Management & Board of Directors

George Salamis

George Salamis

President and CEO

Mr. Salamis has over 30 years of experience in the mining and resource exploration industry. Mr. Salamis has been involved in over $2 billion of M&A transactions, either through assets sales or his involvement with junior mining companies. Mr. Salamis was most recently Executive Chairman of Integra Gold Corp. (“Integra Gold”) which was sold to Eldorado Gold Corporation for C$590 million. Mr. Salamis co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives that encouraged innovation and technology disruption in the mining industry. Mr. Salamis is a sought after speaker on mining innovation. Mr. Salamis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from University of Montreal — École Polytechnique and has had a successful career in mining and exploration. Mr. Salamis has discovered, financed, built, managed or sold more than 5 major minerals deposits around the World. He began his career working for two major mining companies (Placer Dome and Cameco Corp) over a 12-year period before transitioning into mineral exploration and junior mining in 2001. Mr. Salamis is currently a director at Contact Gold Corp.


Andrée St-Germain

Andrée St-Germain

CFO and Corporate Secretary

Ms. St-Germain is an experienced mining finance executive with an extensive background in banking, mining finance and financial management. She began her career in investment banking for Dundee Capital Markets Inc. As an investment banker, Ms. St-Germain worked exclusively with mining companies on M&A advisory and financing. In 2013, Ms. St-Germain joined Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. as CFO. During her tenure at Golden Queen, she played an instrumental role in securing project finance and overseeing Golden Queen as it transitioned from development and construction to commercial production. She joined Integra Gold as CFO in early 2017 and helped oversee the sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Ms. St-Germain is currently a director of Barkerville Mining and Ascot Resources Ltd.


Max Baker

Max Baker

VP Exploration

Mr. Baker is a Ph.D. Geologist and member of Aus-IMM based in Reno Nevada. He has over 40 years of exploration experience in Australia, Asia, North and South Americas and Europe on projects ranging from grass-roots, resource definition and development. He has been involved in the exploration and discovery of several significant deposits globally and has previously acted as Chief Geologist for Rennison Goldfields, Inc., Newcrest Mining Limited and Mount Isa Mines, as well as VP Exploration for several junior mining companies over the years.


Tim Arnold

Tim Arnold

Chief Operating Officer

Timothy D. Arnold has over 35 years of experience in hard rock mining; open pit and underground, engineering and production, consulting and operations. He has held positions in mining companies ranging from laborer to contract miner and shift boss to Chief Operations Officer (“COO”). Mr. Arnold has spend most of his career either developing or operating mines.

Prior to joining Integra Resources, Mr. Arnold was the VP of Operations for Pershing Gold Corporation. Previously, he held VP/GM positions for Nevada Copper, General Moly, Coeur d’Alene Mines, Hecla Mining Company and COO of Geovic Mining Corp.

Mr. Arnold graduated in 1982 from the University of Idaho with a degree in Mining Engineering, and completed an Executive MBA program at Northwestern’s Kelogg Graduate School of Management. He is a Professional Engineer in Nevada and Arizona. In 2016, Mr. Arnold served as the President of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). Mr. Arnold is a member of the University of Idaho College of Engineering’s Academy of Engineers.


Stephen de Jong

Stephen de Jong

Chairman

Mr. de Jong has 10 years of experience in the mining industry and was most recently the President and CEO of Integra Gold from 2012 until its sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Under his leadership at Integra Gold, Mr. de Jong attracted a high-calibre team of geologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and consultants that advanced the Integra Gold’s Lamaque project from an exploration property to a near-term production asset. He was instrumental in raising over $150 million during one the most challenging times in the mining sector. Mr. de Jong is set on transforming the mining industry using high-tech and highly-connected methods, and co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives. Mr. de Jong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University and is also a director of GFG Resources Inc.


David Awram

David Awram

Director

Mr. Awram co-founded Sandstorm Gold in 2008. Through his contributions to capital raises, technical due diligence, and corporate development, David has been instrumental in growing the company from a start-up to a leading mid-tier royalty company. Before starting Sandstorm, David served as Director of Investor Relations at Silver Wheaton Corp. (now Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.) where his role included corporate development and investor relations during Silver Wheaton’s dramatic growth into a multi-billion dollar company.

As Senior Executive Vice President and Director of Sandstorm Gold, David brings a wealth of experience to every acquisition. He has been involved in billions of dollars worth of royalty financings and has evaluated hundreds of resource projects, including on-site due diligence at mines all over the world. David is a graduate of the University British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. Mr. Awram’s experience evaluating hundreds of resource projects and completion of on-site due diligence on dozens of mines across the globe is invaluable to Integra Resources Corp. Board and management in enhancing Integra’s portfolio.


Timo Jauristo

Timo Jauristo

Director

Mr Jauristo. has over 35 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. In his time as Executive Vice-President with Goldcorp from July 2009 to September 2014, and 15 years (until 2005) with Placer Dome in a range of operating and corporate roles, he was involved in or led numerous transactions, buying and selling assets in many of the world’s gold producing regions. Between 2005 and 2009, he served as CEO of two junior companies (Zincore and Southwestern) with assets in Peru and China.

Mr. Jauristo has a Bachelor of Applied Science in applied Geology from the Queensland University of Tchnology. He also holds a graduate diploma in finance form the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a MAusIMM.


Anna Ladd-Kruger

Anna Ladd-Kruger

Director

Ms. Ladd-Kruger has over 20 years experience in the mining industry and was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali”), a zinc focused mid-tier base metals producer. She was part of the executive management team that grew Trevali from a junior exploration portfolio to a producing Company with 4 operating mines in the Americas and Africa, reaching a market cap of over $1 billion on the TSX. She has raised over $1 Billion dollars in debt and equity throughout her career in the mining sector. Anna has also served as the Chief Financial Officer for several Canadian publicly listed junior mining companies including Crowlight Minerals and Sulliden Gold Corporation.

Ms. Ladd-Kruger began her mining career with Vale S.A. at their Thompson, Manitoba operations and was also the North American Group Controller for Kinross Gold Corporation. Ms. Ladd-Kruger is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA), and holds a Master of Economics (M.A.) degree and Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm. Honours) degree from Queen’s University and the University of British Columbia.

Ms. Ladd-Kruger is currently the CFO and VP of Corporate Development at Excellon Resources and a director of District Metals Corp.


C.L. "Butch" Otter

C.L. "Butch" Otter

Director

Former Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter is an American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd Governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. He was elected in 2006 and reelected in 2010 and 2014. Governor Otter served as lieutenant governor for 14 years from 1987 to 2001, and in the United States Congress from the first district of Idaho from 2001 to 2007. When Governor Otter left office in January 2019, he was the longest-serving governor in the United States whose time in office had ran consecutively, at 12 years. Governor Otter’s election win in 2014 was his tenth consecutive victory.

Before devoting his career to full-time politics, Governor Otter spent more than 30 years as a business leader, including 12 years as President of Simplot International.


Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Oliphant has worked in the mining industry in many capacities for 30 years. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Oliphant was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, and since that time he has served on the boards of a number of public companies and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Oliphant was the Chairman of Western Goldfields Inc. from 2006 until its business combination with New Gold in 2009. Mr. Oliphant served as the Executive Chairman of New Gold from the time of the business combination to January 2017. Mr. Oliphant presently serves on the advisory board of Metalmark Capital LLC, a leading private equity firm, and the boards of directors of Franco-Nevada Corporation and WesternZagros Resources Ltd. In addition, Mr. Oliphant served as Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Oliphant is a Chartered Professional Accountant.