About North American Palladium

Our Company

North American Palladium is a Canadian palladium mining company operating in a low-risk jurisdiction for almost 25 years. Over the last two years significant changes to our team, our strategy and our mining methods have put us on a clear path to sustainable, long-term growth.

Board of Directors

NAP's Board of Directors are responsible for overseeing the company’s business and providing guidance to management to assist in meeting corporate objectives and maximizing shareholder value.

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J. Peter Gordon , Chairman

Mr. Gordon is a Managing Partner at Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and has responsibility for the industrials portfolio of assets within Brookfield Asset Management’s private equity group. Mr. Gordon has 35 years of industry experience in operations and finance with Brookfield companies. He holds an engineering degree from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.

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David Nowak , Director

Mr. Nowak is a Managing Partner at Brookfield Asset Management and has responsibility for transaction origination and execution for Brookfield Asset Management’s private equity group. Prior to joining Brookfield Asset Management in 2011, he was a principal at a Toronto-based private equity firm. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Duke University where he graduated as a Fuqua Scholar.

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John W. Jentz , CA, CPA – Director

Mr. Jentz is a financial and mining professional with 20 years experience in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions in both public and private markets. Mr. Jentz has worked in global investment banking firms such as Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and independent Canadian firms such as Westwind Partners and Clarus Securities. Mr. Jentz is a CA and CPA in good standing with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Jentz earned an MBA from McMaster University with a focus on Finance and Marketing.

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Dean Chambers , Director

Mr. Chambers is a financial executive and professional engineer with over 35 years of business, technical, and financial experience. Mr. Chambers recently retired as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Sherritt International Corporation, a major international resource company involved in the production of nickel, cobalt, oil and electricity. Mr. Chambers previously worked at mining and chemical firms including Dynatec Corporation, Falconbridge Limited and The Dow Chemical Company. Mr. Chambers holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Management from McMaster University.

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Greg Fauquier , Director

Mr. Fauquier is a mining engineer with a broad range of management skills covering both mine and process operations, as well as development, together with experience in both open pit and underground operations. Mr. Fauquier recently retired as the Global Managing Director for Hatch Ltd., a consulting engineering and project implementation company, where he was responsible for mining and mineral processing, as well as the operational services. Prior to his employment at Hatch Ltd., Mr. Fauquier was the Senior Vice President of Barrick Gold Corporation where he was responsible for the U.S. and Peruvian operations. Mr. Fauquier holds a B.Sc. Mining from Queen's University.

Management

NAP's senior management team is intensely focused on operational improvements to drive down costs, expand palladium production and maximize profits.

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Jim Gallagher , President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim Gallagher is a Professional Mining Engineer with over 34 years of experience in the mining industry which includes progressive roles in operations management, technical services, consulting and projects. During a 24 year career at Falconbridge and 8 years as Global Director of Mining for Hatch, Mr. Gallagher has had the opportunity to work for or benchmark some of the largest and most complex mines and mining projects around the world. He is a visionary leader who believes in cultural evolution as the means to achieving excellence in safety and operations. Mr. Gallagher joined NAP in October of 2013 as Chief Operating Officer and was instrumental in an operational turnaround at the Lac des Iles site. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in August of 2015. Mr. Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada.

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Timothy Hill , Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Hill joined North American Palladium in 2015 as Director of Business Improvement and was appointed to the position of Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer on August 4, 2016. Mr. Hill plays a leading role in securing funding for North American Palladium’s growth and is responsible for the Company’s financial reporting and disclosure practices, corporate treasury, financial planning and information technology. Mr. Hill is a finance professional with 18 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining North American Palladium, Mr. Hill held a series of progressively senior positions at Vale Canada Ltd. in operations, finance and business planning for the North Atlantic base metals business. Mr. Hill is a Chartered Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant and holds a MSc. (Finance) from Queen’s University Belfast and a BSc. (Economics) from the University of Victoria.

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David Peck , Vice President, Exploration

Dr. Peck is a Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years of exploration and applied research experience specializing in magmatic Ni-Cu-PGE ore deposits. Prior to joining NAP, Dr. Peck operated an independent geoscience consulting business, was President and co-founder of Revelation Geoscience Ltd., spent several years as Global Nickel Commodity Leader at Anglo American plc and worked as a mineral deposits geologist in both the government and academic sectors. He received a Ph.D. degree in Geology from Melbourne University and holds a M.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Windsor.

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Wayne Scott , Vice President Human Resources, Aboriginal Affairs & Environment

Wayne Scott has been with the Company since February 2014 when he assumed responsibility for the Human Resources, Environment, Health, Safety, and Aboriginal Affairs functions and in February 2017 was appointed to the position of Vice President of Human Resources, Aboriginal Affairs & Environment at North American Palladium. Wayne has over 30 years experience in the Human Resources field and prior to joining the Company held various senior executive positions within the public and private sectors with his most recent senior executive experience being in the international base metals mining sector for the past 15 years. Wayne holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has completed the Executive Leadership Program at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is currently a member of the Canadian Human Resources Professionals Association of Canada.