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Pretium Resources Inc (PVG.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard O'Brien

66 2019 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jacques Perron

57 2020 President, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Yip

58 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michelle Romero

2018 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

David Prins

2018 Vice President - Operations

Warwick Board

2018 Vice President Geology, Chief Geologist

Kenneth McNaughton

2011 Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer

George Paspalas

2015 Lead Independent Director

Robin Bienenstock

52 2018 Independent Director

Peter Birkey

49 2014 Independent Director

Jeane Hull

65 2019 Independent Director

David Smith

62 2017 Independent Director

FAHEEM TEJANI

45 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard O'Brien

Mr. Richard T. O'Brien is appointed as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company., with effective 31 December 2019. He previously served as President and CEO of Newmont Mining Corporation and President and CEO of Boart Longyear Limited. During his career, Mr. O'Brien has also served as a CFO at Newmont as well as at several power and utility companies. Mr. O'Brien serves on the Boards of Xcel Energy Inc. and Vulcan Materials Company

Jacques Perron

Mr. Jacques Perron serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Perron's career of more than 35 years in the global mining industry has included extensive technical and operational experience. Most recently Mr. Perron was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. until it was acquired by Centerra Gold Inc in 2016. He joined Thompson Creek as Chief Executive Officer in 2013 and took on the additional role of President in 2014. Among his previous senior executive positions in mining, he was President and CEO of St. Andrew Goldfields (2007-2013), Senior Vice President of Iamgold (2006-2007) and Senior Vice President Canada of Cambior Inc. (2004-2006). Mr. Perron has been a director of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation since 2007. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Thomas Yip

Mr. Thomas S. Q. Yip serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Pretium Resources Inc. Mr. Yip is no longer Non-Independent Director of the company with effect from May 7, 2015. Mr. Yip has over 25 years of financial management experience in the mining industry for exploration and development companies and producers. Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer for International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. At his prior position as CFO of Silver Standard Resources Inc. he was a key member of the leadership team which transitioned the company from exploration and development to production. He began his mining career at Echo Bay Mines Ltd. before the company merged with Kinross Gold Corporation. Mr. Yip is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Michelle Romero

Ms. Michelle A. Romero serves as Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Sustainability of the Company. She was Vice President - Corporate of the Company, effective May 2015. She was Vice President - Corporate Relations of Pretium Resources Inc. Prior to this position, she was Director, Corporate Relations for the Company from February 2011 to August 2013. Before that, she was Director, Investor Relations of Silver Standard from June 2004 to February 2011.

David Prins

Mr. David W. Prins is Vice President - Operations of the company.

Warwick Board

Mr. Warwick Board serves as Vice President Geology, Chief Geologist of the Company. He has been Vice President Geology of the Company from January 2018 to present and Chief Geologist of the Company from July 2012 to present.

Kenneth McNaughton

Mr. Kenneth C. McNaughton serves as Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer of Pretium Resources Inc. Mr. McNaughton was most recently Senior Vice President, Exploration for Silver Standard Resources Inc. He had been responsible for developing all exploration programs since 1991, and played a role in the growth of Silver Standard. Mr. McNaughton holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and a Master of Applied Science degree in geological engineering from the University of Windsor and is a registered professional engineer. He has been Vice President, Chief Exploration Officer of the Company from January 2011 to present. President and Chief Executive Office of Camino Minerals Corp. from January 2015 to present.

George Paspalas

Mr. George N. Paspalas serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Paspalas is our Lead Director and the Chair of our Sustainability and Technical Committee. Mr. Paspalas also acted as the Chair of our Compensation Committee from August 13, 2018 until February 14, 2019. Mr. Paspalas has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of MAG Silver Corp. (“MAG Silver”) since 2013. Prior to joining MAG Silver, Mr. Paspalas was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurizon Mines Ltd. from August 2011 to June 2013. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Paspalas was the Chief Operating Officer of Silver Standard. Mr. Paspalas is currently a director of MAG Silver. Mr. Paspalas earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1984.

Robin Bienenstock

Ms. Robin Anne Bienenstock is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bienenstock is the Chair of our Compensation Committee. Ms. Bienenstock is a founder and investment partner of RBMP Capital LLP, founded in London, United Kingdom in 2017. Prior thereto, Ms. Bienenstock was a partner at Marlin Sams Fund LP from 2014 until 2016. She was a senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, Research Division from 2007 until 2014. Ms. Bienenstock is currently a non-executive director, and a member of the Audit Committee of Sunrise Communications Group AG, a Swiss telecommunications provider. Previously, she served as a member of the Supervisory Board of Tele Columbus AG, a German cable provider, and a director and chair of the committee responsible for audit, risks and contingencies of Oi S.A., a large telecommunications company in Brazil and South America. Ms. Bienenstock obtained a Master of Arts degree in International Economics and Management from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.

Peter Birkey

Mr. Peter Birkey serves as Independent Director of Pretium Resources Inc. since May 14, 2014. Mr. Birkey is the Chair of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Birkey is an Investment Executive who has over twenty years of experience investing in the financial markets and advising both public and private companies. Mr. Birkey was an Executive Vice President for Liberty Mutual Asset Management responsible for all Strategy, Public Markets, Risk Management, Real Estate and Special Situations from June 2004 to October 2013. Prior to 2004, he was a Senior Vice President for AmerUs Capital Management (now Aviva USA) responsible for their Investment Department and a Portfolio Manager for AEGON USA. Mr. Birkey is a graduate with highest honors from the University of Chicago with an MBA in Finance and Marketing. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Coe College in Economics and Business Administration and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Jeane Hull

Ms. Jeane L. Hull is appointed as Independent Director of the Company., with effective 31 December 2019. Ms. Hull previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer for Rio Tinto plc at the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine and Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Peabody Energy Corporation. Ms. Hull is a Registered Professional Engineer and currently serves on the Boards of Epiroc AB, and Interfor Corporation.

David Smith

Mr. David Stewart Smith, CPA, ICD.D, serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Smith is the Chair of our Audit Committee. Mr. Smith served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finning International Inc. (“Finning”) from 2009 to 2014. Prior to joining Finning, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer and a Vice President of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. from 2002 to 2009. Previously, he spent 16 years with Placer Dome Inc. in various senior positions and four years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Smith is a member of the Board of Governors of Collingwood School, and has previously served as a director and Chair of the Audit Committees of Nevsun Resources Ltd. and Dominion Diamond Corporation. Mr. Smith is a Certified Public Accountant (California) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento. He has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors course, Directors Education Program (ICD.D).

FAHEEM TEJANI

Mr. Faheem Tejani is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Tejani is currently the President of the Mortgage Company of Canada since March 2018, a privately-owned investment company that primarily invests in single family residential mortgages in the Greater Toronto Area, currently with assets under management of approximately $250 million. Prior to joining Mortgage Company of Canada, Mr. Tejani spent 17 years at BMO Capital Markets, most recently as Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets. During his time at BMO Capital Markets he primarily focused on the Metals and Mining industry. Mr. Tejani is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard O'Brien

--

Jacques Perron

--

Thomas Yip

1,595,160

Michelle Romero

1,236,370

David Prins

1,735,400

Warwick Board

--

Kenneth McNaughton

1,144,580

George Paspalas

342,672

Robin Bienenstock

378,314

Peter Birkey

260,001

Jeane Hull

--

David Smith

270,001

FAHEEM TEJANI

422,609
As Of  31 Dec 2018