A Major In The Making

Leading Base Metals Mining Company - Exploration, Mining, Metal Production and Sales

Hudbay Minerals Management

Colin K. Benner

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Colin K. Benner, PEng, CEO

Director of the company, has been appointed to the position of interim chief executive officer of HudBay, effective immediately.

Mr. Benner is a professional mining engineer with over 40 years of experience in mining engineering and management in the Canadian and international mining industry including leadership roles at Lundin Mining Corporation, Breakwater Resources and EuroZinc Mining Corporation. Most recently Mr. Benner held the position of Vice Chairman and CEO of Skye Resources Inc. Mr. Benner also serves as a director on a number of boards of other mining companies.


M. Norman Anderson, P. Eng.

Chairman and Independent Director

Mr. Anderson has been involved in the mining industry for over 50 years and is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cominco Ltd. Currently, Mr. Anderson is President of the management consulting firm of Anderson & Associates. He has been active in consulting, particularly due diligence consulting and evaluations for financial institutions and mining companies, since 1987. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Michael D. Winship

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Winship joined HudBay in September 2008 from PT Inco in Indonesia, where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer. He has been developing and operating mining complexes around the world for 30 years, and has experience in all phases of mining and processing activities. Intimately familiar with the production of base and precious metals, Mr. Winship has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from McGill University.


David S. Bryson, CFA

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Bryson joined HudBay in 2008 from Skye Resources Inc. where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer. He has an extensive background in corporate treasury and development having had a lengthy career at Terasen Inc. where he served as its Treasurer. Mr. Bryson holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Alan T. C. Hair, B.Sc (Hons)

Senior Vice President, Development

Since joining HudBay in 1996, Mr. Hair has held several management roles in the metallurgical plants and was appointed Vice-President, Metallurgy in 2004. Prior to joining HudBay, he was Smelting Manager at MIM's zinc smelter in Avonmouth, England. He graduated from the University of Leeds, England in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Mineral Engineering.


H. Maura Lendon

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Lendon has been practicing law for almost 20 years and has extensive experience in the areas of international business transactions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and advocacy. Prior to joining HudBay, Ms. Lendon was Chief Counsel Canada, Chief Privacy Officer - Canada for global telecommunications company, AT&T. She holds a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Western Ontario. She has been a member of the Ontario Bar since 1990.


Tom A. Goodman

Senior Vice President, Operations, Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited.

Mr. Goodman is a graduate in Chemical and Metallurgical Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. He has worked for HudBay for over 26 years in a wide variety of operational, technical, and management positions. He recently returned to HudBay after managing a copper smelting and refining company for the Anglo American group in Zambia. Mr. Goodman is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.


John D. Bracale

Country Manager, Guatemala and President, Compaňίa Guatemalteca de Nίquel, S.A.

Mr. Bracale is an experienced mining executive with over 30 years experience in the mining industry in Latin America and the Pacific Rim. He was most recently a director and vice president of Latin America for Gold Hawk Resources Inc., as well as executive president of their Peruvian subsidiary Compania Minera San Juan. He has also served as vice president of Latin America for Breakwater Resources, Ltd.; senior vice president of Latin American Operations for Arimetco International, Inc.; and vice president of American Pacific Mining Company, Inc. in Honduras.


Brad W. Lantz, B. Sc., (Hons) Earth Sciences

Vice President Mining

Mr. Lantz joined HudBay in 1987 and was appointed Vice President Mining in September 2007. During his career, Mr. Lantz has held positions of progressively greater responsibility at the Ruttan, Trout Lake, Callinan and 777 mines. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lantz worked with Sherritt Gordon Mines Limited. Mr. Lantz graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1982, with a B. Sc. Honours in Earth Sciences.


Dr. Lloyd Axworthy

Independent Director

Dr. Axworthy was a member of the House of Commons of Canada for 21 years, including five years as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. In 2003, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and is currently the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg. Dr. Axworthy was elected to the Board on June 1, 2006.


John H. Bowles, FCA

Independent Director

John Bowles was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Vancouver and was the leader of their British Columbia mining practice. His chartered accountancy designation was obtained in 1970, and he was awarded a Fellowship in 1997. He is also a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. He retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers on June 30, 2006. Mr. Bowles was elected to the Board on June 1, 2006


Donald K. Charter

Independent Director

Mr. Charter has been President of 3Cs Corporation, a consulting and investment company since 2006, and was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dundee Securities Ltd. and Dundee Private Investors Inc. from 1998 to 2006. He has also served as Executive Vice President of Dundee Corporation and Dundee Wealth Management Inc. Prior to joining Dundee, Mr. Charter practiced corporate and securities law in Toronto. He is currently a director of IAMGOLD Corporation, Lundin Mining Corporation, Great Plains Exploration Inc., Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation and a trustee of Dundee Real Estate Investment Trust.


Ronald P. Gagel, CA, B.Sc., B.Comm.

Independent Director

Mr. Gagel is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FNX Mining Company Inc. and since 2006 has also served as Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of International Nickel Ventures Corporation. Mr. Gagel is a chartered accountant with more than 27 years of professional experience, predominantly in the natural resources sector. From 1988 to 2004, Mr. Gagel was at Aur Resources Inc., and from 1999 to 2004, he served as Vice-President and CFO at Aur. He is a director of Glencairn Gold Corporation and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.


R. Peter Gillin

Independent Director

Mr. Gillin has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tahera Diamond Corporation, a diamond exploration, development and production company, since 2003, prior to which he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Zemex Corporation. Mr. Gillin has also been a senior investment banker, having previously served as Vice-Chairman of N M Rothschild & Sons Canada Limited and as a Managing Director of Scotia Capital. He is currently a director of Silver Wheaton Corp. and Trillium Health Care Products Inc. and is a member of the Independent Review Committee of TD Asset Management Inc. Mr. Gillin is a Chartered Financial Analyst

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