J. Andrew McLaughlin
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Major Drilling Group International Inc.

Mr. McLaughlin is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Major Drilling Group International, Inc. (TSX: MDI). He serves as a trusted advisor, business partner and legal executive to help identify and implement the company’s strategic and tactical objectives. His work involves advising on strategic and all legal and regulatory matters to advance the interests of the company. As the leader of the global legal department, which spans over 15 countries in which the company operates, Mr. McLaughlin's work includes: contract review and drafting; managing the company’s global Whistleblower Process; managing host-country legal counsel and advising front-line managers in the field; litigation management; support for acquisitions; and the provision of advice regarding privacy and security matters, employment law and human resources matters, and company communications. As Corporate Secretary to the Board, he provides strategic and tactical legal advice to the Board on all matters including governance, risk management strategy and strategic alternatives. Mr. McLaughlin was a recipient of Lexpert’s 2018 Rising Star Awards – honouring Canada’s leading lawyers under 40.

Year Called to the Bar:2005