People: Alacer Gold Corp (ASR.TO)

ASR.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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24 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Dowling

58 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Rodney Antal

48 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mark Murchison

2013 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Geoffrey Williams

2014 Chief Legal Officer

Michael Sparks

2014 Company Secretary

Richard Graff

67 2014 Lead Independent Director

Anna Kolonchina

42 2014 Independent Director

Alan Krusi

59 2014 Independent Director

Thomas Bates

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lisa Maestas

2013 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Dowling

Dr. Edward C. Dowling, Jr., Ph.D., is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Alacer Gold Corp. Mr. Dowling is currently Chairman of the Board of the Corporation and served as President and Chief Executive Office of the Corporation until August 2012. Prior to joining Anatolia in February 2008, Mr. Dowling served a successful tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Gold Inc. Mr. Dowling has 30 years of mining experience and his other leadership roles include: De Beers, Johannesburg, South Africa, as Executive Director - Mining and Exploration; Cleveland-Cliffs as Executive Vice-President - Operations; and Cyprus Amax Minerals Company in various leadership capacities. Mr. Dowling holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering as well as a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mineral Processing, all granted from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Dowling is also a director of Teck Resources Ltd. and Polyus Gold International Ltd.

Rodney Antal

Mr. Rodney (Rod) P. Antal CPA has been Chief Executive Officer and Director of Alacer Gold Corp since August 13, 2013. Mr. Antal has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since August 13, 2013. Mr. Antal served as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer from May 21, 2012 to August 13, 2013. Mr. Antal has over 20 years of international mining experience in both corporate and operating businesses across a number of metal commodities. Prior to his position with the Corporation, Mr. Antal held various senior management positions within the Rio Tinto Group, including CFO for Rio Tinto Minerals and Global Head of Shared Services.

Mark Murchison

Mr. Mark Murchison has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer of Alacer Gold Corp., with effect from August 13, 2013. Mr. Murchison will initially be based in the Corporation's Perth office.

Geoffrey Williams

Mr. Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr., is Chief Legal Officer of Alacer Gold Corp. Mr. Williams’ principal occupation during the five preceding years has included serving as Executive Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation. Prior to join the Corporation, Mr. Williams served as the Assistant General Counsel and Secretary of Intrepid Potash, Inc. Prior to joining Intrepid Potash, Inc., Mr. Williams worked as an attorney for several law firms where he focused on corporate and securities law matters.

Michael Sparks

Richard Graff

Mr. Richard (Dick) P. Graff is Lead Independent Director of Alacer Gold Corp. Mr. Graff is a retired partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he served as the audit leader in the United States for the mining industry. Since his retirement, Mr. Graff has been a consultant to the mining industry and was a member of a Financial Accounting Standards Board task force for establishing accounting and financial reporting guidance in the mining industry. He represents a consortium of international mining companies and has provided recommendations to the International Accounting Standards Board on mining industry issues and to regulators on industry disclosure requirements of securities legislation. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Boston College and his post-graduate degree in Accounting from Northeastern University. He serves on the board of directors and is chairman of the audit committees of Yamana Gold Inc. and Dynamic Materials Company.

Anna Kolonchina

Ms. Anna Alekseevna Kolonchina is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Kolonchina has a degree in Economics from the Moscow State Financial Academy and has over 15 years of experience in investment banking. Ms. Kolonchina gained considerable experience in global financial markets while working for Deutsche Bank AG for 12 years in both the Moscow and London offices. While at Deutsche Bank, Anna was the Director of the EMEA Debt Capital Markets department within Global Markets. Ms. Kolonchina has also built her knowledge of the international gold mining industry while serving as a non- executive director of OJSC Polyus Gold since 2010 and as a non-executive director of Polyus Gold International, Ltd. since July 2011. At the same time, Ms. Kolonchina also served as a non-executive director on the Uralkali Open Joint Stock Company and PIK Group Open Joint-Stock Company. Most recently, Ms. Kolonchina has also served as the Executive Managing Director of Nafta Moskva, Private Equity. Previous to that, she served as the Chief Financial Officer and the Vice President of Economy & Finances at PIK Group Open Joint-Stock Company and as Managing Director at Wainbridge Limited.

Alan Krusi

Mr. Alan P. Krusi is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Krusi has a degree in Geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has over three decades of management experience in the engineering and construction industries. Mr. Krusi began his career as a project geologist with Dames & Moore  where he gained significant experience and international exposure as lead project engineer and geologist in multiple countries across Latin America and Asia. Mr. Krusi later served as president of Construction Services when Dames & Moore was acquired by URS, where he supervised four global divisions.   Following URS, Alan was the Chief Executive Officer of Earth Tech, a Tyco owned entity with engineering and construction operations in 14 countries around the world (including Turkey, Asia, Europe and the Western Hemisphere). Most recently, Mr. Krusi was President, Strategic Development at AECOM (NYSE:ACM), where he participated as a member of the executive committee and oversaw the firm’s M&A activities.  Currently, Mr. Krusi is a board member at Blue Earth Inc. (NASDAQ: BBLU), and Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE:FIX)

Thomas Bates

Dr. Thomas R. Bates, Jr. is Non-Executive Independent Director of Alacer Gold Corp. Dr. Bates is currently an adjunct professor at the Neeley School of Business within Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Before his role at the university, Dr. Bates served as Managing Director, and then Senior Advisor, for thirteen years at Lime Rock Partners, an energy focused private equity investment firm investing in differentiated oil and gas oriented businesses. Dr. Bates received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his Mechanical Engineering doctorate at the University of Michigan. Dr. Bates is also currently on the Board of Directors at Hercules Offshore, Inc., Tetra Technologies, Inc. and Independence Contract Drilling, LLC.

Lisa Maestas

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Edward Dowling

628,758

Rodney Antal

2,387,550

Mark Murchison

1,192,980

Geoffrey Williams

660,287

Michael Sparks

--

Richard Graff

--

Anna Kolonchina

--

Alan Krusi

--

Thomas Bates

--

Lisa Maestas

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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