Robert William Baxter

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Baxter brings over 25 years of experience principally in Latin America, in the mining industry. Mr. Baxter was previously the General Manager of Baxter Consulting Engineering, a consulting company providing project appraisals to mining companies located primarily in Peru, from September 2000 to June 2002. From May 2000 to September 2000, he held the position of Business Development Coordinator Americas for North Limited, a senior Australian mining company acquired by Rio Tinto, PLC in October 2000. Also at North Limited, Mr. Baxter held the posts of Regional Geologist, Americas from June 1999 to May 2000 and regional Manager (Chile/Argentina) from November 1996 to June 1999. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Chariot Resources Ltd. which was sold to China Sci Tech, a Hong Kong listed company. Mr. Baxter was Chairman of the Board of Marobre S.A.C., a 100% owned subsidiary of China Sci Tech, until September 2010. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Petaquilla Minerals until November 2009. He was President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Norsemont Mining until March 2011 when the company was acquired by Hudbay Minerals. Mr Baxter is also a Director of Pan Global Resources Inc.

Mr. Baxter has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM).

Brian Kerzner

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kerzner has over 23 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur in retailing and real estate. Mr. Kerzner is the Founder and President of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada Inc., which operates retail chocolate stores from coast to coast in Canada. He has also founded several other private companies that have completed extensive residential and commercial development in Toronto, Phoenix, Whistler and Vancouver. Mr Kerzner has been extensively involved in providing seed capital for many successful public and private companies in the resources, environmental and technology sectors. He currently sits on the board of directors of Pan Global Resources and Indico Resources.

Mr. Kerzner is an Honours graduate of the University of Toronto Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) program and was a Director of Norsemont Mining Inc. He is also a member of the BC Children’s Hospital Circle of Care and is actively involved in many other charitable organizations.

Scott Ross

Corporate Secretary & Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ross has many years of experience working with public and private companies. From 1988 to 1999 he served as Manager, Development for Canlan Investment Corporation, a public real estate development company specializing in the construction and management of recreational ice rink facilities across North America and golf course residential development in British Columbia. Since 2001 he has served as Vice-President and Director of Rosstree Capital Corporation, a private investment holding company and he is currently a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bearclaw Capital Corp., a reporting issuer on the TSXV. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario