The Audit Committee of Centerra Gold Inc. has approved the following procedures for the confidential and anonymous submission of employee complaints regarding violations of Centerra's Code of Ethics, including concerns regarding accounting and auditing matters.
Centerra's Code of Ethics provides that any employee may submit a good faith complaint or concern regarding suspected violations of the Code of Ethics, including concerns regarding accounting or auditing matters, confidentially without fear of dismissal or retaliation of any kind. Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure the confidentiality of those furnishing information. If an employee prefers to report an allegation anonymously, they must provide enough information about the incident or situation to allow Centerra to investigate properly and effectively.
Employees can contact their supervisors, or any member of senior management, including the Chief Human Resources Officer or the General Counsel.
Employees can contact the Audit Committee Chair by sending by regular mail (or other means of delivery) to the corporate headquarters address of Centerra (Suite 1500 – 1 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2P1 Canada) a sealed envelope marked “Private and Strictly Confidential – Attention: Chair of the Audit Committee of Centerra Gold Inc.” Any such envelope shall be delivered unopened to the Audit Committee Chair.
Employees may report their concerns anonymously by using Centerra's Compliance Hotline, which has been established in connection with the Code of Ethics. The Compliance Hotline is a 24 hours-a-day service which is operated by an independent third-party service provider. Instructions for access to the Compliance Hotline are as follows:
Toll-Free number for North America: 1-866-841-8609
Outside North America: 1-647-438-1938
Via Internet: www.clearviewconnects.com
Via mail at the following address:
P.O. Box 11017