Chris Richter , , , President & Chief Executive Officer

Chris has over 15 years of experience in the mining industry leading strategy, M&A, evaluation, and capital allocation efforts. Most recently, Chris was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at AuRico Gold and before that he spent 7 years at Barrick Gold. Over his career Chris has completed over $20B in M&A transactions. Chris holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Waterloo. He is also a CFA charter holder.

John Fitzgerald , , , Chief Operating Officer

John Fitzgerald has over 25 years experience in the mining industry. Prior to his role at AuRico Metals, John joined AuRico Gold through the Northgate transaction in 2011 where he served as Director of Mining, playing a key role in the advancement of the Young-Davidson Project. Holding varied roles with De Beers, Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold & Scotia Capital, as well as a successful independent consultancy career, John brings with him a wealth of experience. Mr. Fitzgerald holds a B. Eng. degree from Nottingham University and an MBA from Durham University, England.

David Flahr , , , Vice President, Finance

David Flahr joined AuRico Metals in July 2015 and was promoted to Vice President, Finance in June 2016. He is responsible for the Company’s corporate reporting, regulatory compliance and internal control environment. Prior to joining AuRico Metals, Mr. Flahr was Director, Financial Reporting & Treasury at AuRico Gold Inc. where he held progressively senior positions over a 6 year period. Mr. Flahr holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

John Miniotis , , , Vice President, Corporate Development

John Miniotis has over 12 years of experience in the mining industry focused primarily on M&A, equity capital markets, investor relations and corporate finance. Prior to joining AuRico Metals, John was Senior Manager, Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Lundin Mining, where he played a key role in successfully executing various acquisitions valued over $2 billion, and was also responsible for Investor Relations. Prior to that he worked in mining equity research at Wellington West Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets, and began his career in the Corporate Development group at Barrick Gold. Mr. Miniotis holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with high distinction, from the University of Toronto.

Grant Ewing , , , Vice President, Exploration

Grant is a professional geologist with over 20 years of experience in the mineral industry; the last 10 years in senior executive roles. His extensive knowledge base covers the entire mine development cycle, from early stage exploration through to production, in several different commodities. Mr. Ewing's mineral industry experience is complemented by strong M&A and capital markets knowledge. He was President and CEO of Kiska Metals prior to its acquisition by AuRico Metals. Mr. Ewing has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Calgary.