Governance

Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.

Independent Directors AUDIT COMMITTEE COMPENSATION COMMITTEE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & NOMINATING COMMITTEE HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE TECHNICAL AND ORE RESERVE COMMITTEE
George M. Bee

George M. Bee

Director

George M. Bee was appointed a Director of Stillwater Mining Company on November 24, 2012. Currently, he serves as Senior Vice President for Lama and Frontera District Development for Barrick Gold Corporation, rejoining Barrick for a third term and building on his prior 16-year career with the company. Previously, Mr. Bee held positions as CEO and Director of Jaguar Mining Inc. between March 2014 and December 2015; President and Chief Executive Officer of Andina Minerals Inc. from February 2009 until January 2013; and Chief Operating Officer for Aurelian Resources, Inc. from 2007 to 2009. He has also served in various senior management and operational positions at Kinross Gold Corporation, Palabora Copper (RTZ) and Western Holdings (Anglo). In addition to Stillwater Mining Company, he has served on the Board of Directors of Sandspring Resources Ltd., Jaguar Mining and Peregrine Metals Ltd., chairing or participating on a number of board committees.

Mr. Bee received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, United Kingdom. He also holds ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Patrice E. Merrin

Patrice E. Merrin

Director

Patrice E. Merrin was elected to the Board of Directors on May 2, 2013. Ms. Merrin is an international business executive and corporate director. She was Chairman of the Board of Directors of CML HealthCare Inc., a leading provider of private laboratory testing services, from 2011 until 2013, on whose board she had served as a director since 2008. She served as a Director of Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance service from 2012 to 2015, and was a Director of Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, created to support Alberta’s initiatives on climate change and the reduction of emissions from 2009 to 2014. From October 2009 to June 2011, Ms. Merrin served as a Director of Enssolutions Group Inc. She also served as a Director of The NB Power Group, a company that generates and distributes electricity from nuclear, hydro, wind and oil, from 2007 to 2009, and as Chairman of the Environment, Health and Safety Committee from 2008 to 2009. From 2005 to 2006, Ms. Merrin served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Luscar Ltd., Canada’s largest producer of thermal coal, and as Executive Vice President from 2004 to 2005. During her tenure, Luscar was owned equally by Sherritt International and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. Before joining Luscar, from 1999 to 2004, Ms. Merrin was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherritt International, a diversified international natural resources company with assets in base metals mining and refining, thermal coal, oil, gas and power generation. Ms. Merrin was a member of the National Advisory Panel on Sustainable Energy Science & Technology from 2005 to 2006, and from 2003 to 2006, was a member of Canada’s National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy.

Ms. Merrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University, and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD.

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Lawrence Peter O'Hagan

Lawrence Peter O'Hagan

Director

Peter O’Hagan was appointed to the Board of Directors of Stillwater Mining Company on March 16, 2015. He is a Managing Director at the Carlyle Group, a leading global alternative asset management firm, where he works on Commodities and Natural Resources investment for the Equity Opportunity Fund. He joined Carlyle in January 2016. Before joining Carlyle, Mr. O'Hagan was an Executive-in-Residence (Energy & Infrastructure) at KKR & Co in 2014 and 2015. Prior to KKR, Mr. O'Hagan worked at Goldman Sachs for almost 23 years, where he most recently co-headed the global commodities business and served as head of origination and structuring. Mr. O'Hagan joined Goldman Sachs in the Metals department in New York in 1991 as an associate. He became a managing director in 2000, and a partner in 2002. In 2008, Mr. O’Hagan became the founding CEO of Goldman Sachs Bank USA when Goldman became a federally regulated bank holding company. He led Goldman Sachs Bank, with $110 billion in assets, from its inception in October 2008 to March 2011. He returned to Global Commodities to co-head the business and lead sales and structuring again until the end of 2013.

Mr. O’Hagan, based in New York City, holds a B.A., International Relations from the University of Toronto and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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Michael S. Parrett

Michael S. Parrett

Director

Michael S. Parrett was elected to the Board of Directors on May 7, 2009. He has been an independent consultant and corporate director since 2002. During 2002, 2003 and the first quarter of 2004, Mr. Parrett served as a financial consultant to Stillwater Mining Company. From 1990 to 2001, he was Chief Financial Officer, President of Rio Algom and Chief Executive of Billiton Base Metals. From 1983 to 1989, Mr. Parrett performed various financial functions, including Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Controller Marketing and Director of Internal Audit at Falconbridge Limited, which also had a recycling/custom feed business. He has been on the Board of Directors of Pengrowth Energy Corporation since 2004. Mr. Parrett was on the Board of Directors of Gabriel Resources Ltd. from 2003 to 2010, and was their Chairman from December 2005 to 2010. He was also a Trustee and on the Board of Directors of Fording Canadian Coal Trust from 2003-2008. Effective May 2014, Mr. Parrett joined the Board of Directors of Centerra Gold, Inc.

Mr. Parrett is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from York University.

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Brian D. Schweitzer

Brian D. Schweitzer

Chairman of the Board

Brian D. Schweitzer was elected to the Board of Directors on May 2, 2013 and became the Chairman of the Board on May 17, 2013. Mr. Schweitzer most recently served as Governor of Montana, from January 5, 2005 to January 7, 2013. As Governor, he was the chief regulator of water and air quality, fisheries and wildlife. As Governor, he served as Chair of the Western Governors’ Association, during 2009, and the Democratic Governors’ Association, during 2008. Mr. Schweitzer also served as the 2011 President of the Council of State Governments, during his tenure as Governor. Prior to his role as Governor of Montana, Mr. Schweitzer was a successful rancher and entrepreneur. He began his career as an international agricultural consultant and worked as an irrigation developer on projects in Africa, Asia, and South America. He spent several years working in Libya and Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Schweitzer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in international agronomy from Colorado State University, and a Master of Science in soil science from Montana State University, Bozeman.

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Gary A. Sugar

Gary A. Sugar

Director

Gary A. Sugar was appointed a Director of the Company on August 29, 2012. Mr. Sugar retired in 2011 from RBC Capital Markets after a distinguished 32-year career. He initially worked in the mining industry in exploration and corporate development for companies including Inco, Cominco, Rio Algom, and Imperial Oil (Exxon). Mr. Sugar joined a predecessor company to RBC Capital Markets in 1979. He specialized in the mining sector, particularly in equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other advisory services for a wide range of Canadian and international mining companies. He was appointed a managing director in 1987, and led the mining practice for many years. From March 2012 until its acquisition in June, 2014, Mr. Sugar was a member of the Board of Directors of Osisko Gold, and also served on the Board of Directors of Romarco Minerals Inc. until its acquisition by OceanaGold on October 1, 2015.

Mr. Sugar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto.

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Inside Director Michael J. McMullen

Michael J. McMullen

President & Chief Executive Officer

Michael J. (Mick) McMullen was elected to the Board of Directors on May 2, 2013 and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Stillwater Mining Company on December 3, 2013. Previously, Mr. McMullen served in a variety of senior executive and directorship positions, most recently as a Principal at MRI Advisory AG, a private company focusing on development of metal and minerals projects in the Americas, Europe and Africa. In 2007, he became Executive Chairman of Lachlan Star Limited, a post he held until January 2014. Lachlan Star Limited announced the appointment of voluntary insolvency administrators in February 2015. He is currently the Executive Chairman of Nevada Iron. Over the course of his 23-year career, Mr. McMullen has been responsible for development of several large open pit and underground mines in Australia, Europe and Latin America. He has had detailed involvement in all aspects of the mining business, including exploration, permitting, mine development, financing, operations, product sales, and asset acquisition and divestments, as well as the debt and equity markets. He has managed multiple operations across several jurisdictions, working with large workforces and unions in culturally diverse and environmentally sensitive areas. His experience covers a range of commodities including copper, gold, iron ore and PGMs.

Mr. McMullen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Newcastle University in New South Wales, and pursued graduate studies in Mineral Economics at Western Australian School of Mines.

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Key

- Chairman
- Member
- Financial Expert