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David D. Cates

David D. Cates

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Cates is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds Master of Accounting (MAcc) and Honours Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees from the University of Waterloo. Mr. Cates has extensive expertise in the Canadian and international uranium mining industry from over a decade of senior management and financial experience in various roles with Denison. Mr. Cates was appointed President & CEO of Denison in 2015, having previously served as the company's Vice President, Finance & Tax and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Denison in 2008, Mr. Cates held positions at Kinross Gold Corp. and PwC LLP. Mr. Cates also serves as a Director of Denison, and is a Director of each of the Canadian Nuclear Association, SkyHarbour Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: SYH) and GoviEx Uranium Inc. (TSX-V: GXU). Both Skyharbour and GoviEx are engaged in uranium exploration and/or development.

Mac McDonald

Mac McDonald

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McDonald is a Chartered Professional Accountant with more than 15 years progressive experience in the extractive industries. Before joining Denison, Mr. McDonald was Director of Financial Reporting at IAMGOLD Corporation and prior to that was working at PwC Canada providing audit, tax and other financial advisory services, specializing in global companies in the extractive industry. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS, risk and quality management, SOX and internal controls, as well as experience in public and private debt and equity offerings in Canada and the United States.

David Bronkhorst

David Bronkhorst

Vice President Operations

Mr. Bronkhorst is a seasoned mining executive with over 35 years of experience in base metals, gold, and uranium mining. Most recently he held the position of Vice President, Mining, Projects and Technology at Cameco Corporation, which involved responsibilities for conventional mining operations in the Athabasca Basin region in northern Saskatchewan and In-Situ Recovery (ISR) mining operations in the USA. During his 16-year career with Cameco, David also served as the General Manager at the Rabbit Lake Operation and the General Manager of the McArthur River Operation. Through his experience with Cameco's various mining operations, David has acquired unique senior level expertise with both conventional and highly specialized uranium extraction techniques. David is a graduate of the Mining Engineering program (1981) at Queen's University (Kingston ON, Canada) and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in Saskatchewan (APEGS). He has served as a director for the Saskatchewan Mining Association (SMA) and continues to support the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as an expert in uranium extraction methods.

Dale Verran

Dale Verran

Vice President Exploration

Previously Mr. Verran served as Denison's Technical Director, Exploration. Mr. Verran is a geologist with 18 years of international mineral exploration experience. He began his career with Gold Fields and subsequently joined the Mineral Services Group where he served in a variety of mineral exploration roles including Technical Director for Remote Exploration Services. Mr. Verran is based in Denison's Saskatoon office and holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Cape Town, and a Master of Science in Exploration Geology from Rhodes University.

Tim Gabruch

Vice President Commercial

Mr. Gabruch has extensive commercial experience in the uranium mining and nuclear energy industries, including more than 20 years working with Cameco Corporation in a variety of marketing and corporate development roles. Most recently he served as vice-president, marketing, where he led a diverse corporate marketing team tasked with delivering more than 30 million pounds of uranium annually, and contributed to the overall management of the company as a member of its executive management committee. Through his career, Tim has worked directly with nuclear utilities globally and has also led a variety of business development projects and investment opportunities internationally, including the acquisition of Cameco's former nuclear fuel trading subsidiary, NUKEM GmbH. Tim holds bachelor degrees in arts (political studies) and commerce as well as a master of business administration, all from the University of Saskatchewan. He has completed executive education programs at INSEAD and Northwestern University.

Michael J. Schoonderwoerd

Michael J. Schoonderwoerd

Vice President Controller

Mr. Schoonderwoerd was appointed Vice President Controller of the Company on January 1, 2013. Mr. Schoonderwoerd joined Denison as Corporate Controller in August 2004. Prior to that date, Mr. Schoonderwoerd was a Finance Manager at Nortel Networks from 1996 to 2004 in various capacities ranging from corporate consolidations and external reporting, business unit finance support and manufacturing divestiture activities. Mr. Schoonderwoerd received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1996 and he received his Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1992.

Amanda Willett

Amanda Willett

Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Willett joined Denison as Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary in 2016. Prior to joining Denison, Ms. Willett was a securities law associate at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Vancouver since 2011 and prior to that was a corporate and securities law associate with Stikeman Elliott LLP in Toronto from 2008. Her practice focused on advising public and private companies on matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, securities law and stock exchange compliance matters, and general corporate matters. She has been involved in a broad range of transactional and corporate governance work for companies listed on the TSX and the TSX Venture Exchange, with an emphasis on advising companies in the mining industry. Ms. Willett graduated from York University in 2007 with an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and an MBA degree from the Schulich School of Business. She is a member of both the Ontario and British Columbia Bars.


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