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    President, CEO & Director Mr. Black lives in Lima, Peru and has 35 years’ experience in the mining industry. Mr. Black holds a BSc in Mining Engineering from the University of South Australia and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Prior to moving to Peru in 2000, Mr. Black was the founder and Managing Director of international mining consulting services group Global Mining Services from 1994 to 2000. In 1996, Mr. Black also founded and was Chairman of OFEX listed AGR Limited with exploration projects in Ghana and Mongolia. In 2002, Mr. Black took control of Chariot Resources Limited as a listed TSXV shell and played a key role in the acquisition of the Mina Justa Copper Project and formation of the Korean joint venture with Chariot Resources. Upon his resignation as Chairman & Executive VP of Chariot Resources in 2006, Mr. Black founded the Peruvian registered Rio Alto S.A.C. In 2009 after successfully negotiating the acquisition of the La Arena Gold Project from Iamgold Corp, Rio Alto was acquired by Mexican Silver Mines and renamed Rio Alto Mining Limited. In 2014, Rio Alto also completed the successful acquisition of Sulliden Gold and the Shahuindo Gold Project for C$300M. Mr. Black, as President & CEO of Rio Alto Mining Limited and his experienced management team built Rio Alto from a C$12M company in 2009 to a C$1.2Bn company in 2015 at the time of the acquisition by Tahoe Resources Inc.
    Non Executive Chairman, Director Dr. Klaus Zeitler received his professional education at Karlsruhe University from 1959 to 1966 and obtained a PhD in economic planning. Dr. Zeitler is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association. Dr. Zeitler financed, built and managed base metal and gold mines worldwide (Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific) with a total investment value of $4.0 billion. Dr. Zeitler was a managing director of Metallgesellschaft AG, a German metals conglomerate, and in 1986 founded and was a director and the first CEO of Metall Mining (later Inmet Mining Corporation) with assets of over $4.0 billion, and base metal and gold mines in different parts of the world. After having been a director of Teck and Cominco for many years, Dr. Zeitler joined Teck in 1997 as Senior Vice President and had responsibilities for the exploration and development of mines in Peru, Mexico and the USA. Since his retirement in 2002 from Teck and in addition to being Executive Chairman and a director of Amerigo, Dr. Zeitler has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rio Alto Mining Limited and is presently a director of Tahoe Resources, Inc., a director of Western Copper and Gold Corporation and Chairman of Los Andes Copper Ltd.
    Director Mr. Robinson is currently a Corporate Director. Mr. Robinson is currently a Trustee of Chartwell Retirement Residences, a member of its Audit Committee and Chair of its Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee. He was a senior partner of Torys LLP, a law firm, until January 2004, practicing corporate/commercial law, with emphasis on financings, mergers and acquisitions and international projects. In his practice, Mr. Robinson acted as strategic and legal advisor to senior management and boards of many large corporate issuers. Mr. Robinson was a long-time member of Torys LLP’s executive committee. Mr. Robinson is a member of the Board of Directors of Amerigo Resources Inc., where he sits on the Audit and the Nominating Committees and is Chair of the Compensation Committee, and is a former director of Rio Alto Mining Limited and of Inmet Mining Corporation. He has also served on the Board of Directors of several private corporations, is a founding partner of Butterfield & Robinson Inc., and was the first Chairman of Canada Post Corporation’s Real Estate Advisory Committee. Mr. Robinson holds an M.A. and an LL.B from the University of Toronto and an LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School.
    Director Mr. Ramachandran has over 25 years of financial reporting experience in a multitude of capacities. During the past 15 years Ram has consulted extensively on financial reporting and regulatory matters for public companies, accounting and law firms. Mr. Ramachandran's contributions to the capital markets include authoring and launching the "Canadian Securities Reporter", a proprietary public company subscription service currently available through the CICA's Knotia website. Mr. Ramachandran has previously served as Associate Chief Accountant and Deputy Director, Corporate Finance at the Ontario Securities Commission and served as a senior member in the national office of an international accounting firm. Mr. Ramachandran was also a member of the OSC's Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee (2004-2007) and has completed the IFRS Certification program offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Mr. Ramachandran originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant in England & Wales in 1978 and subsequently in Ontario in 1984. Mr. Ramachandran has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Purepoint Uranium Group Inc. since June, 2004.
    Director Mr. Thomas spent the last 10 years of his career developing the Toromocho Copper Project, owned by Chinalco Mining Corporation International, in Peru. He held the positions of Executive Vice President and Chief Operation Officer, Vice President of Operations, as well as serving as an advisor and consultant to the company, until his retirement at the end of 2014. Mr. Thomas was a director of Rio Alto Mining Limited from 2008 to 2009. From 2002 to 2004, he worked as the Managing Director of Volta Aluminum Company, an aluminum smelter in Ghana, owned by Kaiser Aluminum and Alcoa. During this time, he was also a director of Anglesey Aluminum, a joint venture company of Kaiser Aluminum and Rio Tinto in Wales. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Thomas was Vice President, Technical Services of PT Freeport Indonesia. Previously, Mr. Thomas worked for over 10 years for Southern Peru Copper Corporation where he served as Vice President, Operations, Chief Engineer, Area Manager and Mine Manager. From 1996 to 1999, Mr. Thomas served as a director of Resource Pacific Pty Ltd (Australia). Mr. Thomas obtained a BS Degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Utah and a MS Degree from the University of Minnesota in Mineral Resources Engineering. bio with a background summary. It’s also a great opportunity to highlight how this person is an asset to the team.
    Director Daniel Kenney has been a partner with the law firm of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP since September 2004, practicing in the areas of securities, mining, oil and gas and general corporate/commercial matters. Mr. Kenney served as a director and Corporate Secretary of Rio Alto Mining Limited.
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