SRHI's Board of Directors is committed to thorough and effective corporate governance standards. SRHI believes that sound corporate governance practices are in the interest of all stakeholders and contributes to prudent and effective decision-making by both the Board and Management. The Board regularly reviews and monitors SRHI's governance policies and practices and is committed to delivering value to shareholders as it assumes the explicit responsibility of stewardship of SRHI.
The Board of Directors is comprised of nine directors, a majority of whom are independent directors. The following are independent: Mr. Terrence A. Lyons, Mr. Lenard F. Boggio, Mr. Donald K. Charter, Ms. Joan E. Dunne, Mr. Ron F. Hochstein and Mr. Xinting (Tony) Wang. The following are not independent: Mr. Stephen Yuzpe (who is Chief Executive Officer and President of SRHI), Mr. Arthur Richards Rule IV (who is Chief Investment Officer of SRHI and Chief Executive Officer of Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc.) and Mr. John P. Embry (who is the former Chief Investment Strategist of Sprott Asset Management LP). Mr. Lyons, an independent director, has been appointed as Chair of the Board.