Eduardo Noriega

Hochschild Mining PLC confirmed that Sanjay Sarma has stepped down as a nonexecutive director to join the Aclara board and that Ramon Barua has stepped down as Hochschild’s CFO to join Aclara as CEO. Furthermore, as previously announced, Eduardo Noriega has been appointed as Hochschild’s CFO. Eduardo joined the company in March 2007 and served most recently as head of group finance.