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JAN 2019

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NEWS - PEOPLE IN THE NEWS 8 E&MJ • JANUARY 2019 Barrick Gold announced manage- ment changes within the compa- ny's North America region. Michael Brown, currently president, Barrick USA, retired on December 31. Brown has been with Barrick since 1994, and has played an integral role in the growth and development of the com- pany's U.S. operations. Catherine Raw, who was previous CFO, will take over responsibility for the U.S. operations in the newly-created position of COO for North America. Brown joined Barrick as vice president of government affairs in 1994. He became president in 2015. Anglo American announced a num- ber of senior management changes following the decision to divide the management of its global Base Met- als business from its Strategy and Business Development activities. Duncan Wanblad will focus solely on his role as group director of strate- gy and business development and Ruben Fernandes, currently CEO of Anglo American in Brazil, will succeed Duncan Wanblad as CEO of Base Metals, effective March 1. Wilfred "Bill" Bruijn was appointed CEO of Anglo American in Brazil, succeeding Ruben Fernandes and reporting to Seamus French, CEO of Bulk Commodities. Most recently, Bruijn was CEO of Miner- Glencore announced the following management chang- es: Peter Freyberg was appointed head of industrial mining assets. Gary Nagle appointed as head of coal as- sets. Japie Fullard appointed head of ferroalloys assets. Telis Mistakidis will retire as head of copper marketing. Nico Paraskevas was appointed head of copper marketing. Stuart Cutler will retire as head of ferroal- loys marketing. Jason Kluk and Ruan Van Schalkwyk were appointed as joint heads of ferroalloys marketing. Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. named current Executive Vice Pres- ident, Business Development, Clifford T. Smith as execu- tive vice president, COO. He joined Cliffs in 2003. UC Rusal announced the resignation of Matthias Warnig, the chairman of the board of directors. After six years of successful work, Warnig, independent non-executive director and chairman of the board of directors of one of the world's largest aluminum producers UC RUSAL Plc, resigned his position. Teck Resources appointed Greg Brou- wer to vice president, technology and innovation; Amparo Cornejo to vice president, Chile sustainability and corporate affairs; Chris Dechert to vice president, South America; Sep- anta Dorri to vice president, corpo- rate development; Karla Mills to vice president, project development; Crys- tal Prystai to vice president and cor- porate controller; and Keith Stein to vice president, major projects. Brouwer joined Teck in 1998 and was previously general manager, technology and innovation. Dechert joined Teck in 2009 and was previously vice president, copper operations, Chile. Dorri joins Teck from Teranga Gold Corp., where she was vice president, corporate and stakeholder development, Canada. Prystai joined Teck in 2008 and is currently director, fi nance, reporting and compliance. Stein joined Teck in 2012 as vice president, project development, and was most recently acting project director for Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 in Chile. It also appointed Dean Winsor as senior vice president and chief human resources offi cer. He joined Teck in 1999 and most recently held the position of vice president, human resources. Kingsrose Mining announced that Roderick McIllree has resigned as a di- rector. McIllree has been non-executive chairman of Kingsrose since August 2017. Non-executive Director Michael Andrews has been appointed interim chairman. Andrews was a founding director of Kingsrose and played a key role in the development of the company's original underground mine. Coeur Mining Inc. appointed Thomas S. Whelan as senior vice president and CFO. Whelan will succeed Peter C. Mitchell, who has served since 2013. Most recently, Whelan was CFO of Arizona Mining. Coeur also appointed Ter- ry F.D. Smith as senior vice president of operations. Smith was previously vice president of North American Operations and recently replaced Frank L. Hanagarne, Jr. as principal operating offi cer of the company. China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. announced that Bing Liu has resigned as CEO and executive director. Liu served as a non-execu- tive director from May 2008 to Feb- ruary 2014 when he was appointed as CEO and an executive director. Liangyou Jiang has been appointed as CEO. Jiang joined the company in August 2010 starting as general manager of Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Corp. Ltd. In addition, Jiang served as vice president of CNG since July 2018. Fuzhen Kang has been appointed as non-executive director. Kang joined Tibet Huatailong in July 2008 in a number of community communications roles. Yongqing Teng has been appointed as non-exec- utive director. Teng currently serves as deputy general manager of China National Gold Group Hong Kong Ltd. Zhongxin Guo has been appointed as the chief engineer. He has served as a senior mining engineer and director of technical ser- vices since 2014. Genesis Minerals Ltd. appointed Tommy McKeith as non-executive chairman. McKeith succeeds Richard Hill, who has stepped down from the board. McKeith is a ge- ologist and mining executive with more than 30 years of experience. He spent six years as executive vice presi- dent, growth and international projects, at Gold Fields. SNC-Lavalin appointed Sohail Samdani as senior vice president and general manager. Samdani has about 20 years of international experience in business man- agement, engineering, project management, business development, strategy development and implementa- tion in mining, metallurgy and infrastructure sectors. Previously, Samdani successfully led capital projects at SNC-Lavalin in the mining and metallurgy sector in North America as a vice president. He also held a number of project manage- ment positions during a 13-year tenure at WorleyParsons. The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) has selected Mark Compton as the new executive direc- tor, succeeding Laura Skaer who is retiring March 31, 2019, after serving as executive director for more than 22 years. Compton is rejoining AEMA after serving six years as the Utah Mining Association's (UMA) president. The World Gold Council appointed David Tait as incoming CEO. Most recently, he was global head of fi xed income macro products at Credit Suisse. He will succeed Aram Shishmanian, who has served as CEO over the past 10 years. Eriez promoted Jaisen Kohmuench to the newly created position of senior director of Asia-Pacifi c operations and strategy. Most recently, he con- cluded a three-year expatriate post as managing director of Eriez-Australia. Wolseley Canada Inc. appointed Kim Forgues vice president, human re- sources. Most recently, Forgues was a partner and head of the HR prac- tice with Odgers Berndtson. Motion Industries Inc. promoted Randall "Randy" P. Breaux to president. Most recently, he was executive vice president of marketing, distribution, and purchasing for Motion Industries. Jaisen Kohmuench Michael Brown Catherine Raw Duncan Wanblad Ruben Fernandes Peter Freyberg Clifford T. Smith Greg Brouwer Chris Dechert Sepanta Dorri Liangyou Jiang Fuzhen Kang Yongqing Teng Tommy McKeith Sohail Samdani Mark Compton David Tait Kim Forgues Randall "Randy" P. Breaux

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