People: Yamana Gold Inc (YRI.TO)
Mr. Patrick J. Mars is no longer serves as Lead Independent Director of Yamana Gold Inc. Patrick Mars is a company director specializing in mine finance and analysis. He benefits from over 30 years of experience in the investment industry and has had extensive involvement in mining research, financing and advisory work. For the majority of his career he was with Alfred Bunting & Co/Bunting Warburg, a Canadian investment dealer and stockbroker where he was President and CEO from 1981 to 1994. During this time he served three-year terms both as a Governor of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Director of the Investment Dealers Association. From 1999 to 2001 he was Chairman and a Director of First Marathon Securities (UK)/NBC Financial (UK) Limited. Mr. Mars is a director of Aura Minerals Inc. and Sage Gold Inc. (Chairman) and is President of P.J. Mars Investments Limited, a private company. Throughout his career, Mr. Mars was retained as an expert witness by several reputable law firms to provide expertise in the mining industry, including valuations of mining companies and settlement of disputes. In 1995, Mr. Mars was awarded the Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award by the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||187,250|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||87,500|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||274,750|