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Jim Gallagher

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Jim Gallagher, President And CEO, President And CEO

Jim Gallagher is a mining executive and Professional Engineer with a 35-year track record of optimizing operational performance, leading successful projects and consulting with global scope. In addition to his proven management strengths, Jim has notable technical expertise in underground mining and the practical implementation of technologies that aim to lead rather than follow the industry.

Upon taking the helm of North American Palladium in 2015, Jim rebuilt the firm's management team and introduced advanced technologies and mining methods at the Lac des Iles Mine. He achieved an operational and financial turnaround within two years, making it one of the largest underground mines in Canada in the process. Prior to joining NAP, Jim spent 24 years with Falconbridge and eight years as Global Director of Mining for Hatch. He was recruited as NAP's Chief Operating Officer in 2013. Jim serves on the board of the Ontario Mining Association and formerly served on the board of Continental Gold Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Laurentian University.