Richmont Mines, Inc.

Richmont Mines, Inc.

Sector: Gold Ores Region: Canada

: | NYSE MKT: RIC | Toronto Stock Exchange: RIC

Richmont Mines was founded in 1981 by Jean-Guy Rivard. During the subsequent decade, the Company attracted a range of public and private financing, which was used to acquire properties and carry out exploration programs. Richmont Mines has been a publicly traded company since 1984, and is currently listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and on NYSE Amex under the ticker symbol “RIC”. Since beginning commercial production in 1991, Richmont Mines has become an established gold producer specializing in the exploration and development of underground gold deposits. Over the years, we have operated 6 mines: the Francoeur, Beaufor and East Amphi mines located in Quebec, the Nugget Pond and Hammerdown mines in Newfoundland, and the Island Gold Mine in Ontario. In total, these operations have yielded over 1,000,000 ounces of gold. 

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Paul Carmel, Eng., President and CEO
Mr. Carmel holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Mining degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. In addition to having a comprehensive background in mining engineering, Mr. Carmel has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and other aspects of the capital markets. Mr. Carmel is a past Director of numerous mining companies, is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Quebec, and was a recipient of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation Scholarship. He was named Director, President and CEO of Richmont in May 2012.
Christian Pichette, Eng., M. Sc, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer
A mining engineer by training, Mr. Pichette holds a Master’s degree in Rock Mechanics. With over 30 years of experience in mining, Mr. Pichette has held managerial positions with many companies, including Placer Dome, TVX Gold, Barrick Gold and Cambior. His wide-ranging expertise in underground operations is a valuable asset for the Company.
Nicole Veilleux, CA, Finance Director
Ms. Veilleux holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Sciences and has been a Chartered Accountant since 1987. She has over 20 years of experience in finance, including as an Auditor for KPMG LLP, and as a Financial Analyst for Norbord Industries Inc. and Le Fonds régional de solidarité Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Ms. Veilleux joined Richmont Mines in 1998, initially as Controller, and was promoted to Financial Director in March 2006.
Daniel Adam, Geo. PhD, Exploration Manager
Mr. Adam obtained a Ph.D in Geology from the University of Nancy in France. He has more than 20 years of experience in production and geological exploration, which include numerous positions of varying responsibility at Selbaie Mines. Mr. Adam joined Richmont Mines in March 2008 as a Senior Exploration Geologist, and was promoted to the position of Exploration Manager in December 2008. 
Marcel St-Pierre, Mine Coordinator, Projects
Mr. St-Pierre has more than 15 years of experience as a First Line Supervisor, Captain and Mine Superintendent. In addition to contributing to the creation of a continuous improvement program at the Bousquet Mine, a division of Barrick Gold, Mr. St-Pierre has gained valuable expertise in underground mining operations over the years. He joined Richmont Mines in 2003 as Project Superintendent.
Maxime Grondin, CIRC, Human Resources Manager
Mr. Grondin holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Laval. Through his work experiences, he developed expertise in human resource management adapted to the mining sector. He previously held the position of Human Resources Coordinator at a mining contractor. Mr. Grondin joined Richmont Mines in June 2009 as Coordinator, Human Resources, and was promoted to the position of Human Resources Manager in December 2010.
Jennifer Aitken, MBA, Investor Relations
Jennifer Aitken holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from McGill University, and an MBA from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. Including five years of sales, communication and marketing experience, Ms. Aitken also brings six years of experience as a sell side associate analyst with a leading Canadian chartered bank. Ms. Aitken joined Richmont Mines in September 2009.

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