Chesapeake Gold
Strategically Focused
In the Americas
TSX-V: CKG: C$4.59
GOLD: US$1,788.10
SILVER: US$22.64
Management and Directors
Management and Directors
Management and Directors

Chesapeake’s management team has been operating together as an exploration organization in Mexico and Central America since 1994. The strength of the Company is the ability of its people to recognize prospective geologic settings, generate quality projects and successfully finance their exploration development. The team’s strategic vision and initiative rewarded Francisco Gold Corp.’s shareholders with the grassroots discoveries of El Sauzal and Marlin – two world class gold deposits with robust production economics. Chesapeake’s management believes the same discipline and focused commitment will lead to another corporate success for its shareholders.

P. Randy Reifel, President & Director

Randy Reifel has been a senior executive in the exploration business for 35 years. During this period he has distinguished himself as a successful, strategic entrepreneur within the industry. Prior to establishing Chesapeake, Mr. Reifel was president of two exploration companies focused in Latin America, Carson Gold Corp. and Francisco Gold Corp. Mr. Reifel’s early recognition of the Kilometer 88 gold district in Venezuela led to Carson Gold being acquired in 1993. With Francisco Gold, Mr. Reifel played a primary role in the creation, development and financing of the El Sauzal and Marlin gold discoveries and the sale in 2002 to Glamis Gold Ltd. for $390 million. Mr. Reifel holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters of Science in Business Administration. Prior to the Newmont-Goldcorp merger, Mr. Reifel was a director of Goldcorp for 13 years.

Gerald L. Sneddon, Executive VP Operations & Director

Gerald Sneddon is a senior mining engineer with over 45 years domestic and international experience in the development and operation of precious and base metal mines. During his career he has held executive positions with the Anaconda Company, Kaiser Steel, Beker Industries and Morrison Knudson. In addition to his extensive operating experience, Mr. Sneddon has supervised several feasibility studies through mine construction and start-ups. Graduating in 1957, Mr. Sneddon holds engineering degrees from Montana State College and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers.

Gary A. Parkison, Vice President Development

Gary Parkison is a professional geologist with over 35 years experience in the exploration and development of base and precious metal deposits in the Americas. Mr. Parkison has held senior level positions with Westmont Mining, Cambior Inc. and Constellation Copper as well as various consulting positions before joining Chesapeake as Metates Project Manager in 2008. Mr. Parkison has several mineral discoveries to his credit and has led the evaluation of numerous substantial projects from scoping level through feasibility study. Mr. Parkison holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters degree in Geology from the University of California and is a fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists as well as a member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.

Alberto Galicia, Vice President Exploration

Alberto Galicia is a geologist with 12 years exploration experience in Mexico and Central America. In 1996, Mr. Galicia joined the Francisco Gold Corp. team and two years later co-discovered the Marlin gold deposit in western Guatemala. Mr. Galicia graduated as a Geological Engineer from the ‘Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala’ in 1993 and is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

Sam Wong, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sam Wong is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Core Gold Inc., a junior gold producer. Prior to that position, Mr. Wong was the Corporate Controller at Luna Gold Corp. where he oversaw the finance division during Luna’s transition from development through to commercial production. Mr. Wong is a Certified Professional Accountant and articled at Deloitte & Touche LLP in Vancouver, BC where he specialized in assurance and advisory for mining companies.

Lian Li, Director

Lian Li is an international business consultant with over 20 years experience in investment banking and corporate finance. She has served with Capital House in London; Primasia Investment Management Ltd and South China Group in Hong Kong. Ms. Li has also advised major corporations from the USA, China, Australia and Europe. Ms. Li holds a Master’s Degree from Brunel University in London, England and a B.A. from Northeastern University of Finance and Economics in China.

John Perston, Director

John Perston is a professional geologist with nearly 40 years experience in the mineral exploration and contracting business. Mr. Perston has worked extensively in Latin America since 1971 and brings a depth of experience in project evaluation and development. Prior to being a founding director of Francisco Gold Corp. in 1993, his consulting business identified Minefinders Corporation Ltd.’s Dolores project in 1991 and retained a royalty on the project until 1998. Mr. Perston holds a B.Sc. Honors from London University and a Masters in Geology.

Greg D. Smith, Director

Greg Smith was the former CEO of Esperanza Resources Corp. that was acquired by Alamos Gold in August 2013. Prior to joining Esperanza, Mr. Smith was the CFO of Minefinders Corporation Ltd. which was acquired by Pan American Silver for $1.5 billion in March 2012. Mr. Smith is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) from the University of Victoria. His career also includes conducting internal audit and risk management work for Goldcorp Inc. Mr. Smith is Chairman of Chesapeake’s Audit Committee.

Bernard Poznanski, Corporate Secretary

Mr Poznanski is one of the founding partners of Koffman Kalef, a firm specializing in business law, and is head of their securities and mining law group. Mr. Poznanski has acted for a wide variety of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the London AIM Market, and the Paris Nouveau Marché. He has particular expertise in dealing with mining and technology companies and advising companies with international projects. Mr. Poznanski has a B.Sc. degree from the University of Guelph, an LLB. degree from the University of Ottawa and an LLM. degree from McGill University.

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