Chairman

Jean-Paul Luksic

Non-Executive Chairman

  • Leads the Board and ensures its effectiveness in all aspects of its duties.
  • Promotes the highest standards of integrity, probity and corporate governance.
  • Sets the agenda for Board meetings in consultation with the Secretary to the Board, other Directors and members of senior management.
  • Chairs meetings and ensures that there is adequate time available for discussions of all agenda items with a focus on strategic, rather than routine, issues.
  • Promotes a culture of openness and debate within the Board by facilitating the effective contribution of all Directors.
  • Oversees Director development, induction, performance review and relations with shareholders.

Senior Independent Director

Ollie Oliveira

 

  • Provides a sounding board for the Chairman and supports the Chairman in the delivery of his objectives as required.
  • Where necessary, acts as an intermediary between the Chairman and the other members of the Board or the Group CEO.
  • Acts as an additional point of contact for shareholders, focusing on the Group’s governance and strategy, and gives shareholders a means of raising concerns other than with the Chairman or senior management.

Non-Executive Directors

Ramón Jara
Andrónico Luksic C
Gonzalo Menéndez
Juan Claro
William Hayes

The Board does not consider these Directors to be independent because they do not meet one or more of the independence criteria set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code.*

  • Provide a range of outside perspectives to the Group and encourage robust debate with, and challenge of, the Group’s executive management.
  • Ensure that no individual or small group of individuals can dominate the Board’s decision-making.

Independent Non-Executive Directors

Tim Baker
Ollie Oliveira
Vivianne Blanlot
Jorge Bande
Francisca Castro

These Directors meet the independence criteria set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Board is satisfied that they are independent.

  • No connection with the Group or any other Director which could be perceived to compromise independence.
  • Provide a range of outside perspectives to the Group and encourage robust debate with, and challenge of, the Group’s executive management.
  • Ensure that no individual or small group of individuals can dominate the Board’s decision-making.

Group CEO 

Iván Arriagada

Not a Director 

  • Leads the implementation of the Group’s strategy set by the Board.
  • Leads the Executive Committee and ensures its effectiveness in all aspects of its duties.
  • Provides information to the Board and participates in Board discussion in connection with day-to-day activities of the Group.

 

More information is provided on the Board page

*Ramón Jara provides advisory services to the Group. Andrónico Luksic C is the brother of Jean-Paul Luksic, the Chairman of the Company and is Chairman of Quiñenco S.A. and Chairman or a Director of Quiñenco’s other listed subsidiaries. Jean-Paul Luksic and Gonzalo Menéndez are also Non-Executive Directors of Quiñenco and some of its listed subsidiaries. Like Antofagasta plc, Quiñenco is controlled by a foundation in which members of the Luksic family are interested. Juan Claro and William Hayes have served on the Board for more than nine years from the date of their first election. The Board re-designated William Hayes as a non-independent Director on 24 January 2017.