People: Virginia Mines Inc (VGMNF.PK)

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20 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Andre Lemire

2005 Independent Chairman of the Board

Andre Gaumond

2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robin Villeneuve

2010 Chief Financial Officer

Paul Archer

2006 Vice President - Exploration and Acquisitions

Mario Jacob

2005 Independent Director

Pierre Labbe

2008 Independent Director

Claude St-Jacques

2005 Independent Director

Amelie Laliberte

2014 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Andre Lemire

Mr. Andre Lemire is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Virginia Mines Inc. He has been a Director of Virginia since June 1996. He became a Director and Chairman of the Board of the Company upon its incorporation on November 30, 2005. Mr. Lemire is also a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Lemire holds a degree in Economics from the University of Ottawa. From 1972 to 1990, he held various executive positions with the brokerage firm of Levesque Beaubien Geoffrion Inc., notably Executive Vice-President and member of the Board of Directors. From February 1990 to January 1995, he was President and Director of Operations for Marleau, Lemire Securities Inc. In January 1995, he became Co-Chairman of the Board of Marleau, Lemire Securities Inc. and President of Marleau Lemire Inc. Mr. Lemire was appointed as Governor of the Montreal Stock Exchange for the period of 1994 to 1996. He is currently President of Lemvest Inc., a private holding company.

Andre Gaumond

Mr. Andre Gaumond is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Virginia Mines Inc., since November 30, 2005 and was President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Virginia Gold Mines Inc. from June 1, 1996 to March 31, 2006. He was President and Director of Old Virginia Gold Mines from 1992 to 1996 and of Exploration Diabior Inc. from 1993 to 1996 (these companies merged to form Virginia Gold Mines Inc., predecessor to the Company, in June 1996). Mr. Gaumond is a geological engineer with a master’s degree in geological economics. He worked as a geologist for several organizations, including Noranda, SOQUEM and the government of Quebec. From 1987 to 1990, he was a mining analyst for financial institutions such as Pemberton Securities and Midland Walwyn. In 1990, he joined Corpomin Management as a technical and financial advisor, where he held a variety of senior, management positions within different mining exploration companies. In 1995, he was nominated President of the Quebec Prospectors Association. In 2004, Virginia was again awarded the title of Quebec Prospector of the Year in recognition of the Coulon and Éléonore projects. Mr. Gaumond received the title of Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005 for his achievement on the Éléonore project, and he was also named “Mining Man of the Year” in Canada by mining magazine “The Northern Miner”. In 2006 he was given the prestigious Canadian Prospector of the Year award from the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). In 2007 he received the e3 (Environmental Excellence in Exploration) award in Quebec and the same award in 2008 in Canada. He is currently serving on the Board of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). Mr. Gaumond is also a member of several professional associations, among them the Quebec Order of Engineers.

Robin Villeneuve

Mr. Robin Villeneuve serves as Chief Financial Officer of Virginia Mines Inc. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company in June 2008. In the 13 preceding years, Mr. Villeneuve held positions with various levels of responsibility at AbitibiBowater, acting successively as Director of Financial Reporting and Manager, Controls and Manufacturing Accounting. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration - major in Accounting, from Laval University, Quebec City, and is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and the Association of Certified Corporate Directors.

Paul Archer

Mr. Paul Archer, M.Sc., P.Eng., serves as Vice President - Exploration and Acquisitions of Virginia Mines Inc., since March 23, 2006, and was Vice-President, Exploration and Acquisitions of Virginia Gold Mines Inc. from June 1, 1996, to March 31, 2006. Mr. Archer is a geological engineer with a master’s degree in Earth Sciences and has over 30 years experience in the mining industry and more specifically in Archaean gold and base metal exploration. He has brought his experience to various mining companies such as Shell Minerals, Noranda, Northgate Explorations, Westminer Canada, and more recently to SOQUEM Inc., where he was General Manager for northern Québec between February 1993 and March 1996. He was President of the Association des prospecteurs du Québec in 1996 and 1997.

Mario Jacob

Mr. Mario Jacob, ASC, is an Independent Director of Virginia Mines Inc., since November 30, 2005, and was a Director of Virginia from June 21, 2005 to March 31, 2006. He has been Managing Director and COO of NCP Investment Management since March 2012 and President and Director of Maximus Capital Inc., a consulting firm specialized in corporate financing and reorganization, since November 2003. He has been a lawyer and a member of the Barreau du Québec since 1995. He has been Secretary, since June, 2010 of Innovente Inc. (TSX Venture: IGE) and was Director of Innovente from July, 2010 to March, 2011. He has been Director of Cartier Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: ECR) since May, 2007. He has been president and director of the capital pool company, CJL Capital inc. (TSX Venture: CJL.P). He was Corporate Secretary of Plexmar Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: PLE) from September 2009 to November 2012. He was Director and Secretary of Power Tech Corporation Inc. (TSX Venture: PWB) from February, 2005 to October, 2010 and Director of Opsens Inc. (TSX Venture: OPS) from October, 2006 to August, 2010. He was Vice President and Director of LBJ Partners Inc., a private management corporation, from October, 2000 until November, 2003. He was partner at Flynn Rivard, lawyers, from January 1996 until October 2000.

Pierre Labbe

Mr. Pierre Labbe serves as an Independent Director of Virginia Mines Inc., since April 22, 2008 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Labbé is Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and secretary of Medicago Inc., a position that he held from July 2004 to May 2007 and to which he returned to in May 2008; meanwhile, he was Chief Financial Officer of Plexmar Resources Inc. Before joining Medicago in 2004, Mr. Labbé was Vice-President of Finance and Secretary of Sequoia Minerals Inc. from December 2003 to June 2004, and of Mazarin Inc. from March 2000 to December 2003, while both companies were listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Prior to March 2000, he held management positions in accounting and finance notably at Coopers & Lybrand, now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was involved in many acquisitions and public financing. Mr. Labbé holds a bachelor degree in business administration, an accounting license and a certificate in corporate governance from Université Laval, Quebec City He is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, the Chartered Professionnal Accountants of Canada and the association of Certified Corporate Directors.

Claude St-Jacques

Mr. Claude St-Jacques is an Independent Director of Virginia Mines Inc., since November 30, 2005, and was a Director of Virginia from June 3, 1996 to March 31, 2006. He was Director of Old Virginia Gold Mines Inc. from 1986 to 1996 and of Exploration Diabior Inc. from 1993 to 1996 (these companies merged in June 1996 to form the Company’s predecessor entity). He graduated from Laval University in 1982 and has been involved in the mining industry ever since. Mr. St-Jacques was General Manager of the Association des Prospecteurs du Québec from 1982 to 1984. He is President and Chairman of Société d’exploration minière Vior Inc., a company traded on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Amelie Laliberte

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Andre Lemire

--

Andre Gaumond

300,502

Robin Villeneuve

185,908

Paul Archer

220,088

Mario Jacob

--

Pierre Labbe

--

Claude St-Jacques

--

Amelie Laliberte

--
As Of 27 Feb 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Andre Lemire

0 0

Andre Gaumond

515,090 990,477

Robin Villeneuve

0 0

Paul Archer

190,600 415,107

Mario Jacob

0 0

Pierre Labbe

0 0

Claude St-Jacques

0 0

Amelie Laliberte

0 0
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