Rodney Antal

Rodney P. Antal

B.Bus, Accountancy, CPA
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Antal has held the position of President & Chief Executive Officer since August 2013 and previously served as the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer from May 2012. Mr. Antal has over 20 years of international mining experience across a number of metal commodities in both corporate and operating businesses. Prior to his position with Alacer Gold, Mr. Antal held various senior management positions within the Rio Tinto Group, most recently including Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals and Global Head of Shared Services.

Stewart Beckman

Stewart Beckman

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Beckman joined Alacer Gold in June 2016. He has 30 years of experience in the mining and minerals processing industry. Prior to joining Alacer, Mr. Beckman spent 19 years with Rio Tinto working across a number of product groups in senior leadership, minerals processing, mining operations and project development roles. Most recent roles were Global Lead for Group Working Capital Reduction and Senior Vice President Operations and Technical Development for Turquoise Hill Resources and Director Oyu Tolgoi Expansion. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, he spent seven years in a variety of operational and project development roles at Placer Dome.

Edward Farid

F. Edward Farid

B.Com, Finance
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Investor Relations

Eddy Farid joined Alacer Gold in May 2017. Mr. Farid has over 13 years of experience in business strategy and capital markets, most recently as a Director of Metals and Mining at Credit Suisse. In his capacity as an investment banker, Mr. Farid was a highly accomplished financial advisor and M&A strategist with a track record of successfully executing landmark M&A and financing transactions. Mr. Farid advised leaders in the gold mining sector on a variety of transactions including, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, streaming transactions, fairness opinions, defense advisory, and debt & equity financings.

Mark Murchison

Mark E. Murchison

B.Bus, Accounting and Finance, CA
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Murchison has held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Alacer Gold since August 2013 and previously served as the Corporation’s Senior Vice President – Finance. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Murchison held multiple management positions within the Rio Tinto Group over a 12 year period, including the position of General Manager Financial Controller Iron Ore, Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto’s Global Exploration Group and various positions globally within Rio Tinto’s Tax Department.

Michael Sparks

Michael J. Sparks

J.D., B.S. Business – HR Management
Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

Mr. Sparks joined Alacer Gold in December 2012. Mr. Sparks has over 10 years of international legal and management experience, primarily in the natural resources industry. Mr. Sparks has primary responsibility for the Corporation’s global legal and human resource functions. Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Sparks worked at King & Spalding LLP in Houston, Texas and subsequently at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Sparks earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.

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