People: NovaGold Resources Inc (NG.TO)
Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board of NovaGold Resources Inc. Dr. Kaplan is Chairman of the Board of the Company and is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Electrum Group, a privately-held global natural resources investment management company which manages the portfolio of Electrum. Electrum and its affiliates are collectively the largest Shareholder of the Company. Dr. Kaplan is an entrepreneur and investor with a track record of both creating and unlocking shareholder value in public and private companies. Dr. Kaplan served as Chairman of Leor Exploration & Production LLC, a natural gas exploration and development company founded by Dr. Kaplan in 2003. In 2007, Leor’s natural gas assets were sold to EnCana Oil & Gas USA Inc., a subsidiary of Encana Corporation, for $2.55 billion. Dr. Kaplan holds Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degrees in History from Oxford University. The Board has determined that Dr. Kaplan should serve as the Director and Chairman to gain from his experience as a developer of and investor in mining and oil and gas companies, as well as his significant beneficial ownership in the Company. Dr. Kaplan’s principal occupation during the last five years has been Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of The Electrum Group. In January 2018, Dr. Kaplan became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Electrum Group. Dr. Kaplan also served on the board of Trilogy Metals Inc. until June 2015.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||140,500|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||35,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||137,957|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||313,457|