Corporate

Corporate

Management

François Marland, LL.M.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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.
Shaun Heinrichs, BBA, CA, CPA (Illinois)
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Heinrichs has been with the Company since 2008 as Chief Financial Officer. He has over sixteen years of financial accounting experience, beginning with seven years of public practice experience with Ernst & Young in Vancouver. His primary role at Ernst & Young was as a lead assurance or advisory manager on several large US and Canadian public companies within the BC region. He subsequently held senior management roles in several large public companies as well as a large BC utility prior to joining Veris. Mr. Heinrichs has been instrumental in managing the finances of the Company during the recent corporate turn-around. Mr. Heinrichs holds a business degree from Simon Fraser University and is both a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States.
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.
Todd W. Johnson, M.Sc Geo, Eng, P.E.
Vice President, Exploration
Mr. Johnson has over 22 years of experience in the precious and base metal resource industry and an additional 4 years of geotechnical engineering experience ranging from grass-roots exploration to mine predevelopment. Mr. Johnson is a Qualified Person as defined by the Canadian National Instrument 43-101 guidelines, a recognized expert in the assessment of base and precious metal systems, and has worked throughout the western United States, northern Mexico, and Canada. He worked for over 10 years with the Noranda-Hemlo Gold Mines group and was involved with the New World Au (Cu-Ag) discovery in Cooke City, Montana. After the merger of Hemlo Gold Mines and Battle Mountain Gold in 1996, Todd significantly contributed to the multi-million ounce resource expansion at the Phoenix Au (Cu-Ag) mine in Battle Mountain, Nevada which was later put into production by Newmont Mining Corporation. His most recent efforts have helped Veris Gold Corp. (Veris) return the Jerritt Canyon Au (Ag) mine back into production in 2009 after it was temporarily shut down in August 2008. Mr. Johnson also helped manage the 2008 geotechnical, hydrogeological, and geo-metallurgy drilling campaigns to help support Veris's ongoing predevelopment study and Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB) application for the Ketza River Au Project in the Yukon Territory. In addition to his geological and exploration experience, Mr. Johnson is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Nevada and has worked on several commercial and industrial developments, mine developments, residential developments, utility lines, and roadways with several engineering companies including AMEC.
Graham H. Scott, B.Sc, M.S., LL.B.
Corporate Secretary
Mr. Scott combines 28 years as a resource and corporate finance lawyer with eight years of practical experience as an exploration geologist to give clients expert, balanced advice on all resource-related matters. He represents many Canadian public companies which are listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchanges, in addition to clients in the corporate finance business. Mr. Scott also represents a diverse group of clients in the mining industry, ranging from individual prospectors to multinational mining companies. In such work, Mr. Scott has negotiated and prepared participation and joint venture agreements for properties throughout the world. He has presented papers on securities law and mining law matters and has chaired many legal and industry conferences. Mr. Scott is listed in The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, is one of the 230 lawyers world-wide listed in the International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers and is listed in the The Best Lawyers in Canada.
 
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: