Edition:
India

Fresnillo PLC (FRES.L)

FRES.L on London Stock Exchange

1,317.72GBp
5:39pm IST
Change (% chg)

23.72 (+1.83%)
Prev Close
1,294.00
Open
1,291.50
Day's High
1,318.41
Day's Low
1,281.00
Volume
356,291
Avg. Vol
1,549,064
52-wk High
1,359.50
52-wk Low
456.51

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez

88 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Octavio Alvidrez

2014 Chief Executive Officer

Alejandro Bailleres

2018 Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Mario Arreguin Frade

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Andre Sougarret Larroquete

53 2019 Chief Operating Officer

David Giles

Vice President - Exploration

Juan Bordes Aznar

2008 Non-Executive Director

Arturo Manuel Fernandez Perez

2008 Non-Executive Director

Barbara Garza Laguera Gonda

60 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Jacobs

2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Georgina Y. Kessel Martinez

70 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Judith Macgregor

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Luis Robles

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Fernando Ruiz Sahagun

2008 Non-Executive Director

Alberto Tiburcio

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gabriela Mayor

2020 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez

Mr. alberto Bailleres Gonzalez Ph.D. serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Over a period of 50 years, Mr Baillères has built up unprecedented experience and knowledge of both the Group and the Mexican markets in which it operates from both investor and supervisory perspectives. Mr Baillères has been on the board of Industrias Peñoles since 1962 and has served as Chairman since 1967. He holds extensive experience and knowledge of both the Group and the Mexican markets in which it operates and has overseen the development of both the Fresnillo Group and its associated companies that provide essential services to the Group from both the investor and the supervisory perspectives. The Baillères family first acquired an interest in Peñoles in 1962 and Mr Baillères is currently the controlling shareholder. In addition to Peñoles, as part of the BAL group of companies, Mr Baillères has interests in Grupo Palacio de Hierro, a chain of department stores mainly located in Mexico City, Grupo Nacional Provincial, a leading Mexican insurance company, Grupo Profuturo, a pensions and annuities business, and other businesses relating to financial services and agriculture.

Octavio Alvidrez

Mr. Octavio Alvidrez serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is invited to attend Board, Audit Committee, HSECR Committee and Remuneration Committee meetings. His strength and experience – Mine management within Mexico. – UK investor relations. Mr Alvídrez has extensive experience within the mining industry having previously held the position of General Manager of the Madero mine operated by Peñoles, which is one of Mexico’s largest mines. Mr Alvídrez joined the Peñoles Group in August 1988, since then he has held a number of senior operational and financial positions across Peñoles (Treasurer and Head of Procurement) and Fresnillo (Head of Investor Relations in London). Mr Alvídrez is the current President of The Silver Institute, a director of the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources of the University of Arizona, a member of the Mexican Mining Chamber and a Vicepresident of the Advisory Board of the School of Mines of the University of Guanajuato, Mexico.

Alejandro Bailleres

Mr. Alejandro Bailleres serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Non-Executive Non-independent Director of Fresnillo Plc. Mr. Bailleres Insurance and related financial services in Mexico Broad board-level commercial experience in Mexico. As a director of several Grupo BAL companies such as Grupo Nacional Provincial (a leading insurance company in Mexico), Mr Baillères brings knowledge and experience of Mexican and international business to his role.

Mario Arreguin Frade

Mr. Mario Arreguin Frade serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was previously employed by Peñoles where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer for 11 years and Group Treasurer for six years prior to this. Mr Arreguín has a background in investment banking and project management.

Andre Sougarret Larroquete

Mr. Andre Sougarret Larroquete serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. His strength and experience Senior project and operational experience. – Strong mining and engineering track record. Mr Sougarret’s most recent role was as Executive Vice President at the National Mining Company (ENAMI), an organisation responsible for the growth of the mining industry in Chile. Prior to joining ENAMI, Mr Sougarret Larroquete held several positions at the Teniente Division of Codelco implementing best practice methods across the entire division. His previous roles also include General Manager of the Centinela and Esperanza mines at Antofagasta plc. He has a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Chile and an MBA in Company Administration from Loyola College.

David Giles

Mr. David Giles serves as Vice President - Exploration of the Company. His strength and experience – Senior exploration experience within Mexico. – Engineering and geology background. During a 30-year career at Peñoles, Mr Giles held a number of senior management positions including Vice President of Exploration. Prior to this he worked for AMAX Inc., Corona Gold Corp. and Toromex. He is an officer of the Society of Economic Geologists and the Mexican Association of Mining Metallurgical and Geological Engineers.

Juan Bordes Aznar

Mr. Juan Bordes Aznar serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He brings to the Board practical and extensive cross-sector business experience, including within financial services. Involvement with the wider BAL-Group helps supplement his external context, bringing group perspective to bear in the Board process. During his career, Mr Bordes has held both senior executive management roles and board responsibilities with companies spanning a number of different sectors, particularly within Mexico. Mr Bordes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) and attended the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University. He also attended the Business Management Course at the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE).

Arturo Manuel Fernandez Perez

Dr. Arturo Manuel Fernandez Perez serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Fernández' solid academic economics background, as well as his many years’ experience and connections with the Mexican public policy arena is coupled with external board directorships of leading businesses across a number of sectors to provide the Board with commercial input and the macroeconomic perspective. Mr Fernández holds a bachelor of economics from ITAM as well as a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago. He has previously served as head of the tax policy office at the Mexican Ministry of Finance and as head of the economic deregulation office at the Mexican Ministry of Trade. Mr Fernández has been the rector of ITAM, an independent not-for-profit higher education institution for 20 years.

Barbara Garza Laguera Gonda

Ms. Barbara Garza Laguera Gonda serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She is an experienced director, particularly through her career at Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) and Fomento Económico Mexicano (FEMSA), the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world, Ms Garza Lagüera brings a broad experience of Mexican commercial and international business. Bárbara Garza earned a bachelor's degree in business and an MBA degree from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Charles Jacobs

Charles Jacobs serves as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is regarded as one of the UK's leading corporate lawyers, through his experience as a senior partner of global law firm Linklaters LLP, his nonexecutive directorships at Investec and his 27 years of international boardroom advice, also extensive experience and knowledge in the mining sector, Mr Jacobs brings a governance, legal and regulatory perspective to the boardroom.

Georgina Y. Kessel Martinez

Ms. Georgina Y. Kessel Martinez serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She worked in the Mexican government where she served as Secretary of State in the Ministry of Energy from 2006 to 2011. She also chaired the Governing Board of the Federal Electricity Commission and has been president and a member of the Board Directors of Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX). She is currently an independent director of Scotiabank, Iderdrola and is a partner in Spectron.

Judith Macgregor

Dame Judith Macgregor serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was the British Ambassador to Mexico from 2009 to 2013 and British High Commissioner in South Africa from September 2013 until early 2017. Dame Judith has been the President of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Women's Association since 2006, overseeing a significant increase in the number of FCO women in senior grades. She was formerly the overseas representative on the Whitehall ministerial Newton Committee guiding the funding of science and research. At the FCO, Dame Judith held various posts in former Yugoslavia, Prague, Paris, Poland, Western Europe and Slovakia. Dame Judith holds a first class degree in Modern History from Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Luis Robles

Mr. Luis Robles serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr Robles is an independent non-executive Director of Profuturo Afore S.A. de C.V. and Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Ainda Ingenieria & Infraestructura Investment Fund.

Fernando Ruiz Sahagun

Mr. Fernando Ruiz Sahagun CPA serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Before joining Fresnillo plc, Mr Ruiz was managing partner of Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cia., S.C., tax advisers and consultants and now serves on the board and audit committees of several Mexican and international companies. He contributes to the Board and Audit Committee proceedings through extensive knowledge of audit and international accounting frameworks and a specialist knowledge of Mexican tax. Mr Ruiz graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM) with a degree in public accounting.

Alberto Tiburcio

Mr. Alberto Tiburcio serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was the Chairman and CEO of Mancera S.C. (the Mexican firm of Ernst & Young LLP) from January 2001 until his retirement in June 2013 having been a partner for more than 30 years. He has served as statutory auditor and advisor to many prestigious Mexican companies and now sits on the boards and audit committees of important Mexican companies and institutions thus bringing significant Mexican tax as well as Mexican and international audit and accounting experience to the Board.

Gabriela Mayor