Corporate

Corporate

Directors

François Marland, LL.M.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Marland brings a vast array of business and investment experience to the Veris Board of Directors. He has over twenty years of global business experience and is a published author. Mr. Marland completed his Masters of Law in France in 1979 and went on to teach and practice law until 1987. Mr. Marland founded a group of 100 companies from 1987 until 1992. His group was composed of various industrial, distributional, internet and financial companies. In 1992 he sold the group, which by that time consisted of 4,500 employees, for $8 billion French Francs. He then turned his attention to investing in capital risk ventures. Since selling his group in 1992, Mr. Marland has acted as an advisor and capital risk-taker to more than 300 companies from different sectors of the market. Mr. Marland's goal as a Director of the Company and Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee is to finance the acquisition of sulphide and refractory ore reserves in the region of the Jerritt Canyon gold mine, to organize the structures to manage them and to focus on establishing Veris as a mid-sized gold producer in Nevada within the next three years.
Gerald Ruth
Chairman and Director
Mr. Ruth graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in 1981. Mr. Ruth who is currently CEO of Gersan Capital Corp. has been an independent corporate finance consultant since 2003, a Director and audit committee member of various private and public companies including formerly TSX listed Western Goldfields Inc. Mr. Ruth was with the Toronto Stock Exchange for over 15 years and was the head of the listings group for the last six of those years.

Graham C. Dickson, B.Sc. A.R.C.S.
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President Acquisitions & Corporate Development and Director
Mr. Dickson has been working in the Mining Industry in North America for the last 28 years. Has acted as general manager of a turnkey construction company for gold milling facilities in remote locations, including the Snip Mill for Cominco Ltd., Golden Patricia Mill for Bond Gold and Seabee Mill for Claude Resources. Before joining Veris, Mr. Dickson served in various capacities with BYG Natural Resources Ltd., which had an operating gold mine in the Yukon Territory. Recently as General Manager of the General Contractor Mr. Dickson completed the surface facilities, for Bema Gold's Julietta mine in Far East Russia, ahead of schedule and under budget.
Jean-Edgar de Trentinian
Director
Mr. de Trentinian was born into an old, aristocratic family of originally protestant, military nobility. He has administered and owned, either partially or fully a large number of companies over the years. Amongst his mandates or ownership, we can name, the "Générale de Fonderie, Atlas Air France, Editoriale Domus in France, Magazine VSD, Lalique group, the Bardot foundation, the Charles Jourdan perfumes. Hapax group. Carrefour s.a. Switzerland. He was also a Diplomat, Head of Mission in Geneva. He is currently shareholder, Director and President of Orifer SA, Director of Veris Gold Corp., Monument Mining and J.C. Mines.
Simon Solomonidis, B.Sc. E.Eng., M.Sc. S.Eng.
Director
Mr. Solomonidis is a seasoned senior executive, with strong general management, sales and marketing experience, coupled with exceptional financial skills, gained through a rich, high exposure international career path with Hewlett-Packard Europe. Throughout his 30 year career at HP, he has been exposed to both mature as well as high growth, cost constrained environments and has been in charge of multi-million dollar business programs, including major restructuring ones, developing and managing international business teams in multi-country, multi- culture operations. He has demonstrated relentless focus on business results, having exceeded revenue and profit goals in all his assignments and has acquired excellent strategic and leadership skills. He is particularly strong in managing business program execution/implementation, as well as in negotiating complex deals at senior executive level. Mr. Solomonidis holds a M.Sc. in Systems Engineering and a B.Sc in Electronic Engineering from the Universities of London and Birmingham in the UK, as well as an MBA in Economics from the Open University, UK. Mr. Solomonidis is currently working as an independent sales and management consultant.
Dr. Barry A. Goodfield
Director
Dr. Goodfield is a recognized expert in negotiations, mediation, conflict resolution and communications. For more than three decades he has advised heads of state, cabinet ministers, senior corporate executives, ranking international civil servants, and military commanders internationally. Dr. Goodfield has also served as a senior consultant to NATO and in The Hague. He is a Senior Professor at Henley-Putnam University, instructing doctoral candidates specializing in intelligence counterterrorism and has lectured at Oxford and the University of California at Berkeley. He founded the Goodfield Institute in Glendale, Arizona, and The Netherlands.
 
Veris Gold Corp.
900-688 West Hastings Street
Vancouver BC V6B 1P1
Canada

Tel: 1 (604) 688-9427
NA Toll Free: 1 (855) 688-9427
Fax: 1 (604) 688-9426
Email: