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Ferroglobe PLC (GSM.OQ)

GSM.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Javier Madrid

52 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

Pedro Paguaga

53 2015 Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Ragan

55 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Nicholas Deeming

63 2016 Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Juan Villar-Mir de Fuentes

55 2015 Director

Donald Barger

74 2015 Independent Director

Bruce Crockett

73 2015 Independent Director

Stuart Eizenstat

74 2015 Independent Director

Greger Hamilton

50 2015 Independent Director

Javier Monzon

61 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Javier Madrid

Mr. Javier Lopez Madrid serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Madrid has served as a director since our inception in February 2015 and served as Executive Vice-Chairman from December 23, 2015 until December 31, 2016, when he was appointed Executive Chairman. He is Chief Executive Officer of Grupo VM. He is founder and largest shareholder of Siacapital and Tressis, Spain’s largest independent private bank. In addition to his professional activities, he is also a member of the World Economic Forum, Group of Fifty and a board member of Fundación Juan Miguel Villar Mir. Mr. López Madrid holds a Master in Law and Business from ICADE University.

Pedro Paguaga

Mr. Pedro Larrea Paguaga is Chief Executive Officer of the Company, since December 23, 2015. He was Chairman and CEO of Grupo FerroAtlántica since December 2012, and served in that role until the closing of the Business Combination. He joined Grupo FerroAtlántica as CEO in 2011. Before joining Grupo FerroAtlántica, for thirteen years (1996-2009), he worked in Endesa, the biggest power company in Spain and Latin America, where he reached the position of Chairman and CEO of Endesa Latinoamérica, with total revenues above 8 bn€ and EBITDA above 3 bn€. He served in the Board of Directors of Enersis (2007-2009) and Endesa Chile (1999-2002 and 2006-2007), both public Chilean companies listed on the NYSE. Pedro Larrea has also worked in management consulting firms like PwC (2010-2011), where he lead the energy sector practice in the Spanish office, and McKinsey & Company, in Spain, Latin America and the USA (1989-1995). Mr. Larrea holds a Mining Engineer degree (MSc equivalent) from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Graduated With Honors). He also holds an MBA from INSEAD, where he obtained the Henry Ford II award for academic excellence.

Joseph Ragan

Mr. Joseph D. Ragan III serves as Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He has served as Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer since December 23, 2015. He joined Globe as Chief Financial Officer in May 2013, and served in that role until the closing of the Business Combination. Prior to that, Mr. Ragan served from 2008 to 2013 as Chief Financial Officer for Boart Longyear, the world’s largest drilling services contractor for the global mining sector, operating in more than 40 countries and selling its products in nearly 100 countries. Prior to joining Boart Longyear, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer for the GTSI Corporation, a leading technology solutions provider for the public sector listed on NASDAQ. Earlier in his career, he held various international and domestic finance positions for PSEG, The AES Corporation, and Deloitte and Touche. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of the State of New York, his Master’s degree in Accounting from George Mason University, and was a Certified Public Accountant in the commonwealth of Virginia for over 25 years.

Nicholas Deeming

Mr. Nicholas Deeming is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining Ferroglobe, he held a number of non-executive roles and coached senior executives, as well as project managing litigation projects and M&A transactions. He has worked, through his career, as a General Counsel and a member of executive management in a number of sectors including Oil & Gas, Gases, Industrial and Medical, Healthcare, Insurance, Auctioneering/Art and Deep Sea Drilling, and he has worked in varied listing environments, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and South Africa. He is qualified as a solicitor in the United Kingdom, has an MBA from Cranfield University and a qualification from Ashridge School of Management in executive coaching.

Juan Villar-Mir de Fuentes

Mr. Juan Villar-Mir de Fuentes serves as Director of the Company. He has served as a director since December 23, 2015. He has acted as the Vice Chairman of Grupo Villar Mir, S.A.U. since 1999. He is also Vice Chairman and CEO of Inmobiliaria Espacio, S.A. Mr. Villar-Mir de Fuentes has served on the board of directors of Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. since 1996 and the board of directors of Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. since 2012. He also serves as a director and on the audit committee of Inmobiliaria Colonial, S.A. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics and Business Management.

Donald Barger

Mr. Donald G. Barger, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as a member of the Globe board of directors since December 2008 until the closing of the Business Combination and was Chairman of Globe’s Audit Committee and Chairman of Globe’s Compensation Committee. Mr. Barger had a successful 36-year business career in manufacturing and services companies. He retired in February 2008 from YRC Worldwide Inc. (formerly Yellow Roadway Corporation), one of the world’s largest transportation service providers. Mr. Barger served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of YRC Worldwide Inc. from December 2000 to August 2007 and from August 2007 until his retirement as advisor to the CEO. From March 1998 to December 2000, Mr. Barger was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillenbrand Industries, a provider of services and products for the health care and funeral services industries. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Barger was Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Worthington Industries, Inc., a diversified steel processor. Mr. Barger served on the Board of Directors of Gardner Denver, Inc. and was a member of the Audit Committee for his entire 19-year tenure until the company’s sale in July 2013. He served as Chair of the committee 17 of those years. He also served on the Board of Directors of Quanex Building Products Corporation for sixteen years, retiring in February 2012.

Bruce Crockett

Mr. Bruce L. Crockett serves as Independent Director of the Company. He served as a member of Globe’s board of directors since April 2014 until the closing of the Business Combination and was a member of Globe’s Audit Committee. Mr. Crockett is Chairman of the Invesco Mutual Funds Group Board of Directors, and is also a member of the audit, investment and governance committees. He serves as a director and audit committee chair of ALPS Property & Casualty Insurance Company. Mr. Crockett is the chairman of Crockett Technologies Associates and a private investor. Mr. Crockett served as President and Chief Executive Officer of COMSAT Corporation from February 1992 until July 1996 and as President and Chief Operating Officer of COMSAT from April 1991 to February 1992. As an employee of COMSAT since 1980, Mr. Crockett held various other operational and financial positions, including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Crockett served as a director of Ace Limited from 1995 until 2012 and as a director of Captaris, Inc. from 2001 until its acquisition in 2008, and as Chairman from 2003 to 2008. Mr. Crockett is also a life trustee of the University of Rochester. Mr. Crockett received an A.B. degree from the University of Rochester, a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, and an MBA from Columbia University and holds an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Maryland.Columbia University and holds an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Maryland.

Stuart Eizenstat

Mr. Stuart E. Eizenstat is Independent Director of the Company since December 23, 2015. Mr. Eizenstat is Senior Counsel of Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. and heads the law firm’s international practice. He served as Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury from July 1999 to January 2001. He was Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Eizenstat served as Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade from 1996 to 1997 and was the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union from 1993 to 1996. During the Clinton Administration he also served as Special Representative of the President and Secretary of State on Holocaust Issues. From 1977 to 1981 he was Chief Domestic Policy Advisor in the White House to President Carter. He is a trustee of BlackRock Funds and served as a member of the board of directors of Alcatel-Lucent until 2016. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of United Parcel Service from 2005 to 2015. He serves on the Advisory Board of GML Ltd., and Office of Cherifien de Phosphates. He has received eight honorary doctorate degrees and awards from the United States, French, German, Austrian, Belgian and Israeli governments. He is the author of “Imperfect Justice: Looted Assets, Slave Labor, and the Unfinished Business of World War II” and “The Future of the Jews: How Global Forces are Impacting the Jewish People, Israel, and its Relationship with the United States.” He currently serves as a Special Adviser to Secretary of State Kerry on Holocaust-Era Issues. Mr. Eizenstat holds a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Greger Hamilton

Mr. Greger Hamilton is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hamilton is Managing Partner of Ovington Financial Partners, LTD, a role he has held since 2009. From 2009 to 2014 he also served as a Partner at European Resolution Capital Partners, where he assisted in the restructuring of international banks in 16 countries. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs International, where he worked from 1997 to 2008. He began his career at McKinsey and Company, where he worked from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Hamilton holds a B.A. in Business Economics and International Commerce from Brown University.

Javier Monzon

Mr. Javier Monzon is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director since December 23, 2015. He is a director of the Spanish ACS Servicios y Concesiones, S.A. since 2004 and member of the supervisory board of the French Lagardère SCA since 2008, as well as member of the advisory council of Chemo group and senior advisor to the group executive chairman at Banco Santander (and board member of Santander Spain), both since June 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Monzón was Chairman and CEO of Indra Sistemas, S.A. from 1992 until 2015. He was a Partner at Arthur Andersen from 1989 to 1990. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Telefonica, S.A. from 1984 to 1987, after which he acted as Executive Vice President until 1989. Mr. Monzón began his career at Caja Madrid, where he was a Corporate Banking Director. Mr. Monzón served as vice chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain from March 2010 until January 2015 and is member of the international advisory council of Brookings since 2014. He holds a Degree in Economics from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

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