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Nicholas Chirekos

Nicholas Chirekos, Director, Independent

Mr. Chirekos was appointed to the board on May 27, 2019 and has more than 25 years of experience in investment banking and capital markets, with a focus on the mining industry. He served in various investment banking roles at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. from 1987 until his retirement in 2016. His roles included Managing Director, North American Head of Mining from 2002 to 2016, and Global Head of Mining and Metals from 2000 to 2002. He brings extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, equity, equity linked and fixed income transactions and was formerly a member of J.P. Morgan’s Investment Banking North American Reputational Risk Committee. Mr. Chirekos is also a director of Peabody Energy Corporation and on the Reiman School of Finance Advisory Board at the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Denver and a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University. At New Gold, Mr. Chirekos is the Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.