Robert M. Buchan

ROBERT M. BUCHAN is President and CEO of Kinross Gold Corporation. He
received a degree in Mining Engineering from Herriot-Watt University in
Edinburgh in 1969 and a Master’s in Mineral Economics from Queen’s
University in Kingston, Ontario in 1971. Following three years with a
mining equipment manufacturer, he joined a leading Canadian brokerage
company as a mining analyst. After four years with this company and
another six with an institutional boutique, again specializing in
mining-related research and financing, he left to participate in the
formation of CMP Funds Management Ltd. This company raised over $1
billion for the Canadian resource industry in the period 1984-1990. In
1987 he participated in the creation of associated companies, DCC
Equities Limited (President), a resource focused merchant banking
company, and Dundee Capital Inc. (Vice-Chairman), a financial services
company. In 1993 he initiated the creation of Kinross Gold Corporation,
a company that has grown from 25,000 ounces of gold production at
inception to the seventh largest primary producer of gold in the world
as a result of the combination with TVX Gold Inc. and Echo Bay Mines