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B2Gold Corp (BTO.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Cross

62 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Clive Johnson

57 2006 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Cinnamond

48 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Roger Richer

62 2007 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Thomas Garagan

56 2007 Senior Vice President - Exploration

William Lytle

2016 Senior Vice President - Operations

Dennis Stansbury

62 2013 Senior Vice President - Engineering and Project Evaluations

Dale Craig

2012 Vice President - Operations

Ian MacLean

2011 Vice President - Investor Relations

Eduard Bartz

2013 Vice President - Taxation and External Reporting

Hugh Mackinnon

2014 Vice President - Geology

John Rajala

2014 Vice President - Metallurgy

Brian Scott

2014 Vice President - Geology and Technical Services

Kerry Suffolk

2014 Treasurer

Dana Rogers

2014 Group Financial Controller

Kevin Bullock

50 Director

Mark Connelly

53 2014 Director

George Johnson

66 2016 Director

Robert Gayton

76 2007 Independent Director

Jerry Korpan

69 2007 Independent Director

Bongani Mtshisi

37 2011 Independent Director

Barry Rayment

70 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Cross

Mr. Robert Melvin Douglas (Bob) Cross serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Cross has over 25 years of experience as a financier in the mining and oil & gas sectors. Mr. Cross is a co-founder, director and Non-Executive Chairman of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., and a co-founder, director and Chairman of Petrodorado Energy Ltd., and until October 2007, was the Non-Executive Chairman of Northern Orion Resources Inc. Mr. Cross also serves as director of BNK Petroleum Inc. and Petro-Victory Energy Corp. Mr. Cross served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yorkton Securities Inc. between 1996 and 1998, a director of LNG Energy Ltd. from 2007 to 2011, and a director of Athabasca Potash Inc. from 2009 to 2010. He also served as an Investment Banking Partner with Gordon Capital Corporation in Toronto from 1987 to 1994. Mr. Cross holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Waterloo and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1987.

Clive Johnson

Mr. Clive Thomas Johnson serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Johnson oversees our long-term strategy and development as well as the day-to-day activities of B2Gold. Previously, Mr. Johnson was involved with Bema Gold and its predecessor companies since 1977. Mr. Johnson was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bema after it was created by the amalgamation of three Bema group companies in 1988. He was the driving force in Bema’s transition from a junior exploration company to an international intermediate gold producer. Mr. Johnson is currently a director of Uracan Resources Ltd.

Michael Cinnamond

Mr. Michael Andrew Cinnamond serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Cinnamond oversees the financial reporting, cash management and tax planning of B2Gold as well as financial compliance and reporting to the regulatory authorities. Prior to joining us, Mr. Cinnamond was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he was the BC Resources Leader for the Mining, Forestry and Energy and Utilities practices. Mr. Cinnamond has 16 years of experience in the mining industry sector. Mr. Cinnamond previously served as the Finance Chair of the Canadian Institute of Mining, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. Mr. Cinnamond holds an LL.B designation from the University of Exeter.

Roger Richer

Mr. Roger T. Richer serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Richer manages the legal affairs, corporate records and corporate governance of B2Gold. Mr. Richer has over 25 years of experience in mining law, corporate finance and international business transactions and practices. Mr. Richer was with Bema Gold from its inception in 1988 until 2007. Until June 2008, Mr. Richer had also served as the President of Consolidated Puma Minerals Corp., a TSXV listed company. He has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Victoria.

Thomas Garagan

Mr. Thomas A. (Tom) Garagan serves as Senior Vice President - Exploration of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Garagan is responsible for all aspects of our exploration, including technical review of new acquisitions. Mr. Garagan is a geologist with over 30 years of experience. Mr. Garagan was with Bema Gold from 1991 to 2007 and was appointed Vice President of Exploration in 1996. He has worked in North and South America, East and West Africa and Russia. He was instrumental in several discoveries, including the Cerro Casale and Kupol deposits. Mr. Garagan currently serves as a director of Uracan Resources Ltd. Mr. Garagan has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in geology from the University of Ottawa.

William Lytle

Mr. William (Bill) Lytle serves as Senior Vice President - Operations of B2Gold Corp. He served as Vice President, Africa of B2Gold. He was Vice President Country Manager, Namibia of B2Gold. He holds P.E., M.Sc., B.Sc. degrees.

Dennis Stansbury

Mr. Dennis Stansbury serves as Senior Vice President - Engineering and Project Evaluations of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Stansbury is a mining engineer with over 35 years of engineering, construction, production and management experience at surface and underground mines in ten different countries. After working for a number of gold mining companies in South America and the United States, he joined Bema Gold as Vice President South America in 1994 and was appointed Vice President of Development and Production in 1996. Mr. Stansbury has a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Dale Craig

Ian MacLean

Eduard Bartz

Hugh Mackinnon

John Rajala

Brian Scott

Kerry Suffolk

Dana Rogers

Kevin Bullock

Mr. Kevin Bullock serves as Director of B2GOLD Corp. Mr. Bullock is a mining engineer with over 25 years of experience at senior levels in mining exploration, mine development and mine operations. Prior to joining our board, Mr. Bullock was the President and CEO of Volta Resources Inc. and its predecessor company, Goldcrest Resources Ltd. since its inception in 2002. Prior to Volta and Goldcrest Resources Ltd., Mr. Bullock was VP Operations for Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. and was instrumental in the reopening of its Macassa Gold Mine in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

Mark Connelly

Mr. Mark Anthony Connelly serves as Director of B2Gold Corp. Prior to joining our board, Mr. Connelly was Managing Director and CEO of Papillon. With over 25 years experience in the mining industry, Mr. Connelly held senior executive positions with Adamus Resources Limited, Newmont Mining Corporation and Inmet Mining Corporations prior to Papillon. Mr. Connelly has extensive experience with the development, construction and operation of mining projects for a variety of commodities, including gold, base metals and other resources in West Africa, Australia, North America and Europe.

George Johnson

Mr. George Johnson serves as Director of B2Gold Corp. He served as B2Gold's senior vice-president of operations from August, 2009, until April, 2015, when he retired. Mr. Johnson was responsible for overseeing all of the operational activities of B2Gold. Mr. Johnson is a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience in underground and open-pit mine construction and operations management. Mr. Johnson joined Bema Gold Corp. in 1999 after 16 years with Hecla Mining Company. Following the merger of Bema Gold and Kinross Gold Corp., he managed the construction and completion of the Kupol mine in northeastern Russia. Mr. Johnson has a bachelor of science degree in mining engineering from the University of Washington.

Robert Gayton

Dr. Robert Joseph (Bob) Gayton, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of B2Gold Corp. Dr. Gayton is a Chartered Accountant and has acted as a consultant to various public companies since 1990. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Western Silver Corporation from 1995 to 2004 and served as a director of Western Silver Corporation from 2004 to 2006. From 2003 to 2007, Dr. Gayton served as a director of Bema Gold. Dr. Gayton was Vice President of Finance of Doublestar Resources Ltd. from 2003 to 2006 and a director from 1999 to 2007. He was a director of Northern Orion Resources Inc. from 2004 to 2007, LNG Energy Ltd. from 2011 to 2012, Palo Duro Energy Inc. from 2007 to 2012, Northisle Copper and Gold Inc. from 2011 to 2012, Copper North Mining Corp. from 2011 to 2012, Quaterra Resources Inc. from 1997 to 2012, Intrinsyc Software International, Inc. from 1992 to 2010, and IMN Resources Inc. from 2008 to 2009. Each of these companies was subsequently acquired by way of takeover. Dr. Gayton is currently a director and the chair or a member of the audit and/or other committees of Nevsun Resources Ltd., Amerigo Resources Ltd., Silvercorp Metals Inc., Eastern Platinum Ltd. and Western Copper and Gold Corporation.

Jerry Korpan

Mr. Jerry R. Korpan serves as Independent Director of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Korpan served as Managing Director of Yorkton Securities UK until 1999 and a director of Bema Gold from 2002 to 2007. Until 2011, he was the Executive Director of Emergis Capital S.A., a company based in Antwerp, Belgium. Currently, Mr. Korpan serves as a director of Mitra Energy Limited, an independent oil company operating in South East Asia, and Midas Gold Corporation.

Bongani Mtshisi

Mr. Bongani Mtshisi serves as Independent Director of B2Gold Corp. Mr. Mtshisi is a Mining Engineer by training with more than 12 years of experience working in key commodity sectors such as platinum, gold, diamond, nickel and copper (Anglo American Platinum Limited, Debeers/HUF joint venture and Sub Nigel Gold Mining Company). Mr. Mtshisi is currently the CEO of BSC Resources Ltd., a company that is involved in the exploration and development of copper and nickel commodities in South Africa. Mr. Mtshisi was also a founder and Chairman of Auryx. Mr. Mtshisi has a National diploma in Metalliferous Mining from Damelin College and a National Certificate in Project Management from The Technikon Witwatersrand, both in South Africa.

Barry Rayment

Dr. Barry Donald Rayment, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of B2Gold Corp. Dr. Rayment is a mining geologist with 40 years of experience in base and precious metal exploration and development. Between 1990 and 1993, he served as the President of Bema and also served as a director of Bema from 1988 to 2007. Dr. Rayment served as President of Mining Assets Corporation, a private company that provides consulting services to the mining industry between 1993 and 2010. He is currently a director of Till Capital Ltd. Dr. Rayment was a director of EMC Metals Corp. between 2008 and 2009. Dr. Rayment obtained his Ph.D. in Mining Geology at the Royal School of Mines, London.