Vista Gold Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Fred Earnest (60 yo)





Mr. Frederick H. Earnest, also known as Fred, B.Sc. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Vista Gold Corp. since January 1, 2012. Mr. Earnest is the President at Vista Gold Corp. since August 1, 2007. Mr...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Fred Earnest's Compensation vs Vista Gold Earnings
How has Fred Earnest's remuneration changed compared to Vista Gold's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$672kUS$346k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$529kUS$325k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$564kUS$325k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$669kUS$325k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$567kUS$325k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$563kUS$293k


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015US$423kUS$274k


Compensation vs Market: Fred's total compensation ($USD671.86K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD772.75K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Fred's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VGZ's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: VGZ's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18 years average tenure).