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ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd (ASA.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Glynn

69 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Christensen

53 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director

David Lin

37 2014 Principal Financial Officer, Controller

Deborah Djeu

52 2012 Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

Sara Heston

36 2013 Vice President - Investments

Bruce Hansen

58 2014 Independent Director

Mary Hoene

66 2014 Independent Director

Robert Pilkington

70 1979 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Glynn

Mr. Gary A. Glynn serves as Independent Director of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. Mr. Pilkington is an investment banker and Senior Advisor of UBS Securities LLC and its predecessor companies. He was also a director of Avocet Mining PLC, a gold mining company, from 1996 to 2014.

David Christensen

Mr. David J. Christensen is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Director of ASA Gold & Precious Metals Ltd. He served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer since February 2009; Vice President—Investments from May 2007 to February 2009; Vice President, Corporate Development of Gabriel Resources Ltd., a gold mining company, 2006 to 2008; independent financial consultant from 2003 to 2006; Director of Fundamental Equity Research for Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, a financial services company, from 2002 to 2003.

David Lin

Mr. David Lin is the Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of ASA Gold & Precious Metals Ltd.Mr. Lin began serving as the Company’s Controller on September 8, 2014 and was appointed as the Company’s Principal Financial Officer on September 19, 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lin was a Director of Finance for White Oak Global Advisors, LLC and Chief Financial Officer for White Oak Merchant Partners, LLC. Previously, he spent four years at Ernst & Young, most recently as an Audit Manager in the Asset Management practice. Mr. Lin received a BS in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Deborah Djeu

Ms. Deborah Djeu is the Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary of ASA Gold & Precious Metals Ltd., since September 13, 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms.Djeu was Chief Compliance Officer (Mutual Funds) from 2008-2012 and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer from 2007-2008 for Genworth Financial Wealth Management, Inc., an investment adviser.

Sara Heston

Ms. Sara Heston serves as Vice President - Investments of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd. Prior to joining the Company in January 2010, Ms. Heston was an analyst with White River Investments for three years where she worked as a generalist with specific emphasis on the natural resources, education, financials and business services sectors. Previously, she spent three years as a technology analyst with Spinner Asset Management. Ms. Heston holds a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Columbia University

Bruce Hansen

Mr. Bruce Hansen serves as Independent Director of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd since 2014. Mr. Hansen has been Chief Executive Officer of General Moly, Inc., a U.S.-based molybdenum mining company located in Lakewood, Colorado, since 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Hansen served in various senior executive positions at Newmont Mining Corporation, including as Senior Vice President, Operations Services and Development from 2005-2007 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Newmont from 1999 to 2005. Chief Executive Officer, General Moly, Inc. since 2007; Various executive positions with Newmont Mining Corporation, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 1997 to 2006.

Mary Hoene

Ms. Mary Joan Hoene serves as Independent Director of ASA Gold and Precious Metals Ltd since 2014.Ms. Hoene was nominated to be a director of the Company given her extensive legal and compliance experience in the securities and investment management industry. She has been Counsel, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP since 2010; Counsel, Corporate Department, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP (now SNR Dentons), 2009-2010; Senior Vice President, Independent Chief Compliance Officer, Columbia Funds, Liberty All-Star Funds, Galaxy Funds, BACAP Registered Hedge Fund and Columbia Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund (Bank of America Corporation), 2004-2007.

Robert Pilkington

Mr. Robert A. Pilkington is an Independent Director of ASA Gold & Precious Metals Ltd. Mr. Pilkington is an investment banker and Senior Advisor of UBS Securities LLC and its predecessor companies. He was also a director of Avocet Mining PLC, a gold mining company, from 1996 to 2014.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gary Glynn

--

David Christensen

759,048

David Lin

51,654

Deborah Djeu

329,300

Sara Heston

301,750

Bruce Hansen

--

Mary Hoene

--

Robert Pilkington

--
As Of  29 Nov 2014