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Peter Coates AO

Peter Coates AO

Non-Executive Director

Executive Bio

Peter Coates was appointed an Non-executive Director of Glencore Xstrata in June 2013. Prior to joining Glencore in 1994 as a senior executive in the coal department, Mr Coates had occupied many senior positions in a diverse range of resource companies, including those mining silver, lead, nickel, iron ore, bauxite and coal. He joined Xstrata in 2002 as chief executive of Xstrata’s coal business, when Glencore sold its Australian and South African coal assets to Xstrata, stepping down in December 2007. He was non-executive chairman of Xstrata Australia Pty Ltd from January 2008 until August 2009. From April 2008 until April 2011, he was a non-executive director and Chairman of Minara Resources Ltd. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in April 2011 and stepped down upon the Merger taking place in May 2013.

Mr Coates is a non-executive director of Santos Limited and Amalgamated Holdings Limited. Mr Coates is a past chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia, the NSW Minerals Council and the Australian Coal Association.

Mr Coates holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of New South Wales. He was appointed to the Office of the Order of Australia in June 2009 and awarded the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Medal for 2010.

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