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Major Drilling Group International Inc (MJDLF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Tennant

60 2005 Independent Chairman of the Board

Denis Larocque

46 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Non-Independent Director

David Balser

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Johnson

2010 Vice President - Latin American and West African Operations

Larry Pisto

2013 Vice President - North American Operations

Marc Landry

Vice President - IT and Logistics

Francis McGuire

64 2015 Non-Independent Director

Edward Breiner

60 2006 Independent Director

Jean Desrosiers

67 2010 Independent Director

Frederick Dyment

67 2012 Independent Director

David Fennell

63 1998 Independent Director

Catherine McLeod-Seltzer

55 2010 Independent Director

Janice Rennie

59 2010 Independent Director

Jo Zurel

52 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Tennant

Mr. David B. Tennant is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Tennant is a senior partner at McCarthy Tétrault, LLP, one of Canada’s largest law firms. He has been a partner at the firm since 1990, where he provides advice with respect to mergers and acquisitions and securities laws. Mr. Tennant is Chair of the Board of Directors. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 1995.

Denis Larocque

Mr. Denis Larocque is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Non-Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Prior to that, he was the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer for nine years, having progressed through a number of roles, including Corporate Controller, since joining the Corporation in 1994. Throughout his roles, Mr. Larocque has consistently had direct involvement in operations, acquisitions and branch set-ups. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Laval University. He has served as a director of Assumption Life Mutual and of Louisbourg Investments. Mr. Larocque has been a Director of the Corporation since September 2015.

David Balser

Mr. David D. Balser is Chief Financial Officer of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Balser was International Controller and then Corporate Controller of the Company from November 2005 to March 2007 and prior to that he was employed by Cott Beverages Canada as Finance Manager.

Kelly Johnson

Mr. Kelly Johnson is Vice President - Latin American and West African Operations of Major Drilling Group International Inc. He brings over 30 years experience in the drilling industry. He began his career in 1978 with Midwest Drilling where he was employed until its acquisition by Major Drilling in 1998. He has held numerous positions within the Major Drilling group including Global Inventory Manager, General Manager of Canadian Operations and his current position as Vice President Latin American Operations.

Larry Pisto

Mr. Larry Pisto has been appointed as Vice President - North American Operations of Major Drilling Group International Inc. with effect from December 10, 2013. He has worked in the drilling industry continuously since graduating from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1977. Since then he has held many field and management positions, first with Tonto Drilling, and Dynatec Drilling, where he was Operations Manager at the time of Dynatec Drilling’s acquisition by Major Drilling in 2005. His most recent position with Major was General Manager of US Operations.

Marc Landry

Mr. Marc Landry is Vice President - IT and Logistics of the company. Prior to his current role. He is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Université de Moncton. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Landry worked in public accounting and in the manufacturing industry.

Francis McGuire

Mr. Francis P. McGuire is Non-Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. McGuire was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from August 2000 to September 2015. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. McGuire served as Vice President, Business Development of MITI Information Technology Inc. Mr. McGuire has also served as Deputy Minister of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism of the Province of New Brunswick. He holds an M.A. in international studies, trade and economics from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Relations, a diploma in European politics from the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and a B.A. from Dalhousie University. He also holds a directorship with Industrial Alliance, a reporting issuer. He is the Chair of the Wallace McCain Institute of Business Leadership at the University of New Brunswick, and Past-Chair but current member of the New Brunswick Business Council, and he also sits on the boards of two private companies. Mr. McGuire is a member of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2001.

Edward Breiner

Mr. Edward J. Breiner is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Breiner is the former President and CEO of Schramm, Inc., a manufacturer of mobile tophead rotary drill rigs, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, where he continues to serve as a director. He has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing, marketing and sale of drill rigs and construction equipment. In addition to his role on the Schramm board, Mr. Breiner serves on a number of non-profit boards including the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia. Mr. Breiner holds a Bachelor of Science from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, Texas, and is certified in Production and Inventory Management by APICS, the Association of Operations Management. Mr. Breiner is Chair of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2006.

Jean Desrosiers

Mr. Jean Desrosiers is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc., since 2010. Mr. Desrosiers is retired from the position of Vice President – Mining Operations for Glencore Xstrata, where he was responsible for mining operations and exploration, having held that position since the acquisition by Xstrata Plc. of Falconbridge Ltd. in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Desrosiers was Vice President Zinc for Falconbridge and Noranda responsible for zinc mining operations since 1998. Mr. Desrosiers graduated as a mining engineer in 1971 from École Polytechnique in Montréal and has over 40 years of experience in the mining business. Mr. Desrosiers is a member of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee and the Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2010.

Frederick Dyment

Mr. Frederick J. Dyment is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Dyment is an experienced senior executive and board director, with over 40 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industries. From 1978 to 2000, Mr. Dyment held increasingly senior positions with Ranger Oil Limited, including Chief Financial Officer, and President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dyment also held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Maxx Petroleum Company from 2000 to 2001. Over the past five years, Mr. Dyment has been an independent businessman. He serves on the board of directors of Tesco Corporation, ARC Resources and Transglobe Energy Corporation, all of which are reporting issuers. Mr. Dyment is a member of the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2012.

David Fennell

Mr. David A. Fennell is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Fennell is an experienced board director and mining executive. He is currently Chairman and interim CEO of Reunion Gold Corporation and Highland Copper Company Inc., and Executive Chairman of Odyssey Resources Limited. Mr. Fennell is also a director of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. and Torex Gold Resources Ltd., all of which are reporting issuers. Mr. Fennell is Chair of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee and is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 1998.

Catherine McLeod-Seltzer

Ms. Catherine McLeod-Seltzer is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Ms. McLeod-Seltzer has been a founder of numerous mining ventures such as Lucara Diamonds, Arequipa Resources, Francisco Gold, Peru Copper, Bear Creek Mining, and Stornoway Diamonds, and has been an independent director of companies such as Kinross Gold. Ms. McLeod-Seltzer’s principal occupation for the past five years has been as a corporate director. She is currently a director of Bear Creek Mining Corporation, Kinross Gold Corporation, Lowell Copper Ltd., and Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp., all of which are reporting issuers. Ms. McLeod-Seltzer is a member of the Compensation Commitee and the Environment, Health and Safety Committee. She has been a Director of the Corporation since 2010.

Janice Rennie

Ms. Janice Gaye Rennie is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Ms. Rennie is a graduate of the University of Alberta (BComm.) and a Chartered Accountant. Ms. Rennie was Sr. Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness for Epcor Utilities Inc. from 2004 to 2005. Prior to 2004, she was Principal of Rennie & Associates, which provided investment and related advice to small and mid-size companies. Ms. Rennie’s principal occupation for the past six years has been as a corporate director. She is currently a director of Methanex Corporation, Westjet Airlines Ltd. and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., and previously served on the board of Teck Resources Ltd., all of which are reporting issuers. In 2012, Ms. Rennie was made a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Rennie is the Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. She has been a Director of the Corporation since 2010.

Jo Zurel

Mr. Jo Mark Zurel is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Zurel has been President of Stonebridge Capital since 2006. Prior to this, from 1998 to 2006, he was Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of CHC Helicopter Corporation. Mr. Zurel is Chair of Newfoundland Power Inc., and is a board member of Highland Copper Company Inc. and Fortis Inc., reporting issuers, and the CPP Investment board, as well as of several private companies and non-profit organizations. Mr. Zurel is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2007.

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