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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, Augusta Resource Corporation, Plata Latina Minerals Corporation and the former Ventana Gold Corporation, which was acquired in 2011 for $1.5 billion. Alongside Wildcat, Mr. Warke currently serves as Executive Chairman for Augusta Resource and 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.

Gilmour Clausen , , , Vice Chairman (2,3*) †

Gilmour Clausen is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Augusta Resource Corporation. 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.

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.

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.

Donald Young , , , Director (1*) †

Donald Young has more than 35 years of experience working in the mining industry and, for many years, in public practice. He is a retired KPMG LLP partner. Before joining KPMG, he worked for Placer Dome Inc (now Barrick Gold Corporation). In public practice, he worked both as an audit partner and, for a few years, as a management consulting partner focused on operational and organization reviews, governance, and control/ risk management. He is a Fellow and past president of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He currently serves on the Boards of Dundee Precious Metals Inc. and Midas Gold Corp. He has served on the Boards of other publicly listed and not for profit organizations, including Science World British Columbia, British Columbia Safety Authority and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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