Independent DirectorMr. Igor Levental serves as an Independent Director of NovaGold Resources Inc. Mr. Levental is President of The Electrum Group, a privatelyheld global natural resources investment management company. Affiliates of The Electrum Group are currently the largest Shareholders of the Company. Mr. Levental is a director of Gabriel Resources Ltd., which is engaged in the development of major precious metals deposits in Romania he is also a director of NovaCopper Inc., TSX and NYSE Marketlisted company involved in the exploration and development of major copperdominant deposits in Alaska, and Sunward Resources Ltd., a TSXlisted company engaged in the exploration and development of a large porphyry goldcopper project in Colombia. With more than 30 years of experience across a broad crosssection of the international mining industry, Mr. Levental has held senior positions with major mining companies including Homestake Mining Company and International Corona Corporationrationration
Age: 60 Director Since 2010 MBALevental is a Professional Engineer with a BSc in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Alberta. The Board has determined that Mr. Levental should serve as a Director for the Company to benefit from his 30plus years of experience as a chemical engineer and executive of large mining companies.