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Management Team

Management Team

Dominion Diamond Corporation is led by an experienced senior executive team.

Brendan Bell Brendan Bell –  Chief Executive Officer

Brendan Bell is the Company's Chief Executive Officer. He joined the Company in July 2013, became Acting CEO in November 2014, and was appointed CEO in July 2015.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bell served eight years in the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly including terms as Minister Responsible for Energy and Mines, Minister Responsible for the Environment and Minister of Justice and Attorney General in the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Matthew Quinlan Matthew Quinlan –  Chief Financial Officer

Matthew Quinlan is the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined the Company in September 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Quinlan was Managing Director and Co-Head of CIBC World Markets global mining group where he advised a broad range of mining companies in financings, mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. Mr. Quinlan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Elliot Holland – Vice President, Projects

Elliot Holland is the Company’s Vice President, Projects.  He joined the Company in November 2014.   Prior to joining the Company,  Mr. Holland was elected a partner of McKinsey & Company where he served mining clients, including diamond mines, on operations, strategy and capital projects.  Mr. Holland holds a BSE in civil and environmental engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford University.

Chantal LavoieChantal Lavoie – Chief Operating Officer

Chantal Lavoie is Chief Operating Officer of the Company.  He joined the Company in July 2013.  Mr. Lavoie is a mining engineer with 30 years of experience in open pit and underground mining including permitting, construction, operation and senior management.  He has a deep understanding of remote, northern operating conditions and their inherent physical and social challenges.

James R.W. Pounds – Executive Vice President, Diamonds

Jim Pounds is the Company's Executive Vice President, Diamonds. He joined the Company in August 2002 as the Managing Director of the Company’s Belgian subsidiary.  Prior to joining the Company, he was Project Manager, De Beers Group following his position as Managing Director, Diamdel Israel, which is De Beers’ direct trading arm in Israel.