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Management

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 and organizational innovation and transformation to create competitive advantage. Mr. Howes joined DPM in early 2009 as General Manager and Executive Director of Dundee Precious Metals Chelopech EAD and, in November 2010, was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In April 2013, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Dundee Precious Metals, Mr. Howes worked for 30 years in various operating and technical capacities in the Canadian mining industry working for major mining producers including Vale Inco, Falconbridge and Cominco. Mr. Howes attended Queen’s University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering.

Adrian Goldstone, Executive Vice President, Sustainable Business Development

Adrian Goldstone obtained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science with honours from the University of Auckland. Over the last 25 years, his career has included periods in government, industry and consulting. Prior to joining Dundee Precious Metals Mr. Goldstone was the Managing Director of Kingett Mitchell Ltd., a diversified resources and environmental consultancy based in New Zealand. Prior to that he was part of the international development group of Colorado based Cyprus Minerals Company. Mr. Goldstone has 20 years of experience in the minerals sector in development and operating projects and in corporate positions and has been involved in minerals projects in Africa, Russia, Europe, Asia, the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Goldstone is a member of the Council of the New Zealand Minerals Industry Association and a director of Avala Resources Ltd. He is also recognized internationally as an expert on water management and cyanide use in the minerals industry and has given numerous lectures, papers and short courses to industry and other groups. Mr. Goldstone joined DPM in 2006.

Hume Kyle, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Hume 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. More recently, this included TransAlta Corporation, an $11 billion power generating company, and Fort Chicago Energy Partners, a $3.5 billion pipeline, NGL and power business. Mr. 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. 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 is a seasoned international mining and smelting executive with extensive experience in Africa, Europe and Canada. He has held increasingly senior operating and executive roles with international mining companies including Falconbridge, Xstrata and most recently, Andean American. Mr. Rae holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Metallurgy from Leeds University in Yorkshire, England. He join the Company as Senior Vice President, Operations in November 2012.

Lori E. Beak, Senior Vice President, Investor & Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Beak has over 20 years of experience in the resource and financial industry serving in a corporate secretarial capacity to public companies since 1986 including International Corona Resources Ltd., which successfully developed the Williams Mine in Northern Ontario, and most recently with 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 is also a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and the Canadian Investor Relations Institute.

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.

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 brings 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 SouthGobi Resources. He has led exploration work with great success in a variety of countries in Europe and Asia including Bulgaria, Mongolia, India, China and Indonesia. Richard holds a B.Sc. Geology from Queen's University and an M.Sc. Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines in London.

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 responsibilities included metallurgical design, operations management and oversight and governance of major mining projects. He has served as an executive committee member of the Canadian Institutive 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 Sciences from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto. Mr. Proulx has over 20 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.

Jeremy Cooper, Vice President, Commercial Affairs

Mr. Cooper has over 30 years retail and investment banking experience particularly in the mining sector. Prior to joining DPM, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Deutsche Bank's Mining Finance team which provided advice and finance for mining and smelter clients around the world. Mr. Cooper has been with DPM since the acquisition of the Chelopech mine in September 2003. His responsibilities have included the sales of Chelopech concentrate and coordination of the acquisition of Deno Gold and Namibia Custom Smelters. He was appointed Vice President, Commercial Affairs in May 2010.

Iliya Garkov, PhD, Vice President and General Manager, Dundee Precious Metals Krumovgrad EAD

Dr. Garkov holds a Ph.D degree in Mining of Minerals from the University of Mining and Geology in Sofia and has been employed by Chelopech Mining EAD for 17 years. He also holds a certificate and diploma in Management from the Open University in Bulgaria. Dr. Garkov was promoted to Chelopech Mine Operations Manager in 2008 and to Vice President, Mining in 2011 where he introduced improvements in mining methods and efficiency and implemented rigorous and effective safety standards. Dr. Garkov was then appointed General Manager of Kapan where he made necessary improvements to ensure the long term sustainable success of Kapan. Most recently, Dr. Garkov was appointed VP and General Manager, Krumovgrad to develop the workforce and operational readiness plan from detailed design through to operation.

Nikolay Hristov, PhD, Vice President and General Manager, Dundee Precious Metals Chelopech EAD

Nikolay Hristov obtained M.Sc and Ph.D degrees 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 has also completed a variety of management courses at the Open University in Bulgaria. Prior to joining Chelopech Mining EAD in 2004, Nikolay held positions in mineral processing, research and development. Starting as a metallurgist with DPM, Nikolay was quickly promoted to Process Plant Manager and most recently as General Manager, Chelopech Mine. Having set the groundwork for continuous improvement Nikolay aims at taking the plant to the next level in becoming a world class operation in terms of production, efficiency, environmental protection and sustainable development.

Hratch Jabrayan, Vice President and General Manager, Dundee Precious Metals Kapan CJSC

Hratch Jabrayan has over 13 years experience in project management, contract negotiations, and risk analysis and mitigation. Mr. Jabrayan joined DPM in May 2011 as Director of Administration at Kapan Mine. Since joining, Mr. Jabrayan has had a significant positive impact on the organization committed to the community of Kapan and the country of Armenia. Mr. Jabrayan has successfully leveraged his knowledge of the Armenian language and culture to support DPM's goal of developing local leadership talent within Kapan. In his new role of VP and General Manager of the Kapan Mine, Mr. Jabrayan will oversee all aspects of the operation and continue to make improvements to ensure the long term sustainable success of Kapan.

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.

Hans Nolte, Vice President and General Manager, Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb (PTY) Limited

Hans Nolte obtained a chemical engineering degree from the University of Stellenbosh, South Africa and has spent more than 25 years in the mining sector, specifically the smelting industry as a metallurgist where his career has included a broad range of general and project management and consulting. Prior to joining DPM, Hans began his career as a metallurgist with the Tsumeb Corporation. From there he was transferred to the Tsumeb Smelter as a superintendent and eventually promoted to Metallurgical manager of Tsumeb Corporation (“TCL”). When TCL was liquidated in 1998 Hans joined Ongopolo Mining and Processing as the General Manager of smelters and in 2006 when Weatherly Mining International took over Ongopolo Mining, Hans was appointed as the Managing Director of smelters. During 2010, DPM acquired Namibia Custom Smelter (“NCS”) and Hans was appointed the position of Managing Director, NCS.

Colin McAnuff, Treasurer

Mr. McAnuff is an accomplished financial professional with close to 30 years of experience in finance, treasury, strategic services, planning and analysis. He brings to DPM a broad and diverse set of experiences from various industries including construction equipment, oil and gas production and processing, refrigeration systems and automobile/property insurance. Most recently, Mr. McAnuff worked as the Director of Finance and Treasury for Toromont Industries Ltd., where he was responsible for the management of centralized treasury operations, business acquisitions and dispositions, strategy and corporate finance, debt capital management, equity issuance, enterprise risk management, tax/legal issues, and the management of human capital. He has an Honours Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, and has also attained his Certified General Accountant designation. Mr. McAnuff joined DPM in 2013.
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