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Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd (KL.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Parr

62 2019 Interim Chairman of the Board

Anthony Makuch

60 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Soares

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Alasdair Federico

2016 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and CSR

Eric Kallio

2018 Senior Vice President - Exploration

John Landmark

2019 Vice President of Human Resources

Jennifer Wagner

38 2016 Vice President, Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Brian Hagan

2017 Vice President - Health, Safety and Environment

Ian Holland

Vice President - Australian Operations

Duncan King

2018 Vice President - Mining (Kirkland Lake)

Darin Smith

2018 Vice President, Corporate Development

Raymond Yip

2016 Vice President - Business Intelligence Systems

Jonathan Gill

74 2016 Independent Director

Arnold Klassen

67 2016 Independent Director

Pamela Klessig

64 2016 Independent Director

Barry Olson

66 2016 Independent Director

Raymond Threlkeld

72 2017 Independent Director

Mark Utting

2017 Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Parr

Mr. Jeffrey Scott Parr, CPA is appointed as Interim Chairman of the Board of the company., effective May 7, 2019. Mr. Parr is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA 1984) and holds a Masters of Business Administration from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Parr has over 30 years of executive management experience in the mining and service provider industries. He joined Centerra Gold Inc. in 2006 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2008, where he served until his retirement in 2016. From 1997 to 2006 he worked for Acres International as Chief Financial Officer and from 1988 to 1997 held progressively senior financial positions at WMC International (a subsidiary of Western Mining Corporation responsible for operations and exploration in the Americas), ultimately serving as the Company’s Executive Vice President. He is also a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Discovery Metals Corp. Mr. Parr is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and has obtained the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Anthony Makuch

Mr. Anthony P. Makuch is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Mr. Makuch is a Professional Engineer (Ontario) with over 30 years of management, operations and technical experience in the mining industry, having managed numerous projects in Canada and the United States from advanced exploration through production. He has been a frequent recipient of mine safety performance awards. Mr. Makuch holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours Applied Earth Sciences) from the University of Waterloo, both a Master of Science Degree in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University and has obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business. Mr. Makuch was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of Old Kirkland Lake Gold from July to November 2016 and was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lake Shore Gold Corp. from 2008 to 2016.

David Soares

Mr. David S. G. Soares is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Soares has over 15 years of finance and management experience reflecting progressively senior leadership roles with multinational mining companies, including Xstrata, Glencore and Barrick. Prior to joining Kirkland Lake Gold, Mr. Soares served as Chief Financial Officer of Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation, a joint venture between Arcelor Mittal and Nunavut Iron Ore. He has international governance experience having served as a director of national level organizations representing industry and the private sector. Mr. Soares holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA, CA) from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.

Alasdair Federico

Mr. Alasdair Federico is an Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and CSR of the company. Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and CSR of the Company since November 30, 2016. Previously, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs of Old Kirkland Lake Gold from September to November 30, 2016; Vice President, Legal Affairs of Lake Shore Gold Corp. from 2008 to 2016.

Eric Kallio

Mr. Eric A. Kallio is Senior Vice President - Exploration of the Company. Mr. Kallio is a geologist registered with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (“APGO”). He has over 30 years of experience working on exploration and underground and open-pit mine planning, scoping and feasibility studies in Canada and abroad. Most recently, Mr. Kallio was Vice President, Exploration (Timmins) for Tahoe Resources Inc. since April 2016 and, prior to that, was Vice President, Exploration for Lake Shore Gold Corp. Among other corporate assignments, Mr. Kallio served in a variety of senior exploration and mine geology roles with Placer Dome, Kinross Gold, Patricia Mining Corporation, Centerra Gold and Detour Gold. He has also worked on a consulting basis for a wide range of international mining companies and is a former director of Holmer Gold Mines Limited.

John Landmark

Mr. John Landmark re-designated as Vice President of Human Resources of the Company with effective from January 1st 2019. Mr. Landmark’s international career spans a diverse range of executive leadership, technical and advisory roles in exploration, mining operations, human resources, and safety risk management. Mr. Landmark was previously the Vice President, Exploration, Australian Operations of the Company since 2017. In January 2019, he was appointed as the Vice President, Human Resources of the Company. Mr. Landmark brings over 30 years of international mineral exploration and mining industry experience. Mr. Landmark joined Newmarket Gold in 2016 and led the company’s exploration activities while being the Group functional head for Geology. Prior to joining Newmarket Gold, he was a Regional Head of Exploration for Anglo American plc, where he managed exploration programs for copper-gold, iron ore and coal in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Mongolia. Prior to this role, he led Anglo American’s exploration activities in Brazil. His exploration and mining geology career started out in South Africa and Namibia, and he then moved on to Australia. Mr. Landmark holds a Master of Science in Exploration and Mining Geology from James Cook University in Australia and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology from Wits University in South Africa.

Jennifer Wagner

Ms. Jennifer Wagner is the Vice President, Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company. Ms. Wagner is a corporate securities lawyer with over 13 years of experience in the mining sector. Ms. Wagner has extensive experience advising companies on a variety of corporate commercial transactions, governance and compliance matters. She started her career at a prominent Canadian law firm in Toronto. Ms. Wagner received a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University and an LL.B. from the University of Windsor. Ms. Wagner was formerly the Corporate Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Old Kirkland Lake Gold from July 2015 to November 2016. Prior to joining Kirkland Lake Gold, Ms. Wagner was legal counsel and corporate secretary for various TSX and TSXV listed mining companies.

Brian Hagan

Mr. Brian John Hagan is the Vice President - Health, Safety and Environment of the Company, Brian Hagan brings over 35 years of experience implementing health, safety and environmental management systems in the North American mining industry. Mr. Hagan previously served as the Vice President, Health Safety and Environment for Lake Shore Gold Corp. from 2008 to 2011. Prior to this role, Mr. Hagan was the Mine Manager of the McCreedy West Mine for FNX Mining Company. Prior to his role at FNX, Mr. Hagan spent 12 years as the Director of Health and Safety for Dynatec Corporation. Mr. Hagan is a former Chairman of the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association and has served on the Ontario Mining Legislative Review Committee.

Ian Holland

Mr. Ian Holland is the Vice President - Australian Operations. Ian Holland, FAusIMM, was previously the General Manager of the Fosterville Mine since 2010 and has worked at Fosterville Mine since 2007. He is a geologist by background with over 20 years of experience at a number of gold and base metal operations across Australia. Prior to joining Fosterville Mine, Ian filled a range of technical and management roles at the large-scale Mount Isa Mines complex in Queensland from 2001 to 2007. Previous operations include Mount Gordon Copper Mine in Queensland and the Renison Mine in Tasmania. He holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Minerals Geoscience from James Cook University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

Duncan King

Mr. Duncan King is Vice President - Mining (Kirkland Lake) of the Company. Mr. King has been Vice President, Mining, Kirkland Lake since November 2018. Prior to this, he was the General Manager Kirkland Lake Operations from September 2018 to November 2018. Previously, Mr. King acted as the Manager of the Bell Creek underground mine and mill at Lakeshore Gold Corp. from 2014 to 2016. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. King was the General Superintendent of the Timmins West Mine held by Lakeshore Gold Corp. since its inception and was integral in the completion of the 720 meter level shaft with all accompanying infrastructure. Prior to this Mr. King worked for several different companies in varying progressively demanding positions, including at FNX Mining at the McCreedy West and Podolsky mines.

Darin Smith

Mr. Darin Smith is Vice President, Corporate Development of the company. Mr. Smith is a mining finance professional with over fifteen years of experience in financial analysis and corporate strategy within the mining sector. Prior to joining Kirkland Lake in May 2017, he served in a business development role at Antofagasta Minerals. Darin began his career as an investment banker at BMO Capital Markets where he spent 10 years in the Global Metals and Mining Group in both their Toronto and London offices. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mining Engineering and a Master of Management Analytics, both from Queen’s University.

Raymond Yip

Mr. Raymond Yip is the Vice President - Business Intelligence Systems of the Company. Raymond Yip is a computer engineer with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry, with 10 years in the mining sector. Most recently, he served as Director, Information Systems for Lake Shore Gold from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Yip provided IT consulting services to various mining companies including QuadraFNX, DMC Mining and Torex Gold. Having held progressively senior positions at a major Canadian telecommunications company, Mr. Yip has diverse IT experience across various industries including financial, healthcare and automotive. Mr. Yip holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Queen’s University.

Jonathan Gill

Mr. Jonathan Gill is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Gill is a Professional Engineer with more than 45 years of mining experience, much of it working in senior mine management roles for Inco Limited in its Ontario and Manitoba divisions and for PT Inco in Indonesia. Since retiring in 2003, Mr. Gill has worked on a number of project assignments for Inco, both in Canada and at the Goro project in New Caledonia; as well as for other companies involving reviews of such projects as FNX Mining Company´s Sudbury operations, the Ambatovy nickel project in Madagascar and the Onca Puma project in Brazil. Mr. Gill was a director of Lake Shore Gold Inc. from 2008 to 2016. Mr. Gill is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and is a former Employer Chair of Ontario´s Mining Legislative Review Committee. Mr. Gill has obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation.

Arnold Klassen

Mr. Arnold Klassen, CPA is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Klassen is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant and has more than 40 years experience in accounting, audit and tax with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Klassen is currently President of AKMJK Consulting Ltd., a private consulting company, and prior to that was the Vice President of Finance for Dynatec Corporation from 1988 to 2007. Dynatec Corporation was a publicly traded TSX listed company from 1997 to 2007. He held a similar position with the Tonto Group of Companies from 1984 to 1998. Mr. Klassen holds a degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia and spent seven years with KPMG prior to becoming Vice President of Finance with the Tonto Group of Companies. Mr. Klassen has obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors designation.

Pamela Klessig

Ms. Pamela Joann Klessig is an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Klessig has over 30 years of experience in global mineral exploration, development and production. She was a founder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Concordia Resource Corp. (formerly Western Uranium Corp.) As a complement to her technical expertise, Ms. Klessig was a stockbroker for four years with A.G. Edwards and Sons Inc., now Wells Fargo Investment Advisors. Ms. Klessig holds a Bachelor in geology from Western State College, is a Certified Professional Geologist and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects.

Barry Olson

Mr. Barry E. Olson is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Olson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering and Masters of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Project Development at Goldcorp Inc. and served as its Vice President of Project Development from October 2008 to October 2013. He has over 28 years of progressive mining experience in both South America and the United States and has extensive experience in design, construction, and managing mines in Mexico, Canada, US, Argentina, and Chile.

Raymond Threlkeld

Mr. Raymond W. Threlkeld is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Threlkeld has a proven track record in the gold sector in project development, construction and mine operations. Mr. Threlkeld is a seasoned mining professional with more than 35 years of experience in mineral exploration, mine operations and construction and executive management. Most recently, Mr. Threlkeld acted as CEO of New Gold Inc. and was formerly the interim Chief Operating Officer at New Gold Inc. Previously he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rainy River Resources that was developing the 4 million ounce Rainy River gold deposit in Ontario, prior to its purchase by New Gold Inc. for $310 million in 2013. From 2006 to 2009, he led a team along with Randall Oliphant that acquired, developed and put into operation the Mesquite gold mine in California with Western Goldfields, which was subsequently purchased by New Gold Inc. for $314 million in 2009. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Threlkeld held a variety of senior executive positions with Barrick Gold Corporation, rising to the position of Vice President, Project Development. During his tenure at Barrick Gold, he was responsible for placing more than 30 million ounces of gold resources into production in Africa, South America and Australia. Mr. Threlkeld holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Nevada

Mark Utting