Lars-Eric Johansson

Lars-Eric Johansson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Lars-Eric Johansson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoe Mines since May 2007. He has over 35 years experience in the mining industry. Before joining Ivanhoe Mines Mr. Johansson was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation from June 2004 to April 2006 and prior to that he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Noranda Inc. from May 2002 to November 2003. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Falconbridge Limited from September 1989 to May 2002. Before moving to Falconbridge Limited in September 1989, Mr. Johansson was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Boliden AB, at the time a subsidiary of Trelleborg AB.

During his career in the mining industry, Mr. Johansson has been involved in the financing and development of a number of international mining projects and acquisitions, such as the Collahuasi copper project in Chile and the Antamina copper and zinc project in Peru, as well as the joint acquisition of Falconbridge Limited by Noranda Inc. and Trelleborg AB in 1989.

Since 2006, Mr. Johansson has been a director of Canadian Solar Inc. of Suzhou, China, a solar energy company listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Johansson also served as the Lead Independent director of Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (previously Aber Diamond Corporation) from June 2003 to June 2008. He served as a director of each of Golden Star Resources Ltd., from July 2006 to May 2010, Tibron Minerals Ltd., from March 2004 to February 2008, Niocan Inc., from May 2006 to August 2011, and Novicourt Inc., from June 2002 to January 2004, as well as a number of private companies affiliated with Falconbridge and Noranda.

Mr. Johansson graduated as a civilekonom from the Gothenburg School of Economics in 1970, specializing in Accounting and Finance.

Marna Cloete

Marna Cloete

Chief Financial Officer

Marna Cloete started her career in January 2002 with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Metals and Mining Division with a client base that included Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, Palabora Mining Company (a member of the Rio Tinto Group) and Ingwe Collieries (a subsidiary of the Energy Coal Division of BHP Billiton). She joined Group Five Limited, a large South African listed construction company, in April 2005 where she was responsible for Group Reporting. Ms. Cloete joined Ivanhoe Mines in July 2006 and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in December 2009.

Ms. Cloete is a registered Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters Degree from the University of Pretoria in Taxation.

Mark Farren

Mark Farren

Executive Vice President, Operations

Mark Farren has 25 years of experience in building and managing mines in some of the world’s major mineral fields. He previously completed a total of 22 years, assuming progressively senior responsibilities, in the South African operations of Johannesburg-based Anglo American Platinum (Amplats). His career with Amplats culminated with his appointment in 2009 as the group’s Head of Mining. He also served as a general manager overseeing operations and implementing production enhancements at a number of Amplats’ mining interests.

Prior to joining Ivanhoe Mines, Mr. Farren most recently led the development, commissioning and operation of the expanded Tharisa Mine, on the Western Limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Complex.

Mr. Farren joined Ivanhoe Mines in June 2014, assuming lead responsibilities for the various engineering and development activities.

Mr. Farren holds a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa and a National Higher Diploma in Mining Engineering from the former Technikon Witwatersrand.

Dr. Patricia Makhesha

Dr. Patricia Makhesha

Managing Director, Platreef Project

Dr. Patricia Makhesha joined Ivanhoe’s 64%-owned South African subsidiary, Ivanplats (Pty) Ltd., in September 2014. As Managing Director of Ivanhoe’s Platreef Project, she oversees the development of relationships with diverse communities in the vicinity of the planned Flatreef Mine in South Africa, and manages project relations with a broad group of stakeholders.

She has served on the boards of GlaxoSmithKline, Rand Water Board, Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority, Construction Industry Development Board, South African Broadcasting Corporation and Co-operative Bank Development Agency. She was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of MMMS Consulting. Other positions during her 20-year career have included Senior Executive, Transformation and Human Capital Management at South African Forestry Company; Group Corporate Manager with Global Forest Products; Manager of Marketing and Communication at South African banker ABSA Group; and news and current affairs journalist with the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Dr. Makhesha holds a Doctorate and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from MU Business School and has completed executive development programs at the University of Cape Town, Harvard University and WITS business schools.

Louis Watum

Louis Watum

Managing Director, DRC Operations

Louis Watum joined Ivanhoe Mines in December 2014 as Managing Director of the company’s operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In March 2015, he was appointed to the additional role of General Manager, Kamoa Copper SA.

Mr. Watum has lead responsibilities for Ivanhoe Mines’ mine development activities now underway at the Kamoa copper discovery and the Kipushi zinc-copper-silver mine, both in the DRC.

Prior to joining Ivanhoe Mines, Mr. Watum spent eight years assuming progressively senior responsibilities in the DRC’s mining sector. Between 2010 and 2014, he successfully led the development and commissioning of Randgold’s Kibali Project, which followed his work on the launch of Moto Gold Mines’ Moto Project from 2006 to 2009. Mr. Watum previously was the Operations Manager at the Yatela Gold Mine in Mali from 2001 to 2005.

Mr. Watum holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Lubumbashi in the DRC.

Dr. David Broughton

Dr. David Broughton

Senior Advisor, Exploration and Geology

Dr. David Broughton joined Ivanhoe Mines in January 2008 and has overseen Ivanhoe Mines' discovery of two major mineral deposits, Kamoa in the DRC and the Flatreef in South Africa.

Dr. Broughton is recognized as an expert in sediment-hosted copper deposits, and has been a key participant in several discoveries and successful development projects. His professional career began in 1984 in Canada, where he was involved in the mining and exploration for gold and base metals, primarily in the Abitibi greenstone belt. From 1997 to 2000 he was Geology and Project Manager for Cyprus Amax' Kansanshi pre-feasibility project, which became Zambia's largest producing copper mine. From 2000 to 2003 he was part of the AMIRA P544 research team focused on mineralization controls in the Zambian Copperbelt. Following this he worked as a consulting geologist specializing in stratiform copper deposits. Prior to joining Ivanhoe Mines he was Exploration Manager, Sediment-Hosted Copper Deposits for Phelps Dodge Exploration Corp./Freeport Exploration.

While with Ivanhoe, David was co-leader of the Kamoa Discovery team that was the 2015 recipient of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) prestigious Thayer Lindsley Award for International Mineral Discovery, and co-recipient of AME BC's 2016 Colin Spence Award for Excellence in Mineral Exploration, for the discovery of the Flatreef deposit. He was recently awarded the Des Pretorius Memorial Award from the Geological Society of South Africa for lifetime achievement in economic geology.

Dr. Broughton received a BSc. (Hons) and a MSc. in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Geological Association of Canada, and the Geological Society of South Africa.

Michael Gray

Michael Gray

Senior Advisor

The former President and co-founder of McIntosh Engineering Inc., prior to its acquisition by Stantec Inc., Mike Gray has extensive experience in the mining industry.

Mr. Gray began his career working for the National Coal Board in the U.K. as a development miner and ventilation officer until August 1976. Following which Mr. Gray worked at Teck Corporation’s underground silver mine for three years as a miner, surveyor and mine engineer, and at its underground zinc mine in Newfoundland for one year, where he became Chief Engineer.

In November 1980, he began working in the consulting engineering group of J.S. Redpath Ltd. of North Bay, Ontario, where he worked as a senior engineer and, later as a Project Manager where he worked on underground projects in South Africa (Black Mountain, Palabora), Zambia (ZCCM), Turkey (Cayeli), Spain (Rio Tinto), and Portugal (Neves Corvo), as well as several North American projects.

In January 1990, Mr. Gray joined Redpath U.S. as Manager of Mining, responsible for several underground mining projects, including the Far Southeast Project in the Philippines and Noranda’s Montanore Project.

As president of McIntosh Engineering Inc., Mr. Gray oversaw the following projects with BHP (San Manuel), Freeport Indonesia (Grasberg, DOZ), Rio Tinto (Bingham Canyon), Codelco (El Teniente), BHP Billiton (Olympic Dam), Ivanhoe Mines (Oyu Tolgoi) and Anglo American (Pebble). Following Stantec’s acquisition of McIntosh Engineering Mr. Gray worked with Stantec through the three year transition period. Mr. Gray served as Ivanhoe Mines’ Chief Operating Officer from 2012 until his retirement in June 2014.

Mr. Gray holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering (Hons) from Leeds University in the U.K.

Anthony Hannaford

Anthony Hannaford

Senior Advisor, Metallurgy

Anthony Hannaford brings over 35 years of experience in the nickel, copper and gold mining sector to the Ivanhoe Mines management team.

Mr. Hannaford began his career in the South African mining industry of the 1970s after receiving his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. After spending two decades working in nickel and copper metallurgical roles, Mr. Hannaford moved to North America to work first for Newmont Gold Co. and later Falconbridge, overseeing the expansions, rationalization and consolidation of its merger with Noranda. Since 2004 Mr. Hannaford has been a director of CVMR Corporation.

Mr. Hannaford is a member of the London Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the American Institute of Metallurgical Engineers and the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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