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Teranga Gold Corp (TGZ.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Hill

73 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard Young

52 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Navin Dyal

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Paul Chawrun

2016 Chief Operating Officer

David Savarie

2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Sepanta Dorri-Esfahani

2015 Vice President - Corporate & Stakeholder Development

David Mallo

51 2016 Vice President of Exploration

Aziz Sy

2016 General Manager - Senegal

Christopher Lattanzi

79 2010 Lead Independent Director

William Biggar

63 2016 Director

David Mimran

49 2015 Director

Edward Goldenberg

67 2013 Independent Director

Alan Thomas

73 2010 Independent Director

Frank Wheatley

57 2010 Independent Director

Jendayi Frazer

54 2014 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Hill

Mr. Alan Richard Hill is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Teranga Gold Corporation since April 30 2014. Mr. Hill joined Teranga as its Executive Chairman and CEO on December 3, 2010. Mr. Hill has been a director of Gold Fields Ltd since 2009. Mr. Hill served as President and CEO of Gabriel Resources Ltd. (“Gabriel”), having held the position from May 2005 to March 2009. At Gabriel, he lead a team that redesigned the Rosia Montana project, a large scale gold project in Europe, to be fully compliant with the strict new standards set by the European Union and to permit the project. Prior to leading Gabriel, Mr. Hill served as Non-Executive Chairman of Alamos Gold Inc. from 2005 through 2007, a gold company constructing its first mine in Mexico. Prior to that, Mr. Hill spent 20 years at Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”), where as Executive Vice President, Development, he oversaw project evaluations, acquisitions and development of many of Barrick’s major mines in North America, South America, Africa and Australia. Mr. Hill holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in mining engineering and a post graduate degree in rock mechanics from Leeds University in the U.K.

Richard Young

Mr. Richard S. Young is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Young joined Teranga as its President and CFO on December 3, 2010 and was appointed as CEO on September 6, 2012. Mr. Young most recently served as Vice President and CFO of Gabriel Resources Ltd. from May 2005 to March 2010. From 1991 until 2003, Mr. Young served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility at Barrick Gold Corporation rising from positions in the finance group, mine development — primarily the Goldstrike and the Pierina projects — through corporate development, before becoming Vice President, Investor Relations. A Chartered Professional Accountant/CA, Mr. Young is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and has a graduate diploma in public accountancy from McGill University.

Navin Dyal

Mr. Navin Dyal is Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Teranga Gold Corporation since September 6, 2012. He joined the company from Barrick Gold Corporation after seven years where he was most recently head of finance for the Copper Business Unit. His experience includes roles that were close to the operations and spans all areas of finance, such as planning, budgeting, implementing key projects, internal controls, external reporting, working on complex accounting transactions and training staff globally. Mr. Dyal began his career in an accounting firms. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant.

Paul Chawrun

Mr. Paul Chawrun is Chief Operating Officer of Teranga Gold Corporation. He is Director, Technical Services, Detour Gold (2009-2011), EVP Corporate Development, Chieftain Metals, 2011-2012.

David Savarie

Mr. David Roger Savarie is Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Teranga Gold Corporation. He was Deputy General Counsel of Gabriel Resources Ltd. (2007 to 2010), Senior Legal Counsel of Patheon Ltd.(2003 to 2007).

Sepanta Dorri-Esfahani

Ms. Sepanta Dorri-Esfahani is Vice President - Corporate & Stakeholder Development of Teranga Gold Corporation. Ms. Dorri will play an integral role in the advancement of the Company's strategic direction, as well as the Company's Corporate Social Responsibility program and its multi-stakeholder regional development strategy within Senegal. She strengthens the management team with her extensive expertise in strategic business planning and mergers and acquisitions within the mining sector after most recently serving as General Manager, Business Development at Xstrata Nickel and, prior to that, Vice President, Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch Canada.In 2012, she was the winner of WXN Top 100 Canada's Most Powerful Women award in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters Category.

David Mallo

Mr. David W. Mallo is Vice President of Exploration of the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Specialist) degree from Brandon University and has over 35 years of mineral exploration experience predominantly in project evaluation and management of exploration programs. As Manager-Advanced Projects with Prime Explorations Ltd., Mr. Mallo was an integral part of the acquisition, discovery, and exploration management team at the world-class Eskay Creek gold deposit in northern British Columbia. As Executive Vice President of Exploration for Adrian Resources Ltd., Mr. Mallo managed all aspects of the extensive exploration programs through feasibility at the world-class Petaquilla copper-gold property in Panama. More recently, Mr. Mallo was the Vice President of Exploration for Oromin Explorations Ltd. at the OJVG Gold Project in Senegal, West Africa. In this capacity, he was responsible for designing, implementing and managing all aspects of the advanced exploration campaigns from the 2004 inception of the OJVG Gold Project through feasibility and merger with Teranga in 2013. While managing the exploration programs for Oromin, the OJVG Gold Project progressed from a grassroots property to a viable multi-million-ounce gold property hosting numerous gold deposit discoveries, including Teranga's currently operating Masato and Golouma deposits.

Aziz Sy

Christopher Lattanzi

Mr. Christopher R. Lattanzi is Lead Independent Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Lattanzi is currently a director of Argonaut Gold Inc. and Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd. Mr. Lattanzi is an associate consultant for Micon International Limited (“Micon”). He was the founding member of Micon in 1988 and served as its president from formation until mid-2005. Prior to 1988, Mr. Lattanzi was a consultant with David Robertson and Associates, Micon’s predecessor firm. As a consultant, Mr. Lattanzi has gained invaluable experience in property valuation, scoping, feasibility studies and project monitoring on a global basis. Mr. Lattanzi was appointed a director of Meridian Gold Inc. (“Meridian”) in 1999 and from mid-2004 until December 2006 he was the chairman of the board of Meridian. Mr. Lattanzi holds a B.Eng (Mining) from Melbourne University. He has worked within the mineral industry for more than 50 years.

William Biggar

David Mimran

Mr. David Jacques Mimran is Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Mimran is currently CEO of Grands Moulins d’Abidjan and Grands Moulins de Dakar, one of the largest producers of flour and agri-food in West Africa. Mr. Mimran is also head of Tablo Corporation, the largest shareholder of Teranga, Miminvest SA, and Mimran Natural Resources, all established as investment vehicles into West Africa’s natural resource sector by the Mimran Group, a family conglomerate with a history of successful business operations in Africa and Europe. Mr. Mimran is currently on the Board of Trustees for Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In addition, Mr. Mimran acts as Special Advisor to the Government of the Republic of Ivory Coast where he has led negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the European Union, and the Government of the Republic of France. Previously, Mr. Mimran was Vice Chairman and founding partner of Breeden Partners, L.P. from 2006 to 2012, a U.S. based investment firm.

Edward Goldenberg

Mr. Edward S. Goldenberg is Independent Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Goldenberg is a senior partner at the law firm of Bennett Jones LLP where he has a corporate practice, advising clients on governance issues, public policy and government relations. Mr. Goldenberg has a distinguished background working with the Government of Canada, having been the Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003) and the Prime Minister's Chief of Staff (2003). During his long involvement with the Prime Minister's office, he was heavily involved in the preparation of 10 federal budgets, meetings between the Prime Minister and the provincial premiers, meetings with the heads of government of numerous countries, including all of the G-8 countries, Team Canada trade missions and cabinet committee meetings. Prior to these roles, Mr. Goldenberg acted in capacities in the federal government, including in all the economic departments and as Special Constitutional Advisor to the Minister of Justice (1980-1982). He is one of the authors of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Mr. Goldenberg was awarded an Honourary Doctorate of Laws from McGill University in 2004. Mr. Goldenberg is a board member of the Canadian International Council, a non-partisan, nationwide council established to strengthen Canada's role in international affairs. Mr. Goldenberg holds a BA, MA and BCL from McGill University and is also a graduate of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (France).

Alan Thomas

Mr. Alan R. Thomas is Independent Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Thomas has been a director/trustee of Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation (formerly Labrador Iron Ore Trust) since 2004 and Chief Financial Officer since 2006. Mr. Thomas served on the board of directors of Gabriel Resources Ltd. from June 2006 until June 2010. Prior to retiring, Mr. Thomas held the position of Chief Financial Officer of ShawCor Ltd., an energy services firm headquartered in Toronto with manufacturing and service operations around the world, from 2000 to 2006. Prior to serving with ShawCor Ltd., Mr. Thomas was the CFO of Noranda Inc. from 1987 to 1998. Mr. Thomas is a chartered accountant and graduate of the University of Toronto.

Frank Wheatley

Mr. Frank David Wheatley is Independent Director of Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Wheatley is the President and CEO of Yellowhead Mining Inc., a position he has held since July 1, 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Wheatley was the Executive Director — Corporate Affairs and Strategy of Talison Lithium Limited, from January 2010 until March 31, 2013 when it was acquired by Chengdu Tianqi Industry (Group) Co. Mr. Wheatley was the Vice-President and General Counsel of Gabriel Resources Ltd. (“Gabriel”), from 2000 to 2009, and prior to which, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabriel from March 1999 to October 2000. Before joining Gabriel, Mr. Wheatley was Vice President, Legal Affairs of Eldorado Gold Corporation. Mr. Wheatley has 28 years’ experience as a director and senior officer of, and legal counsel to, a number of Canadian public mining companies and has extensive legal and business experience in the mineral industry, particularly in the areas of public financing, project debt financing, permitting of large scale mining projects, and strategic mergers and acquisitions in the international minerals industry. Mr. Wheatley received his Bachelor of Commerce and LL.B. degrees from the University of British Columbia.

Jendayi Frazer

Dr. Jendayi Frazer is Independent Trustee of Teranga Gold Corporation. Dr. Frazer is the President and CEO of 50 Ventures, LLC, a strategic consulting and investment firm focused on Africa. She is also Managing Partner of Africa Exchange Holdings, Ltd., a private sector initiative to build Africa’s equity and commodity markets. She serves as Chairman of the Board of the East Africa Exchange, Ltd, that is based in Kigali, Rwanda. Dr. Frazer is also a Distinguished Public Service Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, where she is on faculty at the Heinz College School of Public Policy and Management and in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences. She is the Director of the university’s Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI). Frazer is an Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations where she chairs the “Africa After 50” high-level roundtable series focused on trends and regional dynamics shaping Africa's future. Ambassador Frazer served as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. She was the first woman U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. Dr. Frazer received her B.A. in Political Science and African and Afro-American Studies, M.A. degrees in International Policy Studies and International Development Education, and a Ph.D. in Political Science, all from Stanford University.

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