Board of Directors

In 2015 the experience and professionalism of the members of the Board of Directors of Uralkali ensured necessary strategic support for the Company.

Sergey CHEMEZOV Chairman of the Board of Directors Independent Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014 and re-elected several times since then.
Education
University degree, Irkutsk Institute of National Economy.
Skills and experience

Since 1980, Sergey Chemezov has been holding executive positions in various stateowned structures including Promexport and Rosoboronexport.

1996-1999: Head of the foreign economic department of the Presidential Affairs Office.

In December 2007, he was appointed as the general director of Rostekhnologii, the state corporation to support development, manufacturing and export of high-tech industrial products.

Committee membership
Does not serve on Board committees.
External appointments
Chairman of the Board of Directors in the following companies: Rosoboronexport, VSMPO-AVISMA, KAMAZ, Almaz - Antey. Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at AVTOVAZ. Member of the Board of Directors at United Aircraft Corporation, Aeroflot, International Financial Club and several other companies.
Sir Robert MARGETTS Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors Senior Independent Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in June 2011 and repeatedly re-elected since then.
Education
University degree, Cambridge University.
Skills and experience

1998-2010: Member of the Board of Directors at Anglo American PLC, Wellstream PLC, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Legal & General PLC, British Oxygen Company PLC. He was previously an Executive Vice-Chairman of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC.

Committee membership
  • A
  • A&R
  • CSR
  • I&D
Chairman of the CSR Committee and the Investment and Development Committee. A member of the Audit Committee and the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
External appointments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Energy Technologies Institute, Ensus Ltd., Ordnance Survey, Lithe Hill Park Limited and Lithe Hill Park Properties Limited. a nonexecutive director at Huntsman Corporation LLC.
Dmitry MAZEPIN Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors Non-Executive Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014 and re-elected several times since then.
Education
University degree, Moscow Institute of Foreign Relations (MGIMO).
Skills and experience

Since the mid-1990s, Dmitry Mazepin has held senior executive positions in state-owned structures and large companies such as Tyumen Petroleum Company, Nizhnevartovskneftegaz, Kuzbassugol, and Russian Federal Property Fund.

2002-2003: President of AK Sibur.

2007: Chairman of the Board of Directors of URALCHEM and its management company URALCHEM Holding P.L.C.

Committee membership
Does not serve on Board committees.
External appointments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of URALCHEM and its management company URALCHEM Holding P.L.C , member of Board of Directors of CI-CHEMICAL INVEST LIMITED.
Dmitry OSIPOV Member of the Board of Directors Chief Executive Officer of Uralkali
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014 and re-elected several times since then.
Education
University degree, Gorkiy State University.
Skills and experience

2005-2007: CEO of Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Plant.

2007-2011: CEO of URALCHEM.

2007-2013: a member of the Board of Directors of URALCHEM.

2011-2013: Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of URALCHEM.

24 December 2013: CEO of Uralkali.

Committee membership
  • CSR
  • I&D
A member of the CSR Committee and the Investment and Development Committee.
External appointments
A member of the Board of Directors of a number of Uralkali's affiliates.
Paul OSTLING Member of the Board of Directors Independent Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in June 2011 and repeatedly re-elected since then.
Education
University degree, Fordham University.
Skills and experience

1977-2007: Held various management positions at Ernst & Young, most recently as Global Chief Operating Officer.

2007-2011: Worked at Kungur — Oil & Gas Equipment and Services, first as the CEO, and from 2010 to 2013 as a member of the Board of Directors.

Since 2010: Member of the Board of Directors at Promsviazbank, URALCHEM Holding Plc, MTS, Datalogix Inc.

Committee membership
  • A
  • A&R
  • CSR
  • I&D
Chairman of the Audit Committee (financial expert) and the Appointments and Remuneration Committee. A member of the CSR Committee and the Investment and Development Committee.
External appointments
Member of the Board of Directors of Brunswick Rail Management Ltd., NSD and several other companies.
Dmitry KONYAEV Member of the Board of Directors Non-Executive Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014 and re-elected several times since then.
Education
University degree, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Skills and experience

Since 1998, he has held senior management positions at large production and trade companies: Sederrot International AB, Mineral Trading, Uralkali Trading SA (Singapore).

2007-2011: Head of Commerce at URALCHEM.

Since 2011, Dmitry has been the CEO of URALCHEM.

Committee membership
  • A&R
  • CSR
  • I&D
A member of the CSR Committee, the Investment and Development Committee, and the Appointments and Remuneration Committee.
External appointments
A member of the Board of Directors at URALCHEM and several of its affiliates.
Jian CHEN Member of the Board of Directors Non-Executive Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014. Re-elected in June 2014 and June 2015 by the annual general shareholders meeting. In October 2015, announced his decision to retire from the Board of Directors and has not been taking part in meetings since then.
Education
University degree, Beijing Institute of the Second Foreign Language.
Skills and experience

2008-2013: Deputy Minister of Trade of the People’s Republic of China.

2011-2014: a non-executive director at China Investment Corporation.

Committee membership
  • I&D
A member of the Investment and Development Committee.
External appointments
A member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Consultative Conference
Dmitry RAZUMOV Member of the Board of Directors Non-Executive Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in March 2014 and re-elected several times since then.
Education
University degree, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).
Skills and experience

1994-1997: a lawyer at Clifford Chance (international law firm).

1997-1998: Deputy Head of Investment Banking in Renaissance Capital Bank.

1998-2003: Managing director of LV Finance (an independent company specialising in corporate finance and direct investments mainly in telecommunications). Also had executive positions and served on the Board of Directors of several companies including Sonic Duo, MegaFon, MMC Norilsk Nickel, United Company RUSAL PLC, International Financial Club. Since 2007: the CEO of ONEXIM Group.

Committee membership
Does not serve on Board committees.
External appointments
Chairman of the Board at PJSC OPIN, PJSC RBC, Insurance Company Soglasiye, LLC yo-AUTO, Brooklyn Basketball Holdings LLC and other companies. Member of the Board of Directors at LLC Management Company Intergeo and Ukrainian Agrarian Investments S.A.
Michael SOSNOVSKY Member of the Board of Directors Non-Executive Director
Election
First elected to the Board of Directors in June 2015.
Education
University degree, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).
Skills and experience

In 2000-2003, Chief Legal Counsel and Vice President at the investment company LB Finance. Also worked at the following law firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Eckstein & Partners and Firestone and Duncan Legal Services Ltd., held positions of Vice President and Advisor to General Director at OJSC Norilsk Nickel, member of the Board of Directors at Gold Fields.

Since 2007, Deputy General Director at ONEXIM Group.

In 2008-2012 served on the boards of directors at OJSC ACB International Financial Club and OJSC RBC.

Committee membership
  • A
  • CSR
  • I&D
Member of the Investment and Development Committee, CSR Committee and the Audit Committee.
External appointments
Member of the board of directors at PJSC Quadra, PJSC OPIN, CJSC Profotek, Renaissance Financial Holdings limited.

Committees of the Board of Directors

  • A — Audit Committee
  • A&R — Appointments and Remuneration Committee
  • CSR — Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • I&D — Investment and Development Committee