John MacKenzie, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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John MacKenzie was appointed Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Capstone Copper in March 2022 following the combination of Capstone Mining and Mantos Copper. John was previously the Executive Chairman and Founder of Mantos Copper for over 6 years. He has over 30 years of operational and investment experience in the metals and mining sector, with over 27 years of executive management experience from his past roles as CEO at Audley Capital, CEO Copper at Anglo American, and CEO Zinc at Anglo Base Metals. John is also an Advisory Board Member of Jetti Resources. He has a Master of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, a Master of Business Leadership from the University of South Africa and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Cashel Meagher, President and Chief Operating Officer

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Cashel Meagher joined Capstone as President & COO in January 2022. Prior to Capstone he was Senior Vice President and COO of Hudbay Minerals, where he was responsible for international operations, business development, technical services, exploration and corporate social responsibility. He has deep knowledge of Latin American mining operations, having successfully led the construction and ramp up of Hudbay's Constancia mine. His professional background includes several management positions with Vale Inco's Canadian operations, where he gained experience in precious metals and base metals exploration, mineral reserve and resource estimation, engineering studies, and open pit and underground operations. Cashel holds a Joint Advanced Major in Geology and Chemistry from Saint Francis Xavier University and is a Professional Geoscientist registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.

Raman Randhawa, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Raman Randhawa is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with 20 years of financial and leadership experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Capstone in 2018, Raman spent 13 years at Goldcorp Inc., a Canadian based global gold producer. At Goldcorp, Raman held a series of senior management roles, including Vice President, Business Planning, Vice President, Business Performance & Reporting and Vice President, Finance, Operations. His background includes roles in Controllership, Treasury, Supply Chain in addition to leading Goldcorp’s Canadian mines from a finance perspective. He has broad management and financial experience with exposure to capital markets and corporate development. He led the development of a Global Supply Chain department and management of multi-billion dollar capital budgets. Raman started his career at the international firm of Ernst & Young.

Jerrold Annett, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Capital Markets

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Jerrold Annett joined Capstone in September 2019. He has 25 years of global mining and capital markets experience, with the last three years providing strategic direction and executive oversight for several junior exploration and development companies. His mining career started at Teck Resources and Falconbridge as a metallurgist and within their commercial metals sales groups, followed by 10 years in capital markets, most recently with Scotiabank where he was Head of Mining Institutional Sales. He is a professional Engineer and has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Engineering from Queen’s University in Canada.

Giancarlo Bruno, Senior Vice President, Head of Chile

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Giancarlo Bruno was appointed Senior Vice President, Head of Chile of Capstone Copper in March 2022 following the combination of Capstone Mining and Mantos Copper. Giancarlo was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Mantos Copper for 7 years. He is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in executive positions in large Chilean mining companies, primarily in operations. Prior to joining Mantos Copper, he served as a senior executive at Anglo American Chile, including as Vice President of Operations at Anglo Norte, Chief Executive Officer at Collahuasi, and General Manager of El Soldado. Giancarlo has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Universidad Técnica Federico Santa Maria.

Jason P. Howe, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

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Jason Howe is responsible for leading Capstone's Business Development, Marketing and HR activities. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) who has spent over 18 years in the mining industry and was previously CFO of Capstone Mining. Jason has spent the last 25 years working in accounting and finance, spending ten years in public practice before joining Capstone. Jason was a co-founder of Silverstone Resources and formerly served as Silverstone's CFO before the company was acquired by Wheaton Precious Metals (formerly Silver Wheaton) in 2009. Jason played a critical role in the negotiations for Capstone's acquisition of the Pinto Valley Mine in Arizona from BHP Billiton Ltd. in 2013 as well as over US$2 billion worth of deals in 2021 including the business combination with Mantos Copper.

Wendy A. King, Senior Vice President, Risk, ESG, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Wendy King is responsible for leading the company’s legal function and Capstone’s strategy for environmental and social governance (“ESG”) and sustainability, as well as overseeing the enterprise-wide risk management and global insurance program. Wendy also serves as Corporate Secretary overseeing the corporate governance of Capstone. She has been practicing law for more than 25 years as in-house counsel and with a national firm as an international-tax specialist. She holds an LLB, a Masters in International Tax Law, a Masters of Business Administration, an ICD.D certification with the Institute of Corporate Directors and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University. Wendy joined Capstone following her role as Senior Vice President Government Relations, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at Central 1 Credit Union. Prior to this role, she served as Senior Legal Counsel with Weyerhaeuser Company.

Brad J. Mercer, Senior Vice President, Exploration and Strategic Projects

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Brad Mercer is a Geoscientist with over 35 years of experience managing mineral exploration programs and feasibility evaluations of mineral properties focused in the Americas. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Exploration and Strategic Projects in January 2022 and currently leads the Company's key growth projects in North America. Brad joined Capstone over 16 years ago and during his tenure has led the successful execution of the Cozamin mine expansion project, the Pinto Valley mine optimization projects and provided leadership and oversight to the Pinto Valley and Cozamin operations and global exploration teams. He was instrumental in several key exploration discoveries at the Minto and Cozamin mines. Brad graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1984 with a Bachelor of Earth Science.

Chris Richter, Chief Integration Officer

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Chris Richter was appointed Chief Integration Officer of Capstone Copper Corp. in March 2022 following the combination of Capstone Mining and Mantos Copper. Chris was previously the Chief Development Officer of Mantos Copper, where he supported the execution of the merger with Capstone Mining. Chris is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and has 17 years of financial and leadership experience in the mining and renewable energy industries, including as President and CEO of AuRico Metals. He has completed over $22 billion in transactions leading and contributing to M&A efforts at AuRico Gold and Barrick Gold. Chris holds an Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Toronto and an Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Waterloo.