Board of Directors

Detour Gold’s Board of Directors is comprised of nine members that possess a diverse range of perspectives and experience in the mining industry.

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Mr. Kenyon was appointed Chairman of the Board of Detour Gold in March 2008. Mr. Kenyon is a Corporate Director with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. He was a founding Director of Cumberland Resources, and a founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canico Resource and Sutton Resources until their respective acquisitions by third parties. Mr. Kenyon was the 2005 recipient of Canada’s Developer of the Year Award from the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in recognition for excellence in mining development. Mr. Kenyon holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Geology from the University of Alberta. Mr. Kenyon is a Director of Acacia Mining.

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Mr. Morrison was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in May 2010. Mr. Morrison is a Corporate Director with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. His most recent executive role was as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Franco Nevada. He held increasingly senior positions at Newmont Mining, including Vice President Operations Services and Vice President Information Technology. Prior to that, Mr. Morrison was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Novagold Resources, Vice President and Controller of Homestake Mining and held senior financial positions at Phelps Dodge and Stillwater Mining. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Morrison is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CA) with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Trinity Western University. Mr. Morrison is a Director of Taseko Mines, Gold Resource and Gold Standard Ventures.

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Ms. Colnett was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in May 2014. She is a Corporate Director with over 20 years of experience in human resources and information technology. She has worked in a variety of industries including mining and technology manufacturing. Most recently, Ms. Colnett was Senior Vice President Human Resources and Corporate Services for Kinross Gold, where she was responsible for Global Human Resources, Information Technology and Security. Prior to that, she held several senior executive positions at Celestica, including Senior Vice President Human Resources, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer and President of the Memory Division. Ms. Colnett has the Corporate Director (ICD.D) designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Colnett is a Director of Parkland Fuel Corporation and Parex Resources.

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Dr. Dowling was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in May 2016. Dr. Dowling is a Corporate Director with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Dr. Dowling is the Chairman of the Board of Alacer Gold, where he served as President and CEO between 1998 and 2012. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of PJSC Polyus and a Director of Teck Resources. He has held the positions of Executive Director for Mining and Exploration at De Beers, President and CEO at Meridian Gold, and Executive Vice President for Operations at Cliffs Natural Resources. Dr. Dowling is a former Board member of De Beers, Société Anonyme, Victoria Gold, Polyus Gold International, and Zinco de Brasil. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mineral Processing, all from Pennsylvania State University.

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Mr. Doyle was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in May 2010. Mr. Doyle is a Corporate Director with over 30 years of experience in all facets of international resource exploration, development and production. He has held several senior executive positions, including Chief Executive Officer of Medoro Resources, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Stratus Energy, Chief Financial Officer of Coalcorp Mining and Chief Financial Officer of Bolivar Gold. Prior to that, he worked at Lac Minerals and Falconbridge. Mr. Doyle is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with a Bachelor of Arts from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He holds the Chartered Director designation. Mr. Doyle is a Director of Golden Star Resources and Mandalay Resources.

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Mr. Falzon was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in April 2013. Mr. Falzon is a Corporate Director with over 30 years of financial and management experience in the mining industry. His most recent executive role was Vice President and Controller of Barrick Gold. Mr. Falzon was a former Board member of Aurizon Mines, Alturas Minerals and Aurico Gold. Mr. Falzon is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. Mr. Falzon is a Director of Acacia Mining.

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Ms. Hibbard was elected to the Board of Detour Gold in January 2007. She is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Ms. Hibbard is the President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Pelangio Exploration and was the Chief Executive Officer of PDX Resources (formerly Pelangio Mines). Ms. Hibbard has played a key role throughout the history of the Detour Lake mine property, including as President of Pelangio-Larder Mines which in 1998 acquired the property under a joint venture with Franco-Nevada Mining from Placer Dome up to and including Pelangio’s sale of the Detour Lake assets to Detour Gold in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and an LL.B from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Hibbard was a former director of Lake Shore Gold.

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Mr. Martin has over 25 years of mining and finance experience. Mr. Martin was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2014 and previously served as Chief Financial Officer from September 2008. Prior to joining Detour Gold, he was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Finance for New Gold. Mr. Martin has held various executive financial roles with a number of publicly listed mining companies, including Gabriel Resources and TVX Gold. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand conducting general audits. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).

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Mr. Rubenstein is a Corporate Director. He retired from the practice of law in 1994 and since that time has been a mining executive and corporate director. Mr. Rubenstein’s career in the mining sector has included serving as Vice President, Corporate Affairs for Sutton Resources (1995 – 1999); being a founder of Canico Resources Corp., where he served as a director and Vice President & Corporate Secretary (2002 to 2005); being a founder and serving as a director of Cumberland Resources Ltd. (1982-2007); and being a director of Aurelian Resources Inc. (2006-2008). Mr. Rubenstein played a key role during the acquisition of Aurelian Resources Ltd. by Kinross Gold Corporation in 2007, Cumberland Resources Ltd. by Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. in 2006, Canico Resource Corp. by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce in 2005 and Sutton Resources Ltd. by Barrick Gold Corporation in 1999. Mr. Rubenstein obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971 from Oakland University and his LL.B. in 1976 from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Rubenstein obtained his Accredited Director designation in 2011. Mr. Rubenstein is a director of Eldorado Gold Corporation, MAG Silver Corp., Roxgold Inc. and Dalradian Resources Inc.