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Centerra Gold, Inc.

Centerra Gold, Inc.

Sector: Gold Ores Region: Canada


: | Toronto Stock Exchange: CG | OTC Markets: CAGDF | Frankfurt Stock Exchange: GOU


Centerra is a Canadian-based gold mining and exploration company engaged in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of gold properties in Asia, the former Soviet Union and other emerging markets worldwide. Our objective is to build shareholder value and to establish annual gold production of 1.5 million ounces by maximizing the potential of our current properties and leveraging our financial strength and experience to acquire new long-life, low-cost projects.

Executives

Scott G. Perry, Chief Executive Officer
Scott has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry. Scott joined Centerra in November 2015 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Centerra, he most recently served as Chief Executive Officer & Director of AuRico Gold. Before that, Scott acted as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of AuRico Gold. Prior to joining AuRico Gold, Scott held increasingly senior financial roles with Barrick Gold in Australia, the United States, and Russia & Central Asia. Scott holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University, a post-graduate diploma in applied finance and investment, as well as a CPA designation.
Darren J. Millman, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Darren has over 18 years of experience in financial management, auditing and the mining industry. In April 2016, Darren was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Darren joined Centerra in 2013 as Treasurer and was promoted to Vice President, Finance and Treasurer in January 2015. Prior to joining Centerra, Darren was General Manager Finance and Company Secretary at Ivanhoe Australia from 2007 to 2012, where he gained valuable experience with listing Ivanhoe on the ASX and TSX and led the financing activities. From 2000 to 2007 Darren worked with KPMG as Senior Manager, in Canada, and held several progressive senior roles in Australia and the U.K., predominately working with mining and construction corporations. From 1997 to 1999, he worked as an Accountant for Hall Chadwick in Melbourne, Australia. Darren holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting from Victoria University (1999). Darren is a Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia (2003). He also has a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Institute of Chartered Company Secretaries of Australia (2010).
Gordon D. Reid, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Gordon has over 30 years of mining industry experience with International and North American mining companies. In January 2013, Gordon was promoted to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for all of Centerra’s operations. Gordon joined Centerra in 2004 as Manager of Business Development and has held various positions including Vice-President Business Development, President, Kumtor Operating Company, and Corporate Vice President Operations. His experience includes project development, engineering, and consulting, as well as increasingly senior management roles in operations and business development. Prior to joining Centerra, Gordon worked for BHP Billiton PLC (Nicolet Minerals Company), Placer Dome Inc., Noranda Inc., TVX Gold Inc., and Kilborn Engineering Pacific Ltd.
Gordon has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Manitoba, (1994) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Michigan Technological University (1981). He is registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin, USA, and in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
Frank H. Herbert, President
Frank has been the General Counsel of Centerra Gold Inc. since 2004. He is responsible for management of the company's legal issues, including those relating to Centerra's principal operating mines in Mongolia and the Kyrgyz Republic and exploration joint ventures in Russia and Turkey. Prior to joining Centerra he was in private practice as a partner with a major Canadian law firm, where he provided advice to clients on a variety of corporate, securities and commercial matters, especially in the natural resources sector. Frank also practiced with a leading firm in London, U.K., where he focused on international natural resource transactions and joint ventures. Frank received his LLB from Queen's University (1986) and his BA (History and English) from the University of Toronto (1983).
Dennis C. Kwong, Vice President, Business Development & Exploration
Dennis Kwong, Vice President, Business Development, joined Centerra Gold Inc. in October 2008. In this role, Dennis directs the activities focused on non-organic growth of the organization by identifying, evaluating, recommending, and negotiating value-adding business opportunities including corporate acquisitions. Dennis has a solid career in business development and finance. After pursuing his Masters of Science at McGill University and his MBA at University of Toronto, he joined PriceWaterhouseCoopers, during which time he obtained his Chartered Accountant designation. Dennis joined Noranda (subsequently Falconbridge and Xstrata) in 2002 as a Business Development Analyst where he assisted with their business strategy for China. Over his career at Xstrata he advanced to several positions of greater responsibility. Prior to joining Centerra Dennis' last position was at Xstrata's Nickel division as Director, Business Development and he was pivotal in establishing the financing package for their Koniambo nickel project in New Caledonia.

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