Eric Sprott - Kirkland Lake Independent Chairman of the Board

KL -- USA Stock  

USD 45.98  0.23  0.50%

Mr. Eric Steven Sprott is no longer as an Independent Chairman of the Board of the company, Effective May 07, 2019. Mr. Sprott, is a renowned and respected leader in the investment community and one of the worlds premiere gold and silver investors with over 40 years of experience in the investment industry. Mr. Sprott entered the investment industry as a research analyst at Merrill Lynch and Company Inc. In 1981, he founded Sprott Securities . After establishing Sprott Asset Management Inc. in December 2001 as a separate entity, he divested his entire stake in Sprott Securities Inc. to its employees. From 2008 until September 2010, Mr. Sprott served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sprott Inc., before stepping down to focus on his roles as Chairman of the Board of Sprott Inc., Chief Investment Officer of Sprott Inc. and Senior Portfolio Manager of Sprott Asset Management LP. On January 20, 2015, as part of his transition away from daytoday fund management, Mr. Sprott stepped down from his roles with Sprott Inc. and Sprott Asset Management LP. Over the course of his career, Mr. Sprott has received numerous industry awards and, in 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Governor General. In 2013, he was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada
Age: 71  Chairman Since 2016  CPA    
Sprott graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University in 1965 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Carleton University in 2003. He received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1968 and was awarded the FCA designation in 2011. He was elected Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, a designation reserved for those who demonstrate outstanding career achievements and service to the community and profession.

Management Efficiency

The company has Return on Asset (ROA) of 19.41 % which means that for every $100 of asset it generated profit of $19.41. This is typical in the industry. Likewise, it shows return on total equity (ROE) of 28.12 % which means that it produced $28.12 on every 100 dollars invested by current stockholders.
The company reports 19.15M of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 1.3 which is normal for its line of buisiness. Kirkland Lake Gold has Current Ratio of 1.99 which is generally considered normal.

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Entity Summary

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of gold properties. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Kirkland Lake operates under Gold classification in USA and is traded on BATS Exchange. It employs 1690 people.Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd (KL) is traded on BATS Exchange in USA. It is located in South Tower and employs 1,690 people. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd was previously known as Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd and was traded on BATS Exchange under the symbol KGILF. Kirkland Lake is listed under Precious Metals category by Fama And French industry classification.

Kirkland Lake Gold Leadership Team

Duncan King, Vice President - Mining (Kirkland Lake)
Ian Holland, Vice President - Australian Operations
Anthony Makuch, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Douglas Forster, President CEO, Director
John Landmark, Vice President - Exploration, Australian Operations
David Soares, Chief Financial Officer
Barry Olson, Independent Director
Edward Farrauto, Non-Executive Independent Director
Eric Sprott, Independent Chairman of the Board
Randall Oliphant, Non-Executive Independent Director
Philip Yee, CFO, Executive Vice President
Jonathan Gill, Independent Director
Brian Hagan, Vice President - Health, Safety and Environment
Michael Vint, Non-Executive Independent Director
Meri Verli, Senior Vice President - Finance and Treasurer
Paulo Santos, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary
Mark Utting, Vice President - Investor Relations
Arnold Klassen, Independent Director
Maryse Belanger, Independent Director
Pamela Klessig, Independent Director
Raymond Yip, Vice President - Business Intelligence Systems
Darin Smith, Vice President Corporate Development
Christina Ouellette, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
Robert Dufour, CFO
Alasdair Federico, Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and CSR
Pierre Rocque, Vice President - Technical Services
Jennifer Wagner, Vice President, Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Darren Hall, COO
Ryan King, Vice President Investor Relations
Raymond Threlkeld, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Blayne Johnson, Executive Vice President Executive Director
Lukas Lundin, Non-Executive Independent Director
Douglas Cater, Vice President - Exploration, Canadian Operations
Jeffrey Parr, Interim Chairman of the Board
Eric Kallio, Senior Vice President - Exploration

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