John McCluskey has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alamos Gold Inc. since 2003, when the Company was formed through a merger with National Gold Corp. Mr. McCluskey began his career with Glamis Gold Ltd. in 1983. He went on to hold senior executive positions in a number of public companies in the resource sector. In 1996 he founded Grayd Resource Corporation, where he was CEO until 2003 and co-founded Alamos Minerals with mining hall of famer Chester Millar. Today, Alamos is among the lowest cost gold producers in the industry, is debt free, and a strong cash generator. In 2012, less than a decade after its establishment, Alamos produced its millionth ounce of gold and generated its billionth dollar of revenue. The Company employs more than 500 people and is committed to excellence in environmental management, social responsibility, and health and safety. Mr. McCluskey was named Ontario’s 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year, based on a judging panel’s assessment of financial performance, vision, leadership, innovation, personal integrity and influence, social responsibility, and entrepreneurial spirit.