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Southern Copper Corp (SCCO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Oscar Gonzalez Rocha

78 2004 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Raul Jacob Ruisanchez

58 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Daniel Muniz Quintanilla

43 2016 Executive Vice President, Director

Edgard Corrales Aguilar

61 2013 Vice President - Exploration

Andres Ferrero Ghislieri

48 2016 General Counsel

Lina Vingerhoets Vilca

56 2016 Comptroller

Rafael Lopez Abad

53 2016 General Auditor

Julian Lazalde

48 2016 Secretary

Alfredo Casar Perez

63 2006 Director

German Larrea Mota Velasco

63 2017 Director

Emilio Carrillo Gamboa

79 2003 Independent Director

Enrique Luis Castillo Sanchez Mejorada

61 2010 Independent Director

Xavier Garcia de Quevedo Topete

70 2015 Independent Director

Rafael Mac Gregor Anciola

56 2017 Independent Director

Luis Miguel Palomino Bonilla

57 2004 Independent Director

Gilberto Perezalonso Cifuentes

73 2002 Independent Director

Carlos Ruiz Sacristan Peman

67 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Oscar Gonzalez Rocha

Eng. Oscar Gonzalez Rocha serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been our Director since November 1999. He has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Americas Mining Corporation since November 1, 2014 and the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Asarco LLC (integrated US copper producer), an affiliate of the Company, since August 2010. Previously, he was our President and General Director and Chief Operating Officer from December 1999 to October 20, 2004. He has been a director of Grupo Mexico since 2002. He was General Director of Mexicana de Cobre, S.A. de C.V. from 1986 to 1999 and of Buenavista del Cobre S.A. de C.V. (formerly Mexicana de Cananea, S.A. de C.V.) from 1990 to 1999. He was an alternate director of Grupo Mexico from 1988 to April 2002. Mr. Gonzalez Rocha is a Civil Engineer with a degree from the Autonomous National University of Mexico (“UNAM”) in Mexico City, Mexico.

Raul Jacob Ruisanchez

Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of the Company. He was appointed Treasurer of the Company on April 28, 2016. He was our Comptroller from October 27, 2011 until April 18, 2013. He has held various positions focused primarily in financial planning, treasury, corporate finance, investor relations and project evaluation with the Company since 1992. In September 2011, he was appointed Director of Controller and Finance of the Company's Peruvian Branch and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southern Peru Limited, one of our subsidiaries. In 2016 and 2014, Mr. Jacob was considered by Institutional Investor among the top three Chief Financial Officers of the mining industry of Latin America. In 2010, he was ranked among the top three Investor Relations executives of the mining industry of Latin America by the same publication. He is also Vice President of the Peruvian National Mining, Oil and Energy Association and President of its mining chapter. He is currently a member of the consulting board of the MBA program (Finance) of the Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru. Until March of 2010, he was President of the Strategic Studies Center of IPAE, an entrepreneurial association. Between 2004 and 2006, he was the President of the Finance Affairs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru. Mr. Jacob holds an economics degree from Universidad del Pacifico, a Master's Degree from the University of Texas (Austin) and a Degree in International Business Management from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Daniel Muniz Quintanilla

Mr. Daniel Muniz Quintanilla serves as Executive Vice President, Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a Director of the Company since May 28, 2008. Effective April 28, 2016, he was elected to hold the office of Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Muniz has been the Chief Financial Officer of Grupo Mexico since April 2007. Prior to joining Grupo Mexico, Mr. Muniz was a practicing corporate-finance lawyer from 1996 to 2006. During this time he worked at Cortés, Muniz y Núñez Sarrapy; Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes; and Baker & McKenzie (London and Mexico City offices). He holds a Master's degree in Financial Law from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Spain.

Edgard Corrales Aguilar

Mr. Edgard Corrales Aguilar is Vice President - Exploration of the Company. He replaces Mr. Remigio Martinez, who was the Corporation’s Vice President, Exploration from April 2002 to his retirement in July 2013. Mr. Corrales has been working with the Peruvian Branch of SCC since 1983 in various positions, including as senior geologist of the Toquepala mine, head of the geology department of the Cuajone mine and manager of the exploration department of the Peruvian Branch of SCC. Currently he is Exploration Director of the Peruvian Branch of SCC and general manager of SCC’s Branch in Chile. Mr. Corrales has a degree in geology and engineering from the Universidad Nacional San Agustin, Arequipa, Peru and has followed specialized studies at the Catholic University of Caracas, Venezuela and the MacKay School of Mines at the University of Reno, Nevada. He has also completed extensive studies in management at various universities in Peru.

Andres Ferrero Ghislieri

Mr. Andres Carlos Ferrero Ghislieri is General Counsel of the Company. He has been a member of the Legal Department of our Peruvian Branch since December 1995. Prior to this, he served as a Technical Advisor to the World Bank’s Energy and Mines Technical Assistance Loan (EMTAL) Project. He was elected Superintendent of the Legal Affairs of the Peruvian Branch in March 2008. He holds a law degree from the University of Lima, Peru and a Master of Law or LLM degree in Resources Law and Policy from Dundee University, United Kingdom.

Lina Vingerhoets Vilca

Ms. Lina Vingerhoets Vilca is Comptroller of the Company. She has been the Assistant Comptroller of the Company since April 2015 and Controller of the Peruvian Branch of the Company since July 2015. Ms. Vingerhoets has worked for the Company’s Peruvian Branch in various capacities since 1991. From 2013 to 2015, she was in charge of Internal Control. From 2006 to 2015, she was in charge of Accounting Quality and SEC reporting. In addition, she has held other positions in Financial Planning, Finance and Accounting with the Company’s Peruvian Branch. Ms. Vingerhoets is Peruvian Certified Public Accountant and holds Accounting and MBA degrees from the Universidad del Pacifico, in Lima, Peru.

Rafael Lopez Abad

Mr. Rafael Fernando Lopez Abad is General Auditor of the Company. He has 30 years of auditing experience, has been the Manager of Internal Audit of the Peruvian Branch of the Company since September 1994. Previously he was an auditor for PricewaterhouseCooper and Ernst &Young. Mr. Lopez Abad is a Peruvian certified public accountant with a degree from the University of Saint Martin of Porres, in Lima, Peru. He holds a Master’s degree in Communication Science, or MSC, from the Peruvian National Engineering University, School of Mining Engineering and a post-graduate degree from the Superior School for Business Management, known as ESAN. He teaches internal auditing post-graduate courses in various prestigious universities in Lima, Peru.

Julian Lazalde

Mr. Julian Jorge Lazalde is Secretary of the Company. He has been a Director, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Asarco LLC since December 2009. Since October 2015 he is also General Counsel of Americas Mining Corporation, both subsidiaries of Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V., the parent company of the Company. Mr. Lazalde was General Counsel of Asarco Inc., the predecessor of Asarco LLC, from September 2006 until December 2009. Mr. Lazalde Psihas holds a law degree from the Autonomous Institute of Mexico, known as ITAM, and has degrees from the Panamerican University in two special areas, tax law and commercial law.

Alfredo Casar Perez

Mr. Alfredo Casar Perez serves as Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since October 26, 2006. He has been a member of the board of directors of Grupo Mexico since 1997. He is also a member of the board of directors of Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V., an affiliated company of Grupo Mexico, since 1998 and its Chief Executive Officer since 1999. From 1992 to 1999, Mr. Casar Perez served as General Director and member of the board of directors of Compañía Perforadora México, S.A. de C.V. and México Compañía Constructora, S.A. de C.V., two affiliated companies of Grupo Mexico. Mr. Casar Perez served as Project Director of ISEFI, a subsidiary of Banco Internacional, in 1991 and Executive Vice President of Grupo Costamex in 1985. Mr. Casar Perez also worked for the Real Estate Firm, Agricultural Ministry, and the College of Mexico. Mr. Casar Perez holds a degree in Economics from the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and one in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, Mexico. He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

German Larrea Mota Velasco

Mr. German Larrea Mota Velasco serves as Director of Southern Copper Corporation since July 21, 2017. He has been Chairman of the board of directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Mexico (holding) since 1994. He has been Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano S.A. de C.V (railroad company) since 1997. Mr. Larrea was previously Executive Vice Chairman of Grupo Mexico and has been a member of the board of directors since 1981. He is also Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Empresarios Industriales de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (holding) and Fondo Inmobiliario (real estate company), since 1992. He founded Grupo Impresa, a printing and publishing company in 1978, remaining as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 1989 when the company was sold. He is also a director of Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A. (Citigroup), which forms part of Grupo Financiero Banamex, S.A. de C.V. since 1992, Consejo Mexicano de Hombres de Negocios since 1999, and was a director of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. from 1999 to 2014. He is a Director of the Consejo Mexicano de Negocios since 1999, was Director of Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A. (Citigroup) from 1992 to 2015, and was also Director of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. de C.V. from 1999 to 2014.

Emilio Carrillo Gamboa

Mr. Emilio Carrillo Gamboa serves as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since May 30, 2003 and is our fourth independent director nominee. Mr. Carrillo Gamboa is a prominent lawyer in Mexico and has been the Senior Partner of the Bufete Carrillo Gamboa, S.C., a law firm specializing in corporate, financial, commercial, and public utility issues, for the last five years. Mr. Carrillo Gamboa has extensive business experience and currently serves on the boards of many prestigious international and Mexican corporations, as well as charitable organizations. Since March 9, 2005, he has been Chairman of the board of The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE—mxf), a nondiversified closed-end management investment company. Mr. Carrillo Gamboa held various offices with Teléfonos de México, S.A. de C.V. (“TELMEX”) from 1960 to 1987, the most recent being that of President and Chief Executive Officer from June 1975 to June 1987. He later served as Mexico’s Ambassador to Canada from July 1987 to February 1989. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in 1959 and also holds a degree from Georgetown University.

Enrique Luis Castillo Sanchez Mejorada

Mr. Enrique Luis Castillo Sanchez Mejorada serves as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since July 26, 2010 and is our fifth independent director nominee. From May 2013 to date, he has been Senior Partner of Ventura Capital Privado, S.A. de C.V. (Mexican financial company) and since October 2013 to date, he has been Chairman of the board of directors of Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexican telecommunications company). From April 2011 to May 2013, Mr. Castillo Sánchez Mejorada was a senior advisor at Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A.B. de C.V. (“GFNorte”). From October 2000 to March 2011, Mr. Castillo Sánchez Mejorada was the Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ixe Grupo Financiero, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican financial holding company that merged into GFNorte as of April 2011. In addition, from March 2007 to March 2009, Mr. Castillo Sánchez Mejorada was the President of the Mexican Banking Association (Asociación de Bancos de México). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Universidad Anahuac, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Xavier Garcia de Quevedo Topete

Eng. Xavier Garcia de Quevedo Topete serves as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He was our Chief Operating Officer from April 12, 2005 until April 23, 2015. Since November 1, 2014, Mr. Garcia de Quevedo Topete serves as the President of the infrastructure division of Grupo Mexico, composed of the energy, gas, oil and construction subsidiaries of Grupo Mexico. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Copper Minera Mexico from September 2001 until November 1, 2014. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Americas Mining Corporation from September 7, 2007 to October 31, 2014. From December 2009 to June 2010, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Asarco LLC, previously he was President of Asarco LLC from November 1999 to September 2001. Mr. García de Quevedo began his professional career in 1969 with Grupo Mexico. He was President of Grupo Ferroviario Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. and of Ferrocarril Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. from December 1997 to December 1999, and Executive Vice-President of Exploration and Development of Grupo Mexico from 1994 to 1997. He has been a director of Grupo Mexico since April 2002. He was also Vice President of Grupo Condumex, S.A. de C.V. (telecommunications, electronics and automotive parts producer) for eight years. He was the Chairman of the Mining Chamber of Mexico from November 2006 to August 2009. He is a Chemical Engineer with a degree from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City, Mexico. He also attended a continuous Business Administration and Finance program at the Technical Institute of Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico.

Rafael Mac Gregor Anciola

Mr. Rafael Mac Gregor Anciola serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rafael Mac Gregor Anciola, 56 years old, has served as managing Partner of RMAC Asociados since 2016. He has been an independent director of the Board of Grupo Financiero Citibanamex, Chairman of the Risk Committee, Chairman of Impulsora de Fondos Committee, and member of the Audit Committee since 2016. In addition he is an Independent member of the Board of directors of Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) since 2016. From February 1999 to July 2015, he served as a Corporate Director of Grupo Bal “The Group”. From April 1999 to 2015, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Mexican Stock Exchange. From 2001 to 2016, he served as a member of the Board of the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and from April 2008 to 2016, he served as a member of the Board of Fresnillo PLC. From April 1995 to July 2015, he served as President of the Mexican Securities Board Brokerage House and Valmex Leasing Company. Aditionally, from April 1995 to July 2015, Mr. Mac Gregor Ancciola served on the Boards of Grupo Nacional Provincial, S.A.B.,Grupo Palacio de Hierro, S.A.B., Industrias Peñoles, S.A.B., Crédito Afianzador, S.A. (stock corporation), MineraTizapa, S.A. de C.V. (variable stock corporation), Minera Penmont, S.A. de C.V.,Profuturo G.N.P., S.A. de C.V., Afore, Profuturo GNP Pensiones, S.A. de C.V. and as a member of the Management Board of Grupo Financiero Inverlat and Vice President of the MexDer. Mr. Mac Gregor Anciola holds a degree in Business Administration from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City and a he attended the Executive Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Mac Gregor Anciola brings to the Company more than 30 years of experience in the financial and industrial sectors.

Luis Miguel Palomino Bonilla

Dr. Luis Miguel Palomino Bonilla, Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation, He has been a Director of the Company since March 19, 2004 and is a special Independent Director Nominee. He has been Chairman of the board of directors of Aventura Plaza, S.A. (commercial real estate developer and operator) since January 2008, Manager of the Peruvian Economic Institute (economic think tank) since April 2009, Partner of Profit Consultoria e Inversiones (a financial consulting firm) since July 2007, director of the Master in Finance Program at the University of the Pacific in Lima, Peru since July 2009, and a director and chairman of the audit committee of the Bolsa de Valores de Lima (Lima Stock Exchange) since March 2013. He was a member of the board of directors of Access SEAF SAFI from December 2007 to April 2010. Dr. Palomino was previously Principal and Senior Consultant of Proconsulta International (financial consulting) from September 2003 to June 2007. Previously he was First Vice President and Chief Economist, Latin America, for Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, New York (investment banking) from 2000 to 2002. He was Chief Executive Officer, Senior Country and Equity Analyst of Merrill Lynch, Peru (investment banking) from 1995 to 2000. Dr. Palomino has held various positions with banks and financial institutions as an economist, financial advisor and analyst. He has a PhD in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from the Economics Program of the University of the Pacific in Lima, Peru.

Gilberto Perezalonso Cifuentes

Mr. Gilberto Perezalonso Cifuentes served as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since June 2002 and is a special independent director nominee. Mr. Perezalonso was Chairman of the board of directors of Volaris Compañía de Aviación, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (airline) from March 2, 2011 to November 2014. He was Chief Executive Officer of Corporación Geo, S.A. de C.V. (housing construction) from February 2006 to February 2007. Mr. Perezalonso was the Chief Executive Officer of Aeroméxico (Aerovías de México, S.A. de C.V.) (airline company) from 2004 until December 2005. From 1998 until April 2001, he was Executive Vice President of Administration and Finance of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (media company). From 1980 until February 1998, Mr. Perezalonso held various positions with Grupo Cifra, S.A. de C.V. (department stores), the most recent position being that of General Director of Administration and Finance. Now he is a member of the advisory council of Banco Nacional de México, S.A. de C.V. (banking), the board of directors and the investment committee of Afore Banamex (banking), the board and the investment committee of Siefore Banamex No. 1 (banking), and is a member of the boards of directors of Gigante, S.A. de C.V. (retail), Masnegocio Co. S. de R.L. de C.V. (information technology), Intellego (technology), Telefónica Móviles México, S.A. de C.V. (wireless communication), Cruz Roja Mexicana (emergency and medical services), Construction Company Marhnos (housing construction), and Fomento de Investigación y Cultura Superior, A.C. (Foundation of the Iberoamerican University) . Mr. Perezalonso has a Law degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Business Administration Graduate School for Central America (INCAE) in Nicaragua. Mr. Perezalonso has also attended a Corporate Finance program at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Carlos Ruiz Sacristan Peman

Mr. Carlos Ruiz Sacristan Peman serves as Independent Director of Southern Copper Corporation. He has been a director of the Company since February 12, 2004 and is a special independent director nominee. Since November 2001, he has been the owner and Managing Partner of Proyectos Estrategicos Integrales, a Mexican investment banking firm specialized in agricultural, transport, tourism, and housing projects. Mr. Ruiz Sacristán has held various distinguished positions in the Mexican government, the most recent being that of Secretary of Communications and Transportation of Mexico from 1995 to 2000. While holding that position, he was also Chairman of the board of directors of the Mexican-owned companies in the sector, and member of the board of directors of development banks. He was also the Chairman of the board of directors of Asarco LLC. Mr. Ruiz Sacristán was a member of the board of directors from 2007 to 2012 and of the audit, and environmental and technology committees of Sempra Energy (energy services). In 2012, Mr. Ruiz Sacristán was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IEnova, the Mexican operating subsidiary of Sempra Energy. Mr. Ruiz Sacristán holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, Mexico, and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.