People: Yamana Gold Inc (YRI.TO)
Mr. Richard P. Graff has been re-designated as Lead Independent Director of Yamana Gold Inc, effective September 30, 2017. He has served on numerous public boards in the mining and oil and gas industries and has served as a board chairman, chairman of audit committees, governance and nominating committees, and special committees, as well as having compensation committee experience. His extensive experience in the metals and mining industry includes accounting and financial reporting, internal control, governance and compliance initiatives, and mergers. Mr. Graff has been an advisor to the mining industry and was a member of a Financial Accounting Standards Board task force, which resulted in the issuance of accounting and financial reporting guidance in the mining industry for U.S. GAAP. The IASB incorporated input from these meetings into its published rules. Mr. Graff continues to organize periodic meetings in London between global mining companies and the IASB to discuss financial reporting issues affecting the industry and shares that information with the management, boards and audit committees on which he serves. He also has had discussions with and provided input to the Securities and Exchange Commission on financial reporting issues in the industry. Mr. Graff has been a speaker at industry conferences and directors’ education programs on the topics of financial reporting in the mining industry, audit committee trends, board succession, investor engagement and enterprise risk management. He currently serves as the lead director and chairman of the audit committee and is a member of the compensation and corporate governance and nominating committees of Alacer Gold Corp. He also serves as chairman of the audit committee and is a member of the corporate governance and nominating committee of DMC Global, Inc.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||146,750|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||95,500|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||242,250|