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Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd (SAR.AX)

SAR.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Kiernan

68 2018 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Morgan Ball

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Simon Jessop

2017 Chief Operating Officer

Raleigh Finlayson

40 2013 Managing Director, Executive Director

Marianne Dravnieks

2018 General Manager - People, Culture and Communication

Daniel Howe

2016 Chief Geologist

William Irvin

2015 Chief Corporate Development Officer

Jeremy Ryan

2016 Company Secretary

Martin Reed

68 2012 Non-Executive Director

John Richards

58 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Roric Smith

57 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Samantha Tough

53 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Kiernan

Mr. Anthony Kiernan serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. companies. Mr Kiernan has extensive experience as a director of publicly-listed companies and is currently the Non-Executive Chair of Pilbara Minerals Ltd and Venturex Resources Ltd. Mr Kiernan is also the Chairman of the Fiona Wood Foundation. Mr Kiernan was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company upon the retirement of the then Chairman, Mr Clifford, on 13 September 2018.

Morgan Ball

Mr. Morgan Scott Ball serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr Morgan Ball is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of Australian and international experience in the resources, logistics and finance industries. Mr Ball was appointed in December 2016 and as CFO is responsible for managing all of Saracen's financial and commercial matters. Prior to joining Saracen, Mr Ball was Managing Director of ASX listed iron ore producer – BC Iron Ltd and prior to this he was BC Iron's Finance Director, CFO and Company Secretary. Previously, Mr Ball was CFO & Company Secretary of Indago Resources – an ASX listed company developing the large Nyanzaga gold deposit in northern Tanzania. Mr Ball has also held senior commercial roles at WMC Resources, Brambles and P&O. Mr Ball is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia. Mr Ball is also a Non-Executive Director of Chalice Gold Mines Limited (ASX:CHN) and is Vice President of the Association of Mining & Exploration Companies ("AMEC").

Simon Jessop

Mr. Simon A. Jessop is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr Simon Jessop is a Mining Engineer with over 20 years of technical and operational experience in the mining industry covering Underground and Open pit operations throughout Australia. Mr Jessop studied at the WA School of Mines in Kalgoorlie achieving a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) as well as a Bachelor of Science (Mine and engineering surveying). He has worked at numerous Gold projects throughout Australia namely WA and QLD as well as base metals exposure in Nickel both at Kambalda and near Leinster. Mr Jessop was appointed in December 2017 and as COO is responsible for managing the operational aspects of Saracen's business. Prior to joining Saracen, Mr Jessop held numerous General Manager roles for Evolution Mining from the company’s inception in 2011 first as General Manager at Cracow, then General Manager for Underground operations covering Pajingo and Cracow and finally as General Manager of their Mungari operation and the broader Kalgoorlie region. Mr Jessop previously worked for Panoramic Resources as the Operations Manager leading the Lanfranchi Nickel project and was Manager of Projects in the Perth office. Before this he also worked for Byrnecut Mining as the Project Manager at Agnew and Cosmos plus various other roles throughout his tenure. Mr Jessop is the holder of a First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency.

Raleigh Finlayson

Mr. Raleigh John Finlayson serves as Managing Director, Executive Director of the Company. Mr Finlayson is a Mining Engineer with over 20 years’ of technical and operational experience in the mining industry. Mr Finlayson previously held positions of Underground Manager for Panoramic Resources and various mining engineering roles with OceanaGold and Gold Fields. Mr Finlayson has served as the President of the WA School of Mines Alumni since 2017. Mr Finlayson, who studied at the Western Australian School of Mines, is a holder of a First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment. Since joining the Company, he has overseen the Feasibility Studies and development of both the Carosue Dam and Thunderbox operations. Mr Finlayson was the Company’s Chief Operating Officer before being appointed Managing Director in April 2013.

Marianne Dravnieks

Ms. Marianne Dravnieks serves as General Manager - People, Culture and Communication of the Company. Ms Marianne Dravnieks was appointed as General Manager - People, Culture and Communications on 6 March 2018. Ms Dravnieks brings a depth of resources and people management experience, most recently through her own strategic HR consulting business working with a number of ASX listed companies.

Daniel Howe

Mr. Daniel Howe serves as Chief Geologist of the Company. He is a Geologist with 13 years’ experience, with a variety of leadership roles in open pit and underground operations covering both gold and nickel. Mr Howe joined the Saracen team in June 2011, as the Resource Development Manager and has since fulfilled the Mine Geology Manager role before transitioning into his current role. Prior to joining Saracen Mr Howe was involved in the successful commissioning of the Athena Gold Mine operated by Gold Fields, St Ives. Mr Howe is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.

William Irvin

Jeremy Ryan

Mr. Jeremy Ryan serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Mr Ryan joined Saracen in March 2012 as Manager - Legal. Mr Ryan was admitted to practice in 1998 and has extensive experience in advising on the development and operation of mining and infrastructure projects. Prior to joining the Company, Mr Ryan worked as a lawyer for a native title representative body, State and Federal government departments and in the Finance & Projects team of a large international law firm.

Martin Reed

Mr. Martin Reed serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Reed is a qualified mining engineer (BE Mining, Grad Dip Management, AICD Diploma) with over 45 years’ of experience in operations management and project development across a range of commodities, countries and sizes of operations. Previous roles have included Chief Operating Officer and Project Manager for a number of resources companies including Sandfire Resources Ltd, St Barbara Ltd and Paladin Energy Ltd.

John Richards

Mr. John Richards is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Richards is an economist with more than 35 years’ experience in the resources industry. During this time he has been involved in a wide range of mining M&A transactions in multiple jurisdictions. Previous positions include Group Executive - Strategy and Business Development at Normandy Mining, Head of Mining and Metals Advisory (Australia) at Standard Bank, Managing Director at Buka Minerals and Operating Partner at GNRI. Mr Richards holds a BEcon (Hons) from the University of Queensland.

Roric Smith

Dr. Roric Smith Ph.D. serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dr Smith is a highly experienced geologist with extensive Australian and international experience and is a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed copper producer, Sandfire Resources. Prior to joining Saracen, Dr Smith served as Vice President Discovery and Chief Geologist for Evolution Mining and Senior Vice President of Global Greenfield Exploration at AngloGold Ashanti. Dr Smith holds a BSc (Hons) Geology and PhD from the University of Natal in South Africa.

Samantha Tough

Ms. Samantha Jane Tough serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Tough has over 20 years’ experience on public and private company boards. Ms Tough is a Director of Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Synergy and OxMt Pty Ltd and is the Chair of COAG National Energy Selection Panel. Previous positions include Chair of Southern Cross Goldfields Ltd, Chair of Retail Energy Market Company, Chair of Aerison Pty Ltd, Chair of Advanced Well Technologies Pty Ltd, Chair of Proactiv Pty Ltd, Director of Strike Resources Ltd, Director of Murchison Metals Ltd and Director of Cape LLC. Executive roles have included General Manager of North West Shelf at Woodside Energy Ltd, Director of Strategy for Hardman Resources Ltd, Senior Vice President (Natural Resources) at the Commonwealth Bank and Project Director for the Pilbara Power Project.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Kiernan

136,000

Morgan Ball

1,285,410

Simon Jessop

1,541,220

Raleigh Finlayson

1,904,990

Marianne Dravnieks

154,537

Daniel Howe

627,440

William Irvin

870,860

Jeremy Ryan

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Martin Reed

166,698

John Richards

20,000

Roric Smith

120,000

Samantha Tough

120,000
As Of  30 Jun 2019