People: NovaGold Resources Inc (NG.TO)
18 Apr 2019
Ms. Sharon E. Dowdall is an Independent Director of NovaGold Resources Inc. Ms. Dowdall, a Director of the Company, has worked in the mining industry for over 30 years. Ms. Dowdall served in senior legal capacities for Franco-Nevada Corporation (“Franco-Nevada”), a major gold-focused royalty company, and Newmont Mining Company, one of the world’s largest gold producers. During her 20-year tenure with Franco-Nevada, Ms. Dowdall served in various capacities, including Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and Vice President, Special Projects. Ms. Dowdall was one of the principals who transformed Franco-Nevada from an industry pioneer into one of the most successful precious metals enterprises in the world. Prior to joining Franco-Nevada, she practiced law as a partner with Smith Lyons in Toronto, a major Canadian legal firm specializing in natural resources. Ms. Dowdall is the recipient of the 2011 Canadian General Counsel Award for Business Achievement. She currently serves on the boards of several Canadian exploration and development companies. Ms. Dowdall holds an Honours B.A. in Economics from the University of Calgary and an LLB, from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||43,750|
|Restricted Stock Awards, CAD||17,500|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||128,032|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||189,282|