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New Gold Inc (NGD.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Pearce

61 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Raymond Threlkeld

71 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paula Myson

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Cory Atiyeh

2016 Vice President - Operations

Lisa Damiani

2013 Vice President - Government Relations, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Julie Rachynski

2017 Vice President - Human Resources

Mark Petersen

55 2008 Vice President - Exploration

Peter Woodhouse

2017 Vice President - Projects Development

Gillian Davidson

46 2018 Independent Director

James Estey

64 2008 Independent Director

Margaret Mulligan

60 2018 Independent Director

Marilyn Schonberner

58 2017 Independent Director

Julie Taylor

2018 Media and Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Pearce

Mr. Ian Wilton Pearce is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Pearce has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. From 1993 to 2003, Mr. Pearce held progressively more senior engineering and project management roles with Fluor Inc., including managing numerous significant development projects in the extractive sector. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Pearce held executive roles at Falconbridge Limited, including Chief Operating Officer, and he subsequently served as Chief Executive Officer of Xstrata Nickel, a subsidiary of Xstrata plc, from 2006 to 2013. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Pearce was a partner of X2 Resources, a private partnership focused on building a mid-tier diversified mining and metals group. Mr. Pearce currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Nevsun Resources Ltd. and MineSense Technologies Ltd., a technology company seeking to improve the ore extraction and recovery process, as well as a director of Outotec Oyj. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mineral Processing) and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Mr. Pearce’s principal occupation is as a Corporate Director.

Raymond Threlkeld

Mr. Raymond W. Threlkeld is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has over 30 years of mineral industry experience. He served as Interim Chief Operating Officer of New Gold from December 19, 2016 to September 1, 2017. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Threlkeld was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rainy River Resources Ltd. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Threlkeld was the Chief Operating Officer of Silver Bear Resources Inc. From 2006 to 2009, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Western Goldfields Inc. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Threlkeld held various senior management positions in precious metal mine development with Barrick Gold Corporation and Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation including in connection with the development of the Pierina Mine in Peru, the Bulyanhulu Mine in Tanzania and the Veladero Mine in Argentina. Mr. Threlkeld has had exploration acquisition success in the western United States in addition to his management and project development experience. Mr. Threlkeld currently serves on the boards of directors of Euromax Resources Ltd., Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. and Northern Empire Resources Corp. Mr. Threlkeld holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Nevada Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering. Mr. Threlkeld’s principal occupation is a Corporate Director and consultant on natural resource development.

Paula Myson

Ms. Paula Myson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Myson has been the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since September 2017. Ms. Myson has over 25 years of experience in finance, treasury, corporate development, investor relations and risk management in public companies. During her 23 years working with the Sherritt International group of companies, Ms. Myson held multiple senior roles, including: CFO Oil and Gas, Corporate Treasurer, CFO Power, and Director, Corporate Development. Most recently, she was Vice President, Finance at Callidus Capital Corporation, a specialty lender. Ms. Myson is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Professional in Investor Relations, and has earned Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Alberta.

Cory Atiyeh

Mr. Cory Atiyeh serves as Vice President - Operations of New Gold Inc since August 2016. Mr. Atiyeh has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He joined Western Goldfields in 2006 as Vice President and General Manager of the Mesquite Mine in California, where he was responsible for the management and successful re-start of mine operations. Western Goldfields merged with New Gold in 2009. Prior to Western Goldfields/New Gold, Mr. Atiyeh held progressively more senior roles with Gold Fields Limited, including General Manager of the St. Ives Gold Mine in Kambalda, Western Australia, one of Australia’s largest gold mines, producing over 500,000 ounces of gold annually. Mr. Atiyeh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.

Lisa Damiani

Ms. Lisa Damiani is Vice President - Government Relations, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of New Gold Inc. Ms. Damiani has been the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of New Gold since June 2013 and added government relations, including indigenous governments, to her portfolio in 2017. Prior to joining New Gold, Ms. Damiani was engaged in the private practice of law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP from 2001 as a partner, and from 1999 to 2000 as an associate. Ms. Damiani has over 20 years of experience in corporate and securities law and mergers and acquisitions with a focus on the mining sector and has received extensive recognition in the industry. Ms. Damiani holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Laws and a Masters of Business Administration, all from the University of Toronto.

Julie Rachynski

Ms. Julie Rachynski serves as Vice President - Human Resources of New Gold Inc since November 2017. She has over 25 years of experience in the areas of human resources, organizational effectiveness, recruitment and selection, succession planning, and labour and employee relations. She joined New Gold in 2014 as the Manager, Human Resources for the New Afton Mine. From 2006 to 2014, Ms. Rachynski was Manager of Human Resources at Domtar Pulp and Paper Products, where she was responsible for labour relations, human resources, and health and safety. Prior to this, she held increasingly senior human resource positions at Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd. She has been a member of the Interior Forest Labour Relations Association, Trustee for Southern Interior Health and Welfare Plan, partner of BC Pulp & Paper Labour Market Committee, and Business Partner for Kamloops Region Success by Six Program. Ms. Rachynski has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Simon Fraser University, and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).

Mark Petersen

Mr. Mark A. Petersen is Vice President - Exploration of New Gold Inc. Mr. Petersen is an economic geologist with over 30 years of mineral industry experience. He has been the Vice President, Exploration of New Gold since 2008. Previously, Mr. Petersen held the position of Vice President of Exploration for Metallica Resources Inc., where he was responsible for directing the company’s exploration activities in the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to his role with Metallica, Mr. Petersen held positions as an exploration geologist with Lac Minerals Inc. and predecessor companies Bond Gold Inc. and St. Joe Gold Inc. Mr. Petersen holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geology from The College of Wooster, a Master of Science in Geology from Kent State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado. Mr. Petersen is also a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists and a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.

Peter Woodhouse

Mr. Peter Woodhouse serves as Vice President - Projects Development of the Company. Mr. Woodhouse has been the Vice President, Project Development since September 2017. He has over 30 years of experience in engineering and project management, dedicated mostly to the development of mining infrastructure. He has been responsible for all aspects of project management, team development and project execution, through all phases of a project, from scoping study through commissioning. From 2014, Mr. Woodhouse was Vice President, Projects at Centerra Gold Inc., where he was responsible for overall capital projects development, including the institution of a corporate project management team, a site project management team, as well as the establishment of a comprehensive set of project management tools. From 1997 to 2014, Mr. Woodhouse was the principal of Technology Management Group Inc., a project management services consultancy. He has also held senior project management roles for Canada Lithium, Hatch, SNC Lavalin, and Xstrata Nickel. Mr. Woodhouse has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from McGill University, and is registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada.

Gillian Davidson

Dr. Gillian Davidson is Independent Director of the Company. She has 20 years of experience as an internal and external advisor to companies and other organizations regarding sustainability, social license and community relations. Most recently, Dr. Davidson was the Head of Mining and Metals for the World Economic Forum from 2014 to 2017, where she led global and regional engagement and multi-stakeholder initiatives to advance responsible and sustainable mining. From 2008 to 2014, she was Director of Social Responsibility at Teck Resources Limited, supporting social and environmental commitments and performance across the mining lifecycle. Before joining Teck, Dr. Davidson held roles related to community development, environment and natural resources as a consultant and in government. Dr. Davidson presently serves as a director on the board of Lydian International Limited. Dr. Davidson has an Honours Master of Arts in Geography from the University of Glasglow, a PhD in Development Economics and Economic Geography from the University of Liverpool and is an alumnus of the Governor General of Canada’s Leadership Conference. Dr. Davidson’s principal occupation is as a consultant.

James Estey

Mr. James M. Estey is an Independent Director of New Gold Inc., since July 8, 2008. is the retired Chairman of UBS Securities Canada Inc. and has over 30 years of experience in the financial markets. He is Chair of the Board of Gibson Energy Inc. and of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. Mr. Estey also serves on the Advisory Board of the Edwards School of Business. Mr. Estey’s principal occupation is as a Corporate Director.

Margaret Mulligan

Ms. Margaret J. Mulligan is Independent Director of the Company. She has over 35 years of experience in audit and finance. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Mulligan was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Biovail Corporation and from 2005 to 2007 she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Linamar Corporation. From 1994 to 2004, Ms. Mulligan was the Senior Vice President, Audit and Chief Inspector and then the Executive Vice President, Systems and Operations of The Bank of Nova Scotia. Before joining Scotiabank, she was an Audit Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds a Bachelor of Math (Honours) from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, FCPA, CA. Ms. Mulligan also serves as a director on the boards of Canadian Western Bank, ClearStream Energy Services Inc. and Ontario Power Generation, as well as the Ladies Professional Golf Association. Ms. Mulligan’s principal occupation is a Corporate Director.

Marilyn Schonberner

Ms. Marilyn Schonberner is Independent Director of the Company. She is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, and an Executive Director, of Nexen Energy ULC. In that role, she is responsible for the overall financial management of Nexen, including accounting, audit, tax, planning, treasury and insurance. Ms. Schonberner joined Nexen in 1997 and since that time has held positions of increasing responsibility including General Manager of Human Resources Services; Director of Corporate Audit; Director of Business Services U.K.; and Treasurer and Vice President of Corporate Planning. Prior to joining Nexen, she spent over 15 years in finance, strategic planning and organization development in the energy sector and as a consultant. Ms. Schonberner holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary. She is a CPA, CMA and a Certified Internal Auditor. Ms. Schonberner completed the Senior Executive Development Programme at the London Business School and is currently enrolled in the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Directors.

Julie Taylor

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