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Major Drilling Group International Inc (MDI.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Tennant

62 2005 Independent Chairman of the Board

Denis Larocque

48 2015 President and Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director

David Balser

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Johnson

2018 Senior Vice President - North America and Africa

John Davies

2017 Vice President Operations - Asia

Ashley Martin

2018 Vice President - Operations South America

Benjamin Graham

2015 Vice President - Human Resources and Safety

Marc Landry

Vice President - IT and Logistics

Andrew McLaughlin

2015 General Counsel, Secretary

Edward Breiner

61 2006 Independent Director

Jean Desrosiers

69 2010 Independent Director

Frederick Dyment

69 2012 Independent Director

Janice Rennie

61 2010 Independent Director

Jo Zurel

54 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Tennant

Mr. David B. Tennant is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Tennant is a senior partner at McCarthy Tétrault, LLP, one of Canada’s largest law firms. He has been a partner at the firm since 1990, where he provides advice with respect to mergers and acquisitions and securities laws. Mr. Tennant is Chair of the Board of Directors. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 1995.

Denis Larocque

Mr. Denis Joseph Larocque is President and Chief Executive Officer, Non-Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Larocque has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation since September 2015. Prior to that, he was the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer for nine years, having progressed through a number of roles, including VP Finance and Corporate Controller, since joining the Corporation in 1994. Throughout his roles, Mr. Larocque has consistently had direct involvement in operations, acquisitions and branch set-ups. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Laval University and was made a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants in 2018. He has served as a director of Assumption Life Mutual and of Louisbourg Investments. Mr. Larocque has been a Director of the Corporation since September 2015.

David Balser

Mr. David D. Balser is an Chief Financial Officer of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Balser was International Controller and then Corporate Controller of the Company from November 2005 to March 2007 and prior to that he was employed by Cott Beverages Canada as Finance Manager.

Kelly Johnson

Mr. Kelly Johnson has been appointed Senior Vice President - North America and Africa of the Company effective Aug. 31, 2018. He brings over 30 years experience in the drilling industry. He began his career in 1978 with Midwest Drilling where he was employed until its acquisition by Major Drilling in 1998. He has held a numerous positions within the Major Drilling group including Global Inventory Manager, General Manager of Canadian Operations and his current position as Vice President Latin American Operations.

John Davies

Mr. John Ross Davies is Vice President Operations - Asia of the Company. Mr. Davies held the role of Regional General Manager - Asia for MDGI prior to his current role.

Ashley Martin

Benjamin Graham

Mr. Benjamin Luke Graham is Vice President - Human Resources and Safety of the Company. Mr. Graham held the position of Global Human Resources and Environmental Health and Safety Director of MDGI prior to his current role.

Marc Landry

Mr. Marc Landry is an Vice President - IT and Logistics of the company. Prior to his current role. He is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Université de Moncton. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Landry worked in public accounting and in the manufacturing industry.

Andrew McLaughlin

Mr. Andrew McLaughlin is General Counsel and Secretary of the company. Mr. McLaughlin joined the Corporation in 2015 after nine years with Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs. He served as a diplomat in the Canadian Embassies in Mexico and Cuba, and as a lawyer in the International Law Branch.

Edward Breiner

Mr. Edward J. Breiner is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Breiner is the former President and CEO of Schramm, Inc., a manufacturer of mobile tophead rotary drill rigs, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, where he continues to serve as a director. He has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing, marketing and sale of drill rigs and construction equipment. In addition to his role on the Schramm board, Mr. Breiner serves on a number of non-profit boards including the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia. Mr. Breiner holds a Bachelor of Science from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dallas, Texas, and is certified in Production and Inventory Management by APICS, the Association of Operations Management. Mr. Breiner is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2006.

Jean Desrosiers

Mr. Jean Desrosiers is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc., since 2010. Mr. Desrosiers is retired from the position of Vice President – Mining Operations for Glencore Xstrata, where he was responsible for mining operations and exploration, having held that position since the acquisition of Falconbridge Ltd. by Xstrata Plc. in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Desrosiers was Vice President Zinc for Falconbridge and Noranda, responsible for zinc mining operations since 1998. Mr. Desrosiers graduated as a mining engineer in 1971 from École Polytechnique de Montréal and has over 40 years of experience in the mining business. He has been a director of Highland Copper as of November 2017. Mr. Desrosiers is the Chair of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee and is a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2010.

Frederick Dyment

Mr. Frederick J. Dyment is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Dyment is an experienced senior executive and board director, with over 40 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industries. From 1978 to 2000, Mr. Dyment held increasingly senior positions with Ranger Oil Limited, including Chief Financial Officer, and President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Dyment also held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Maxx Petroleum Company from 2000 to 2001. Over the past seven years, Mr. Dyment has been an independent executive. He currently serves on the board of directors of ARC Resources Ltd. and Transglobe Energy Corporation, and previously served on the board of directors of Tesco Corporation, all of which are reporting issuers. Mr. Dyment is a member of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2012.

Janice Rennie

Ms. Janice Gaye Rennie is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Ms. Rennie is a graduate of the University of Alberta (BComm.) and a Chartered Accountant. Ms. Rennie’s principal occupation is a corporate director. She is currently Chair of EPCOR Utilities Inc., and a director of Methanex Corporation, Westjet Airlines Ltd., and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., and previously served on the board of Teck Resources Ltd., all of which are reporting issuers. Ms. Rennie is also a board member of a private company. In 1998, Ms. Rennie was made a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and in 2012, she was made a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Rennie is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. She has been a Director of the Corporation since 2010.

Jo Zurel

Mr. Jo Mark Zurel is an Independent Director of Major Drilling Group International Inc. Mr. Zurel has been President of Stonebridge Capital since 2006. Prior to this, from 1998 to 2006, he was Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of CHC Helicopter Corporation. Mr. Zurel previously served as Chair of the board of Newfoundland Power Inc., and is a board member of Highland Copper Company Inc. and Fortis Inc., both reporting issuers. Mr. Zurel is also a board member of the CPP Investment Board, as well as private companies and non-profit organizations. Mr. Zurel is Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He has been a Director of the Corporation since 2007.

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