About SSR Mining
SSR Mining Inc. is a leading, free cash flow focused intermediate gold company with four producing assets located in the USA, Turkey, Canada, and Argentina, combined with a global pipeline of high-quality development and exploration assets in the USA, Turkey, Mexico, Peru, and Canada. In 2019, the Company’s four operating assets produced over 720,000 ounces of gold and 7.7 million ounces of silver.
SSR Mining’s diversified asset portfolio is comprised of high margin, long-life assets along several of the world’s most prolific precious metal districts including the Çöpler mine along the Tethyan belt in Turkey; the Marigold mine along the Battle Mountain-Eureka trend in Nevada, USA; the Seabee mine along the Trans-Hudson Corridor in Saskatchewan, Canada; and the Puna mine along the Bolivian silver belt in Jujuy, Argentina. We have an experienced leadership team with a proven track record of value creation. Across the Company we have expertise in project construction, mining (open pit and underground), and processing (pressure oxidation, heap leach, and flotation), with a strong commitment to health, safety and environmental management.
The Company intends to leverage its strong balance sheet and its proven track record of free cash flow generation as foundations to organically fund growth across our district scale land packages and to facilitate superior returns to our shareholders.
SSR Mining Inc. is listed under the ticker symbol SSRM on the NASDAQ Capital Markets and the Toronto Stock Exchange, and SSR on the Australian Stock Exchange.
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Project Development Excellence
Strong safety leadership
Optimize and maximize free cash flow generation
Continuous pursuit of efficiencies
Maximize productivity, minimize waste
All processes start with good planning
Thinking creatively to solve problems and drive value
Performance managed and controlled
Always look to optimize our assets
Develop key leaders
Hire for fit – evaluation & training
Train to have depth in supervisory skills
Good communication for alignment of employees and transparency
Work with a sense of urgency
Project Development Excellence
Build a comprehensive study process
Maintain strong team
Ensure project management and controls in place
Continuous engagement of key stakeholders from concept to completion
Understand market / shareholder value drivers and priorities
Execute value enhancing M&A processes and ensure efficient integration
Execute on an exploration strategy; concept to project
Optimize portfolio management strategy & process
Enhance & use capital management process
Mr. Antal was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. Prior to the merger, Mr. Antal held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer with Alacer Gold since August 2013 and prior to that, he served as Alacer’s Chief Financial Officer from May 2012 to August 2013. Mr. Antal has over 25 years of global mining experience in various mineral and metal businesses, including precious metals. This experience spans both corporate roles and at various mine operating sites. Mr. Antal began his mining career working for Placer Dome in Papua New Guinea and then nearly 15 years within the Rio Tinto Group where he held various senior management positions, including Global Head of Shared Services and Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals’ global business.
Mr. Beckman was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. Prior to the merger, Mr. Beckman held the position of Chief Operating Officer with Alacer Gold since 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.
Mr. Farid was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. He is responsible for the company’s strategy, M&A activities, commercial negotiations and investor relations functions. Prior to the merger, Mr. Farid held the position of Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investor Relations with Alacer Gold since May 2017. Mr. Farid has over 15 years of experience in mergers and acquisition, business strategy and capital markets. Prior to joining Alacer Gold, Mr. Farid served as a senior officer in the Metals and Mining group at Credit Suisse. In his capacity as an investment banker, 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 and equity financings.
Mr. Martin was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. Prior to the merger, Mr. Martin served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2012. Before joining SSR Mining, Mr. Martin served as Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer for NovaGold Resources Inc., and prior to that, Mr. Martin held executive financial roles with Finning International Inc., Zincore Metals Inc. and Placer Dome Inc.
Mr. Sparks was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. Prior to the merger, Mr. Sparks held the position of Chief Legal Officer and Secretary with Alacer Gold from December 2012 and was primarily responsible for the global legal and human resource functions. Mr. Sparks has over ten years of international legal and management experience, primarily in the natural resources industry. Prior to joining Alacer Gold, Mr. Sparks worked at King & Spalding LLP in Houston, Texas and subsequently at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in Denver, Colorado.
Mr. Anglin was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in August 2008 and is Chairman of the Board and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Anglin also serves on the board of Antofagasta PLC, a major Chilean copper producer. Mr. Anglin spent 22 years with BHP Billiton Ltd., most recently serving as Vice President Operations and Chief Operating Officer of the Base Metals Group based in Santiago, Chile, before retiring in 2008. Mr. Anglin graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mining Engineering from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London in 1977 and attained a Master of Science degree from the Imperial College in London in 1985.
Mr. Antal was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of SSR Mining following the merger with Alacer Gold in September 2020. Prior to the merger, Mr. Antal held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer with Alacer Gold since August 2013 and prior to that, he served as Alacer’s Chief Financial Officer from May 2012 to August 2013. Mr. Antal has over 25 years of global mining experience in various mineral and metal businesses, including precious metals. This experience spans both corporate roles and at various mine operating sites. Mr. Antal began his mining career working for Placer Dome in Papua New Guinea and then nearly 15 years within the Rio Tinto Group where he held various senior management positions, including Global Head of Shared Services and Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals global business.
Mr. Bates was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in September 2020 and is Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Bates was a Director at Alacer Gold from April 2014 to September 2020 and has 40 years of experience in oil service management and operations. Mr. Bates is currently an adjunct professor and a member of the Advisory Board for the Energy MBA Program at the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. He spent 15 years at Schlumberger in both domestic and international locations, was CEO of Weatherford-Enterra, served as President of the Discovery Group of Baker Hughes, and was later the Managing Director and Senior Advisor for thirteen years at Lime Rock Partners, an energy focused private equity investment firm. Mr. Bates is currently serving on the Board of Directors at Tetra Technologies, Inc. and Vantage Drilling International.
Mr. Booth was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in May 2016 and is a member of the Safety and Sustainability Committee. Mr. Booth is also the President, CEO and a director of Element 29 Resources Inc., a private mining company and has served as a director on numerous public and private mining companies for over ten years. Prior to joining Element 29, he was President, CEO and a director of Pembrook Copper Corp. and Lake Shore Gold Corp. and previous to that held various exploration management positions at Inco Limited over a 23 year career, including Manager of Exploration - North America and Europe, Manager of Global Nickel Exploration and Managing Director PT Ingold for Australasia. Mr. Booth holds a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences from McGill University (1983) and was awarded an honorary lifetime membership in the Indonesian Mining Association for service as Assistant Chairman of the Professional Division.
Mr. Dowling was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in September 2020 and is a member of the Compensation Committee and Safety and Sustainability Committee. Mr. Dowling was a Director at Alacer Gold from February 2008 to September 2020 and he served as Alacer Gold’s President and Chief Executive Officer until August 2012. Mr. Dowling was Chairman of the Board of Alacer Gold since April 2014 and has over 30 years of mining experience. Mr. Dowling’s leadership experience includes serving as Chief Executive Officer and President of Meridian Gold Inc., Executive VP of Operations at Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and Executive Director, Mining and Exploration at De Beers. Mr. Dowling has previously served as Director of the De Beers Société Anonyme, Victoria Gold Corp, and Zinco de Brasil Inc. Mr. Dowling is currently the Chairman of Polyus Open Joint Stock Company (Polyus Gold) and a Director of Teck Resources Ltd. Mr. Dowling holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering, M.S. and PhD in Mineral Processing from The Pennsylvania State University.
Mr. Fish was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in January 2018 and is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Fish is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of BMO Financial Group, where he is responsible for the legal and regulatory affairs of the bank, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, financial regulation and complex litigation. Prior to joining BMO, Mr. Fish was the Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Vale SA (formerly Inco Limited). Earlier, Mr. Fish held various positions at Royal Dutch Shell, most recently serving as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Shell Canada. Before joining Shell, Mr. Fish practiced corporate and securities law with Dechert LLP, an international law firm. Currently, he serves on the board of a number of think-tank, non-profit and charitable organizations, including the Environmental Law & Policy Center. Mr. Fish holds business and law degrees from the University of Cape Town, the Washington College of Law and Harvard Business School.
Mr. Krusi was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in September 2020. He is Chair of the Safety and Sustainability Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Krusi was a Director at Alacer Gold from September 2014 to September 2020. He has nearly four decades of management experience in the engineering and construction industries. Mr. Krusi began his career as a project geologist with Dames & Moore where he gained significant experience and international exposure as lead project engineer and geologist in Latin America and Asia. Throughout his career, Mr. Krusi managed a number of successively larger engineering and consulting businesses, culminating as CEO of Earth Tech, Inc, a global water and environmental services firm with operations in 13 countries. Most recently, Mr. Krusi was President, Strategic Development at AECOM, where he oversaw the firm's M&A activities and served on the executive committee. Currently, Mr. Krusi also serves on the Board of Directors of Comfort Systems USA and Granite Construction.
Ms. Park was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in May 2014 and is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Safety and Sustainability Committee. Ms. Park is a corporate director and has 35 years of executive and board experience in publicly traded and privately-owned businesses in a range of industries including forest products, shipping, power generation and transmission, transportation and real estate. Ms. Park graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) from McGill University. She is an FCPA/FCA and has a Master of Business Administration from the Simon Fraser University Executive program. In addition to serving on the SSR Mining board, Ms. Park is currently a director of TransAlta Corporation a Canadian publicly traded power generation company with assets in Canada, the US and Australia. Ms. Park was the Chief Operating Officer of TimberWest Forest Corp until 2013 when she retired. Prior to becoming COO, Ms. Park also held the positions of Interim CEO, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as well as President, Couverdon Real Estate (TimberWest’s land development division). Prior to TimberWest, Ms. Park worked for BC Hydro and KPMG.
Ms. Priestly was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in September 2020 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Ms. Priestly was a Director at Alacer Gold from August 2019 to September 2020. Ms. Priestly served as Chief Executive Officer of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. from 2012 until her retirement in 2015 and as Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto Copper from 2008 until 2012. She was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Utah Copper operations from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Priestly also served in executive management roles at American Nursing Services, Inc. and Entergy Corporation. Ms. Priestly began her career with Arthur Andersen where she progressed from Staff Accountant to Partner, holding various management and global leadership positions. While at Arthur Andersen, she provided tax, consulting and M&A services to global companies across many industries, including energy, mining, manufacturing and services. Currently, Ms. Priestly is a board member of TechnipFMC plc and Stericycle, Inc. She previously served on the Board of Directors of FMC Technologies, Inc., New Gold Inc., and Stone Energy Corporation.
Ms. Wademan was appointed to the Board of Directors of SSR Mining in January 2018 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Ms. Wademan is a senior capital markets professional with over 23 years of financial services experience. Ms. Wademan spent 18 years in investment banking at BMO Capital Markets where she was one of the firm’s most senior capital markets professionals, responsible for leading capital markets advisory and complex transactions. She focused on the global metals and mining and technology sectors and was Head of Global Metals & Mining Equity Capital Markets prior to retiring in 2016. As a former Managing Director in Investment Banking, Ms. Wademan has extensive experience in capital markets and strategic advisory as well as a deep expertise in commodities and securities markets. She currently serves on the boards of Torex Gold Resources Inc., BSR REIT, and St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation. Ms. Wademan obtained her Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and International Business from McGill University. She is a CFA charterholder and is a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Director designation (ICD.D).
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