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Semafo Inc (SEMFF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean Lamarre

61 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board

Benoit Desormeaux

45 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Martin Milette

2006 Chief Financial Officer

Eric Paul-Hus

2013 Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President - Law, Corporate Secretary

Patrick Moryoussef

2011 Vice President - Mining Operations

Alain Melanson

Vice President - Human Resources

Robert LaValliere

2012 Vice President - Investor Relations

Michel Crevier

2011 Vice President - Exploration and Mine Geology and Geo, MScA, Geology Manager and Qualified Person

Sylvain Duchesne

2014 Vice President, Construction & Engineering

John LeBoutillier

70 2008 Lead Independent Director

Flore Konan

2015 Director

Terence Bowles

65 2011 Independent Director

C. Gilles Masson

68 2006 Independent Director

Lawrence McBrearty

71 2009 Independent Director

Tertius Zongo

57 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jean Lamarre

Mr. Jean Lamarre is a Executive Chairman of the Board of SEMAFO Inc. He held various positions of significant responsibility with Groupe Lavalin Inc., including Vice President, Finance. From 1992 to 1995, he was Vice President, Groupe Canam Manac. Mr. Lamarre has close to 40 years of business experience in Africa. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BAA) degree from École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC). Mr. Lamarre is a member of the board of directors of TS03 Inc., Technologies D-Box Inc. and Argos Therapeutics, Inc.

Benoit Desormeaux

Mr. Benoit Desormeaux, CPA, is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of SEMAFO Inc. Mr. Desormeaux had been our Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer since 2004, and previously held the positions, successively, of Corporate Controller as well as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining SEMAFO in 1997, he was in the employ of Deloitte LLP involved principally in corporate audits in the manufacturing sector. Mr. Desormeaux is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a member of Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA) from HEC Montréal.

Martin Milette

Mr. Martin Milette CPA, is a Chief Financial Officer of SEMAFO Inc. Prior to joining SEMAFO, M. Milette was Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Chartered Accountant. Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Certified Public Accountant in the Untied Stated of America, Mr. Milette joined SEMAFO in 2005 and assumed his current position as Chief Financial Officed since 2006.

Eric Paul-Hus

Mr. Eric Paul-Hus is a Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President - Law, Corporate Secretary of SEMAFO Inc. Prior to joining SEMAFO, he was Vice-President, Law and Corporate Secretary at Bell Aliant Regional Communications from January 2007 until January 2009 and from June 2004 until December 31, 2005 he acted as Vice-President, Law and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Bell Nordiq. Mr. Paul-Hus was Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Bell Nordiq through 2006. Before that he acted as Senior Counsel at BCE Inc.

Patrick Moryoussef

Mr. Patrick Moryoussef is a Vice President - Mining Operations of SEMAFO Inc. Mr. Moryoussef is a mining engineer with 25 years of experience in exploration, mineral evaluation, mine site geology, open pit feasibility and development studies with Noranda Inc., Placer Dome Canada Ltd. (now Goldcorp Canada Ltd.), Falconbridge Ltd. and Les Mines McWatters Inc.

Alain Melanson

Mr. Alain Melanson is Vice President - Human Resources of SEMAFO Inc. Prior to this appointment, he spent two and a half years at Bell Aliant Regional Communications as Vice-President, Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs. Previously, Mr. Mélanson served as Vice-President, Human Resources, Communications and Public Affairs, Bell Nordiq from 2001 through December 2006. He has also served in senior management and executive positions at Groupe Laperrière & Verreault, Coca-Cola and Labatt Breweries. Mr. Mélanson is a graduate of the University of Laval in industrial relations and is a member of the Quebec Order of Certified Human Resources Professionals and Industrial Relations Counsellors.

Robert LaValliere

Mr. Robert LaValliere is Vice President - Investor Relations of SEMAFO Inc. Mr. LaVallière has over 25 years of investor relations experience in the mining industry and extensive knowledge of exploration, project assessment, mergers and acquisitions and communications at both national and international levels. Previously, Mr. LaValliere served as Vice-President, Corporate Affairs for Anvil Mining and Director, Investor Relations at Cambior. He holds a B.Sc. degree in geology from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and an MBA from Université de Montréal-HEC Montréal. Mr. LaVallière is a member of Ordre des géologues du Québec and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.

Michel Crevier

Mr. Michel A. Crevier is a Vice President - Exploration and Mine Geology and Geo, MScA, Geology Manager and Qualified Person of SEMAFO Inc. Prior to joining SEMAFO in August 2006, he was Geology Manager (Julieta Mine) at Bema Gold Corp.

Sylvain Duchesne

Mr. Sylvain Duchesne is Vice-President, Construction and Engineering. Hehas held this position since November 2014 and prior to his appointment, was General Manager, Construction and Engineering and Director of Metallurgy. Mr. Duchesne has over 20 years of experience in managing gold and polymetallic operations. Prior to joining SEMAFO in 2005, he served as mill superintendent at Campbell Resources, Aur Resources and Noranda, respectively.

John LeBoutillier

Mr. John LeBoutillier is Lead Independent Director of SEMAFO Inc. Since May 2005, Mr. John LeBoutillier is currently chairman of the board of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. and of Groupe Deschênes Inc., and a board member of a number of public companies such as Mazarin Inc., Stornoway Diamond Corporation and NovX21 Inc. Between 1996 and 2000, Mr. LeBoutillier was President and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Ore Company of Canada, as well as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sidbec-Dosco Inc. (now ArcelorMittal Montreal Inc.) from 1983 to 1996. Mr. LeBoutillier has a law degree from Université Laval in Québec City, an MBA from University of Western Ontario (now Richard Ivey School of Business), and is a recipient of the Order of Canada.

Flore Konan

Terence Bowles

Mr. Terence F. Bowles is Independent Director of SEMAFO Inc. Terence Bowles has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation since 2010. Prior to this, he served as President of the Iron Ore Company of Canada, from 2001 to 2010. Following his graduation from Université Laval in Québec City with a degree in chemical engineering, Mr. Bowles joined Quebec Iron and Titanium (QIT) where he also served as President as well as on the board of an African subsidiary. Mr. Bowles completed an MBA at McGill University and obtained an Institute of Corporate Directors designation. A member of the Québec Ordre des Ingénieurs, he is on the boards of the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, the Chamber of Marine Commerce, Green Marine, and also serves on the advisory committee of Hatch & Associates.

C. Gilles Masson

Mr. C. Gilles Masson is a Independent Director of SEMAFO Inc. Mr. Gilles Masson was elected to the Board of Directors and joined its Audit committee in January 2006. In May 2007, he was appointed Chair of SEMAFO’s Audit committee. Mr. Masson is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He spent 36 years with the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, including 25 years as partner. His clientele included, among others, large national and international companies with operations in the mining sector. Mr. Masson retired from PwC on December 31, 2005. He served on the board of directors of several publicly-traded companies over the years and currently sits on the board of directors of Royal Nickel Corporation.

Lawrence McBrearty

Mr. Lawrence I. McBrearty is an Independent Director of SEMAFO Inc His business experience includes a more than 40-year career with the United Steelworkers of America, the largest industrial labour union in North America. Mr. McBrearty began his tenure in 1974 as a staff representative, subsequently holding positions of increasing responsibility that culminated in his election as National Director for Canada in 1994. Mr. McBrearty has been a labour relations consultant since his retirement in 2004.

Tertius Zongo

Mr. Tertius Zongo is Independent Director of SEMAFO Inc. He served as Prime Minister and Head of Government of Burkina Faso from 2007 until 2011 and was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Burkina Faso to the United States of America from 2002 until 2007. Previously, Mr. Zongo held positions of increasing importance within the government of Burkina Faso including as Minister of State for Planning and Budget and Minister of Economy and Finance. Prior to his career with the government of Burkina Faso, Mr. Zongo was an academic at the University of Ouagadougou and the National School of Financial Controls where he taught accounting, business economics and financial management. Mr. Zongo holds a B.A. and a master’s degree in economics – business management – from the University of Dakar, Senegal and a degree of higher studies in business management from the Institute of Business Management of Nantes, France.