Octavio Alvídrez

Chief Executive Officer

Date of appointment: 15 August 2012

Committee membership:
Board, Audit Committee, HSECR Committee and Remuneration Committee

Key strengths and experience: Mine management within Mexico and UK investor relations

Mr Alvídrez has extensive experience within the mining industry having previously held the position of General Manager of the Madero mine, one of Mexico’s largest mines operated by Peñoles. Mr Alvídrez joined the Peñoles Group in August 1988, since then he has held a number of senior operational and financial positions across Peñoles and Fresnillo, including that of Treasurer, Head of Investor Relations in London and Head of Procurement.