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Eldorado Gold Management

Managemenrt

& Directors

Paul N. Wright
President & Chief Executive Officer
Paul Wright joined Eldorado in July 1996 and held the positions of Vice President, Mining and Senior Vice President, Operations before being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in October 1999. A graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Paul has over 28 years of experience in developing and operating open pit and underground gold mines. Prior to joining Eldorado, he worked with Placer Dome, the Redpath Group and Granges. Paul is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy of London and is a Chartered Engineer (UK).



Earl W. Price
Chief Financial Officer
Earl Price joined Eldorado in March 1997 and held the positions of Senior Operations Controller and Vice President, Finance before being appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2003. Earl holds an MBA and is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of financial and management experience. Prior to joining Eldorado, he worked internationally with British Petroleum and RTZ, and was Vice President and Controller for SNC-Lavalin Group.



Norm Pitcher
Chief Operating Officer
Norm Pitcher was appointed Chief Operating Officer effective July 1, 2005. Prior to becoming COO, Norm was Vice President Exploration and Corporate Development of Eldorado where he led our exploration activities and identified new business opportunities. A graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in geology, Norm has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Throughout his career with Eldorado, Pan American Silver, H. A. Simons, Ivanhoe Gold and Pioneer Metals, Norm has been involved in exploration, evaluation, and exploitation of open pit and underground mineral deposits on a world wide basis.



Dawn Moss
Corporate Secretary
Dawn Moss joined Eldorado as Corporate Administrator in November 1998 and was appointed Corporate Secretary in October 2000. Prior to joining Eldorado, Dawn worked within the mining industry for Diagem International and Beringer Gold.



Directors



Hugh C. Morris (1)(3)
Non Executive Chairman of the Board
Dr. Hugh Morris was appointed to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in January 1995 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in April 1998. Since graduating from Witswatersrand University in 1953, Dr. Morris has distinguished himself as a leader in the mining industry. He was Director of Exploration for Cominco, President of Geomex Minerals and Chairman and CEO of Imperial Metals. Dr. Morris is currently a director of Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, Diamondex Resources, Pacific Northern Gas, Triex Minerals Corporation , a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and is a Professional Engineer (BC) and a Chartered Engineer (UK). He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Geological Association of Canada and the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy of London.



Wayne D. Lenton (2)

Wayne Lenton was appointed to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in June 1995. He is a graduate of the Montana School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical and Mining Engineering. Wayne has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry.In 1979, Wayne joined AMAX of Canada as Vice President, Operations. In 1985, he was appointed President, CEO and Director of Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation, as well as President of AMAX of Canada and President of AMAX Northwest Mining Company. In 1989, he became Chairman of the Board of Minerex Resources and in 1993, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Tungsten, as a result of the amalgamation of Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation, Canamax Resources and Minerex Resources.Wayne is a past Chairman of the Mining Association of British Columbia and was a Director of the Mining Association of Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and is a Professional Engineer in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Wayne is currently working as an independent consultant in Tucson, Arizona, and is a director of several public companies.



Paul N. Wright
President & Chief Executive Officer
Paul Wright joined Eldorado in July 1996 and held the positions of Vice President, Mining and Senior Vice President, Operations before being appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in October 1999. A graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Paul has over 28 years of experience in developing and operating open pit and underground gold mines. Prior to joining Eldorado, he worked with Placer Dome, the Redpath Group and Granges. Paul is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy of London and is a Chartered Engineer (UK).



John S. Auston (2)(3)
Director
John Auston was elected to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in April 2003. He has more than 40 years of experience in the mining industry in Canada, the United States and Australia and is currently a director with Cameco Corporation and Centerra Gold. A graduate of McGill University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Honours Geology and a Master of Science degree in Applied Mineral Exploration, he also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard University. John served as Executive Vice-President of the Selco Mining Group and President and CEO of Amselco Minerals. From 1980 to 1992, he worked with the British Petroleum Group in Toronto, Melbourne and Denver. John served as President and CEO of Granges and Hycroft Resources from 1992 to 1995 and of Ashton Mining of Canada from 1996 to 2000.



K. Ross Cory (1)(3)
Director
Ross Cory was elected to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in April 2003. A Senior Vice-President of Raymond James, Ross has more than 15 years of investment banking experience with a focus on industrial growth companies and the mining industry. Ross is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA in Finance and International Business. He began his career in investment banking with Richardson Greenshields of Canada in 1987, and in 1989 he was a founding partner, Senior Vice-President and Director of Goepel Shields & Partners Inc., which became Raymond James in 2001 when it was acquired by US-based Raymond James Financial Inc.



Robert R. Gilmore (1)(2)
Director
Robert Gilmore was elected to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in April 2003. An independent financial consultant with 30 years of experience, he is a graduate of the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting. Robert began his career in 1973 with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP), working with the firm for seven years in Denver and New York. In his more than 20 years of experience with resource companies, he has served as Treasurer of Barringer Resources and Chief Financial Officer of US Gold Corporation, Dakota Mining Corporation and Teamshare. Robert is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of CPAs.



Donald Shumka(1)
Director
Donald Shumka was appointed to the Eldorado Board of Directors effective May 3, 2005.
Mr. Shumka is President and Managing Director of Walden Management Ltd a firm that provides financial consulting and advisory service to financial, manufacturing and processing industries. He has extensive financial and management experience - 15 years in investment banking with Raymond James and CIBC World Markets. Canadian investment firms and 25 years in the forest industry where he was for a decade the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of a West Fraser Timber company. Mr. Shumka received his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of British Columbia.



Geoffrey Handley (2)(3)
Director
Geoffrey Handley was appointed to the Board of Directors of Eldorado in August 2006. Mr. Handley was most recently Executive Vice President, Strategic Development with Placer Dome. He has 30 years of extensive experience in the mining resource industry. Geoff holds an Honors BSc from the James Cook University of North Queensland.



(1) Member of Audit Committee
(2) Member of Compensation Committee
(3) Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee

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