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Executive Management

GORDON STOTHART , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

Gordon Stothart originally joined IAMGOLD at the end of 2007 as COO, moving to the position of President & CEO as of March 1st, 2020, bringing over 30 years of mining industry experience to the role. Prior to IAMGOLD, Gord worked in the Noranda-Falconbridge-Xstrata organization for 21 years in a number of operational, project, business development and management roles, including spending nearly 10 years in South America on large copper operations. Mr. Stothart graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1987 with a Double Major in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering and later completed a Falconbridge-sponsored Executive Development Program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is involved in several industry associations and previously served as the Chair of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) from 2019 to 2021. Gord is also the current Chair of the non-profit Saint Elizabeth Foundation with a current focus on end-of-life care and in-community healthcare training and service partnerships with several First Nations and Inuit communities in Canada.

DANIELLA DIMITROV , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Daniella Dimitrov is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAMGOLD Corporation and joined IAMGOLD in March 2021. She oversees all aspects of finance, information technology and investor relations. Ms. Dimitrov joined us from Sprott Capital Partners, where she was Partner, Investment Banking. Prior to Sprott, she served as President and CEO and as CFO of Orvana Minerals, as Executive Vice Chair of Baffinland Iron, as COO of Dundee Securities, and in various corporate development roles in mining and financial services. Ms. Dimitrov also brings 15+ years of governance experience with the Canadian Securities Administrators, Ontario’s Mining Advisory Group and as a director of several mining companies. She holds a Global Executive M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business as well as a law degree from the University of Windsor. Ms. Dimitrov was chosen as one of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining for 2016 and speaks frequently on various topics including capital management, talent management and ESG.

CRAIG MACDOUGALL , , , Executive Vice President, Growth

Craig was appointed Executive Vice President, Growth in 2020, with oversight for both Business Development and Global Exploration. Craig joined IAMGOLD in 2012 as Vice President, Exploration and was subsequently promoted to Senior Vice President, Exploration. Throughout his career, Craig has demonstrated a focus on identifying and achieving strategic corporate growth initiatives to create shareholder value with a track record of deposit discovery, resource delineation and evaluation, project generation and acquisitions, along with a reputation for building and leading successful discovery oriented multidisciplinary teams. As an accomplished senior executive in both major and junior base and precious metals mining and exploration companies, Craig has over 30 years of experience in domestic and international exploration in Africa, Australia and South America. Prior to joining IAMGOLD, Craig worked for the Falconbridge/ Noranda Group in roles of increasing responsibility for nearly 20 years, before taking a position as President and CEO of a TSX-V junior listed exploration company. He holds a B.Sc. with Honours in Geology from Mount Allison University and a M. Sc. in Earth Sciences from Memorial University.

TIM BRADBURN , , , Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Tim Bradburn is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at IAMGOLD Corporation. Having originally joined the company in September of 2007, he has held progressively senior legal roles culminating in his current appointment. In over 20 years of legal practice, the majority spent at IAMGOLD, Tim has developed extensive expertise in corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and mining law. He oversees global legal and regulatory compliance, including compliance with exchange requirements, and leads, with other executives, cross-border equity, debt and bank financings and corporate, asset and joint venture transactions. His expertise extends to corporate governance and ensuring that IAMGOLD’s board of directors effectively fulfill their commitments to the company and its world-wide stakeholders. He is a director of EURO Ressources S.A., a royalty company in France. Tim holds a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto as well as a variety of other certifications. He began his legal career at the Ontario Securities Commission.

BRUNO LEMELIN , , , Senior Vice President, Operations & Projects

Bruno Lemelin was appointed Senior Vice President – Operations and Projects in March 2020, with oversight of all operational and project development activities across the organization. He previously held the position of Regional Vice President – Americas in 2019 and was the General Manager at Essakane from 2016 to 2018. Before joining IAMGOLD in 2014, Bruno developed his mining expertise with different international mining companies. He worked 10 years for Xstrata (now Glencore) in Sudbury, Ontario, from 2001 to 2003 and at Raglan Mine, Nunavik, Quebec, from 2003 to 2011, as head of Mining Engineering and as Manager, Strategy, Risks and Communications. He then joined SNC-Lavalin as Vice-President, Sustainable Mining, from 2011 to 2014. Bruno studied at Université Laval and holds two Bachelor degrees: one in Mining Engineering and another in Business Administration, as well as a Master's and a Doctorate in Mineral Economics. He is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec and the Professional Engineers of Ontario.

BENJAMIN LITTLE , , , Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, HSS & People

Benjamin Little is Senior Vice President at IAMGOLD Corporation. He heads the Corporate Affairs, HSS, and People functions and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Ben is also Chief Executive Officer of Euro Ressources SA, a French affiliate of IAMGOLD focused on precious-metal royalties. Prior to joining IAMGOLD, Ben was Director of Government and International Affairs at Barrick Gold Corporation. He is a corporate lawyer, having practised at a leading business law firm in Toronto. He has also served as Senior Policy Adviser to Canada's federal Minister of Industry. Mr. Little studied at Queen's University (gold medallist), Oxford University (master's degree in international relations, Commonwealth Scholar) and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association, and has served or continues to serve on the boards of directors of many organizations, including SEMOS (Mali), the World Gold Council (Alternate), Euro Resources S.A. (France), the Canada-Chile Business Council, Minalliance (Quebec), the Mining Association of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canada-Peru Chamber of Commerce and the Canada-Pakistan Business Council.

OUMAR TOGUYENI , , , Senior Vice President, International Affairs & Sustainability

Oumar Toguyeni was appointed Senior Vice President, International Affairs & Sustainability in March 2020, and manages IAMGOLD’s relationships with our overseas host governments and other stakeholders in West Africa and South America. Oumar joined IAMGOLD in June 2012 as Vice-President, Commercial, West Africa, and was subsequently promoted in 2013 to Regional Vice-President West Africa, overseeing IAMGOLD’s interests in the region. Prior to joining IAMGOLD, Oumar had accumulated over 25 years of experience in exploration, project development and operations for various commodities, including gold, base metals and bauxite in Africa, Europe, South America and the Caribbean. Oumar started his career in Burkina Faso before moving to international career holding key senior positions with major mining companies including Billiton International Metals, Billiton Plc, BHP Billiton and Alcoa. Oumar is a graduate from the University of Dakar (Senegal) in Geological Engineering and also holds a MBA from Webster University in the United States.

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