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MMG Ltd (1208.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wenqing Guo

53 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Xiaoyu Gao

48 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Ross Carroll

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Jiqing Xu

50 2015 Executive General Manager - China and Strategy, Executive Director

Mark Davis

45 2017 Executive General Manager Operations – Africa, Australia and Asia

Troy Hey

47 2013 Executive General Manager – Stakeholder Relations

Greg Travers

58 2017 Executive General Manager - Business Support

Suresh Vadnagra

44 2018 Executive General Manager Operations – Americas

Jian Jiao

49 2018 Non-Executive Director

Shuqiang Zhang

52 2017 Non-Executive Director

Peter Cassidy

72 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheuk Yan Leung

66 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Ker Wei Pei

60 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jennifer Seabrook

61 2015 Independent Non-Executive Director

Brent Walsh

2016 Group Manager Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Wenqing Guo

Mr. Guo Wenqing is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr Guo is a director and the President of China Minmetals Corporation (CMC), as well as the Chairman of China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC Group) since May 2016 and August 2014 respectively. Mr Guo graduated from Hebei University of Science and Technology in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He also holds an executive MBA degree from Tsinghua University in the PRC. From 1994 to 2002, Mr Guo served as the deputy director and, subsequently, the director of Hebei Province Highways Authority, the Chairman and the General Manager of Hebei Province Highways Development Company Limited, and the director of Hebei Province Ports Authority. From 2002 to 2008, he served as an executive director and the Deputy General Manager of CRBC International Co., Ltd. From December 2008 to July 2012, Mr Guo served as a director of Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd. (MCC Ltd) (a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange), and a director of MCC Group. From July 2012 to August 2014, he held positions as the Vice Chairman and the General Manager of MCC Group. Mr Guo served as the Chairman of MCC Ltd since September 2013. From August 2014 to April 2015, he served as the General Manager of MCC Group.

Xiaoyu Gao

Mr. Gao Xiaoyu has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company, effective August 1, 2018. At the time of Mr Gao’s appointment as the CEO of the Company and re-designation as an Executive Director, he will resign from all his positions on the Board committees of the Company. The membership of the Board committees will be considered by the Governance and Nomination Committee and the Board in due course. Mr Gao was appointed as the President and a director of China Minmetals Nonferrous Metals Co., Ltd. (CMN) in February 2016. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of CMC, including Top Create Resources Limited since February 2012. Mr Gao was also appointed as the Chairman of Copper Partners Investment Co., Ltd. in July 2016, and of Album Enterprises Limited in May 2016. Mr Gao holds a Master’s degree in Business Management from The Renmin University of China in the People’s Republic of China. He has extensive experience in enterprise risk management and control. Mr Gao joined CMC and its subsidiaries in 1993. He worked in the Futures department of China Nonferrous Metals Import and Export Corporation from 1993 to 1997. He was the General Manager of the Risk Management department of CMN from 2000 to 2009 and Vice-President of CMN from January 2008 to February 2016. He was also Vice-President of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Holding Company Limited (CMNH) from January 2011 to January 2016.

Ross Carroll

Mr. Ross Anthony Carroll is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was appointed as CFO and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company in December 2015, with responsibility for Commercial and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Project Delivery and Exploration. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Carroll was CEO and managing director of Macmahon Holdings Limited (a company listed on the ASX), and previously held the positions of CFO and director of International Mining, and Chief Operating Officer of Mining at Macmahon Holdings Limited. Prior to that, he was CFO of Woodside Petroleum Limited, and also worked in senior financial roles within BHP Billiton Limited. Mr Carroll has extensive experience in the mining industry and in corporate finance, capital management and business development. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Certified Public Accountant with the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants. Mr Carroll is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and was previously a member of the Executive Committee of the Western Australian Chamber of Mines.

Jiqing Xu

Mr. Xu Jiqing is Executive General Manager - China and Strategy, Executive Director of MMG Ltd. He was appointed as an Executive Director and Executive General Manager – Strategic Planning of the Company in May 2013. His role title changed to Executive was appointed as an Executive Director and Executive General Manager - Strategic Planning of the Company in May 2013. His present role title is Executive General Manager – Marketing and Risk. Prior to that, Mr Xu served as a Non-executive Director of the Company from May 2009 until May 2013 and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee from July 2009 until May 2013. He is a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Xu was also appointed as a director of CMN in February 2016. Mr Xu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of International Business and Economics in the PRC, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Mary’s University in Canada. He is a qualified senior accountant in the PRC, a fellowship member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada and a chartered professional accountant member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia, Canada. Mr Xu has extensive experience in accounting and corporate financial management. Mr Xu joined the CMC Group in 1991. He was appointed as the Manager of Finance at Minmetals Development Co. Ltd. in 1997, and was promoted to Vice General Manager in 1999 and General Manager in 2000. Mr Xu was also the General Manager of Finance at China National Nonferrous Metals Industry Trading Group Corporation from July 2001 to April 2002, and the General Manager of Finance at CMN from April 2002 to December 2007. He was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of CMN from December 2005 to November 2007 and the Vice-President and CFO of CMN from December 2007 until May 2013. Mr Xu was the Vice-President and CFO of CMNH from January 2011 until May 2013.

Mark Davis

Mr. Mark Davis is Executive General Manager Operations – Africa, Australia and Asia of the Company. Mr Davis has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since January 2018 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager Operations – Africa, Australia and Asia. Mr Davis joined the Company in January 2013 and was appointed as the General Manager Operational Excellence of the Company in November 2014. Prior to joining the Company, he previously worked across multiple commodities and roles including engineering, business improvement, operations and business management and as the General Manager Aluminium South Africa for BHP Billiton Limited. Mr Davis holds a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne.

Troy Hey

Mr. Troy Hey serves as Executive General Manager – Stakeholder Relations of MMG Limited since August 2013. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since August 2013 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager - Stakeholder Relations. In this role, he is responsible for the Safety, Health, Environment, Communications, External Relations Security and Community functions. Prior to joining the Company as General Manager - Stakeholder and Investor Relations in April 2011, Mr Hey was the General Manager - Media and Reputation at Foster’s Group since 2005. He was previously the Group Manager - Public Affairs for WMC Resources Limited, up to its acquisition by BHP Billiton in 2005. He began his career in economic and public policy consultancy at the Allen Consulting Group and Australian Centre for Corporate Public Affairs, before working across the aviation, entertainment and mining sectors. Mr Hey has over 20 years’ experience in government, media, community and investor relations, economic and public policy, industry association and communications management. Mr Hey has dual degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is the recipient of an Australia- Japan Foundation Language Scholarship at Kwansei Gakuin University, Nishinomiya, Japan.

Greg Travers

Mr. Greg Travers has been appointed as Interim Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since May 2014 in his capacity as Executive General Manager - Business Support. In this role, he is responsible for Human Resources, Remuneration and Benefits, Shared Business Services, Information Technology, Legal and Supply Chain. Mr Travers has been appointed as an Acting Chief Operating Officer from August 2017 to December 2017. He is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Travers previously worked at Myer Limited from 2006 to 2014. He was director of Strategic Planning and Human Resources before being appointed Executive General Manager Business Services and Strategic Planning in 2010, responsible for a range of business areas similar to his current position (including throughout his time at Myer, Procurement, Human Resources, Occupational Health and Safety, Sustainability, Shared Services, Corporate Affairs and the company’s Program Management Office) as well as leading the Office of the CEO from 2012, where he was responsible for the review and delivery of new business opportunities and strategy. Mr Travers has experience in the mining sector, having worked with BHP in the Minerals division for seven years, mostly in human resources roles in manganese, coal and iron ore. Following this he worked for six years at Pratt Group, a privately owned paper and packaging business, and subsequently 11 years at WMC Resources. He is a former director of the Institute of Public Affairs and the Australian Mines and Metals Association. Mr Travers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics from the University of Adelaide.

Suresh Vadnagra

Mr. Suresh Vadnagra has been appointed as Executive General Manager Operations – Americas of the Company. Mr Vadnagra has served on the Executive Committee of the Company since January 2018 in his capacity as the Executive General Manager Operations – Americas. Mr Vadnagra joined the Company in March 2011 and was appointed as the Group General Manager Operations South America in December 2016. Prior to this, he was the General Manager of the Sepon mine in Lao PDR and the General Manager Operational Excellence, where he also led the integration of Las Bambas into MMG following its acquisition in 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Vadnagra previously held senior roles in Iluka Resources and BHP Billiton Limited. Mr Vadnagra holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia, a Master of Business Administration and Post Graduate Qualifications in Sustainable Energy Development.

Jian Jiao

Mr. Jiao Jian has been re-designated as Non-Executive Director of MMG Ltd. He was redesignated from a Non-executive Director and Chairman to an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company in February 2017. Prior to his appointment as an Executive Director and CEO of the Company, Mr Jiao served as a Non-executive Director of the Company from December 2010 to August 2014 and a Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Company from August 2014 to February 2017. He was the Chairman of the Company’s Governance and Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee and a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee from October 2015 to February 2017. Mr Jiao is also a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr Jiao was appointed as the Chairman of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Company Limited (CMN) in February 2016. He has been a director of CMN since December 2009. Mr Jiao has also been a director of Hunan Nonferrous Metals Holding Group Co., Ltd. (HNG) since July 2010. Mr Jiao holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics from the Nankai University in the PRC and a Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Mary’s University in Canada. He has extensive experience in international trade, investment and corporate management. Mr Jiao joined the CMC and its subsidiaries (CMC Group) in 1992. He was the Vice-President of CMN from 2007 to May 2010. Mr Jiao was the President of CMN from May 2010 to January 2016. He was a director and the President of China Minmetals Non-ferrous Metals Holding Company Limited (CMNH) from December 2009 to February and January 2016, respectively. Mr Jiao was the Vice-President of CMC from December 2015 to January 2017. He was also a director of China Minmetals H.K. (Holdings) Limited (Minmetals HK) from August 2016 to March 2017. Mr Jiao was the Chairman of China Minmetals Rare Earth Co., Ltd (a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange) and China Tungsten and Hightech Materials Co., Ltd.

Shuqiang Zhang

Mr. Zhang Shuqiang is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as a Non-executive Director of the Company in February 2017. He is a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr Zhang was appointed as a director of China Tungsten and Hightech Materials Co. Ltd (a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange) in June 2016. He has been the General Manager of the Finance Department of CMC since January 2016, a director of CMNH and CMN since February 2016 and a director of Minmetals HK since August 2016. Mr Zhang was appointed as a director of Minmetals Development Co. Ltd and Minmetals Capital Company Limited in December 2016 and April 2017 respectively. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the CMC Group. Mr Zhang was the Vice Chairman and a director of Xiamen Tungsten Co. Ltd (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) from January 2014 to December 2014. He was also a director of HNG from August 2013 to January 2017. Mr Zhang graduated from Zhejiang Metallurgical Economy College in the PRC, majoring in Financial Accounting. He also obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Wuhan University of Technology in the PRC. Mr Zhang started his career at China National Nonferrous Metals Import & Export Corporation, working as the Financial Accountant since 1987. From 1997 to 2000, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Finance Division of China National Nonferrous Metals Industry Trading Group Corporation. From 2000 to 2002, Mr Zhang served as the Assistant General Manager of the Finance Department of China National Nonferrous Metals Industry Trading Corporation. He also served as the Assistant General Manager (from April 2002 to March 2003) and the Deputy General Manager (from March 2003 to October 2005) of the Finance Department of CMN. From October 2005 to May 2013, Mr Zhang was the Deputy General Manager of the Finance Department of CMC.

Peter Cassidy

Dr. Peter William Cassidy is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in December 2010. He is the Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. Dr Cassidy is also a member of the Company’s Governance and Nomination Committee and Risk Management Committee. He was a member of the Audit Committee of the Company from February 2011 to August 2016. He has also been an independent non-executive director of Kerry Gold Mines Limited since September 2010. Dr Cassidy is a metallurgical engineer with more than 45 years’ experience in the resource and energy sectors, including more than 25 years as a director of major public companies. He was an independent non-executive director of Oxiana Limited (2002 to 2007); Zinifex Limited (2004 to 2008); Sino Gold Mining Limited (2002 to 2009); Lihir Gold Limited (2003 to 2010); OZ Minerals Limited (2008 to 2009); and Energy Developments Limited (2003 to 2009). Dr Cassidy was also non-executive Chairman of Allegiance Mining NL (April to July 2008) and a director of Eldorado Gold Corporation (2009 to 2010). He was CEO of Goldfields Limited from 1995 until its merger with Delta Gold Limited in 2002 to form Aurion Gold Limited where he remained a director until 2003. Prior to 1995, Dr Cassidy was executive director - Operations of RGC Limited. He was also a member of the Board of Advice of the Monash University Division of Mining and Resources Engineering. Dr Cassidy has most recently been involved in the development and operation of major mining and processing projects in Australia, the PRC, Laos, Papua New Guinea and the Cote d’Ivoire.

Cheuk Yan Leung

Mr. Leung Cheuk Yan is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in July 2012. He is the Chairman of the Company’s Governance and Nomination Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr Leung has also been an independent non-executive director of Bank of China Limited (a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange) since September 2013. Mr Leung is a solicitor admitted to practise law in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science (First Class Honours) degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Oxford. Mr Leung, a corporate finance and capital markets specialist, was a partner at Baker & McKenzie and for many years the head of its securities practice group in Hong Kong. He retired from Baker & McKenzie in 2011.

Ker Wei Pei

Prof. Pei Ker Wei, Ph.D. is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in July 2015. He is the Chairman of the Company’s Risk Management Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee. Professor Pei holds a PhD degree in Accounting from University of North Texas, a Master’s degree in Accountancy from Southern Illinois University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from National Chung-Hsing University (Taipei University). Professor Pei is a member of American Accounting Association. Professor Pei is a Professor of Accountancy at W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has also acted as a consultant for a number of multi-national companies, including Motorola Inc., Intel Corporation, Bank of America Corporation, Dial Corporation, Raytheon Company, Cisco Systems Inc. and Honeywell International Inc. Professor Pei was the Executive Dean of China Programs at W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University from January 2013 to June 2016 and Associate Dean from June 2003 to June 2013. He was also director of the W.P. Carey EMBA program in Shanghai and MiM Custom Corporate Program in China from June 2003 to June 2013, and Co-director of W.P. Carey DBA in Global Financial Management from June 2013 to June 2016. Professor Pei has also been a director of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) since April 2012 and an external director of Baosteel Group Corporation (the holding company of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.) since February 2012, chairing its Audit Committee and is a member of its Strategy Committee and Nomination Committee. Prior to this, he served as an independent director, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. from 2006 to 2012.

Jennifer Seabrook

Ms. Jennifer Anne Seabrook is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in July 2015. She is the Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee and a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. Ms Seabrook holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is a chartered accountant (fellow) admitted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a senior fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (Finsia). Ms Seabrook qualified as a chartered accountant with Touche Ross, after which she worked at senior levels in chartered accounting, capital markets and investment banking businesses. She is an experienced independent non-executive director across a wide range of industries, including mining and metals, and has significant experience as the chair and as a member of audit and risk committees for listed and unlisted public, private and government corporations. Ms Seabrook has also been a member of several advisory groups and panels including ASIC’s External Advisory Group (2009 to 2013) and the Australian Takeovers Panel (2000 to 2012). Ms Seabrook is currently an independent non-executive director of Iluka Resources Limited, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), chairing its Audit and Risk Committee and being a member of its People and Performance Committee and Nominations Committee. She joined the Iluka Board in May 2008. Ms Seabrook is also an independent non-executive director of IRESS Limited, also listed on ASX, chairing its People and Performance Committee and being a member of its Audit Committee. She joined the IRESS Limited Board in August 2008. Ms Seabrook has been a senior adviser to Gresham Advisory Partners Limited since 2008 after being an executive director with Gresham Advisory Partners Limited from 1998 to 2008.

Brent Walsh

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