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OceanaGold Corp (OGC.TO)

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21 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Askew

2016 Chairman and independent non-executive director

Michael Wilkes

2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Scott McQueen

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Holmes

2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Liang Tang

2013 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Cadzow

2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Craig Feebrey

2015 Executive Vice President and Head of Exploration

Sharon Flynn

2017 Executive Vice President, Head of External Affairs and Social Development

Yuwen Ma

2016 Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources

David Rockefeller

2018 Director

Ian Reid

2018 Non-Executive Director

Nora Scheinkestel

2018 Non-Executive Director

Geoffrey Raby

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Sweeney

69 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sam Pazuki

Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Askew

Mr. James Edward Askew is an Chairman and independent non-executive director of the company. He was Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of OceanaGold Corporation since March 2007. Mr. Askew is a mining engineer with over 35 years of broad international experience as a Director and/or Chief Executive Officer for a wide range of Australian and international publicly listed mining, mining finance and other mining related companies. He holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours) and a Masters Degree, Engineering Science. Mr. Askew has served on the board of a number of public companies, currently including Evolution Mining Limited and as Chairman of Syrah Resources Ltd.

Michael Wilkes

Mr. Michael F. Wilkes is President, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of the companyMr Wilkes is a mining engineer with approximately 30 years of broad international experience, predominantly in precious and base metals across Asia and Australia. As Executive General Manager of Operations at OZ Minerals Ltd, he had responsibility for the evaluation studies, construction and operation of the Prominent Hill copper gold project in South Australia. Preceding this, he was General Manager of the Sepon gold copper project for Oxiana in Laos. His earlier experience was in Papua New Guinea in senior roles and, at the outset of his career, at Mount Isa Mines in operations and design. In January 2011, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer, and was appointed to the Board of Directors as Managing Director in April 2011. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Queensland, a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also on the Administration Committee and Chairman of the Governance Committee for the World Gold Council.

Scott McQueen

Mr. Scott McQueen is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mc McQueen has over 25 years of experience in finance and general management initially in public practice and later in the energy and mining sectors. Mr McQueen joined OceanaGold in December 2016. In addition to roles in Australia, he has also worked in Asia and Europe. Prior to joining OceanaGold he was at Iluka Resources Limited for over 7 years where he was General Manager Commercial. He has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Masters Degree in Taxation Law and is a CPA.

Michael Holmes

Mr. Michael H. L. Holmes is an Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of OceanaGold Corporation since November 2012. Mr. Holmes is a mining engineer with over 25 years’ experience working in Australia and Argentina. Michael has broad operational experience in underground and open pit gold, copper, lead, zinc and nickel mines. Most recently, as General Manager of Minera Alumbrera Operations in Argentina (Xstrata Copper), he was responsible for the large open pit, processing, transport and port facilities and for the management of the feasibility study for the Agua Rica Project. Previous to this, Mr. Holmes was the General Manager of the Mount Isa Copper Operations (Xstrata Copper), based in Mount Isa, managing the large scale underground mine and concentrator. Prior, he has had various other mine management positions in Australia. Mr. Holmes holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) degree from the University of Queensland and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Liang Tang

Ms. Liang Tang is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of OceanaGold Corporation. Ms Tang is a practising lawyer with a broad range of legal and corporate experiences in the gold mining sector, including capital markets, debt financing, and corporate and commercial law. She joined OceanaGold’s legal and company secretariat team in April 2009, and is currently responsible for legal affairs, compliance and corporate governance. Prior to joining OceanaGold, Liang was a commercial lawyer in private practice. She also worked as an accountant and tax consultant at a global accounting firm. Liang holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne. She is fluent in Chinese Mandarin.

Mark Cadzow

Mr. Mark Cadzow is an Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer of OceanaGold Corporation. Mr. Cadzow is a metallurgist with over 30 years of experience in mineral processing, precious metals, sulphide minerals and coal. He spent 8 years with BP Australia in coal and mineral research and development, which resulted in a number of patented processes for the recovery of gold and other minerals. Mr. Cadzow joined OGL in 1991 and held the position of Senior Metallurgist and Processing Manager for 10 years, during which time he developed the Macraes processing plant from a 1.5 Mtpa sulphide leach plant into one of Australasia’s most complex gold processing plants treating 4.5 Mtpa. In 2002, his appointment to Project Manager saw him bring on the 0.5 Mtpa oxide plant. He was also acting Mining Manager during the commissioning of the Owner Mining Fleet, before being appointed as Environmental and Sustainable Manager in 2003. In October 2005, he was appointed New Zealand Development Manager, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of OceanaGold in October 2010. In Mr. Cadzow’s current role, he is responsible for overseeing technical studies, expansions and new developments, including the commissioning of the Haile Gold Mine Project. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Metallurgy).

Craig Feebrey

Mr. Craig Andrew Feebrey is the Executive Vice President and Head of Exploration of the company. Mr. Feebrey is a geologist with over 20 years of global exploration and commercial experience. He has held senior technical and management positions across major international mining organisations and junior exploration companies. His focus has been in gold and copper exploration and mining across Australia, Asia-Pacific and South America. Mr Feebrey’s most recent position was as Vice President of Exploration – Australasia – with Gold Fields Ltd, where he was responsible for leading all exploration activities. He was also a member of the Gold Fields Regional Leadership Team, and Director of several Gold Fields subsidiary companies. Mr Feebrey holds a Bachelor of Science and Graduate Diploma of Science from the University of New England, Australia, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Geology) and Master of Science degree from Hokkaido University, Japan. Mr. Feebrey is a Chartered Professional Geologist, a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, and a member of both the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Sharon Flynn

Ms. Sharon Flynn is Executive Vice President, Head of External Affairs and Social Development of the Company. Ms Flynn has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing sustainability strategies with global multi-nationals in the mining, oil & gas, construction and forestry sectors. Sharon has also worked in the non-profit sector in community development, biodiversity conservation and peace building. Prior to joining OceanaGold, Sharon worked with the One Earth Future Foundation, Rio Tinto, Bechtel, GrupoNueva and Conservation International, among others. She holds a Masters in International Relations and Management from the University of California, San Diego.

Yuwen Ma

Mr. Yuwen Ma is the Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources of the company. Mr Ma is responsible for managing the Human Resources function of the organisation and lead talent and organisation development initiatives to support OceanaGold operations and growth. Prior to joining OceanaGold, he served as Human Resources Director of Eldorado Gold China Operations between 2009 and 2011. Mr Ma has over 20 years human resources management experiences with multinationals building high performance organisations including Sino Gold Mining Ltd., Kimberly-Clark China and Nestle China. Mr Ma holds a Bachelor degree with a major in English Language Teaching from the University of Heilongjiang and Diploma in International Business Administration at Harbin Institute of Technology in China.

David Rockefeller

Ian Reid

Mr. Ian Macnevin Reid is an Non-Executive Director of the Company. Reid held several senior management positions in Caterpillar distributors culminating in his appointment as President of Finning (Canada) in 1997 and retiring from that position in 2008. Mr Reid led Finning to become one of the largest and most successful Caterpillar equipment distributors in the world, with 4,500 employees in more than 100 service operations and revenues that tripled during his tenure. Mr Reid currently serves as a non-executive director at Canadian Western Bank, Stuart Olson Inc., Fountain Tire Ltd (Chairman), Associated Engineering and Voice Construction OPCO ULC. Mr Reid has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard.

Nora Scheinkestel

Dr. Nora Lia Scheinkestel Ph.D. has been appointed Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 1 April 2018. Dr Scheinkestel is an experienced Company Director, serving for over 25 years as a Non-Executive Chairman and Director of companies across a wide range of private and public sectors, including significant resource sector experience, having served as a Non-Executive Director of North Ltd, Newcrest Ltd and Orica Ltd between 1996 and 2015. Dr. Scheinkestel is currently the Chairman of Macquarie Atlas Roads Limited and, Macquarie Atlas Roads International Limited, and a non-executive director of Telstra Corporation Limited and Ausnet Services Ltd. She is also a Trustee of the Arts Centre Trust. In addition, Dr. Scheinkestel has held international senior executive roles in project financing responsible for the development of major mining and infrastructure projects across Australasia and South East Asia. She is also a former member of the Australian Takeovers Panel and in 2003, was awarded a centenary medal for services to Australian Society in Business Leadership.

Geoffrey Raby

Dr. Geoffrey William Raby, Ph.D., is an Non-Executive Independent Director of OceanaGold Corporation since August 2011. Dr Raby was Australia’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (“DFAT”). Dr Raby has extensive experience in international affairs and trade, having been Australia’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (1998-2001), Australia’s APEC Ambassador (2003-05), Head of DFAT’s Office of Trade Negotiations, and Head of the Trade Policy Issues Division at the OECD, Paris. Between 1986 and 1991 he was Head of the Economic Section at the Australian Embassy, Beijing. He has been the Chair of DFAT’s Audit Committee and served as an ex office member of the Boards of Austrade and EFIC (Export Finance and Insurance Corporation). Dr Raby was also a non-executive director of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd and is currently on the boards of Yancoal Australia Ltd and iSentia Group Limited.

Paul Sweeney

Mr. Paul Bristol Sweeney is an Non-Executive Independent Director of the company. He was appointed as Director of OceanaGold Corporation. Mr. Sweeney joined the Board on July 30, 2014, and brings with him substantial international experience across mining and renewable energy industries. An independent business consultant since May 2011, he is currently on the board of Tahoe Resources, Inc., a public company listed on TSX and NYSE. Paul is an immensely experienced finance and mining executive, and more lately, company director.

Sam Pazuki

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