billiton. Prior to BHP Billiton, he led a restructuring and business optimisation project at Glencore’s Kazzinc operation in Kazakhstan. While at Anglo American, he worked on the Skorpion zinc project in Namibia from pre-feasibility through to commissioning. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a first-class degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

Christopher Eger

Mr. Christopher Eger has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Committee at NYRSTAR NV since November 20, 2015. In his role as Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for business analysis, accounting, risk management, corporate development, tax, treasury, investor relations and business systems. He has financial, M&A and commercial experience related to the Metals and Mining sector, gained over a 15-year career in investment banking, metals trading and private equity. Previously, he was at Trafigura where he was a senior member of the Mergers and Acquisitions team. Prior to that, he was a member of the investment banking group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked with metals and mining companies on debt and equity financing and M&A. He also worked as a Director in the Global Metals and Mining Group at BMO Capital Markets. He holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Frank Rittner

Mr. Frank Rittner has been Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Management Committee at NYRSTAR NV since January 2017. He is responsible for Nyrstar’s Metals Processing and Mining operations and production value chains. He has almost two decades of experience in the metals and mining sector, holding senior positions in the industry as well as international consulting companies, such as PwC and McKinsey & Co. Prior to joining Nyrstar, he was Chief Operating Officer at Glencore’s Kazzinc operations in Kazakhstan. Before this, he was a partner at PwC, leading Advisory Services for Metals and Mining clients in Central and Eastern Europe. He was also a Management Board Member at Interpipe Group, a vertically integrated producer of steel and steel pipes, responsible for strategic development and the implementation of continuous improvement in production. At McKinsey & Co, he was part of the global mining leadership team, specializing in profitability improvement and operations. He received a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany and was a Feodor-Lynen research fellow at Columbia University, New York.

Willie Smit

Mr. Willie Smit serves as Chief Human Resource Officer and Member of the Management Committee at NYRSTAR NV. He is responsible for human resources, safety, environment, and procurement. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President Corporate Services at the Company. He was appointed in January 2016. Prior to Nyrstar, he was Senior Vice President & Group Head of Human Resources at the Swiss-based cement producer Holcim Ltd. During his 30 year career, he held several senior management positions in HR including Executive Vice President and Head of HR at ArcelorMittal and Vice President HR Europe and Africa at the Siberian-Urals Aluminium Company (SUAL). He holds a degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Johannesburg.

Sebastiao Balbino

Mr. Sebastiao Balbino has been Chief Commercial Officer and Member of the Management Committee of NYRSTAR NV since January 2017. He focuses on Nyrstar’s concentrate procurement strategy and oversees the commercial sales and marketing teams. He has 35 years of experience in the metals and mining sector, holding senior commercial and management positions in the industry. He joined Nyrstar in May 2016 as Vice President Commercial. Before this, he was the country manager for Angola for DT Group. He spent over two decades in senior commercial roles, including General Manager Commercial at Votorantim Metais Zinco. He was also the Production Manager for Companhia Paraibuna de Metais. He started his career as a petroleum drilling engineer for Petrobras. He holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the UFF, Brazil as well as an MBA from the FDC, Brazil.

Virginie Lietaer

Christopher Cox

Mr. Christopher Cox has been Non-Executive Director at NYRSTAR NV since 2015. He is Chairman of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee at the Company. He currently serves on the Trafigura Supervisory Board. He was also formerly the Head of the Non-ferrous and Bulk trading division at Trafigura and a member of the Trafigura Management Board between March 2004 and December 2011 as well as a member of their Board of Directors from October 2013 until early September 2014. Prior to working for Trafigura, he was employed by Gold Fields of South Africa holding positions in mine and project evaluations and marketing of base metal concentrates and refined metals. He was educated in South Africa and holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology and an MBA from University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Jesus Fernandez

Mr. Jesus Lopez Fernandez has been Non-Executive Director at NYRSTAR NV since April 27, 2016. He is Member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee at the Company. He is currently Head of M&A at Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd. and sits on the board of their mining division. He is a board member of a number of companies including Bowie, Atalaya Mining and Mawson West and is a Principal of the Galena Private Equity Resources Fund. He has more than 15 years of experience in corporate finance, having previously worked for International Power PLC in its project finance division. He holds a Masters in Finance and Investment from Exeter University, and an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Cantabria.

Carole Cable

Ms. Carole Cable has been Non-Executive Independent Director at NYRSTAR NV since 2013. She is Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee at the Company. She is currently a Partner of the Brunswick Group, an international communications firm, where she is the joint head of the energy and resources practice specializing in the metals and mining sector. Prior to her current position, she worked at Credit Suisse and JPMorgan where she was a mining analyst and then moved into institutional equity sales covering the global mining sector as well as Asia ex Japan. Previous to that, she worked for an Australian listed mining company. She is a Member of the Safety, Health and Environment Committee. Ms. Cable holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia and is currently on the Board of Women in Mining UK.

Anne Fahy

Ms. Anne Fahy has been Non-Executive Independent Director at NYRSTAR NV since April 27, 2016. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at the Company. She currently sits on the Boards of Interserve Plc and SThree Plc, and Chairs the Audit Committees of both companies. Prior to joining the board of SThree in October 2015, she was Chief Financial Officer of BP's Aviation Fuels business, having worked in a variety of finance and finance-related roles in her 27 years at the company. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and worked at KPMG in Ireland and Australia prior to joining BP in 1988. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University College Galway.

Anthony Simms