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Board of Directors

Xin Song
Chairman Of The Board, Executive Director

Mr. Song joined the Company on October 9, 2009 as CEO and an executive Director, and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board on February 24, 2014. He is responsible for the Company’s strategic planning and business operations. Mr. Song also serves as President of China National Gold Group Corporation (“China National Gold”), the Company’s principal shareholder and the largest gold producer in China, where he is responsible for resources development, geological exploration and international operations. Mr. Song serves as chairman of the board of Skyland Mining Limited, since December 2007 and serves as chairman of the board of Tibet Jia Ertong Mining Development Co., Ltd., since April 2008, which subsidiaries hold the Company’s Jiama Mine. Mr. Song serves as a director of Zhongjin Gold Corporation, a public company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, since March 2007, for which he served as chairman of the board from September 2003 to March 2007. Mr. Song serves as a director of China National Gold Group Hong Kong Limited, since March 2008 and serves as a director of China Gold Hong Kong Holding Corp. Limited, since August 2011. He serves as a director of Mundoro Mining Inc., a private British Columbia based junior natural resource company, since October 2011.

Mr. Song holds a Ph.D. doctorate degree in resources economics and management from the University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, a master’s degree in business administration from the China Europe International Business School, a master’s degree in mining engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Beijing and a bachelor’s degree in mineral processing engineering from the Central-South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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Bing Liu
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Mr. Liu joined the Company on May 12, 2008 as a non-executive director, and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on February 24, 2014. He is responsible for the supervision of finance related matters and the Company's overall strategic planning. Mr. Liu serves as Vice President and Chief Accountant of China National Gold, the Company's principal shareholder and the largest gold producer in China, since November 1999 and serves as a director of China National Gold Group Hong Kong Limited, since March 2008 and serves as a director of China Gold Hong Kong Holding Corp. Limited, since August 2011. Mr. Liu has extensive experience in mine financing, construction and development and serves as a director of Zhongjin Gold Corporation, a public company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, since March 2007. Mr. Liu serves as a director of Mundoro Mining Inc., a private British Columbia based junior natural resource company, since October 2011. Prior to joining China National Gold, Mr. Liu served as Senior Secretary of the China National Economy and Trade Commission from April 1992 to October 1997 and March 1998 to November 1999 and as Senior Secretary of the China Textile General Association from October 1997 to March 1998. He also served as a Senior Accountant of China Automobile Industry Corporation from July 1987 to April 1992.

Mr. Liu holds a master's degree in currency and banking from the Department of Business Administration, Asia International Open University in Macau and holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the Department of Finance and Trade Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Science.

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Lianzhong Sun
Non-executive Director

Lianzhong Sun joined the Company on February 24, 2014 as a non-executive director. Mr. Sun also serves as Vice President of China National Gold, the Company’s principal shareholder and the largest gold producer in China, since 2011, where he is mainly responsible for resources development. Mr. Sun serves as chairman of the board of Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Co., Ltd., from June 2010 to February 2012, which holds the Company’s Jiama Mine. From March 2005 to January 2009, Mr. Sun serves as Vice President of Zhongjin Gold Corporation, a public company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. He serves as chairman of the board of Kichi-chaarat Company, a mining company based in The Kyrgyz Republic, since February 2012. From December 2000 to July 2011, Mr. Sun serves as Chairman of the Board of other four mining enterprises which are subsidiaries of China National Gold. Mr. Sun has nearly 40 years of experience in the mining industry.

In addition to senior management experience, Mr.Sun also has rich management experience in on-site operation of mining enterprises. From March 1993 to December 2000, Mr. Sun serves as head and general manager of three mining enterprises, through which he got first-hand deep insight of the operation and management of mine-site production and he has become an expert in cost-control and management enhancement thereof. Since 2005, Mr.Sun has been responsible for resource development of China National Gold. He has made great achievement in resources development and mergers and acquisitions which inevitably contributed to the remarkable resource expansion in recent years of China National Gold.

Mr. Sun graduated from Shenyang Gold Institute and majored in Mining Engineering.

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Liangyou Jiang
Senior Executive Vice President, Executive Director

Mr. Jiang joined the Board of the Company on October 23, 2014. He was appointed as Senior Executive Vice President on August 18, 2014. Mr. Jiang joined the Company in August 2010 as the General Manager of Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Corp. Ltd. ("Tibet Huatailong"), the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, and in February 2012 was appointed as the Chairman of Tibet Huatailong. From September 2007, Mr. Jiang served as the Head of the Engineering Management Division of the Investment Management Department of China National Gold Group, the Company's principal shareholder and the largest gold producer in China, and in February 2008 he was appointed as a Manager of the Investment Management Department. Prior to joining China National Gold Group's headquarters, Mr. Jiang served as a General Manager of China Kazakhstan Mining Corp. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Gold Group. From August 1987 to March 2005, Mr. Jiang worked at Changchun Gold Design Institute. He was appointed as a Chief Engineer of the Institute in February 2000 and then as a Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Institute since April 2002. Mr. Jiang won more than 20 provincial-level scientific and technological achievement awards and numerous honorary titles from various agencies. In 2005, Mr. Jiang was awarded the special allowance by the State Council. Mr. Jiang is a senior professional engineer, holds a bachelor's degree in mineral processing from Northeastern University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in mineral processing at Northeastern University.

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Xiangdong Jiang
Vice President of Production, Executive Director

Mr. Jiang was elected as an executive director of the Company on June 17, 2010 and serves as the Company's Vice President of Production, since March 24, 2009. Mr. Jiang joined the Company in July 2002 as a manager in charge of projects in China and was responsible for the supervision of all exploration projects including the establishment of the gold exploration and drilling program at the CSH Gold Mine. Mr. Jiang served as Vice President of Business Development of the Company from May 20, 2004 to September 8, 2008 and was, during this time, primarily responsible for undertaking property review and evaluation and exploring business opportunities for the Company. Mr. Jiang served as Vice President of Production and Technology from September 8, 2008 to March 23, 2009 and was promoted to Vice President of Production on March 24, 2009. Mr. Jiang serves as a director of Inner Mongolia Pacific Mining Co. Ltd., since September 2008, which operates the Company's CSH Gold Mine and as General Manager of the CSH Gold Mine since August 2007. Mr. Jiang has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Jiang worked on projects ranging from grass roots to bankable feasibility studies for global mining companies including Cyprus Amax Minerals, Placer Dome, Barrick Resources and First Quantum Minerals.

Mr. Jiang holds a bachelor's degree in Geology and Mineral Exploration from Changchun College of Geology.

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Ian He
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. He joined the Company on May 31, 2000 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. He has approximately 29 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. He serves as President and a director of Tri-River Ventures Inc., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since October 2006, as a director of Jiulian Resources Inc., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since October 2006, as a director of Zhongrun Resources Investment Corporation (formerly, Shandong Zhongrun Investment Holding Group Co. Ltd.), a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, since December 2010 and as Deputy Chairman of Huaxing Machinery Corp., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since January 2011. From August 1995 to June 2006, Mr. He served as President and a director of Spur Ventures Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange with phosphate mining and fertilizer operations in China.

Mr. He holds a Ph.D. doctorate degree from the Department of Mining Engineering of the University of British Columbia, a master's degree in applied science from the University of British Columbia and a bachelor's degree in coal preparation from the Heilongjiang Mining Institute in Jixi, China.

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Yunfei Chen
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Chen joined the Company on May 12, 2008 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. Chen is based in Hong Kong where he provides independent advisory services. Previously, Mr. Chen worked for Deutsche Bank Hong Kong from July 2001 to August 2007, where he served as a director and managing director in charge of general industries and mining for Asia at various times. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Chen was an attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell based in New York and Hong Kong, from March 1997 to July 2001.

Mr. Chen graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, with a juris doctor degree and is qualified to practice law in New York. Mr. Chen obtained his bachelor of law degree in China.

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Gregory Hall
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Hall joined the Company in October 9, 2009 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. Hall is a seasoned geologist with 40 years of experience in the mining industry and extensive experience working with global mining companies. In his career, Mr. Hall has been involved in the discoveries of Barrick's Granny Smith and Keringal gold mines and Rio Tinto's Yandi iron ore mine in Western Australia. Mr. Hall serves as a director of Colossus Minerals Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, since March 2008, as a director of Laurentian Goldfields Ltd., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since May 2008, as a director of Montero Mining and Exploration Limited, a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since January 2010 and as a director of Zeus Resources Ltd., a public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since August 2010. Mr. Hall serves as a director of three private companies including Oryx Mining and Exploration Limited, Golden Phoenix Resources Ltd., and Golden Phoenix International Pty. Ltd. From 2000 to 2006 Mr. Hall served as Chief Geologist of the Placer Dome Group.

Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in applied geology from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

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John King Burns
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Burns joined the Company on October 27, 2009 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. Burns has extensive experience in the global resource sector and is currently the managing director of NuCoal Energy Corp. a private Saskatoon based energy company. Mr. Burns serves as Chairman of Simba Energy Inc., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since September 2009, as a director of Corazon Gold Corp., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since January 2011, Chairman of Titan Goldworx Resources Inc., a public company listed on the CNSX Exchange since November 2011, and as Chairman of Dolly Varden Silver Corporation, a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since March 2011. Mr. Burns serves as senior advisor for Potomac Energy and Strategic Resources Fund, since September 2010 and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Lockwood Financial Group, since September 2010. Mr. Burns serves as a director of Hunter Energy LLC, a private oil and gas exploration company in Centennial, Colorado, since February 2001. In his career, Mr. Burns has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Drexel Burnham Lambert Commodity Group in New York, London and Chicago, managing director and global head of the Derivative Trading and Finance Group of Barclays Metals Group, Barclays Bank PLC in London and managing director of Frontier Risk Management LLC in Chicago and has served as lead director and an audit committee member for many public companies.

Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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