Stephen Quin was appointed president, chief executive officer and a
director of Midas Gold, Inc. effective January 1, 2011 and guided the
Company through the completion of the acquisition of the Yellow Pine
deposit, which forms a core asset in the Stibnite Gold Project, the
creation of Midas Gold Corp. and its combination with Midas Gold, Inc.
in April 2011, the 2011 TSX listing of Midas Gold Corp., and subsequent
advancement of the Stibnite Gold Project and fundraising to support the
Prior to joining Midas Gold, Mr. Quin served as
president and chief operating officer of Capstone Mining Corp.
(“Capstone”), a mid-tier copper producer with mines in Canada and Mexico
and, before that, as president and chief executive officer of Sherwood
Copper Corporation (“Sherwood”), which was amalgamated into Capstone in
November 2008. As president and CEO of Sherwood, Mr. Quin led that
company through the exploration, feasibility, permitting, mine financing
and construction of the Minto Mine and subsequent operations, resource
increases and production expansions. Mr. Quin also led Sherwood’s
acquisition of Western Keltic Mines, Inc., the then owner of the Kutcho
project, and Sherwood’s subsequent evaluation of the Kutcho project that
led to the completion of the 2011 PFS. Prior to joining Sherwood, Mr.
Quin was Executive VP at Miramar Mining Corporation, where he was
responsible for exploration, business development and investor relations
for 18 years, and notable milestones included the acquisition of the
Con gold mine in NWT, the acquisition and exploration of the Hope Bay
gold project in Nunavut and the creation of Northern Orion Exploration
and its acquisition and advancement of the Agua Rica
copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry copper project and the San Jorge copper
project, both in Argentina.