Jonathan Rubenstein, Independent Director 3
Chair of the Board
Mr. Rubenstein was appointed to the board February 26, 2007. Mr. Rubenstein is a professional director, currently also serving on the board of Roxgold Inc. since 2012. Mr. Rubenstein’s career as it relates to the mining sector has included a wide range of functions for the companies he has served, including: managing numerous public and private corporate matters and securities matters; negotiating numerous financings, land and asset acquisitions, mining licences and joint venture agreements and other related agreements and arrangements involving governments, regulators, banks, (including the IFC) and local populations, as well as with and for both junior and major mining companies; playing key roles, including on Special Committees, in numerous Mergers and Acquisitions transactions totalling several billion dollars in value; and dealing with a numerous corporate, commercial and strategic matters, including corporate planning and structuring, contract negotiation and management, litigation and arbitration planning and management and regulatory compliance management. Mr. Rubenstein obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University in 1971 and his LL.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1976. He practiced law until 1994 and was a senior officer in several mining companies until late 2005. Mr. Rubenstein obtained his Accredited Director designation in 2011 and has also been a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors since 2011.
Peter Barnes, Independent Director 1 3
Chair of the Governance and Nomination Committee
Mr. Barnes is a professional director and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC. Mr. Barnes was the co-founder of Wheaton Precious Metals (formerly Silver Wheaton Corp.) in 2004 and CEO from 2006 to 2011. Mr. Barnes is currently also a director of several private companies. Mr. Barnes is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and was a member of the Silver Institute’s Board of Directors from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Barnes is also an ICSA Accredited Director.
Richard P. Clark, Independent Director 1 2 5
Member of Audit, Compensation, & Disclosure Committees
Mr. Clark is currently the CEO of Orca Gold Inc. Mr. Clark has a geological background and was formerly a lawyer. Mr. Clark has been a senior executive with the Lundin Group of companies for past 17 years. Mr. Clark has a long and highly successful track record in the mining industry including Red Back Mining Inc. whereas President and CEO he led Red Back to become an intermediate gold producer with production of 500,000oz per annum. Mr. Clark successfully guided Red Back through all facets of growth including discovery, feasibility, financing and production coupled with successful corporate acquisitions culminating in the $9.2 billion acquisition of Red Back by Kinross Gold Corporation in late 2010. Mr. Clark currently also serves as a director both of Lucara Diamond Corp. and Orca Gold Inc. Mr. Clark is also an ICSA Accredited Director.
Jill Leversage, Independent Director 1 3
Chair of the Audit Committee
Ms. Leversage is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and is an ICSA Accredited Director. She is a retired Chartered Business Valuator. Ms. Leversage was the Managing Director at Highland West Capital Ltd. from 2013 to 2015, and a financial consultant from 2012 to 2013. Ms. Leversage served as Managing Director, Corporate & Investment Banking for TD Securities Inc. from 2002 to 2012. Ms. Leversage also currently serves a Director & Chair of the Compensation Committee for RE Royalties, Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization, Director for the Insurance Corporation of BC and a Director & Chair of the HR and Governance Committee of Partnerships BC. She is a former director of Delta Gold Corporation from 2012 to 2015, and Catalyst Paper Corporation 2013 to 2017.
Dan MacInnis, Independent Director 2 4
Chair of the Health, Safety, Environmental and Community Committee
Mr. MacInnis has over thirty years of experience in worldwide mineral exploration - including Mexico, and was President & CEO of the company from 2005 to 2013. He has managed and directed multi-million dollars exploration programs for Noranda Exploration, Battle Mountain Gold/Hemlo Gold, and Sargold Resources. Mr. MacInnis has extensive global experience in property acquisitions and joint venture negotiations and operation. A significant number of mineral discoveries have been made under the guidance of Mr. MacInnis. Discoveries include gold and base metal deposits in the US, Canada and Mexico. Mr. MacInnis is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo) and is a graduate of Saint Francis Xavier University with a BSc. in Geology. Mr. MacInnis is also currently a director of Balmoral Resources Ltd. and Group Eleven Resources Corp. Mr. MacInnis is also an ICSA Accredited Director.
George Paspalas, Director, President and CEO 6 7
Chair of the Disclosure Committee
Mr. Paspalas joined MAG on October 15, 2013. Formerly Mr. Paspalas was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aurizon Mines; Chief Operating Officer, Silver Standard Resources Inc.; Executive Vice-President and Senior Vice President Projects - Technical Development, Placer Dome Inc.; and President and Chief Executive Officer of Placer Dome Africa. During his career, Mr. Paspalas has been responsible for constructing and operating complex open pit and underground mines in South Africa, Tanzania, Australia, South America and Canada. Mr. Paspalas earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree with Honours from the University of New South Wales in 1984. Mr. Paspalas is also Lead Director of Pretivm Resources Inc. Mr. Paspalas is also an ICSA Accredited Director.
Derek C. White, Independent Director 2 4
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Mr. White is currently President and CEO of Ascot Resources Ltd. and has over 30 years of experience in the mining and metals industry. Mr. White holds an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is also a Chartered Accountant. Mr. White is currently also serves as a director of Orca Gold Inc. Mr. White was formerly a Principal of Traxys Capital Partners LLP from Oct. 2015 to 2017, a private equity group focused on mining and minerals sectors. Mr. White was also formerly President and CEO of KGHM International Ltd. from 2012 to 2015, and held the positions of Executive Vice President, Business Development and Chief Financial Officer of Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. from 2004 to 2012. Mr. White has held executive positions with International Vision Direct Ltd., BHP-Billiton Plc, Billiton International Metals BV and Impala Platinum Ltd., in Vancouver, Toronto, London, The Hague, and Johannesburg. Mr. White is also an ICSA Accredited Director.
- 1Independent member of the Audit Committee
- 2Independent member of the Compensation Committee
- 3Independent member of the Governance and Nomination Committee
- 4Independent member of the Health, Safety, Environment, and Community Committee
- 5Independent member of the Disclosure Committee
- 6Member of the Health, Safety, Environment, and Community Committee
- 7Member of the Disclosure Committee