Has served as our Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer since April 18, 2013. He was appointed Treasurer of the Company on April 28, 2016. He was our Comptroller from October 27, 2011 until April 18, 2013. He has held various positions focused primarily in financial planning, treasury, corporate finance, investor relations and project evaluation with the Company since 1992. In September 2011, he was appointed Director of Controller and Finance of the Company’s Peruvian Branch and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southern Peru Limited, one of our subsidiaries. In 2021, Mr. Jacob was chosen by Institutional Investor as the top Chief Financial Officer in the Latin America mining industry. In 2010, he was ranked among the top three Investor Relations executives of the mining industry of Latin America by the same publication. Mr. Jacob was President of the Peruvian National Mining, Oil and Energy Association from January 2021 to January 2023 and is currently member of the Executive Committee and Board of the National Confederation of Private Business Association. Mr. Jacob is a member of the consulting board of the MBA program (Finance) of the Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru. He was President of the Strategic Studies Center of IPAE, an entrepreneurial association from February 2007 to March of 2010. Between 2004 and 2006, he was the President of the Finance Affairs Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru. Mr. Jacob holds an economics degree from Universidad del Pacifico, a Master’s Degree from the University of Texas (Austin), a Degree in International Business Management from the Stockholm School of Economics and a Senior Manager Degree by the Instituto de Empresa Business School (IE) in Madrid.