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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 Director for Plata Latina Minerals. 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 of 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.

Gilmour Clausen , , , Director (2,3*) †

Gilmour Clausen was the President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Augusta Resource Corporation, which was recently acquired for over $550 million. Mr. Clausen has over 30 years of executive and operations experience in the mining industry with several major global and domestic mining companies. He has held senior operations and project development positions before moving into executive roles where he was responsible for executing corporate growth strategies including development and operations for several large precious metal, base metal, and coal producing companies. Mr. Clausen is also Chairman of Plata Latina Minerals Corporation. He is a P.Eng and holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Mining Engineering from Queen's University. He is also a graduate of the Queen’s executive business program.

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 Limited, Nikos Explorations Ltd, Spur Ventures Inc., Argentex Mining Corporation, 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