Benoit Desormeaux

Benoit Desormeaux, CPA, CA, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Desormeaux became President and Chief Executive Officer on August 8, 2012. Mr. Desormeaux had been our Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer since 2004, and previously held the positions, successively, of Corporate Controller as well as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining SEMAFO in 1997, he was in the employ of Deloitte LLP involved principally in corporate audits in the manufacturing sector. Mr. Desormeaux is a Chartered Professional Accountant, a member of Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration (BBA) from HEC Montréal.