Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The primary role of Alio Gold’s Board of Directors is to oversee how management serves the interests of shareholders and other stakeholders. To do this, our directors have adopted corporate governance principles aimed at ensuring that the Board is independent and fully informed about the key strategic and risk issues the Company faces. Today five of the Board’s seven directors are independent.

George Brack, MBA, CFA, B.A.Sc., Geological Engineering, Independent Director

Independent Director

Since: July 31, 2014

Mr. Brack’s over 30-year career in the mining industry has focused on exploration, corporate development and investment banking, specifically identifying, evaluating and executing strategic mergers and acquisitions, and raising equity capital. He chairs the board of Capstone Mining and serves as a director of Wheaton Precious Metals. For the past 10 years Mr. Brack has been a professional director and has served on the boards of NovaGold Resouces, Alexco Resources, RedBack Mining, Aurizon Mines, Newstrike Capital and Geologix Explorations. Until 2009, Mr. Brack was a Managing Director and Industry Head - Mining at Scotia Capital. Prior to joining Scotia in 2006, he spent seven years as President of Macquarie North America Ltd., and led its northern hemisphere mining industry mergers and acquisitions and advisory business. Previously, Mr. Brack was the Vice President, Corporate Development at Placer Dome Inc., Vice President in the mining investment banking group at CIBC Wood Gundy and worked on the corporate team at Rio Algom Limited. Mr. Brack earned an MBA at York University, a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering and the CFA designation at the University of Toronto.

Stephen Lang, M.Sc. M.Eng, Mining Engineering, Independent Director

Independent Director

Since: July 31, 2014

Mr. Lang has over 43 years of experience in the mining industry. He served as President and CEO of Centerra Gold Inc. from 2008 to 2012, having joined Centerra in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer. Between 2003 and 2007, Mr. Lang served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Stillwater Mining Company. Prior to joining Stillwater, he was employed with Barrick Gold Corporation as Vice President and General Manager of Barrick Gold's Goldstrike/Meikle operation from 2001 to 2003. Prior to this he served as Vice President of Engineering and Project Development of Rio Algom, Limited in Santiago, Chile from 1999 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Kinross Gold Corporation/Amax Gold Corporation's Fort Knox Mine in Fairbanks, Alaska. From 1981 to 1996, he held various positions with Santa Fe Pacific Gold Minerals Corporation, including General Manager of the Twin Creeks Mine in Golconda, Nevada. He is currently the Chairman and Director of Centerra Gold Inc., a Director of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., and a Director of Bear Creek Mining Corporation.

Paula Rogers, B.Com, CPA, CA, Independent Director

Independent Director

Since: August 3, 2011

Ms. Rogers has over 20 years of experience working for Canadian-based international public companies in the areas of corporate governance, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting and tax. She has significant experience in the mining industry ranging from greenfields exploration to senior gold producer in both director and officer roles. Ms. Rogers has served as an officer of several public companies including Chief Financial Officer of Castle Peak Mining Ltd., Vice-President, Treasurer of Goldcorp Inc., Treasurer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. and Treasurer of Silver Wheaton Corp. Previous to that, she held various senior management roles at Finning International Inc. over a period of nine years. Ms. Rogers is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation. She is currently a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Diversified Royalty Corp.

Mark D. Backens, B.SC., P.Geo., President & CEO / Director

Non-Independent Director

Since: May 26, 2015

Mr. Backens has over 30 years of global mining experience. Mr Backens broad experience encompasses investment banking as Director of Investment Banking - Mining for Scotia Capital and corporate experience in senior management roles with Meridian Gold, Placer Dome and Goldcorp in the areas of engineering, mine construction, mine management and corporate development. Mr. Backens is currently the Chairman and a Director of Candelaria Mining Corp., and has also served as a past director on a number of junior mining/resource companies. Mr. Backens holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and was formerly a Professional Geologist.

John Mansanti, B.S. Chemistry, M.S. Mineral Processing, Independent Director

Mr. Mansanti has more than 35 years of experience leading teams in the development, construction, and operation of mining projects, he has spent most of his career in precious metals and potash. In addition to smaller companies, Mr. Mansanti has worked for Intrepid Potash, Barrick Gold, Placer Dome, Newmont Mining and Freeport McMoran and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Crystal Peak Minerals Inc. Mr. Mansanti has worked as a professional engineer and has published multiple technical papers. He is also an active member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and is currently serving as its president. Mr. Mansanti is a graduate of the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology and holds a B.S. in Chemistry and a M.S. in Mineral Processing Engineering.

David Whittle

Mr. Whittle is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 25 years of senior executive experience in the mining industry, and has been responsible for strategic planning initiatives, operations and all aspects of corporate and financial management and administration. More recently, from 2004 to 2007, he was Chief Financial Officer of Hillsborough Resources Limited, and from 2007 through 2014 was both Chief Financial Officer and Company Ethics Officer of Alexco Resource Corp. Mr. Whittle has served as a director of a number of public companies over his career, primarily in the resource sector, with extensive experience on audit committees, compensation committees and special committees. He is currently on the board of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc., where he has been a director since 1997, for much of that time serving as Audit Committee Chair and Lead Outside Director. He served as Interim CEO of Mountain Province from June 2017 to May 2018, leading the company through a chief executive transition and the refinancing of its senior debt facility, then resuming his role as an independent director. Mr. Whittle holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of British Columbia.