Northern Silica Corporation

Reid MacDonald

President and Chief Executive Officer

Reid is the President and CEO of Northern Silica Corporation. Over his 40-year career, Reid has also served as an officer and director of numerous corporations, the securities of which have been listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange. In these various positions, Reid has had direct experience and responsibility for making decisions regarding executive compensation matters and the suitability of the Corporation’s compensation policies and practices as well as the overall Corporate Governance responsibilities. Reid was previously a director of Heemskirk Canada.