People: Teranga Gold Corp (TGZ.TO)

TGZ.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan Hill

71 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Richard Young

49 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Navin Dyal

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

David Savarie

2011 Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Kathy Sipos

2010 Vice President - Investor and Stakeholder Relations

Paul Chawrun

Vice President, Technical Services

Aziz Sy

2014 Vice President- Development, Senegal

Mark English

2012 Vice President - Sabodala Gold Operations

Christopher Lattanzi

77 2010 Lead Independent Director

Edward Goldenberg

65 2013 Director

Alan Thomas

71 2010 Independent Director

Frank Wheatley

55 2010 Independent Director

Jendayi Frazer

52 2014 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Alan Hill

Mr. Alan Richard Hill has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Teranga Gold Corporation effective April 30th, 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 the Vice President and 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.

David Savarie

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

Kathy Sipos

Ms. Kathy Sipos is Vice President - Investor and Stakeholder Relations of Teranga Gold Corporation. Ms. Sipos most recently served as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Gabriel Resources Ltd., from January 2006 to July 2009. From 1996 to 2006, Ms. Sipos held positions with the Corporate Communications and Investor Relations departments at Barrick Gold Corporation. As Director of Investor Relations at Barrick, Ms. Sipos was involved in all communications that surrounded the development of several mines on four continents. Ms. Sipos holds a BA-BPHE BEd from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Toronto.

Paul Chawrun

Mr. Paul Chawrun is Vice President, Technical Services of Teranga Gold Corp. He is Director, Technical Services, Detour Gold (2009-2011), EVP Corporate Development, Chieftain Metals, 2011-2012.

Aziz Sy

Mr. Aziz Sy is Vice President, Development, Senegal of Teranga Gold Corporation since January 28, 2014. He is VP-Senegal Operations, OJVG (2010-2014), Senior Manager Exploration, Lonmin Plc (2008-2010).

Mark English

Mr. Mark English is Vice President, Sabodala Gold Operations of Teranga Gold Corp September 27, 2012. He is Site General Manager, SGO (2006 to present).

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.

Edward Goldenberg

Mr. Edward S. Goldenberg is 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 an 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 an 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 an 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.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Alan Hill

546,046

Richard Young

550,121

Navin Dyal

264,441

David Savarie

316,764

Kathy Sipos

1,401,300

Paul Chawrun

--

Aziz Sy

--

Mark English

682,837

Christopher Lattanzi

--

Edward Goldenberg

--

Alan Thomas

--

Frank Wheatley

--

Jendayi Frazer

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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