Rodney P. Antal
B.Bus (Accountancy), CPA
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Antal became CEO on August 13, 2013 and was previously CFO of Alacer since May 21, 2012. Mr. Antal has significant international mining experience, having held various senior management positions within Rio Tinto PLC and its affiliates over a 15 year period. Prior to joining Alacer, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals. Mr. Antal had previously been Global Head of Rio Tinto Shared Services and Chief Financial Officer of Energy Resources of Australia (“ERA”), a publicly listed company that is majority owned by Rio Tinto. Mr. Antal also has gold industry experience from his time spent in Papua New Guinea with Lihir and Placer Dome.
Mark E. Murchison
B.Bus (Accounting and Finance), CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Murchison joined Alacer Gold in March 2013. Prior to joining Alacer, Mr. Murchison held management positions with Rio Tinto PLC and its affiliates over a 12 year period in a variety of financial roles across multiple jurisdictions. Most recently he was the General Manager Financial Controller for Rio Tinto Iron Ore. Mr. Murchison had previously been Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto’s Global Exploration group and held various positions within the Rio Tinto Tax Department. Mr. Murchison is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and obtained tertiary qualifications in Business from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.
Howard H.J. Stevenson
BA, BAI (Mech Eng, Hons), MBA
President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Stevenson has over 20 years of experience in engineering, operations, mineral economics, financial evaluation and mergers and acquisitions, 18 years of which were spent with Gold Fields working on projects around the world. With Gold Fields, Mr. Stevenson held positions including Vice President, Business Development for Gold Fields Exploration Inc. in Colorado, Managing Director of Gold Fields Finland Oy and General Manager of the Arctic Platinum project. When Gold Fields acquired Bolivar Gold Corporation in March 2006, he was appointed VP, Venezuelan Operations. In February 2007 Mr. Stevenson joined Meridian Gold Company as VP of Business Development. Mr. Stevenson joined Anatolia Minerals in June 2009 as VP Corporate Development and was promoted to COO in December 2009.
Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.
BA (International Affairs), JD
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Mr. Williams has over 11 years of corporate, securities and transactional legal experience. Most recently, Mr. Williams served as Assistant General Counsel and Secretary with Intrepid Potash, Inc. where he worked from May 2009 – November 2011. Prior to joining Intrepid Potash, Mr. Williams worked for several large national law firms where his practice focused on securities offerings and regulation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate matters.
[Additional management biographies can be found at Alacer Gold Operations Management]