Marcelo A. Awad

Santiago, Chile

Director since: 2014

Independent Director

Mr. Awad is a Corporate Director and serves as a senior advisor to Mitsubishi Corporation Investments and is an Executive Director of Wealth Minerals Ltd. Mr. Awad spent 16 years with Antofagasta Minerals SA and served as President & Chief Executive Officer for over seven years until his retirement in 2012. Prior to joining Antofagasta Minerals, Mr. Awad spent 18 years with Codelco in progressively senior positions in both London and Chile until leaving his position of Executive Vice President, Copper Trading & Futures in 1996. In London, Mr. Awad was a director of the London Metal Exchange. He currently serves on the boards of AC Perforaciones, a drilling services company, Echeverria Izquierdo S.A., a Chilean engineering and construction company, and Partners in Performance (PIP) in the Americas, an Australian consulting company. He is also the chairman of the Audit Committee of Echeverria Izquierdo S.A.

Mr. Awad holds a Civil Engineering degree from the Universidad Tecnica del Estado and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Mr. Awad is a member of the Audit Committee and Safety, Environment & Social Responsibility Committee.

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