First Quantum Minerals appoints Tristan Pascall as CEO alongside Philip Pascall remaining Board Chairman and announces Alison Beckett as Independent Director

– CANADA Vancouver –  First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX: FM) today announced the appointment of Tristan Pascall to its Board of Directors as CEO, effective on May 5, 2022, succeeding co-founder Philip Pascall who has retired from the CEO role but continues to serve as Chairman of the Board.

The company also announced the appointment of Alison Beckett to its Board as an independent director.

“The appointment of Tristan Pascall represents the culmination of a succession planning process led by independent directors on the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee. We believe Tristan’s combination of operational, strategic, and capital markets experience are fundamental to the continuity of our unique core capabilities, namely industry-leading project execution and operational excellence,” said Lead Independent Director, Robert Harding.

“As my time as CEO comes to an end, I would like to thank several long-standing Directors and the many loyal and steadfast managers and staff who have worked devotedly with First Quantum, some since its inception. It is these people who have established and who nurture the unique culture of the Company. The Company’s capacity for caring and creative thinking and practices relies on this culture. It is with the continuity of this distinct character and deep talent pool that First Quantum is placed in a very strong position for 2022 and beyond,” said Philip Pascall, Chairman of the Board.

About Alison Beckett

Alison Beckett has a career spanning industry and consulting, including procurement and strategy consulting. She is currently Group Talent Director at Ardagh Group and was previously an advisor providing leadership advisory services at Egon Zehnder.

Alison holds an MA in Geography from Cambridge University and MBA from the London Business School.

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