People: Richmont Mines Inc (RIC.A)

RIC.A on American Stock Exchange

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

H. Gregory Chamandy

2009 Executive Chairman of the Board

Paul Carmel

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Pierre Rougeau

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nicole Veilleux

2006 Financial Director

Rosaire Emond

2013 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

Daniel Adam

2013 Vice President - Exploration

Sidney Horn

62 2012 Corporate Secretary

Melissa Tardif

2011 Corporate Assistant Secretary

Elaine Ellingham

54 2010 Lead Independent Director

James Gill

64 2013 Director

Rejean Houle

1989 Independent Director

Samuel Minzberg

2010 Independent Director

Michael Pesner

2010 Independent Director

Eberhard Scherkus

2012 Independent Director

Jennifer Aitken

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

H. Gregory Chamandy

Mr. H. Gregory Chamandy is Executive Chairman of the Board of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Chamandy has been a Director of Richmont since May 2009. Mr. Chamandy has experience in the public markets, first as co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gildan Activewear Inc. ("Gildan") from 1984 to 2004. After retiring from Gildan, he became Chairman and co-owner of Europe's Best Inc., North America's selling brand of frozen fruit, which was sold to JM Smucker & Co. in 2008. Mr. Chamandy is currently the Chairman of Oxbridge Bank & Trust SCC ("Oxbridge"), a Barbados private bank that caters to high net worth clients. He is also the Chairman of Liquid Nutrition Group Inc., a public company in the Health & Wellness industry listed on TSX Venture.

Paul Carmel

Mr. Paul R. Carmel, P. Eng., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Prior to joining Richmont, Mr. Carmel was the Managing Director and Head of Mining - Investment Banking for Desjardins Capital Markets from 2009 until today. From 2006 to 2009 he was the President and Managing Partner of MinQuest Capital Inc., Caisse de Depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ). From 2001 to 2006 he was the Investment Manager and Director of the Sentient Group, natural resources private equity fund. Prior to that, he was a Strategic Advisor to CDPQ from 1999 to 2001, a Vice-President and Senior Gold Analyst at UBS Securities from 1994 to 1999, a Senior Gold Analyst at National Bank Financial from 1990 to 1994, a Mining Product Specialist at Atlas Copco Canada Ltd. from 1989 to 1990, and an Engineer and Production Foreman at Inco Ltd. (now Vale) from 1986 to 1989. Mr. Carmel is a past Director of mining companies. Mr. Carmel holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Mining from McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, and was a Recipient of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation Scholarship. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Quebec.

Pierre Rougeau

Mr. Pierre Rougeau is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Rougeau was Executive Vice-President, Operations and Sales for AbitibiBowater Inc. from 2009 through 2011, Chief Financial Officer for Abitibi Consolidated Inc. from 2001 to 2007, Head of Forest Products Investment Banking at UBS Warburg – Canada from 1998 to 2001, and worked at McLeod Young Weir/Scotia Capital from 1986 to 1998, where he held various positions in Investment Banking, including Managing Director. Mr. Rougeau holds a Bachelor of Science, in Business Administration (Accounting) from St-Louis University in Missouri, and a Master’s of Science in Finance, from the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec. He was named Executive Vice-President and CFO of Richmont in November 2012.

Nicole Veilleux

Ms. Nicole Veilleux is Financial Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Ms. Veilleux who, prior to March 2006 was, Controller of Richmont Mines.

Rosaire Emond

Mr. Rosaire Emond, Eng., has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of the Company., with effect from December 10, 2013. Mr. Emond holds a Mining Engineering degree from the University of Laval in Quebec, and has close to 30 years of project management and mine-building experience with various companies including Placer Dome Canada and Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited. Mr. Emond joined Richmont in September 2011, and was appointed as Project Manager for Richmont's Island Gold Deep project in February 2013.

Daniel Adam

Mr. Daniel Adam is Vice President - Exploration of Richmont Mines Inc.

Sidney Horn

Mr. Sidney M. Horn is Corporate Secretary, Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Horn is a Partner in the Montreal office of Stikeman Elliott LLP. He received the highest practitioner rating in the Canadian Legal Directory LEXPERT in the areas of corporate commercial, corporate finance and securities, and mergers and acquisitions. He is listed in the 2010 edition of "The Lawyers in Canada" and in the 2010 edition of "A Guide to the 500 Lawyers in Canada". He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Astral Media Inc., The Wet Seal, Inc., Genworth MI Canada Inc. and Prime Restaurants of Canada Inc. Mr. Horn was named Corporate Secretary in December 2009 and was named a director in March 2012.

Melissa Tardif

Elaine Ellingham

Ms. Elaine Ellingham is Lead Independent Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Ms. Ellingham is a professional geoscientist with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Ms. Ellingham is President of Ellingham Consulting Ltd., a company providing geological and corporate finance services to international clients. Ms. Ellingham was Senior VP, Investor Relations for IAMGOLD Corporation and has a range of experience in mineral exploration, corporate development and investor relations for mining companies including Campbell Resources Inc., Rio Algom Exploration Inc., and St. Joe Canada Inc. Ms. Ellingham is currently a director of Continental Nickel Ltd., and is a former director of NewWest Gold Corporation.

James Gill

Dr. James W. Gill has been appointed as Director of the Company., with effect from December 10, 2013. Dr. Gill has been involved in the mining business for over 40 years and brings expertise in the exploration, mine development and operation business as well in public company management and finance. Dr. Gill founded Aur Resources Inc. and over its 26 year history helped build the company into a significant mining enterprise with operations in Canada and Chile. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from McGill University in Montreal, and a PhD degree in economic geology from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1976.

Rejean Houle

Mr. Rejean Houle is Independent Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Houle is an Ambassador for the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club Inc., is the President of The Montreal Canadiens Alumni Association, and served as General Manager of the Canadiens from November 2000 until October 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Houle was Director of Public Relations for Molson Breweries Inc., after having retired from career as a professional hockey player in the National Hockey League. Mr. Houle is also on the Board of Directors of the Fondation du Canadien pour l'enfance, and the Marc-Aurele Fortin Museum.

Samuel Minzberg

Mr. Samuel Minzberg, LL.B., B.C.L., is Independent Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Minzberg is a senior partner with the law firm Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Montreal, and is a member of the firm's Management Committee. Mr. Minzberg specializes in corporate, commercial and tax law. Mr. Minzberg also serves on the Board of Directors of Quebecor Media Inc., HSBC Bank Canada, HSBC North America Holdings Inc. and Reitmans (Canada) Limited.

Michael Pesner

Mr. Michael S. Pesner,CPA, CA, is Independent Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Pesner is President of Hermitage Canada Finance Inc., a company that specializes in financial advisory and investment banking services. Previously, Mr. Pesner was a Senior Partner in Financial Advisory Services at the Montreal offices of KMPG, prior to which he was National Executive, Corporate Recovery Partner at KMPG predecessor firm Thorne Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Pesner also serves on the Board of Directors of the public companies Quest Rare Minerals Inc., Bitumen Capital Inc., Mint Technology Corporation, and Sand Technology Inc., and the privately-held companies Speedware Inc. and Above Security Inc.

Eberhard Scherkus

Mr. Eberhard W. Scherkus, P.Eng., is Independent Director of Richmont Mines Inc. Mr. Scherkus recently retired as President and Chief Operating Officer of Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited ("Agnico-Eagle") after a 27 year career with the company. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Agnico-Eagle from December 2005 until his retirement in February 2012. Prior to becoming President and COO of Agnico-Eagle, Mr. Scherkus served as Executive Vice-President, Operations from 1998 to 2005, as Vice-President, Operations from 1996 to 1998, as the manager of the company's La Ronde Division from 1986 to 1996, and as a project manager from 1985 to 1986. Mr. Scherkus is a graduate of McGill University (B.Sc), a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, and the past President of the Quebec Mining Association.

Jennifer Aitken

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