People: AuRico Gold Inc (AUQ)

AUQ on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Edwards

56 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Scott Perry

37 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert Chausse

2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Peter MacPhail

60 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Charlene Milner

2012 Senior Vice President - Finance

Luis Chavez

60 2013 Senior Vice President, Mexico, Director

Chris Bostwick

2009 Senior Vice President - Technical Services

Chris Richter

2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Anne Day

2013 Vice President - Investor Relations and Communications

Christopher Rockingham

2013 Vice President - Business Development and Exploration

Richard Colterjohn

56 2013 Independent Director

Mark Daniel

67 2013 Independent Director

Patrick Downey

70 2013 Independent Director

Ronald Smith

63 2013 Independent Director

Joseph Spiteri

60 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Edwards

Mr. Alan Edwards currently serves as a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has over 30 years of international mining experience. Mr. Edwards was formerly the CEO of Oracle Mining Corporation and was President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Copper One Inc. Prior to that, he held positions as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Frontera Copper Corporation, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Apex Silver Mines Corporation. Mr. Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering and an MBA.

Scott Perry

Mr. Scott G. Perry, CPA, is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of AuRico. Mr. Perry has held increasingly senior financial positions in the mining industry over the past 15 years. Most recently, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for over four years. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Perry was the Chief Financial Officer (seconded from Barrick Gold) for Highland Gold Mining, where he managed the company’s financial reporting and compliance commitments, as well as the execution of its short and long-term financial and operational strategies. He also led Highland Gold’s business and corporate development initiatives. Before being seconded to Highland Gold, he held increasingly senior financial roles with Barrick in Australia, the United States, and in Russia, Central Asia where he was instrumental in establishing Barrick’s presence in Russia and assembling a strong financial team. Mr. Perry holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University as well as a CPA designation.

Robert Chausse

Mr. Robert J. Chausse currently serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He brings with him more than 20 years of international finance and mining experience. Most recently, Mr. Chausse was the Vice President of Finance, Operations and Projects for Kinross Gold Corporation, a position he held since 2009. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer for Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation from 2006 to 2009, and held increasingly senior positions with Barrick Gold from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Chausse received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1990.

Peter MacPhail

Mr. Peter K. MacPhail currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He joined AuRico team through the Northgate transaction, where he was Chief Operating Officer for eight years. Mr. MacPhail holds over 25 years of solid operational experience in both Canada and Australia. While at Northgate, he had overall operations management responsibility for the Kemess, Fosterville and Stawell mines, as well as the Young-Davidson mine project. Prior to Northgate, Mr. MacPhail held increasingly senior roles at Noranda, Teck Resources, Homestake Resource, and Barrick Gold. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of Toronto, and is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario.

Charlene Milner

Ms. Charlene K. Milner serves as Vice President, Finance from 2012 of the Company. She was appointed Senior Vice President, Finance. Ms. Milner is responsible for internal and external financial reporting, and the operations of the companywide finance group. Prior to joining AuRico, Ms. Milner worked for eight years at Grant Thornton LLP, where she obtained her CA designation. Ms. Milner also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University.

Luis Chavez

Dr. Luis M. Chavez, Ph.D., is the Senior Vice President, Mexico and a Director of AuRico Gold Inc. Prior to this, he served as the Company’s Director, Mexican Operations for over five years. Dr. Chavez has considerable experience in all mining related areas. He served as General Director of the Mexican Geological Survey (1994-2000), authored the National Mapping Program, and created the largest geology and mining databank currently in use by mining companies doing business in Mexico. In 2001, he was invited by the Governor of Coahuila State to become Energy and Mines Director to design sustainable development policies and strategies to maximize energy and mineral resources value. From 2002 to 2006, Dr. Chavez was Secretary General for the Mexican Mining Directors and was also President of the Mexican Institute for Environmental Management. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mineral Economics (1978) from Penn State University, a PhD degree in Energy and Mineral Economics (1982) from the University of Arizona.

Chris Bostwick

Mr. Chris J. Bostwick is the Senior Vice President - Technical Services of the Company from January 2009. He holds over 25 years of experience in the global mining industry, 19 of which were spent with Barrick Gold in various roles. Mr. Bostwick has mining experience in operations, engineering, maintenance, strategic planning, and project evaluation and development gained in North and South America, Africa, and Russia. Prior to AuRico, he had been seconded from Barrick to Highland Gold Mining, where he led the Capital Projects and Technical Services groups for their development projects and one operating mine in Russia. Prior to that, Mr. Bostwick served as Barrick's Director of Evaluations and Capital Projects, working in the corporate development and technical services groups on M&A and feasibility studies. He also spent nine years at Barrick's flagship Goldstrike operation in Nevada. Mr. Bostwick has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University.

Chris Richter

Mr. Chris H. Richter currently serves as Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. He joined AuRico in May 2010 as Vice President, Corporate Development, and has over 11 years of experience in the mining industry leading M&A, strategy, and capital allocation efforts. Prior to joining the Company, he spent seven years working at Barrick Gold. As part of the Corporate Development team at Barrick, Mr. Richter advanced numerous acquisitions, including the $10.4 billion acquisition of Placer Dome, and in 2009, he contributed to the design of their newly created Capital Allocation, Strategy and Risk Group. At AuRico, he has played a key role in the acquisitions of Capital Gold and Northgate Minerals, as well as the divestitures of the El Cubo, Fosterville, Stawell, and Ocampo mines. Mr. Richter holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Waterloo. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Anne Day

Ms. Anne L. Day is AuRico’s Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications. She brings over 17 years of experience in investor relations, primarily in the mining sector. As part of the senior executive team, Ms. Day leads the development and implementation of AuRico’s global investor relations strategies as well as internal and external communications programs of the Company. Prior to joining AuRico, Ms. Day held senior IR roles with Nexient Learning and Etruscan Resources. Ms. Day holds a BComm degree (Marketing) and an MBA (Finance) from Saint Mary’s University.

Christopher Rockingham

Mr. Christopher J. Rockingham currently serves as Vice President - Business Development and Exploration of the Company. He brings over 30 years of extensive exploration experience, focused on precious and base-metal deposits in various geological, geographic and cultural settings in North and South America. He held the position of Vice President of Exploration and Business Development with Northgate Minerals for eight years prior to its amalgamation with AuRico. In this role, Mr. Rockingham identified Young- Davidson as a site with considerable exploration potential, negotiated the terms of the acquisition, and assembled the team that developed the project into one of the largest underground gold reserves in Canada. He has a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA (with distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Richard Colterjohn

Mr. Richard M. Colterjohn is an independent director of the Company with more than 20 years of experience in the mining sector, as an investment banker, director, and operator. Mr. Colterjohn is currently a Managing Partner of Glencoban Capital Management Inc. (private investment fund). He was founder and CEO of Centenario Copper Corporation and previously served as a Managing Director of UBS Warburg and UBS Bunting Warburg. Mr. Colterjohn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA.

Mark Daniel

Mr. Mark J. Daniel is an independent director of the Company with more than 35 years of international experience. Most recently, Mr. Daniel was Vice President, Human Resources for Vale Canada (formerly Inco Limited). Prior to that, he worked with the Bank of Canada and a number of other federal agencies before joining the Conference Board of Canada. Mr. Daniel holds a PhD in Economics.

Patrick Downey

Mr. Patrick D. Downey, CPA, is an Independent director of the Company who has been involved in the copper and gold mining industry throughout most of his 35 year career. Mr. Downey was an executive and director for several public resource companies and the Chief Financial Officer of Northgate Minerals Corporation for four years, retiring as President and CEO in 1994. He is certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors and a member of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Downey holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.

Ronald Smith

Mr. Ronald E. Smith, BBA, is an independent director of the Company with over 40 years of experience in the financial, telecommunications and energy sectors. Most recently, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Emera Incorporated. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer with Maritime Tel and Tel Limited. He served as a member of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board from 2002 to 2012. Mr. Smith was formerly a Partner of Ernst & Young and holds an FCA designation.

Joseph Spiteri

Mr. Joseph G. Spiteri is an independent director of the Company with over 35 years of international mining experience. Mr. Spiteri is an independent mining consultant focused on advanced-stage exploration, feasibility, construction, operations management and acquisitions. Prior to that, he held senior management or executive positions with Placer Dome Incorporated, Northgate Explorations Limited, Lac Minerals Limited, and Campbell Resources Incorporated. Mr. Spiteri holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. He is a member of The Canadian Institute of Mining and The Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.

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