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Ian Telfer , , , Chairman of the Board and Director

Mr. Telfer was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Corporation effective November 15, 2006 and served as Chairman of the World Gold Council from December 2009 to June 2013. Prior thereto, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation 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 30 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 Fellow in the Institute of Chartered Accountants. 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 extensive experience in the mining industry provides a direct benefit to both the functionality of the Board and to the Company’s shareholders. Mr. Telfer is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and Institute of Corporate Directors.

Doug Holtby(1)(2)(3) , , , Vice Chairman of the Board and 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 private investment company 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. Mr. Holtby is a member of the NACD and the ICD.

Charles Jeannes , , , President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Jeannes was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation effective January 1, 2009. He previously held the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development of the Corporation 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 1983 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 Corporation’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 Corporation. Mr. Jeannes is a member of the NACD and the ICD.

John Bell(2)(4) , , , Director

Mr. John Bell is a former Canadian Ambassador to the Ivory Coast and to 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. 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 Corporation’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 Goldcorp’s ability to improve and build upon the Corporation’s environmental and corporate social responsibility policies and activities. Mr. Bell is a member of the NACD and the ICD.

Beverley Anne Briscoe (1)(4) , , , Director

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 Incorporated. She is also the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. She is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and 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 benefits the Corporation with respect to the issues overseen by the Corporation’s Audit Committee. Ms. Briscoe is a member of the NACD and ICD. In 2011, Ms. Briscoe received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Annual Influential Women in Business Awards and in 2012, Ms. Briscoe was presented with the Institute of Corporate Directors 2012 ICD Fellowship Award.

Peter Dey(2)(3) , , , Director

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 Granite REIT. 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 provides value and informed perspective to management and the Board. His legal experience and work with the Toronto Stock Exchange and other forums also provides the Corporation with a significant and enhanced perspective on governance issues. Mr. Dey is a member of the NACD.

Randy Reifel(3)(4) , , , Director

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 thereto, 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. Mr. Reifel is a member of the NACD and the ICD.

Blanca Treviño (1)(2) , , , Director

Ms. Treviño is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Softtek, S.A. de C.V. (“Softtek”). Under her leadership, Softtek has become a leading information technology services company in Latin America. As President, Ms. Treviño has positioned Softtek as a key part of Mexico, opening its doors to the United States as a provider of IT services. This shaped what is known today as Nearshore, Softtek’s trademarked delivery model, and a term widely used in the industry to define outsourcing services provided by countries within close proximity. Throughout her 25-year career, Ms. Treviño has gained international recognition as a promoter of the IT services industry in and from emerging countries. To help increase the participation of Latin America in the IT field, Ms. Treviño has collaborated with various governments in the early strategies of development. Ms. Treviño has been on the Board of Directors for Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB De CV since 2006, and has been a board member for several universities and nonprofit organizations. She has also been a frequent presenter in national and international forums related to entrepreneurialism, information technology and the role of women in business. She has participated in forums at the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Kellogg School of Management, Harvard Business School and London Business School. Beyond the IT industry, she is identified by several media publications as one of the most influential executives in Mexico and Latin America. Ms. Treviño was the first woman to be inducted into the prestigious IAOP (International Association of Outsourcing Providers) Outsourcing Hall of Fame and has been 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, among other accolades. In 2014, Ms Treviño was named Mexico’s Women of the Year by the National Women of the Year Foundation. Originally from Monterrey, Mexico, Ms. Treviño studied Computer Science at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). Ms. Treviño’s significant experience in the IT industry, coupled with her experience as an entrepreneur, bring important insight to both the Board and management. Ms. Treviño is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Kenneth Williamson(1)(2) , , , Director

Mr. Williamson was appointed to the Board in November 2006. Prior thereto, 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, provides the Board with valuable insight and perspective on these issues. In addition, Mr. Williamson brings valuable financial expertise and understanding to the Board. Mr. Williamson is a member of the NACD and ICD.

Clement(2)(4) Pelletier , , , Director

Mr. Pelletier is a process chemist/metallurgist by training with 14 years in industry and 33 years in resource-related environmental consulting. During his early years he worked with INCO in the mineral processing and extractive metallurgy area. Later, he worked with US Borax/Rio Tinto in the potash processing and underground mining area. In 1970, he joined Utah International for the development of the Island Copper Mine on Vancouver Island, BC. Here he led the work on the implementation of an engineered system for the placement of tailing on the seafloor of Rupert Inlet. On this project, he led the first major EIS for a mine in British Columbia. At Island Copper he had a number of roles including Manager of Mining Services, Manager of Administration and Assistant Mine Manager and Manager of Business Development. Since 1981 as founder and President of Rescan Group, Mr. Pelletier was 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 including: BHP Billiton Limited, Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”), Vale S.A./Inco Limited, Glencore Xstrata Plc (formerly known as Xstrata Plc), Placer Dome/Barrick Gold Corporation, Teck Resources Limited, Rio Tinto Borax (formerly known as U.S. Borax Inc.) and First Quantum Minerals Ltd. He has also managed a number of acid rock drainage studies, industrial water treatment studies, mine closures 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 DSTP. Mr. Pelletier's extensive experience in the industry and environmental and technical expertise provides valuable insight and makes him a significant resource to both the Board and management. Mr. Pelletier is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the National Association of Corporate Directors.
  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