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Ramón Barúa

Chief Financial Officer

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Eduardo Landin

Chief Operating Officer

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Isac Burstein

Vice President, Exploration and Business Development

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José Augusto Palma

Vice President Legal and Corporate Affairs

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Eduardo Villar

Vice President, Human Resources

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Oscar Garcia

Vice President, Brownfield Exploration

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Ramón Barúa
Chief Financial Officer

Biography
Ramón was appointed CFO of Hochschild Mining on 1 June 2010. Prior to his appointment, Ramón served as CEO of Fosfatos del Pacifico, a mining project in northern Peru owned by Cementos Pacasmayo, an associate company of the Hochschild Group. During 2008, Ramón was the General Manager for Hochschild Mining’s Mexican operations, having previously worked as Deputy CEO and CFO of Cementos Pacasmayo. Prior to joining Hochschild Ramón was a Vice President of Debt Capital Markets with Deutsche Bank in New York for four years and a sales analyst with Banco Santander in Peru. Ramón is an economics graduate from Universidad de Lima and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Eduardo Landin
Chief Operating Officer

Biography
Eduardo Landin was appointed COO of Hochschild Mining on 25 March 2013. Eduardo joined Hochschild in January 2008 as General Manager of the Company’s operations in Argentina. In 2011, he became General Manager of Projects with direct responsibility over the development of the Inmaculada and Crespo Advanced Projects. Before joining the Company, Eduardo held the position of Corporate Development Manager at Cementos Pacasmayo, an associate company of the Hochschild Group. Prior to that, Eduardo served in the Government of Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines. Eduardo began his career at Repsol S.A where he worked for over 10 years in England, Spain and Peru. Eduardo is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and holds a B.Eng (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London and an Executive MBA from the Universidad de Piura, Peru. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Isac Burstein
Vice President, Exploration and Business Development

Biography
Isac joined the Group as a geologist in 1995. Prior to his current position, Isac served as Manager for Project Evaluation, Exploration Manager for Mexico, and Exploration Geologist. He holds a BSc in Geological Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, an MSc in Geology from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Krannert School of Management, Purdue University.

José Augusto Palma
Vice President Legal and Corporate Affairs

Biography
José joined Hochschild in July 2006 after a 13 year legal career in the United States, where he was a partner at the law firm of Swidler Berlin and subsequently, at the World Bank. He also served two years in the Government of Peru. José has Law degrees from Georgetown University and the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and is admitted to practise as a lawyer in Mexico, New York and the District of Columbia. Prior to his current role José served as Senior Adviser to the Executive Committee.

Eduardo Villar
Vice President, Human Resources

Biography
Eduardo has been with the Group since 1996. Prior to his current position, he served as Human Resources Manager, Deputy HR Manager and Legal Counsel. Eduardo holds a Law Degree from the Universidad de Lima and an MBA from the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas.

Oscar Garcia
Vice President, Brownfield Exploration

Biography
Oscar Garcia was promoted to the position of VP, Brownfield Exploration on 1 January 2019 having joined Hochschild Mining in 2007 as an Ore Control geologist. He has previously worked at Hochschild as Corporate Manager for Underground Geology, Ore Control and Brownfield Exploration. Prior to Hochschild Mining, Oscar worked as a geologist at Barrick Gold, Lonrho Mining Group and Compania Minera Aguilar. Oscar qualified as a geologist at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba and holds a postgraduate degree from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.