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Seabridge Gold Inc (SEA.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rudi Fronk

2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jay Layman

2013 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Christopher Reynolds

52 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

William Threlkeld

2001 Senior Vice President - Exploration

Peter Williams

2013 Senior Vice President - Technical Services

C. Bruce Scott

2012 Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Corporate Secretary

R. Brent Murphy

2010 Vice President - Environmental Affairs

Clement Pelletier

72 2018 Director

A. Frederick Banfield

70 1999 Independent Director

Eliseo Gonzalez-Urien

76 2012 Independent Director

Richard Kraus

63 2013 Independent Director

John Sabine

67 2014 Independent Director

Gary Sugar

68 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rudi Fronk

Mr. Rudi P. Fronk is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Seabridge Gold Inc. He has over 30 years experience in the gold business, primarily as a senior officer and director of publicly traded companies. In 1999 Mr. Fronk co-founded Seabridge and has served as the Company’s CEO since that time. Prior to Seabridge, Mr. Fronk held senior management positions with Greenstone Resources, Columbia Resources, Behre Dolbear & Company, Riverside Associates, Phibro-Salomon, Amax, and DRX. Mr. Fronk is a graduate of Columbia University from which he holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering and a Master of Science in Mineral Economics.

Jay Layman

Mr. Jay S. Layman is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Seabridge Gold Inc. Most recently, he was Vice President Solutions and Innovation for Newmont Mining Company where he was responsible for managing Global Technical Services and launching a Global Innovation Department. Functions reporting to him included Mining Engineering, Metallurgy and Process, Geostatistics and Reserves, Economic Geology, Project Engineering, Renewable Energy and Global Exploration, Technology and Solutions. During his employment at Newmont, he was responsible for managing numerous Feasibility Studies and his career includes experience in Business Development, Operations, Finance and B2B Supply Chain connectivity. In his wide–ranging career, Mr. Layman has lived in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Indonesia and Australia and has additional work experience in Russia, Singapore, China and Peru. He has worked in both underground and open pit operations containing gold, copper, silver, lead and zinc metals. His education includes Bachelors Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Finance from Washington State University and an MBA from Eastern Washington University.

Christopher Reynolds

Mr. Christopher J. Reynolds, CGA, is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. He has over 25 years of mining industry and public accounting experience. Mr. Reynolds previously served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Norsemont Mining Inc. and held various finance and accounting positions at SouthernEra Diamonds Inc., Southern Platinum Corp., TVX Gold Inc., Inmet Mining Corporation and Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). He is currently a director of Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. Mr. Reynolds is a CPA, CGA and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, in Economics, from McGill University.

William Threlkeld

Mr. William E. Threlkeld is Senior Vice President - Exploration of the Company. He is acknowledged as one of North America's outstanding geologists. For the past 16 years, Mr. Threlkeld has served as Senior Vice President of Seabridge Gold where he has designed and executed exploration and resource delineation programs which have defined more than 45 million ounces of measured and indicated gold resources. His successes include the discovery and definition of the Mitchell and Iron Cap deposits which have made the KSM project in British Columbia the largest gold reserve in Canada. Mr. Threlkeld began his career at Noranda Exploration Inc. but achieved his greatest recognition at Placer Dome Inc. From 1991 to 1997, as Exploration Manager and Vice President, he was responsible for all of Placer Dome's exploration activity and investment in Latin America, directing programs that resulted in the discovery and delineation of Las Cristinas, Venezuela (9.7 million ounces), Cerro Crucitas, Costa Rica (2.3 million ounces) and Mulatos, Mexico (2.0 million ounces). From 1997 to 2000, he was Vice President, Exploration for Greenstone Resources Ltd. responsible for resource delineation on three Central American gold deposits and development of an organization and strategy to identify new mineral investments. Mr. Threlkeld obtained his MSc in Economic Geology from the University of Western Ontario.

Peter Williams

Mr. Peter Williams is the Senior Vice President - Technical Services of the Company. He is responsible for managing the engineering of Seabridge's two main projects – KSM and Courageous Lake. Peter brings more than 30 years of experience in mine engineering, design, strategic analysis and start-up. Most recently Mr. Williams was Group Executive, Mine Engineering at Newmont Mining Corporation. Functions reporting to him as Group Executive were: Geotechnical Engineering; Surface and Ground Water Hydrology (associated with stability); Technical and Scientific Software development; Underground and Open Pit Mine Engineering; and Mining Innovation. Peter has lived and worked on projects and operations in Australia, Nevada, Indonesia, South America, Ghana and Denver.

C. Bruce Scott

Mr. C. Bruce Scott is Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Corporate Secretary of Seabridge Gold Inc. He has practiced law in the areas of corporate finance and securities, corporate and mining since 1993 and has been counsel to Seabridge Gold since 1999. In private practice, Mr. Scott has worked predominantly for publicly listed mineral resource companies in the exploration and development stages and has worked on prospectus offerings and private placement financings and mergers and numerous property purchase, property option and joint venture transactions. Mr. Scott was a partner at DuMoulin Black LLP from 1998 – 2011 and, before joining DuMoulin Black LLP, worked in a large full-service Vancouver-based firm that is now part of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Mr. Scott served as a member of the British Columbia Securities Commission Securities Law Advisory Committee from 2004-2007. Mr. Scott received his LL.B. from the University of Toronto and a B.A. (hons) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

R. Brent Murphy

Mr. R. Brent Murphy is Vice President - Environmental Affairs of the Company. He is responsible for developing the regulatory review and community engagement strategies and for communicating with federal, provincial and municipal regulatory authorities and Treaty and First Nations who have an acknowledged interest in the Company's projects. A seasoned and collaborative leader, he brought together the necessary technical and social teams and was instrumental in leading the group to obtain federal and provincial environmental assessment approvals in 2014 for the KSM Project, one of the world's largest undeveloped gold copper projects . Mr. Murphy is a former exploration geologist who holds a M.Sc. in Geology from Acadia University and was the permitting advisor to the federal and territorial governments, Mr. Murphy has extensive experience in aboriginal, public and government engagement in support of the social acceptance of resource extraction projects. Prior to joining Seabridge Gold he was the Chief Environmental Officer for the EKATI Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Murphy has developed solid working relationships with the federal, provincial and territorial regulatory agencies and with aboriginal peoples and organizations and has successfully participated in the permitting of several North American-based mining projects.

Clement Pelletier

Mr. Clement A. Pelletier is Director of the Company. He is a process chemist/metallurgist by training with 14 years in industry and 33 years in resource-related environmental consulting. During his early years he worked with INCO, US Borax/Rio Tinto and Utah International. In 1981 Mr. Pelletier founded the Rescan Group, a globally recognized, industry leading environmental consulting firm. As Rescan’s President, Mr. Pelletier managed a number of acid rock drainage studies, industrial water treatment studies, mine closures and qualitative risk assessments. He has managed large Environmental Impact Studies and permitting for major projects such as the KSM Project, the Jansen Potash Project, Goro Nickel, the Voisey’s Bay Nickel Project, Escondida, the Ekati Diamond Mine and others. Mr. Pelletier is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM) and has received the following awards: CIMM Distinguished Lecturer Award, CIMM Silver Medal for Distinguished Service to Mining Industry and the Technology Transfer Award from the Indonesian Department of Minerals and Energy for DSTP. Mr. Pelletier's extensive experience in the industry and environmental and technical expertise provides valuable insight and makes him a significant resource to both the Board and management. Mr. Pelletier is a qualified ICD.D member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

A. Frederick Banfield

Mr. A. Frederick Banfield is Independent Director of Seabridge Gold Inc. Mr. Banfield was one of the original developers of MineSight™, recognized as the pre-eminent reserves modeling and mine design software system with more than 400 installations worldwide. Mr. Banfield graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with the degree Engineer of Mines and has over 40 years of experience in ore body modeling, geostatistics, mine design, and mine scheduling. He has also been an independent reserves auditor and mine planning advisor to some of the world's leading mining organizations with respect to projects in the United States, Canada, Africa, Australia and Latin America. In 2007 he was awarded by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration the Daniel C. Jackling award which is presented for significant contributions to technical progress in mining, geology, and geophysics.

Eliseo Gonzalez-Urien

Mr. Eliseo Gonzalez-Urien is an Independent Director of Seabridge Gold Inc. Mr. Gonzalez-Urien is one of the most highly regarded exploration geologists in the mining industry. From 1989 through 2001 Mr. Gonzalez-Urien held various executive positions with Placer Dome Inc. including Senior Vice President of the parent company and President of Placer Dome Exploration Inc. During this period he was charged with ultimate responsibility for Placer Dome´s worldwide exploration activities. Prior to Placer Dome, Mr. Gonzalez-Urien held senior positions with BHP-Utah Inc. and Noranda. He holds a degree in Geology from the University of Santiago, Chile, followed by post graduate studies in Geology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Richard Kraus

Mr. Richard C. Kraus is Independent Director of the Company. He is an accomplished business leader with a broad range of experience as an investor, board director, senior executive and business consultant across multiple industries with an emphasis on mining and natural resources. From 1981-1997 he served in various senior executive roles (including CEO, COO and CFO) of Echo Bay Mines, a major gold mining company that was acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation in 2003. Mr. Kraus is currently Executive Chairman of The RMH Group, Inc., a privately owned engineering consulting firm with more than 100 employees. He is a graduate of LaSalle University in Business Administration and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

John Sabine

Mr. John W. Sabine is Independent Director of the Company. He represents clients in a number of industries including transportation, hospitality, manufacturing and broadcasting. With transaction experience in the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia, John is widely recognized for advising clients on complex international projects. In addition to advising public companies and investment banks, John has served on the boards of directors of a number of public and private companies in a variety of businesses. Until the takeover in 2012, he was a director and Chairman of the Board of Anvil Mining Limited. He has also served as a director of Minera Rayrock Inc. (copper), Blackrock Ventures Inc. (heavy oil), Golden Star Resources Limited (gold) and Lipari Energy Inc. (coal), all of which were listed in Toronto. He is currently a director of Algold Resources Inc. and Uranium One.

Gary Sugar

Mr. Gary Anthony Sugar is Independent Director of the Company. He is well-known for his extensive involvement in the investment banking industry. He served for 32 years with RBC Capital Markets, including 24 years as a Managing Director. During his tenure at RBC, Mr. Sugar led numerous equity and debt offerings, advised on merger and acquisition transactions for a wide range of Canadian and international mining companies and provided on-going oversight of corporate banking relationships. Prior to his career in investment banking, he worked for the mining industry in various roles ranging from corporate development to field geologist. Mr. Sugar holds a BSc in Geology and an MBA, both from the University of Toronto.

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