Frederick H. Earnest has served as director since 2007 and was appointed CEO of the Company in January 2012. He served as the Company's President
and Chief Operating Officer from 2007-2012 and as Senior Vice President, Project Development from 2006-2007. He is currently a director of Midas
Gold Corp. Mr. Earnest has over 25 years experience in the mining industry, including President of Pacific Rim El Salvador, and previously as
General Manager and Legal Representative for Compania Minera Dayton in Chile. He holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.
About Vista Gold:
Vista is a gold company currently conducting a strategic review of its portfolio of gold assets, and is focused on advancing its flagship Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. Vista's portfolio of assets also includes a 24.9 % holding in Midas Gold Corp., the Guadalupe de los Reyes gold/silver project in Mexico (a preliminary economic assessment was completed in March 2013), the Awak Mas gold project in Indonesia (One Asia Resources Ltd. working to earn an 80% interest), the Long Valley gold project in California and a royalty on the Amayapampa gold project in Bolivia (being advanced by LionGold Corp Ltd.). For more information about our projects, including technical studies and resource estimates, please visit our website at www.vistagold.com.