Volcan is a company committed to the principles of Good Corporate Governance, permanently seeking to raise the professional level of each of its organizational units in order to improve the efficiency of its processes and the transparency of information shared with the Company’s stakeholders.
Volcan began mining operations as Volcan Mines in the heights of the Ticlio pass on January 26th, 1943. In 1975, the Company changed its name to Volcan Compañía Minera S.A. In 1998, after the merger with Empresa Minera Paragsha S.A., the Company’s name changed once again to Volcan Compañía Minera S.A.A.
The Company is engaged in the exploration, production, and processing of its own ore and ore from subsidiaries that carry out extraction, concentration, treatment, and commercialization of all products and concentrates.
Year of birth: 1970
Director since November 2017. Mrs. Soyer is General Manager of Glencore Perú S.A. Before joining the Glencore Group in 2010, she worked for seven years at Tyco International in the United States in different positions, her last one being Director of Finance from 2008 until her retirement from the company in 2010. Mrs. Soyer is also a Director at Perubar S.A., Transportadora Callao S.A. and at Cosco Shipping Ports Chancay Perú S.A. Mrs. Soyer is a Business Administrator from Universidad del Pacífico and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Management.
Year of birth: 1980
Director since November 2022, industrial engineer from Texas A&M University in the United States of America.
He joined Glencore in 2008, working in the commercial area both in the Lima and Baar-Switzerland offices. Since 2016 he has been responsible for Zinc’s logistics operations for Latam.
Mr. Garrido-Lecca has been General Manager of Perubar Unidad Logística Callao since 2012. Member of the Board of Directors of Transportadora Callao S.A. since 2012, likewise, since 2020 he has held the Presidency of the Board of Directors. Mr. Garrido-Lecca is also an alternate Director at COSCO SHIPPING Ports Chancay Peru S.A. from December 2022.
Year of birth: 1987
Director since January 2024. Mr. Bollmann is Business Development Director at Glencore in Spain since September 2023. He joined Glencore in 2014, working in the finance area in the Bolivia and Peru offices where he served as Regional Manager Zinc Business for Latam. Before to join to the Glencore Group, he worked at the Raymond James Investment Bank in the United States. Mr. Bollmann studied finance at the University of Arkansas.
Year of birth: 1965
Director since October 2023. Mr. Café was Executive President, Executive Vice President and member of the board of directors of Empresa Minera Los Quenuales S.A. and Perubar S.A. from 2008 to April 2023. He worked in the Glencore group since 2000, serving as Operations Manager in the Iscaycruz and Yauliyacu Mining Units. Mr. Cafe is a Mining Engineer from the Universidad Federal de Ouro Preto, MG/Brazil.
Year of birth: 1970
Member of the Board of Directors since 1993 and vice chairman of the Board since September 2014 to september 2023. He is a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. De Romaña worked in the sales division of Compañía de Minas Buenaventura from 1992 to 1999 and was the head of Volcan’s sales division from 2000 to 2010. He also served as member of the boards of Castrovirreyna Compañía Minera S.A. and Corporación Minera Castrovirreyna from 2002 to 2012. Mr. De Romaña holds a business administration degree from Universidad del Pacífico. He is the son of the director Irene Letts Colmenares de De Romaña.
Year of birth: 1979
Director since October 2023 and General Manager since november 2023. Mr. Herrera was Zinc South America Asset Manager at Glencore having joined the group in June 2010. He has held the position of vice president of business development at the mining company Sinchi Wayra (a former subsidiary of the Glencore Group) in the city of La Paz, Bolivia for the period from 2015 to 2020 and has previously been part of the trading team at the Glencore offices in Baar, Switzerland. He is director of Perubar S.A. since March 2020. Mr. Herrera is a Business Administrator from the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina and an MBA from Dartmouth University (Tuck) in the United States of America.
Year of birth: 1954
Director and member of the Executive Committee since March 1996 to November 2023. Previously he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, and since April 2010 to september 2023 Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. Mr. Picasso is also Chairman of the Board of Reactivos Nacionales S.A., Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compañía Minera Poderosa S.A. and Cosco Shipping Ports Chancay Perú S.A., he is a Director of Bodegas Vista Alegre S.A., Compañía Minera Chungar S.A.C., the Sociedad Nacional de Mineria Petroleo y Energia – SNMPE and Cemento Polpaico S.A. (Chile), he is also a member of the Chilean-Peruvian Business Council (CEChP). Previously, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Embotelladora Latinoamericana S.A.A. (Coca-Cola) and Director of Compañía Minera Atacocha S.A., EXSA, S.A., Castrovirreyna Compañía Minera, Compañía Molinera del Perú S.A., Compañía de Seguros La Fénix Peruana S.A., Bolsa de Valores de Lima, Acción Comunitaria-ACP.
These committees are responsible for decision-making and management of the following economic, social, and environmental aspects. There ares two types of strategic committees: Board committees are made up of Company directors, while operational committees are comprised of Company executives.
The Executive Committee studies and resolves matters entrusted to it by the Board of Directors except for the rendering of accounts, awarding provisional dividend distributions, the presentation of financial statements to the anual obligatory General Meeting of Shareholders, and specific powers granted by the General Board to the Board of Directors in compliance with Article 38 of the statute.
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The Audit Committee supports the management of an adequate compliance with the Company’s standards of Corporate Governance. The committee monitors the Company’s compliance with the strategic management of corporate risks, therefore guaranteeing the existence of an adequate internal control system.
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The Human Resource Committee ensures that the Company maintains an organizational structure in accordance with the needs of the business, promoting meritocracy and encouraging the professional development of the Company’s executive staff.
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The Safety, Health, Environment and Social Responsibility Committee defines annual objectives and improvement initiatives on community, environment, safety and occupational health issues.
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