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SEP 2018

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NEWS - PEOPLE IN THE NEWS 12 E&MJ • SEPTEMBER 2018 Yamana Gold promoted Daniel Racine to president and CEO from his current role as executive vice president, chief oper- ating offi cer. Peter Marrone, the com- pany's chairman and CEO, is assuming a newly created role as executive chair- man, and will continue to serve as chair- man of Yamana's Board of Directors. Benjamin Guenther has been appointed as interim CEO of Jaguar Mining. Guen- ther was appointed to the board of Jaguar Mining in November 2017 and until recently was the chairman of the technical committee of the board. He is a mining engineer with a wide range of management and executive experience with more than 40 years in the mining industry. Guenther retired from AngloGold Ashanti in 2017. He has been working as a consultant since retiring from Anglo- Gold Ashanti. Kevin Weston was appointed vice president, operations, in July. Weston is a mining engineer with nearly four decades of experience in all facets of the mining industry following graduation from McGill University in Montreal. Turquoise Hill Resources appointed Ulf Quellmann as CEO. Quellmann was appointed to the Turquoise Hill Board of Di- rectors in May 2017 and will continue to serve as a member of the board, as well as continuing to be part of the Turquoise Hill-Rio Tinto negotiating team working with the government of Mongolia primarily to conclude the sourcing of domestic power. Most recently, Quellmann served as vice president, strategic projects, of Rio Tinto's Copper and Diamonds prod- uct group and prior to this was the CFO of the same group. McEwen Mining Inc. appointed Chris Stewart as the pres- ident and COO. He replaces Xavier Ochoa who resigned July 13. Most recently, he was the president and CEO of Treasury Metals. Poseidon Nickel appointed Robert Dennis as CEO and managing director. He is currently a nonexecutive director of Poseidon and used to be the COO. He remained on Pose- idon's board as a nonexecutive director when he took up a COO role at Independence Group in 2014. Lucky Minerals Inc. appointed John Mears to the position of president and CEO and director. Mears takes over the positions from Robert Rosner, who has acted as the interim president and CEO since June 2017. Rosner will return to the posi- tion of CFO, which he held prior to his appointment as interim president and CEO, and has also been named executive vice president. Steven Cozine, the current CFO, has resigned that position and remains as the company's corporate secre- tary. Additionally, Alain Moreau has joined Lucky as vice president, exploration. Australian Potash Ltd. appointed James (Jim) Walker to the role of nonexecutive chairman. Matt Shackleton, for- merly executive chairman, has been appointed managing director and CEO. Prior to retiring from the position in 2013, he was the managing director and CEO of WesTrac Pty Ltd. Mandalay Resources Corp. announced the following changes to its management team. Nick Dwyer will serve as CFO. Dwyer was previously the group fi nancial controller at Mandalay. Dwyer will replace Sanjay Swarup, who announced his resignation effective immediately. The company is combining the group fi nancial controller and CFO positions. Ryan Austerberry will serve as general manager of Björkdal. Previously, Austerberry held the posi- tion of manager, technical services at Mandalay Corporate. Pretium Resources Inc. announced that Dr. Nicole Adshead-Bell has resigned as a member of the board of directors of Pretivm. TNG Ltd. appointment Tony Arena as general manager of processing, a newly created position. He was most recently metallurgical and production superintendent at the Roy Hill Iron Ore Operations in the Pilbara. During this time, he was also acting in the processing manager and alternate registered manager roles. Montego Resources appointed Larry Segerstrom as vice president of exploration and technical advisor to the com- pany. Segerstrom is a senior mining professional with more than 30 years of technical, operational and business experience, managing discoveries and development of an epithermal gold and silver project in Mexico working with an investor rela- tions team. Ausenco announced that Matthew McGowan has joined the company as executive vice president, corporate development and strategy. For the past seven years, he was head of cor- porate development at CH2M. Finning International Inc. announced that Juan Carlos Villegas, president of Finning Canada and COO of Fin- ning International, will retire on De- cember 31. Kevin Parkes, currently managing director of Finning UK and Ireland, will assume the role of pres- ident of Finning Canada. Assuming the role of managing director of Finning UK and Ireland will be David Primrose, currently Finning Canada's executive vice president of core industries. They will assume their positions on January 1. Dyno Nobel announce that Braden Lusk will be vice pres- ident of DynoConsult and Applications Technology. He has been the professor and chair of Mining and Nuclear Engi- neering at Rolla since 2016. Merja Kamppari, senior vice president for human resourc- es and a member of Metso's Executive Team, has decided to leave Metso for personal reasons. She has worked for Metso since 2009, heading the company's human resources during that time. Continental Commercial Specialty Tires has appointed Pavel Prouza the head of sales and marketing for the Americas. Prouza joined Continental in 2007, with Continental's acquisition of Siemens VDO where he served as the focus factory controller. Most recently, he was the head of controlling for Commercial Specialty Tires in Hanover, Germany. Motion Industries Inc. announced the sudden passing of President and CEO Tim Breen. Breen began his career with Berry Bearing Co. in 1982 and served there as a sales rep- resentative, branch manager, regional manager and cor- porate accounts manager. His responsibilities continued to grow after Berry Bearing and Motion Industries joined forces in 1993. His leadership as both a division offi cer and group offi cer distinguished his record and he assumed responsibility of all the U.S. locations in 2011 as executive vice president and chief operating offi cer. Breen was promoted to Motion Industries president and COO in 2013, before his promotion in November 2014 to president and CEO. With Breen at the helm, Motion Industries attained its record $5 billion sales goal at the end of 2017. Peter Marrone Daniel Racine Braden Lusk Ulf Quellmann Chris Stewart Robert Dennis Jim Walker Nick Dwyer Tony Arena Larry Segerstrom Matthew McGowan David Primrose Kevin Parkes Tim Breen

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