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Taseko Mines Ltd (TKO.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Thiessen

66 2006 Chairman of the Board

Stuart McDonald

2019 President

Russell Hallbauer

65 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Bryce Hamming

2019 Chief Financial Officer

John McManus

60 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Richard Tremblay

2019 Vice President - Operations

Brian Bergot

2014 Vice President - Investor Relations

Brian Battison

2007 Vice President - Corporate Affairs

Scott Jones

2007 Vice President - Engineering

Robert Rotzinger

2012 Vice President - Capital Projects

Trevor Thomas

52 2008 Secretary

Alexander Morrison

54 2011 Lead Independent Director

Anu Dhir

2017 Independent Director

Robert Dickinson

71 2006 Independent Director

Richard Mundie

2010 Independent Director

Kenneth Pickering

72 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Thiessen

Mr. Ronald W. (Ron) Thiessen, CPA, FCA, is Chairman of the Board of the company. He holds a BComm degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation. Since the 1980’s, he has concentrated on the management and financing of public and private companies. As Director of Corporate Development for HDI, beginning in 1996, and as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2000, he and his associates have completed in excess of 20 property or project acquisitions, raised over $1.4 billion in equity financing, and built an impressive portfolio of advanced mineral exploration, development and mining projects. Mr. Thiessen and the HDI directors won the Pacific Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004, and he and the Northern Dynasty team received the Thayer Lindsley International Discovery Award for the Pebble East deposit in 2007. He was awarded the E.A. Scholz Award for excellence in mine development in 2008 and was named the Business Person of the Year by the Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business in 2011. Most recently, he was presented with the 2013 William Lawrence Saunders Gold Medal from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration and a fellowship (FCPA, FCA) from the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.

Stuart McDonald

Mr. Stuart McDonald, CPA, CA, is President of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. McDonald is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 20 years of experience in mining finance, corporate development, treasury management and financial reporting. Prior to joining Taseko in 2013, he held a number of senior financial positions in the mining industry including Chief Financial Officer of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (and its predecessor Quadra Mining Ltd.) from 2007 to 2010, and CFO and Senior Vice President of Yukon Zinc Corp. from 2010 to 2013. He was also Corporate Controller at Cumberland Resources from 2004 until its acquisition by Agnico-Eagle Mines in 2007. Prior to joining the mining industry, he was a Senior Manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP and also spent three years as an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in the Czech Republic.

Russell Hallbauer

Mr. Russell E. Hallbauer, Prof. Eng., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. Hallbauer graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering in 1979. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia. He has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy since 1975 and is a director and former chairman of the Mining Association of B.C. In 1983, he joined Teck Corporation’s Bullmoose mine, advancing through Engineering and Supervisory positions to become Mine Superintendent in 1987, and in 1992, became General Manager of Quintette. In 1995, he assumed new responsibilities in Vancouver when he was appointed General Manager, Coal Operations, overseeing Teck’s three operating coal mines in the Province. In 2002, he was appointed General Manager, Base Metal Joint Ventures, responsible for Teck Cominco’s interests in Highland Valley Copper, Antamina in Peru, and Louvicourt in Quebec. Mr. Hallbauer is a director of HDSI (and HDI), a company providing management and administrative services to several publicly-traded companies (including Taseko), and focuses on directing corporate development and financing activities.

Bryce Hamming

John McManus

Mr. John Wallace McManus, P. Eng., is Chief Operating Officer of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. McManus holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Technologist Diploma in Mining from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Mr. McManus has worked in the mining industry in British Columbia for over 30 years where he gained experience in mine operations, mine engineering and environmental management. Prior to joining Taseko in 2005, he was the General Manager, Coal Mountain Operations at Elk Valley Coal Corporation. Before that, Mr. McManus was the Mine Manager at Teck Cominco’s coal mining joint venture Bullmoose operation, General Superintendent at the Elkview coal mine and Superintendent of Engineering at the Quintette operation. q past experience also includes five years working in operations and engineering at the Highland Valley and Lornex copper mines and three years working in gold exploration in the Yukon, British Columbia and California.

Richard Tremblay

Mr. Richard Tremblay is Vice President - Operations of the Company. He currently the VP and General Manager of Taseko's Gibraltar Mine.

Brian Bergot

Mr. Brian Bergot is Vice President - Investor Relations of Taseko Mines Limited., since March 1, 2014. Mr. Bergot was appointed Vice President, Investor Relations in March 2014 and has over 20 years of experience in the natural resources sector. Brian joined Taseko in 2006 and has held roles of increasing responsibility, in both Investor Relations and Marketing & Logistics. Prior to his career in mining, Mr. Bergot spent 14 years at Methanex Corporation, a $7 billion BC-based chemical company. At Methanex, he held a number of corporate and operational roles including investor relations and marketing & logistics. As Vice President, Investor Relations, he is responsible for expanding the Company’s shareholder base in the North American and European markets.

Brian Battison

Mr. Brian Battison is Vice President - Corporate Affairs of Taseko Mines Limited, since September 2007. Mr. Battison is responsible for all matters relating to corporate and public affairs, including government and community relations and external communications. Mr. Battison has many years of experience in both the private and public sectors specializing in policy and program development, strategic planning and issue management.

Scott Jones

Mr. Scott Jones, P.Eng., is Vice President - Engineering of Taseko Mines Limited., since December 2007. Mr. Jones has over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Taseko in 2006, he was a Senior Mining Engineer for Teck Cominco where he was involved in property valuation and feasibility studies. He has also held various senior positions in both underground and open pit operations for Teck Cominco and at Barrick Gold’s Hemlo Operations. He has a B.Sc. in Mine Engineering from McGill University.

Robert Rotzinger

Mr. Robert Rotzinger, P. Eng., is Vice President - Capital Projects of Taseko Mines Limited., since January 2013. Mr. Rotzinger has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry with Taseko and predecessor companies. Mr. Rotzinger has been a key participant in the $700 million capital investment program at the Gibraltar Mine including managing the engineering, construction and commissioning of the three phase mine expansion project. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Canadian Mineral Processors Society “Mineral Processor of the Year Award” and in 2010, he was a co-recipient of the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia E.A. Scholz Award for Excellence in Mine Development for the expansion and modernization of the Gibraltar Mine. He has also received PowerSmart Excellence Awards from BC Hydro in 2008 for Outstanding Energy Efficient Project and again in 2010 for the Application of New Energy Efficient Technology.

Trevor Thomas

Mr. Trevor Thomas, LLB, is a Secretary of Taseko Mines Limited., since August 2008. Mr. Thomas has practiced in the areas of corporate commercial, corporate finance, securities and mining law since 1995, both in private practice environment as well as in-house positions and is currently general counsel for Hunter Dickinson Inc. Prior to joining Hunter Dickinson Inc. he served as in-house legal counsel with Placer Dome Inc.

Alexander Morrison

Mr. Alexander G. Morrison, CPA, CA, is an Lead Independent Director of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. Morrison is a mining executive and Chartered Professional Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Morrison is a citizen of the United States and is a resident of the state of Colorado. Mr. Morrison has held senior executive positions with a number of mining companies, most recently serving as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Franco-Nevada Corporation from 2007 to 2010. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Morrison held increasingly senior positions at Newmont Mining Corporation, including Vice President, Operations Services and Vice President, Information Technology. Prior to that, Mr. Morrison was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NovaGold Resources Inc., Vice President and Controller of Homestake Mining Company and held senior financial positions at Phelps Dodge Corporation and Stillwater Mining Company. Mr. Morrison began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP after obtaining his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Trinity Western University.

Anu Dhir

Ms. Anu Dhir, J.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Dhir is a co-founder and executive of ZinQ Mining, a private base metals and precious metals company that focuses on the Latin America region. Prior to ZinQ, she served as Vice President, Corporate Development and Company Secretary at Katanga Mining Limited, a publicly-listed mining company. Katanga has major copper-cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her portfolio of responsibilities at Katanga covered corporate development, legal advisory, investor relations, governance, and communications. Ms. Dhir also serves as a non-executive Director for Golden Star Resources and Trillium Health Partners. Ms. Dhir is a graduate of the General Management Program at Harvard Business Schools, she has a law degree (Juris Doctor) at Quinnipiac University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Robert Dickinson

Mr. Robert A. Dickinson, B.Sc., M.Sc., is Independent Director of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. Dickinson is an economic geologist who has been actively involved in mineral exploration and mine development for over 45 years and was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2012. He is Chairman of Hunter Dickinson Inc. (“HDI”) and Hunter Dickinson Services. Inc. (“HDSI”) as well as a director and member of the management team of a number of public companies associated with HDSI. He is also President and Director of United Mineral Services Ltd., a private resources company. He also serves as a Director of Britannia Mine Museum and Trustee of the BC Mineral Resources Education Program.

Richard Mundie

Mr. Richard A. Mundie, CPA, CA, is Independent Director of Taseko Mines Limited. Mr. Mundie is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the q of British Columbia. Mr. Mundie has held a number of senior leadership positions in the mining sector for over 40 years in key organizations in British Columbia and overseas. From 2005 to 2007, he was Vice President, Asia Affairs and Chief Representative (China), for Teck Cominco Limited. In this role, he was active in the international mining community and participated in several joint programs to build stronger relationships with the Chinese Government. Mr. Mundie also held the position of Vice President – Commercial for a period of ten years with Teck Cominco. In this role, he was responsible for marketing the company’s commercial mineral products, gaining invaluable experience in Europe, South America, United States, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Between 1983 and 1995, he held a number of financial and leadership positions with Cominco and in 1992, he assumed the role of Director of Business Development with wide responsibilities for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Earlier career positions included a number of finance related roles in the resources sector, transport and public accounting with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Kenneth Pickering

Mr. Kenneth William Pickering Independent Director of the company. Mr. Pickering is a Professional Engineer and mining executive with 45 years of experience in the natural resources industry, building and operating major mining operations inCanada,Chile,Australia,Peruand the US. Mr. Pickering is currently an international mining operations and project development private consultant. Prior to this role he held a number of senior positions worldwide over a 39 year career with BHP Billiton Base Metals including President of Minera Escondida Ltda. He is a graduate of theUniversity of British Columbia(BASc) and AMP Harvard Business School.