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Management Team

Rick Howes , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

Rick Howes is a Professional Mining Engineer with over 34 years' experience in the mining industry. His extensive industry experience includes progressive technical, operating, management and project roles in many of the largest underground mines and mining companies throughout Canada and, most recently, internationally. Throughout his career, Mr. Howes has been closely associated with the practices that make for world-class mining operations including Inco’s North Mine which won the 2006 Ryan Award as the safest mine in Canada. He is a visionary leader in mining, organizational innovation and transformation to create competitive advantage. Mr. Howes joined DPM in early 2009 as General Manager and Executive Director of the Chelopech mine and, in November 2010, was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In April 2013, he assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer.

Hume Kyle , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Hume Kyle is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and accounting from the University of Western Ontario and a Graduate Diploma in accounting from McGill University. Mr. Kyle has over 25 years of private sector and public accounting experience, bringing a broad range of financial expertise and business experience to DPM, including strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and reporting, taxation, treasury, risk management and corporate communications. Prior to joining DPM, Mr. Kyle held increasingly senior financial executive positions in a number of large, publicly traded, multinational energy and natural resource businesses. He has also served on a number of corporate and industry boards and has been an active supporter of local organizations, including the United Way. Mr. Kyle was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in June 2011.

David Rae , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

David Rae holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Metallurgy from Leeds University in Yorkshire, England. Mr. Rae is a seasoned international mining and smelting executive with extensive experience in Africa, Europe and Canada and has held increasingly senior operating and executive roles with international mining companies including Falconbridge and Xstrata. He joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Operations in November 2012 and was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2014.

Lori E. Beak , , , Senior Vice President, Governance, and Corporate Secretary

Lori Beak has over 30 years of experience in the financial, resource and wealth management industries serving in a legal and corporate secretarial capacity to public companies including International Corona Resources Ltd., Dundee Corporation and Dundee Wealth Management Inc. Ms. Beak was appointed Corporate Secretary of DPM in 2001, Vice President in 2003, and assumed responsibility for investor relations in December 2008. She has led the development of DPM’s corporate governance and global compliance program and was appointed Senior Vice President in March 2011. Ms. Beak is also a member of Governance Professionals of Canada.

Michael Dorfman , , , Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Michael Dorfman has more than 10 years of investment banking experience with a focus on the mining sector. Prior to joining DPM, he worked in the investment banking groups of Stonecap Securities (formerly Blackmont Capital), Thomas Weisel Partners (formerly Westwind Partners), and Merrill Lynch Canada. During this time, Mr. Dorfman advised senior management teams on numerous mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. He was responsible for originating, structuring, and executing buy and sell side M&A mandates as well as equity and debt capital markets transactions. Mr. Dorfman holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Dorfman joined DPM in April 2011 as Vice President, Corporate Development and was appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Development in November 2011.

Richard Gosse , , , Senior Vice President, Exploration

Richard Gosse brings over 28 years of experience in minerals exploration working for such companies as BHP, Anglo American and Rio Tinto in a number of different commodities. He has extensive experience in intrusive hosted and sediment hosted deposits as well as mesothermal, epithermal and porphyry gold and copper deposits. He has most recently served as Vice President, Exploration with Turquoise Hill Resources (formerly Ivanhoe Mines) and South Gobi Resources. He has successfully led exploration work in a variety of countries in Europe and Asia including Bulgaria, Mongolia, India, China and Indonesia. Mr. Gosse holds a Bachelor of Science in B.Sc. Geology from Queen's University and a Masters in Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines in London. Mr. Gosse joined DPM in January 2013 as Vice President, Exploration and was appointed Senior Vice President, Exploration in April 2013.

Nikolay Hristov , , PhD , , Senior Vice President, Sustainable Business Development

Nikolay Hristov obtained both a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Mineral Processing from the University of Mining and Geology in Sofia and has completed courses in both Engineering Geo-ecology and International Economic Relations. He also recently completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Chelopech in 2004, Mr. Hristov held positions in mineral processing, research and development. Starting as a metallurgist with DPM, Mr. Hristov moved through a variety of increasingly senior roles before assuming the role of Vice President and General Manager, Chelopech Mine in 2011. Mr. Hristov established a foundation of continuous improvement at the Chelopech mine, overseeing an expansion that doubled the mine’s output. During his tenure as VP and GM for Chelopech, Mr. Hristov played a central role working with a diverse stakeholder group and draws on that experience in his new role as Senior Vice President, Sustainable Business Development effective November 2014.

John Lindsay , , PEng , , Senior Vice President, Projects

John Lindsay is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience in mining and holds a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland. Most recently, he was Vice-President, Capital Projects Execution with Barrick Gold Corp. Mr. Lindsay has held a variety of senior roles with SNC Lavalin Group Inc., AMEC Americas Limited and De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd, where his accountabilities included metallurgical design, operations management and oversight and governance of major mining projects. He has served as an executive committee member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Toronto branch. Mr. Lindsay joined DPM in 2014.

Paul Proulx , , , Senior Vice President, Corporate Services

Paul Proulx obtained his Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto. Mr. Proulx has over 25 years of experience in a variety of senior management roles. These roles include Group Vice President of Human Resources for an international food company and work with diverse client groups in the public and private sectors while with IBM's Business Transformation Practice. Mr. Proulx also held a variety of senior roles with CanWel Distribution Ltd. including VP Human Resources, VP Corporate Services and Ontario General Manager with Weston Bakeries Ltd., where he worked in both staff and operating roles. Mr. Proulx joined DPM in 2006 as Vice President, Human Resources, and was appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, in March 2011.

Mark Crawley , , , Vice President, Commercial

Mark Crawley joined Dundee Precious Metals as Vice President, Commercial in November 2016 with 20 years of nonferrous metals industry experience in sales, raw materials purchasing and commodities trading. Prior to joining DPM, Mr. Crawley served as Senior Vice President Commercial at KGHM International Ltd. He has also held positions with Noranda, Traxys (Sogem) and Luis Dreyfus Commodities in Canada, Belgium and Switzerland. Mr. Crawley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of New Brunswick as well as an MBA from Simon Fraser University.

Iliya Garkov , , PhD , , Vice President and General Manager, Bulgaria

Iliya Garkov is a Professional Engineer and holds both a Master of Science and PhD in Mining Engineering from the University of Mining and Geology in Sofia. He also has a Certificate and Diploma in Management from the Open University in Bulgaria and a Master’s degree in Management and Business Excellence from the New Bulgarian University. Dr. Garkov has provided leadership to the company in a variety of capacities. He was promoted to Chelopech Mine Operations Manager in 2008 and to Vice President, Mining in 2011. Mr. Garkov was then appointed General Manager of Kapan and later assumed the role of Vice President and General Manager, Krumovgrad. In November 2014 he was appointed Vice President & General Manager, Bulgaria with accountability for both Chelopech and Krumovgrad.

Zebra Kasete , , , Vice President and Managing Director, Tsumeb

Zebra Kasete brings almost 30 years of mining and smelting experience to DPM having held senior positions within the mining industry, serving both Rio Tinto and Rossing Uranium. He has extensive experience in the areas of production, processing, procurement, business and strategic development. Prior to joining DPM, Mr. Kasete was the Managing Director of Murowa Diamonds, Zimbabwe, and has held positions internationally including Namibia, Australia and the United States. Mr. Kasete is a metallurgist and holds a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. Mr. Kasete was appointed Vice President and Managing Director of DPM Tsumeb in February 2016.

Brent Johnson , , , Vice President, Environment

Brent Johnson has over 15 years’ experience working as an environmental professional in the resources sector throughout Africa. His work typically focuses on ensuring environmental, health and social safeguarding in development projects, and involves the identification and mitigation of complex impacts and lowering of risk. Mr. Johnson has a post graduate degree in environmental science from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a registered Professional Natural Scientist with South Africa’s Council for Natural Scientific Professions. He joined DPM as the Environmental Manager at DPM Tsumeb in 2010 and was appointed Vice President, Environment in 2014.

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