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Richard W. Warke , , , Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Richard Warke is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Wildcat Silver Corporation. He has been responsible for the founding and success of several resource companies including: Wildcat Silver, Plata Latina Minerals Corporation, Augusta Resource Corporation, which was recently acquired for over $550 million, and the former Ventana Gold Corporation, which was acquired in 2011 for $1.5 billion. Alongside Wildcat, Mr. Warke currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director for Catalyst Copper. He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and marketing in the global resource industry, and has been involved in raising over $1 billion dollars in equity for resource companies. Although his endeavours have primarily involved mineral resource operations, he has also been involved with oil and gas, forestry, technology and manufacturing operations.

R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus , , , Director (1,3) †

Mr. R. Stuart “Tookie” Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry. He was formerly Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 30 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board for BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resources Corporation until its takeover by CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold until its takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition in 2011 and a Director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. He is presently Chairman of Nevsun Resources Ltd. as well as a Director of SouthGobi Resources Ltd.

Don Taylor , , , Director

Mr. Taylor has more than 25 years of mineral exploration experience with precious and base metals on five continents, taking projects from exploration to mine development. He has worked extensively for large and small cap companies, including BHP Minerals, Bear Creek Mining, American Copper and Nickel, Doe Run Resources, and Westmont Mining Company. Mr. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree from University of Missouri at Rolla. He is a Licensed Professional Geologist in several eastern and western states and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

Donald R. Siemens , , , Director (1*) †

Donald Siemens is an independent financial advisor specializing in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Siemens was Partner-in-Charge of Thorne Ernst & Whinney's (now KPMG) Vancouver office Financial Advisory Services group. Mr. Siemens has over 30 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant, including eight years in public practice as a partner with major accounting firms, eight years in senior executive positions in the industry and 19 years as a self-employed financial services executive. He currently serves as a Director and Audit Committee Chair for Hansa Resources Ltd., Nikos Explorations Ltd., Spur Ventures Inc., Argentex Mining Corp., Boss Power Corp., Grande West Transportation Inc. and Goldgroup Mining Inc. and as a Director and member of the Audit Committee for Great Western Minerals Group Inc. Mr. Siemens obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1972.

Robert P. Wares , , , Director (1,2*,3) †

Robert Wares is a professional geologist, founder and former Executive Vice-President and COO of Osisko Exploration Ltd. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Geology from McGill University, and has 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and research.

1. Audit Committee
2. Compensation Committee
3. Nominating & Governance Committee
* Chair of Committee
† Independent Director