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About-Us

Ian Telfer , , , Chairman

Mr. Telfer was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Company effective November 15, 2006, and was appointed Chairman of the World Gold Council in December 2009. Prior to this, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 17, 2005, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. prior to such time since September 2001. Mr. Telfer has over 25 years experience in the precious metals business. He has served as a director and/or officer of several Canadian and international companies. Mr. Telfer is a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. Mr. Telfer’s wealth of management, leadership and business skills from his professional experience described above, combined with an in-depth institutional knowledge of the Company’s business resulting from his prior role as President and Chief Executive Officer and extensive experience in the mining industry, provide a direct benefit to both the functionality of the Board and to the Company’s shareholders.

Doug Holtby(1)(2) , , , Vice-Chairman, Lead Director

Mr. Holtby is the Vice-Chairman of the Board and Lead Director of the Company. He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of three private investment companies, Arbutus Road Investments Inc., Majick Capital Inc. and Holtby Capital Corporation, and Chairman of the Board of Silver Wheaton Corp. From 1974 to 1989, he was President of Allarcom Limited, from 1982 to 1989, he was President of Allarcom Pay Television Limited, from 1989 to 1996, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of WIC Western International Communications Ltd. and Chairman of Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. and from 1998 to 1999, he was a Trustee of ROB.TV and CKVU. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant. Mr. Holtby’s financial sophistication, accounting background, extensive investment and management experience, and business and strategic expertise significantly enhance the skill set of the Board and its committees.

Charles Jeannes , ,

Mr. Jeannes was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2009. He previously held the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development of the Company from November 2006 until December 2008. From 1999 until the completion of the acquisition of Glamis he was Executive Vice President, Administration, General Counsel and Secretary of Glamis. Prior to joining Glamis, Mr. Jeannes worked for Placer Dome, most recently as Vice President of Placer Dome North America. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada and graduated from the University of Arizona School of Law with honours in 1983. He practiced law from 1982 until 1994 and has broad experience in mining transactions, public and private financing, permitting and international regulation. Mr. Jeannes brings significant institutional knowledge of the Company’s business to his role as a member of the Board and as the current President and Chief Executive Officer. His business, legal and transactional background as well as his extensive experience in the mining industry provide a direct benefit to the Board and valuable insight into all aspect of the management of the Company.

John Bell(2)(4) , , , Chair of the Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety Committee

Mr. John Bell is a former Canadian Ambassador to the Ivory Coast and Brazil. Currently, he is an Honorary Consul to the Ivory Coast. He also served as High Commissioner to Malaysia from 1993 to 1996. Mr. Bell was special advisor to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of the Canadian Delegation on environment issues during the lead-up to the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, and was Canada's chief negotiator at the Earth Summit. Mr. Bell has been Chief Federal Negotiator for the Indian Affairs and has served on several not-for-profit boards of directors. Mr. Bell is also an independent director of Tahoe Resources Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Bell’s background as an ambassador and extensive experience with environmental and regulatory issues in Canada and throughout the world provide to management and the Board valuable insight into the international regulatory and policy developments affecting the Company’s business. Mr. Bell’s depth of knowledge in matters relating to the environment and public policy add to the Board’s breadth of experience and further enhance the Company’s ability to improve and build upon the Company’s environmental and corporate social responsibility policies and activities. Mr. Bell is a member of the NACD and the ICD.

Beverley Anne Briscoe (1)(3) , , , Chair of the Audit Committee

Ms. Briscoe has been President of Briscoe Management Limited since 2004. From 2003 to 2007, she was Chair of the Industry Training Authority for BC, from 1997 to 2004, she was President and owner of Hiway Refrigeration Limited, from 1994 to 1997, she was Vice President and General Manager of Wajax Industries Limited, from 1989 to 1994, she was Vice President, Finance of Rivtow Group of Companies and, from 1983 to 1989, she was Chief Financial Officer of various operating divisions of The Jim Pattison Group. Ms. Briscoe is currently a director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. She is a Fellow Chartered Accountant. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia. Ms. Briscoe brings an important range of extensive and diverse financial, accounting and business experience to the Board. In addition, Ms. Briscoe’s experience managing financial and reporting matters benefit the Company with respect to the issues overseen by the Company’s Audit Committee.

Peter Dey(2)(3) , , , Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee

Mr. Dey is a well-known senior corporate executive and an experienced corporate director. He is Chairman of Paradigm Capital Inc., an independent investment dealer. He is also a director of Coventree Inc. He is a former Chairman of the Ontario Securities Commission and former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Canada, and he was a Senior Partner of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. In 1994, he chaired the Toronto Stock Exchange Committee on Corporate Governance, and has since been involved with developing global corporate governance standards as Chairman of the Private Sector Advisory Group of the Global Corporate Governance Forum. He holds a Masters of Laws degree from Harvard University, a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University. Mr. Dey’s intimate familiarity with all aspects of capital markets, financial transactions and domestic and international markets provide value and informed perspective to management and the Board. His legal experience and work with the Toronto Stock Exchange and other forums also provide the Company with a significant and enhanced perspective on governance issues.

Anderson, David W. "Peter Dey: Let directors direct." Listed, The Magazine for Canadian Listed Companies. 20 Sept. 2012

Randy Reifel(3)(4) , ,

Mr. Reifel is President and a director of Chesapeake Gold Corp. that explores for precious metals in Mexico and Central America. Mr. Reifel was appointed to the Board in November 2006. Prior to this, he had been a director of Glamis since June 2002 following the acquisition of Francisco Gold Corp. In 1993, Mr. Reifel founded and served as President and a director of Francisco Gold Corp. which discovered the El Sauzal gold deposit in Mexico and the Marlin gold deposit in Guatemala. Mr. Reifel holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Reifel’s extensive experience in the mining industry, coupled with his background in precious metals exploration and project development, combine to provide valuable industry insight and perspective to both the Board and management.

Kenneth Williamson(1)(2) , ,

Mr. Williamson was appointed to the Board in November 2006. Prior to this, he had been a director of Glamis since 1999. He was Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking at Midland Walwyn/Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. from 1993 to 1998. He has worked in the securities industry for more than 25 years, concentrating on financial services and the natural resource industries in the United States and Europe. Mr. Williamson is a director of a number of companies in the natural resource sector. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (P.Eng.) degree from the University of Toronto and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Williamson’s experience in the investment banking and natural resources industries, in both domestic and international markets, combined with his knowledge of commodities and securities markets, provide the Board with valuable insight and perspective on these issues. In addition, Mr. Williamson brings valuable financial expertise and understanding to the Board.

Blanca Treviño , ,

Ms. Blanca Treviño was appointed to the Board of Directors on February 15, 2012. Ms. Treviño currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Softtek, based in Monterrey, Mexico. Under her guidance, Softtek has grown to become a global provider of process-driven IT solutions, with nine Global Delivery Centres and 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Ms. Treviño was named one of the “Top 25 Businesswomen” by the Latin Business Chronicle and a Rising Star on Fortune’s list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Global Business”.

Clement Pelletier , ,

Mr. Clement Pelletier was appointed to the Board of Directors on May 1, 2014. Mr. Pelletier is a process chemist/metallurgist by training with 14 years in industry and 33 years in resource-related environmental consulting. Early in his career he participated in the implementation of a system for discharge of tailings to the marine environment at Island Copper located on Vancouver Island in Canada. Since 1981, Mr. Pelletier has been involved in evaluation and development of Deep Sea Tailings Placement (“DSTP”) systems in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Southeast Asia. Mr. Pelletier has been retained as a consultant to a number of international mining companies, to assist with feasibility studies, conceptual design, project development, environmental licensing, project management, due diligence and risk assessments. Mr. Pelletier has managed the environmental engineering work for a number of DSTP projects for clients. He has also managed a number of acid rock drainage studies, industrial water treatment studies, fish compensation plans, and qualitative risk assessments. He has managed large EIS and permitting for major projects such as the KSM Project, the Jansen Potash Project, Goro Nickel, the Voisey’s Bay Nickel Project, Escondida, the Ekati Diamond Mine and others. Mr. Pelletier is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (“CIMM”) and has received the following awards: CIMM Distinguished Lecturer Award, CIMM Silver Medal for Distinguished Service to Mining Industry and the Technology Transfer Award from the Indonesian Department of Minerals and Energy for Submarine Tailings Placement. Mr. Pelletier's extensive experience in the industry and environmental and technical expertise will provide valuable insight and make him a significant resource to both the Board and management.
  1. Member of the Audit Committee
  2. Member of the Governance and Nominating Committee
  3. Member of the Compensation Committee
  4. Member of the Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety Committee
TSX: G $ 25.01 -0.12 -0.48% Volume: 2,223,730 October 24, 2014
NYSE: GG $ 22.25 -0.08 -0.36% Volume: 5,497,391 October 24, 2014
GOLD: US $ 1,231.03 -1.48 -0.12% Volume: October 24, 2014