Mr. Marion has over 30 years of experience in the Mining Industry in both technical and management roles. Most recently, Mr. Marion was President, CEO and Director of AuRico Gold Inc. from 2007 to 2012, where he oversaw the acquisition and development of AuRico’s flagship Young-Davidson Mine. Prior to AuRico, he spent over 12 years at Barrick Gold Corp. where he held several senior positions including a position in which he provided technical advice and input into their Australian assets, including the Plutonic Gold mine. He was previously the Chairman of the Board of Richmont Mines Inc. and currently serves on the Board of Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Mr. Marion is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and holds a BScE in Mine Engineering from Queens University.