Effective on or before July 19, 2024 *

Mr. Michaud, P.Geo., M.Sc. is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years’ of experience in domestic and international gold exploration and mining that includes a broad range of deposit types within North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe. He will be transition from Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. where he is the Senior Vice President, Exploration and Resources.

Previously Michael served as Iamgold’s Chief Geologist responsible for providing global geological support for IAMGOLD’s exploration activities worldwide. He also has held roles of increasing responsibility for several exploration and mining companies including, Vice-President, Exploration for St Andrew Goldfields and was a Principal of SRK Consulting Inc.

Mr. Michaud holds an honors B.Sc. from the University of Waterloo, and a M.Sc. from Lakehead University.