Willy R. Strothotte

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Strothotte was Chairman and CEO of Glencore International AG, the world’s largest integrated mining company and commodities trader. Prior to Glencore, from 1961 to 1978 Mr. Strothotte held various positions with responsibility for international trading in metals and minerals in Germany, Belgium and the USA. In 1978, Mr. Strothotte joined Glencore International, taking up the position of Head of Metals and Minerals in 1984. Mr. Strothotte was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Glencore in 1993 and held the combined positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 until 2001, when the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive were split. Mr. Strothotte was Chairman of Xstrata AG from 1994, and Chairman of Xstrata plc starting in 2002 as well as director of Century Aluminum Corporation, Glencore International AG and Minara Resources Limited. Outside of the commodities industry, Mr. Strothotte served on the Board of KKR Financial Holdings LLC from 2014. Among many qualifications, Mr. Strothotte brings to our Board extensive experience in business strategy, management and energy and commodities as the leader of one of the world’s most successful international businesses.