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OceanaGold Corp (OGC.TO)

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23 Oct 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Reid

64 2019 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Michael Holmes

2020 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Scott McQueen

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Graham Almond

2019 Executive Vice President, Chief of People & Culture

Liang Tang

2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Mark Cadzow

2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Craig Feebrey

2015 Executive Vice President and Head of Exploration

Sharon Flynn

2017 Executive Vice President, Head of External Affairs and Social Development

Cody Whipperman

2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Development

Catherine Gignac

58 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Craig Nelsen

68 2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Geoffrey Raby AO

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Sweeney

71 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sam Pazuki

2019 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Reid

Mr. Ian Macnevin Reid serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Reid is a director of OceanaGold (appointed 26 April 2018) and Chairman of OceanaGold since 14 June 2019. He is an independent board director for a number of publicly traded and privately held corporations such as Canadian Western Bank, Fountain Tire Ltd and Associated Engineering. He has served as a member of the Provincial Audit Committee for the Province of Alberta, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, the Board of Governors for Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta and NWT, and the Boards of Economic Development Edmonton, Alberta Chamber of Resources, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and numerous volunteer organisations. Mr Reid held multiple senior and management positions at Caterpillar equipment distributors, R. Angus Alberta Limited and Finning International Inc. from 1977-1995 before advancing to Vice President, Operations, for Finning (Canada), then appointed President from 1997-2008. Mr Reid graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard. He supports many charities and has been awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal ‘for outstanding service’ to the people and province of Alberta.

Michael Holmes

Mr. Michael Harvy Lou Holmes serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr Holmes is a mining engineer with over 30 years’ experience working in Australia and Argentina. Michael has broad operational experience in underground and open pit gold, copper, lead, zinc and nickel mines. Most recently, as General Manager of Minera Alumbrera Operations in Argentina (Xstrata Copper), he was responsible for the large open pit, processing, transport and port facilities and for the management of the feasibility study for the Agua Rica Project. Previous to this, Mr Holmes was the General Manager of the Mount Isa Copper Operations (Xstrata Copper), based in Mount Isa, managing the large-scale underground mine and concentrator. Prior, he has had various other mine management positions in Australia. Mr Holmes holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree from the University of Queensland and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Scott McQueen

Mr. Scott McQueen CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Mc McQueen has over 25 years of experience in finance and general management initially in public practice and later in the energy and mining sectors. Mr McQueen joined OceanaGold in December 2016. In addition to roles in Australia, he has also worked in Asia and Europe. Prior to joining OceanaGold he was at Iluka Resources Limited for over 7 years where he was General Manager Commercial. He has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Masters Degree in Taxation Law and is a CPA.

Graham Almond

Mr. Graham Almond serves as Executive Vice President, Chief of People & Culture of the Company. Mr. Almond is Executive Vice President, Chief Officer – People & Culture and has extensive experience in project development, exploration and mine operations with tier one mine owners and contractors, and has led a diverse range of departments with accountability at regional and global levels in the mining, construction, retail, airline and supply chain industries. Prior to joining OceanaGold, Mr Almond was employed as a Managing Director role with Fedex. Mr Almond’s global experience is spread across Africa, Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, APAC, Eastern Europe and Latin America. His experience covers areas such as; People and Culture, HSEQC, Risk and Compliance, Project Management, with experience leading teams at an executive level in Supply Chain, Maintenance, IT, and Engineering Services and serving as a Board Risk Committee management representative. Mr Almond is a fellow with the Australian Human Resources Institute and a chartered OHS professional with the Australian Institute of Health and Safety. He holds an International Company Director Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Education from the University of Melbourne, a Masters degree in Labour Law and Relations from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in OHS from Curtin University and is an alumni of the Michigan University Ross School of Business Advanced Human Resources Program.

Liang Tang

Ms. Liang Tang serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Ms Tang is a practising lawyer with a broad range of legal and corporate experiences in the gold mining sector, including capital markets, debt financing, and corporate and commercial law. She joined OceanaGold’s legal and company secretariat team in April 2009, and is currently responsible for legal affairs, compliance and corporate governance. Prior to joining OceanaGold, Liang was a commercial lawyer in private practice. Liang holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne. She is fluent in Chinese Mandarin.

Mark Cadzow

Mr. Mark Cadzow serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer of the Company. Mr Cadzow is a metallurgist with over 35 years of experience in mineral processing, precious metals, sulphide minerals and coal. He spent 8 years with BP Australia in coal and mineral research and development, which resulted in a number of patented processes for the recovery of gold and other minerals. Mr Cadzow joined OGL in 1991 and held the position of Senior Metallurgist and Processing Manager for 10 years, during which time he developed the Macraes processing plant from a 1.5 Mtpa sulphide leach plant into one of Australasia’s most complex gold processing plants treating 4.5 Mtpa. In 2002, his appointment to Project Manager saw him bring on the 0.5 Mtpa oxide plant. He was also acting Mining Manager during the commissioning of the Owner Mining Fleet, before being appointed as Environmental and Sustainable Manager in 2003. In October 2005, he was appointed New Zealand Development Manager, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of OceanaGold in October 2010. In Mr Cadzow’s current role, he is responsible for overseeing technical studies, expansions and new developments, including the commissioning of the Haile Gold Mine Project. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Metallurgy).

Craig Feebrey

Dr. Craig Andrew Feebrey Ph.D. serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Exploration of the Company. serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Exploration of the Company. Dr Feebrey is a geologist with over 25 years of global exploration and commercial experience. He has held senior technical and management positions across major international mining organisations and junior exploration companies. His focus has been in gold and copper exploration and mining across Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Dr Feebrey holds a Bachelor of Science and Graduate Diploma of Science from the University of New England, Australia, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Geology) and Master of Science degree from Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr Feebrey is a Chartered Professional Geologist, a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, and a member of both the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Sharon Flynn

Ms. Sharon Flynn serves as Executive Vice President, Head of External Affairs and Social Development of the Company. Ms Flynn has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing sustainability strategies with global multi-nationals in the mining, oil & gas, construction and forestry sectors. Sharon has also worked in the non-profit sector in community development, biodiversity conservation and peace building. Prior to joining OceanaGold, Sharon worked with the One Earth Future Foundation, Rio Tinto, Bechtel, GrupoNueva and Conservation International, among others. She holds a Masters in International Relations and Management from the University of California, San Diego.

Cody Whipperman

Mr. Cody Whipperman J.D. serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Whipperman is Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development (appointed May 2018). Prior to joining OceanaGold, Cody spent the last three years as regional Chief Financial Officer for Barrick Gold Corporation in Santiago, Chile responsible for planning, business development, valuation modelling, finance and accounting functions in Chile, including the PascuaLama project. Prior to this, Cody served as General Manager of Business Development for Rio Tinto Iron Ore in Perth Australia. Cody spent the first decade of his career working for CONSOL Energy, a multi-commodity energy company based in the eastern United States as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Business Development, and M&A. Cody has Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Utah and a Juris Doctor of Laws from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Catherine Gignac

Ms. Catherine A. Gignac serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Ms. Gignac has more than 30 years of capital markets experience, including an extensive career as a mining equity research analyst with leading global brokerage firms. She spent her early working years as a geologist and currently serves as an independent non-executive director and chair of the reserves oversight committee of Cameco Corporation. She also serves as chair of the board of Women in Mining Canada and is a member of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ mining technical monitoring and advisory committee. She is an active member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). Previously, Ms. Gignac served as chair of Corvus Gold Inc., from 2014 to 2019 and held various other director roles with public companies since 2011. From 2011 to 2015, she was the principal of Catherine Gignac & Associates. Ms Gignac earned a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Geology from McMaster University and an ICD.D designation from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Craig Nelsen

Mr. Craig Joseph Nelsen serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nelsen is a director of OceanaGold (appointed February 2019) and Chair of the Remuneration, People & Culture Committee. Mr Nelsen is a geologist with over 40 years of experience in the mining business. Craig was Founder, CEO and Director of Avanti Mining. Formerly, Craig was Executive Vice President, Exploration of Gold Fields Limited; Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the former Metallica Resources (now New Gold) and has also held a variety of strategic positions at Lac Minerals Ltd, culminating in Executive Vice President Exploration. Craig currently serves as a Director of Golden Star Resources Ltd and holds a M.S. degree in geology from the University of New Mexico and a B.A. in geology from the University of Montana.

Geoffrey Raby AO

Dr. Geoffrey William Raby AO Ph.D. serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dr Raby is a director of OceanaGold (appointed August 2011) and Chair of the Sustainability Committee of the Company. Dr Raby was Australia’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (“DFAT”). Dr Raby has extensive experience in international affairs and trade, having been Australia’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (1998-2001), Australia’s APEC Ambassador (2003-2005), Head of DFAT’s Office of Trade Negotiations, and Head of the Trade Policy Issues Division at the OECD, Paris. Between 1986 and 1991 he was Head of the Economic Section at the Australian Embassy, Beijing. He has been the Chair of DFAT’s Audit Committee and served as an ex officio member of the Boards of Austrade and EFIC (Export Finance and Insurance Corporation). Dr Raby is also a non-executive director of ASX and HKSE listed Yancoal Australia Ltd, holds a PhD in Economics, Masters of Economics and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from La Trobe University. Dr Raby was named in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List and awarded an Officer in the General Division (AO), for his distinguished service to Australia-China relations through senior diplomatic roles, and to multilateral trade policy development.

Paul Sweeney

Mr. Paul Bristol Sweeney serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sweeney is a director of OceanaGold and chairs the Company’s Audit & Financial Risk Management Committee. Mr Sweeney joined the Board on 30 July 2014 and brings with him substantial international experience across mining and renewable energy industries. An independent business consultant since May 2011 and a non-executive director of Adventus Mining Corporation, listed on TSXV. Previously he has served on the board of directors for Tahoe Resources Inc. before its sale to Pan American Silver Corp and Chief Financial Officer for both Canico Resource Corp. (acquired by Vale) and Sutton Resources (acquired by Barrick Gold) and a senior executive for Plutonic Power. Mr Sweeney is an immensely experienced finance and mining executive and company director.

Sam Pazuki

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ian Reid

156,055

Michael Holmes

1,006,450

Scott McQueen

772,375

Graham Almond

--

Liang Tang

--

Mark Cadzow

1,070,930

Craig Feebrey

914,040

Sharon Flynn

--

Cody Whipperman

781,588

Catherine Gignac

41,803

Craig Nelsen

101,438

Geoffrey Raby AO

97,575

Paul Sweeney

118,757

Sam Pazuki

--
As Of  31 Dec 2019