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Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NEM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Noreen Doyle

70 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Palmer

51 2019 President

Gary Goldberg

60 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Nancy Buese

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Atkinson

50 2019 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Dean Gehring

2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Scott Lawson

57 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Nancy Lipson

2019 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

William MacGowan

61 2014 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Elaine Dorward-King

61 2013 Executive Vice President - Sustainability & External Relations

E. Randall Engel

52 2008 Executive Vice President - Strategic Development

Stephen Gottesfeld

51 2019 Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer

John Kitlen

55 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Cristina Bitar

49 2019 Independent Director

Gregory Boyce

64 2015 Independent Director

Beverley Briscoe

64 2019 Independent Director

Bruce Brook

63 2011 Independent Director

J. Kofi Bucknor

63 2012 Independent Director

Matthew Coon Come

56 2019 Independent Director

Veronica Hagen

73 2005 Independent Director

Sheri Hickok

41 2017 Independent Director

Rene Medori

61 2018 Independent Director

Jane Nelson

58 2011 Independent Director

Clement Pelletier

73 2019 Independent Director

Julio Quintana

59 2015 Independent Director

Charles Sartain

58 2019 Independent Director

Jessica Largent

2018 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Noreen Doyle

Ms. Noreen Doyle is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. She was retired First Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”), having served in that position from 2001 to 2005, and in other executive positions with the EBRD since 1992. Currently serves as the Company’s independent Chair of the Board of Directors. Financial Expertise — Extensive experience in banking and finance at Bankers Trust Company and at the EBRD, including experience as head of risk management and head of banking at EBRD. Experience serving on the Company’s Audit Committee, including as Chair, and the Audit Committees of QinetiQ Group plc, Rexam PLC, and Credit Suisse Group. International Experience — Extensive senior executive experience working with businesses, global and local, and governments throughout Europe including Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Former Chair of the BBA, a leading trade association for the UK banking sector with member banks with operations in 180 jurisdictions worldwide and member of the U.K. Panel on Takeovers and Mergers. Board Experience: Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2005, as well as on the boards of several other companies. Former Vice Chair and Lead Independent Director of the Board of Credit Suisse Group. Previous service as a director of QinetiQ plc and Rexam PLC and as a former member of advisory panels for Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund and Macquarie Russia and CIS Infrastructure Fund.

Thomas Palmer

Mr. Thomas Ronald Palmer is President of the Company. Since May of 2016, when he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – with more than 85 percent of Newmont's workforce reporting through to him – Newmont has generated more than $2 billion in free cash flow and commissioned two new mines and five expansions on four continents, on or ahead of schedule and within or below budget. Project optimization work under Mr. Palmer's leadership has also positioned Newmont's robust project pipeline as among the best in the gold sector through capital discipline and a focus on returns. Prior to assuming leadership of Newmont's operations and projects in 2016, Mr. Palmer led the Company's business in the Asia Pacific region, which generated nearly 40 percent of Newmont's revenues at the time. Before being recruited to join Newmont in 2014, Mr. Palmer served as Chief Operating Officer for Pilbara Mines at Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Mr. Palmer's 25-year career in mining includes leadership roles in Rio Tinto's bauxite and aluminum, coal, copper, iron ore, and technology businesses where he gained extensive experience building and leading high-performing global teams to enhance safety, profitability, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.

Gary Goldberg

Mr. Gary J. Goldberg has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective November 1, 2018. Mr. Goldberg has served as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation since March 2013. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer from March 2013 until November 2018, and previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2012 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2011. CEO/Executive Management Skills — Served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals 2006 – 2011; President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Borax 2004 – 2006; Managing Director, Coal and Allied Industries Ltd. 2001 – 2004; President and Chief Executive Officer, Kennecott Energy 1999 – 2001; and other leadership roles in Rio Tinto’s coal, copper, industrial minerals and gold businesses. Operational and Industry Expertise — More than 35 years of mining industry experience with senior executive oversight of operations, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, procurement, labor relations and regulatory issues. Served as Chairman of the United States National Mining Association from 2008 to 2010 and as Co-Chair for the World Economic Forum Mining and Metals Governors from 2016 to 2017. Current Vice Chair of the World Gold Council and Treasurer of the International Council on Mining and Metals. Inducted into the American Mining Hall of Fame in 2017. Awarded Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. International Experience — Extensive senior executive experience with responsibility for businesses in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, North America and South America; served in senior executive roles based in Australia, the UK and the US.

Nancy Buese

Ms. Nancy K. Buese is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Buese most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for MPLX, a publicly traded energy company formed by Marathon Petroleum Corporation. Prior to MPLX’s acquisition of MarkWest Energy Partners in 2015, Ms. Buese served for 11 years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MarkWest. Ms. Buese also is a former Partner with Ernst & Young and worked in public accounting for 12 years.

Robert Atkinson

Mr. Robert Atkinson has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, effective June 1, 2019. With 25 years of mining industry experience, Rob Atkinson has held a variety of roles leading operations and business improvement efforts in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Most recently, he served as Head of Productivity and Technical Support for Rio Tinto and was responsible for the company's $5 billion productivity improvement strategy. Mr. Atkinson also served as Chief Operating Officer for Rio Tinto's portfolio of copper interests in Mongolia, the US, Chile and Indonesia. Previously he led ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia as Chief Executive and Director, and served as General Manager of Weipa Bauxite, one of the world's largest bauxite operations. During his tenure with Rio Tinto, Mr. Atkinson oversaw the establishment of three technical centers of excellence, including Surface Mining, Underground Mining and Processing. Mr. Atkinson also has extensive operational experience in iron ore and surface and underground coal mining. He holds a 1 st Class Honors Bachelor's degree in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Strathclyde University in Scotland.

Dean Gehring

Mr. Dean Gehring is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He brings over 25 years of global operational experience, having lived in Canada, Indonesia, Peru and the US. Prior to joining Newmont, he spent 14 years with global miner Rio Tinto, in a variety of executive roles including President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals, Global Head of Safety and Security and General Manager of Resource Development for the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia. Mr. Gehring previously worked as Manager of Technical Services at Freeport's Grasberg mine and held various operational and technical roles with BHP Billiton prior to working for Freeport. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho, and his Masters of Science in Project Management from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Mr. Gehring holds a Nevada Professional Engineering registration and Project Management Professional certification. In addition to having published papers for mining and project management journals, he has served on university advisory boards and is currently the co-chair of the SME Foundation Corporate Giving Committee.

Scott Lawson

Mr. Scott P. Lawson Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Mr. Lawson was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in May 2016. He was elected Executive Vice President, Technical Services in March 2015 having previously served as Senior Vice President, Technical Services since December 2012. Prior to joining Newmont, Mr. Lawson served as Senior Vice President, Engineering Services at Peabody Energy, responsible for global engineering and technical services support. Mr. Lawson spent 22 years with international miner Rio Tinto including executive roles and as Vice President, Engineering and Technical Services for Kennecott Utah Copper. He has also served on the Utah Air Quality Board and the Utah Safety Council Board.

Nancy Lipson

Ms. Nancy Lipson has been appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company effective on June 1, 2019. Nancy Lipson was elected Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in February 2013, after having served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since January 2010 in the substantive areas of commercial litigation, employment advice/litigation and executive compensation legal advice. Ms. Lipson's role expanded to also include responsibility for global ethics and compliance, and subsequently shifted to include responsibility for global operational legal functions. From July 2005 to January 2010, Ms. Lipson was Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining Newmont in July 2005, she was Senior Counsel for Sports Authority and for Qwest Communications, and an Associate with the law firm of Otten, Johnson, Robinson, Neff & Ragonetti, P.C. She earned a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1995 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Colorado College in 1991.

William MacGowan

Mr. William N. MacGowan is an Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Mr. MacGowan serves as Executive Vice President, Human Resources after having been elected Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communications in February 2010. Prior to joining Newmont, Mr. MacGowan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, People and Places for Sun Microsystems from 2006 to 2010; Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 2004 to 2006; Vice President, Human Resources, Global Centers of Expertise, 2002 to 2004; Vice President, Human Resources, Engineering and Operations, 2001 to 2002; Vice President, Human Resources, Enterprise Services, 1999 to 2001 and; Director, Human Resources, Enterprise Services, 1998 to 1999.

Elaine Dorward-King

Dr. Elaine Dorward-King is an Executive Vice President - Sustainability & External Relations of the Company. Dr. Dorward-King was elected Executive Vice President of Sustainability & External Relations in March 2013 when she joined Newmont. Dr. Dorward-King served as Managing Director of Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa from December 2010 through February 2013. Dr. Dorward-King previously served as the Global Head of Health, Safety and Environment at Rio Tinto from 2002 to 2010 and also held leadership positions with Rio Tinto’s copper and borates businesses. Prior to that, she worked for Ebasco Environmental and for Monsanto Company as a chemist, research specialist and product manager.

E. Randall Engel

Mr. E. Randall Engel is an Executive Vice President - Strategic Development of the Company. Mr. Engel was elected Executive Vice President, Strategic Development in October 2008, having served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development since July 2007. Mr. Engel served as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor relations from 2006 to 2007; Group Executive, Investor Relations from 2004 to 2006; and Assistant Treasurer from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Engel has been with Newmont since 1994, and has served in various capacities in the areas of business planning, corporate treasury and human resources.

Stephen Gottesfeld

Mr. Stephen P. Gottesfeld is Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer of the Company. Mr. Gottesfeld was elected as Executive Vice President and General Counsel in March 2015 after having served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since February 2013. He previously served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since February 2012 and Vice President and General Counsel since January 2010. Mr. Gottesfeld was Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs from 2006 to 2010. Mr. Gottesfeld was Newmont's Associate General Counsel from 2004 to 2006, responsible for Newmont's Latin American, African and Central Asian legal affairs. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Gottesfeld was Newmont's Associate General Counsel and General Manager of Newmont Peru S.R.L., working in Lima, Peru. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Gottesfeld served in various roles, including as Assistant General Counsel and Senior Counsel.

John Kitlen

Mr. John W. Kitlen is a Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Kitlen became the Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in June 2016. He was elected Vice President, Internal Audit in October 2012, having previously served as Director, Internal Audit since joining Newmont in February 2011. Prior to joining Newmont, Mr. Kitlen served as Director, Internal Audit at Sun Microsystems for four years. Previously, he served as the Internal Audit Director for StorageTek and spent more than seven years with Level 3 Communications in various roles including Vice President of Internal Audit, Assistant Corporate Controller and Director of Finance. Mr. Kitlen began his career in public accounting with Deloitte and Touche.

Cristina Bitar

Mrs. Cristina Bitar is Independent Director of the Company, effective June 30, 2019. She is a senior partner at Azerta, a strategic communications agency in Chile and Peru. She previously founded Captiva, a communications firm in Chile. Ms. Bitar holds a BA in Economics and Sociology from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Universidad de Chile and Tulane University. She is a Board member of AFP Provida, a Metlife Company, a permanent columnist in La Segunda newspaper, a member of the think tank Public Policy Council Libertad y Desarrollo, and a Founder and Council Member of Comunidad Mujer. She is also a professor in the Masters in Communications Degree program at the Universidad Adolfo Ibañez in Santiago, Chile. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Young Global Leaders organization at the World Economic Forum.

Gregory Boyce

Mr. Gregory H. Boyce is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Boyce is a retired Executive Chairman of Peabody Energy Corporation from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Boyce joined Peabody in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer, and served as Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2015. Prior to his service with Peabody, Mr. Boyce served in various executive roles with Rio Tinto Group from 1989 to 2003. Current Lead Independent Director of Marathon Oil Corporation. Board Experience: Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since October 2015 and on the board of Marathon Oil Corporation from 2008 to present, currently serving as Lead Independent Director since February 2019. Formerly served as Executive Chairman of Peabody Energy Company from 2007 to 2015 and as a director from 2005 to 2015 and as a Director of Monsanto Company from 2013 to 2018. Operational and Industry Expertise — Over 38 years of experience in the global energy and mining industries. Past Chair of the Coal Industry Advisory Board, past member of the National Coal Council, and past Chairman of the National Mining Association. Co-Chair Lowell Institute for Mineral Research at the University of Arizona and Member of The Business Council. Awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Arizona and completed the Advanced Management Program from the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University.

Beverley Briscoe

Ms. Beverley Anne Briscoe is appointed as Independent Director of the Company, June 30, 2019. She is President of Briscoe Management Ltd. Ms. Briscoe serves as a director and Chair of the Board of Ritchie Bros Auctioneers and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Previously Ms. Briscoe owned a transportation services company and worked in senior management positions in the heavy equipment industry in Canada serving the construction, mining and forestry industries. She also worked as Chief Financial Officer for various operating divisions in The Jim Pattison Group in Canada and Geneva, Switzerland. She articled with PWC and worked with them in Vancouver and Sydney, Australia. She has been a past Chair of a number of not for profit organizations and agencies including BC Forest Safety Council, Industry Training Authority of BC, Boys and Girls Clubs and is past Treasurer of Vancouver General Hospital Foundation. She is also past Audit Chair of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Ms. Briscoe holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Professional Accountants.

Bruce Brook

Mr. Bruce Robert Brook serves as Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as a Director of CSL Limited and Incitec Pivot Limited. He served as a Director of Programmed Group from 2010 to 2017 and as Chairman from 2012 to 2017 and as a Director of Boart Longyear from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Brook retired in 2012 after six years of service as a member of the Financial Reporting Council in Australia, an agency of the Australian Commonwealth which oversees the work of the Accounting Standards Board and the Auditing Standards Board, and advises the Australian Government on matters relating to corporate regulation. In addition, Mr. Brook retired in 2018 after serving for five years on the Director Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the Australian Corporate Regulator. Board Experience: Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2011 and as Chair of the Audit Committee since April 2016. Currently also serves on the board of CSL Limited and Incitec Pivot Limited. Former Director and Chairman of Programmed Group. Former Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of Boart Longyear Limited, Lihir Gold Limited, Consolidated Minerals Limited, Energy Developments Limited and Snowy Hydro Limited and former independent Chairman of Energy Developments Limited.

J. Kofi Bucknor

Mr. J. Kofi Bucknor is Independent Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of J. Kofi Bucknor & Associates, a Ghanaian corporate finance advisory and propriety investing firm established in 2000. Former Treasurer of the African Development Bank; former Executive Director, Lehman Brothers; former Managing Director of CAL Merchant Bank, Ghana; former Vice President, Chemical Bank; former Chairman of Ghana’s Investment Advisory Committee and former Chairman of the Ghana Stock Exchange. Mr. Bucknor’s interests in Ghana include investments in fishing and telecommunications. Managing Partner of Kingdom Africa Management (and its’ predecessor Kingdom Zephyr Africa Management), a private equity fund manager from 2003 to 2016. Board Experience: Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2012, as well as on the boards of several companies, including Saham Assurances Limited (Morocco), Consolidated Infrastructure Group (South Africa), and Bank of Ghana(1) (Ghana). Formerly served as a Director of Chirano Gold Mines, Ashanti Goldfields Corporation, ARM (Nigeria), National Investment Bank (Ghana), Ecobank Transnational Corporation, Mixta Africa (Spain), Letshego (Botswana), Baker Hughes (Ghana) and Kingdom Hotels (Ghana).

Matthew Coon Come

Dr. Matthew Coon Come is appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective June 30, 2019. He was the Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istche) and the Chairperson of the Cree Regional Authority. He serves as a director of Labrador Iron Ore Mines Limited and, in the past, has also served as Executive Director of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), director of Aircreebec, Creeco (Cree Regional Economic Enterprises Company), the Cree Construction Company, Servinor, the James Bay Cree Cultural Education Centre, the Centre for Indigenous Environment Resources, Niskamoon Corporation, and the Cree School Board. Dr. Coon Come is the former Chief of Mistissini, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.

Veronica Hagen

Ms. Veronica M. Hagen is an Independent Director of the Company. She was Chief Executive Officer of Polymer Group, Inc. from April 2007 through August 2013. President and Chief Executive Officer of Sappi Fine Paper North America from 2004 to 2007. Executive positions with Alcoa, Inc. from 1998 to 2004, including Vice President and Chief Customer Officer from 2003 to 2004 and President, Alcoa Engineered Products from 2001 to 2003.

Sheri Hickok

Ms. Sheri E. Hickok serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hickok General Manager – Global Product Development, Onshore Wind of GE Renewable Energy since July 2017. Prior to this role, Ms. Hickok served in senior leadership roles at General Motors (GM) including most recently as Executive Chief Engineer, Autonomous Partnerships and Fleets from 2016 to 2017; Chief Engineer, Next Generation Full-Size Trucks from 2014 to 2016; and Executive Director, Global Supplier Quality & Development from 2012 to 2014. Engineering and Technology — More than 20 years in engineering and product execution. Expertise in autonomous vehicle technology and execution. Former Executive Chief Engineer for GM’s Autonomous Partnerships & Fleets, responsible for leading program strategy, execution, and implementation of GM’s first autonomous vehicle fleet. Named to the Motor Trend Top 50 Influencers in the Auto Industry list in 2015 and 2016, and Automotive News Top 100 Women in the Auto Industry in 2015. Served as DAVOS speaker on the topics of Urban Mobility, The Future of Production, and Women in Technology and member of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders. Operational and Supply Chain Experience — Extensive experience in the automotive industry and industrial sector, including in operational and supply chain roles and operational leadership for $8B product line-up. Prior experience also includes leader of operations at GM’s Global Noise and Vibration Center and service as Chief Engineer on numerous GM projects.

Rene Medori

Dr. Rene Medori is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Médori currently serves as the Non-executive Chairman for Petrofac Ltd, a UK listed company, and serves as the Chairman of the Nominations Committee. He previously served as Senior Independent Director from 2017 – 2018 and as Chairman of their Audit Committee. Prior to his retirement in April 2017, he served as Finance Director at Anglo American plc since 2005. Mr. Médori is also a non-executive director of Cobham plc. and Vinci SA. International Experience — Extensive international experience as a director of multiple international and multinational mining and energy companies, including Anglo American plc, Petrofac Ltd, SSE plc and The BOC Group plc. Fluent in French. Operational and Industry Expertise — Extensive experience in the global energy and mining industries. Service as a director of Anglo American plc, a global mining company; as a director of Petrofac, a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry; and as a director of SSE plc, a Scottish energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom. Board Experience: Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2018. Current service on the boards of Petrofac Ltd, Cobham plc. and Vinci SA. Formerly served on the boards of Anglo American plc, AngloGold Ashanti (JSE); Anglo American Platinum (JSE); SSE plc and The BOC Group plc.

Jane Nelson

Ms. Jane Nelson is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Nelson is Founding Director of the Corporate Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. A former senior associate of the Programme for Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University and former Director at the International Business Leaders Forum from 1993 to 2009, and a senior advisor until 2013. Former director at the International Business Leaders Forum; previously worked in the office of the United Nations Secretary-General with the UN Global Compact, and for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Africa, for FUNDES in Latin America, and as a Vice President at Citibank working in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Service on the Economic Advisory Board of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Co-Chair, the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Food Systems Innovation. Previously on the Leadership Council of the Initiative for Global Development and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on International Governance, Public-Private Cooperation and Sustainable Development. Service on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2011. Currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following non-public entity: Chevron’s Niger Delta Partnership Initiative Foundation. Prior service on the Boards of Directors of the Abraaj Group, FSG, SITA (now SUEZ Environment) and the World Environment Center.

Clement Pelletier

Mr. Clement A. Pelletier is appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective June 30, 2019. He s a process chemist/metallurgist with 14 years in industry and 36 years in resource-related environmental consulting. He has worked with INCO, US Borax/Rio Tinto, Utah International, Island Copper and the Rescan Group. Mr. Pelletier has been retained as a consultant to a number of international mining companies including: BHP Billiton Limited, Newmont Goldcorp, Kennecott/RioTinto, Vale S.A./Inco Limited, Glencore Xstrata Plc (formerly known as Xstrata Plc), Placer Dome/Barrick Gold Corporation, Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto Borax (formerly known as U.S. Borax Inc.) and First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Mr. Pelletier is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (“CIMM”). Mr. Pelletier is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and obtained his ICD.D designation.

Julio Quintana

Mr. Julio M. Quintana is Independent Director of the company. He was retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation from September 2005 to December 2014 and as a Director from September 2004 to May 2015. Served as Tesco’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2005. Served in various executive roles for Schlumberger Technology Corporation from 1999 to 2004. Prior to Schlumberger, Mr. Quintana spent nearly 20 years in the oil and gas exploration and production business in various operational roles for Unocal Corporation. Experience as former President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation, a public company listed on NASDAQ, and other executive management positions noted above. Experience as former President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesco Corporation, a public company listed on NASDAQ, and other executive management positions noted above. Extensive senior executive experience working with multinational drilling and exploration operations, including with Tesco Corporation and Schlumberger. Prior to Schlumberger, worked for almost 20 years in various operational roles for Unocal Corporation, a global petroleum exploration and production company.

Charles Sartain

Mr. Charles Rex Sartain is appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective June 30, 2019. He is a mining engineer and independent company director with over 35 years of mining and related experience. Until 2013 he was the Chief Executive Officer of Xstrata’s global copper business. Prior to that, Mr. Sartain had various operating and executive roles, including with MIM Holdings Ltd. in Australia and Latin America. Mr Sartain serves as an independent non-executive director of ALS Limited and OZ Minerals Limited and serves as Chairman of the Sustainability Committee at both companies. In the past, he served as Chairman and Board Member of the International Copper Association, a Member of the Senate of the University of Queensland and remains a Director and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland. Mr. Sartain holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Jessica Largent