People: First Majestic Silver Corp (AG)

AG on New York Consolidated

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Penrose

65 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Keith Neumeyer

53 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Raymond Polman

2007 Chief Financial Officer

Ramon Davila

59 2004 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Martin Palacios

2012 Chief Information Officer

Connie Lillico

2007 Corporate Secretary

Robert McCallum

76 2012 Independent Director

Tony Pezzotti

72 2001 Independent Director

David Shaw

61 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Penrose

Mr. Douglas Penrose, CA, serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of First Majestic Silver Corp., since January 1, 2012. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario from 1974 to 2008 and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia since 1978. Mr. Penrose brings over 20 years of experience in leadership positions in accounting and corporate finance. Mr. Penrose was formerly the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services for the British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

Keith Neumeyer

Mr. Keith Neumeyer is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. He has worked in the investment community for 28 years beginning his career at a number of Canadian national brokerage firms. Mr. Neumeyer moved on to work with several publically traded companies in the resource and high technology sectors. His roles have included senior management positions and directorships responsible in areas of finance, business development, strategic planning and corporate restructuring. Mr. Neumeyer was the original and founding President of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (T-FM). Mr. Neumeyer founded First Majestic Silver in 2002. Mr. Neumeyer has also listed a number of companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange and as such has extensive experience dealing with the financial, regulatory, legal and accounting issues that are relevant in the investment community.

Raymond Polman

Mr. Raymond L. Polman, CA, is Chief Financial Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp., since February 1, 2007. Mr. Polman has over 25 years of public accounting and corporate finance experience in the Canadian and US financial markets and has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since February 2007. Mr. Polman has been a Chief Financial Officer for the past 10 years with a number of publicly traded high technology companies, prior to which he served several years as the Director of Finance for Rescan Environmental, a large privately owned company serving the global mining community. Mr. Polman has a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Degree from the University of Victoria and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Mr. Polman also brings eight years of prior public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche.

Ramon Davila

Mr. Ramon Davila, Ing, is Chief Operating Officer, Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. He is a Mexican citizen, residing in Durango, has an Engineering degree in Mining and Metallurgy and a Masters degree in Minerals Economics'. He worked for Industrias Penoles, the largest silver producer in Mexico from 1978 to 1987 and then became the VP of Mining Operations for Luismin until 1993. From 1998 until 2003 Mr. Davila was President of Plata Panamericana SA de CV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pan American Silver Corp. (PAA: TSX; PAAS: NASDAQ) where he was in charge of all aspects of production, exploration and administration of Pan American's Mexican operations. Mr. Davila has been Chief Operating Officer of the Company since December 2004. Mr. Davila was also the National President for the Association of Mining Metallurgist and Geologists in Mexico from 1996 to 1998 and is currently a member of the board of Directors of the Chamber of Mines in Mexico. He is also a member of the Society of Mining Metallurgical and Exploration Engineers.

Martin Palacios

Mr. Palacios has been Chief Information Officer of the Company since January 1, 2012. He served as Director of Global Applications and Director of IT México of Goldcorp from July 2008 to December 2011; Senior Advisor of Gemcom Software Inc. from March 2008 to November 2008; Senior Advisor of The Jimmy Pattison Group from August 2006 to March 2008.

Connie Lillico

Ms. Lillico has been Corporate Secretary of the Company since August 2007. She has worked in public company management and administration since 2000. She served as Corporate Secretary of several TSX Venture Exchange issuers from July 2004 to July 2007. Ms. Lillico has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a Paralegal certification from Capilano College.

Robert McCallum

Mr. Robert A. McCallum, B.Sc., P.Eng, is an Independent Director of the Board of First Majestic Silver Corp. He was most recently the president of Kensington Resources Ltd., a Canadian public mining company, prior to its merger with Shore Gold Inc. (SGF:TSX). During Mr. McCallum's tenure at Kensington, he advanced Kensington from a junior exploration company to an advancedstage development company, increasing the company's profile and eventually orchestrating a merger with Shore Gold Inc. Mr. McCallum graduated in 1959 from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) followed in 1971 by a PMD (Program for Management Development) at Harvard Graduate School of Business, Boston, Massachusetts. He has a wealth of experience in mining having worked with DeBeers Consolidated Mines and Anglo American Corp Ltd. in South Africa followed by Denison Mines Limited, Cyprus Anvil Mining Corp., Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan in Canada and Philex Mining in the Philippines.

Tony Pezzotti

Mr. Tony Pezzotti serves as an Independent Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. He joined the board of First Majestic in November 2001. Tony is a seasoned board member who has served on several public company boards, including Offshore Systems International Ltd. (OSI-T), First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FM-T), and Kensington Resources Ltd. which merged with Shore Gold Inc. (SGF-T). Tony was General Manager and co-owner of a steel fabrication company and is now retired.

David Shaw

Dr. David Andrew Shaw, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. Since completing his doctorate 25 years ago, Mr. Shaw has worked both in the technical and financial communities within the resource industry. Seven years were spent with Chevron Resources in Calgary and Vancouver, employed initially as an in-house structural consultant on both metal and hydrocarbon exploration programs and then as a member of a hydrocarbon project financial evaluation team. Upon leaving Chevron, he initiated and developed the Resource Research Group at Charlton Securities Ltd., Calgary before assuming the position of Senior Mining Analyst, Corporate Finance, at Yorkton Securities Inc. in Vancouver. Throughout Mr. Shaw's career, he has built strong relationships with European financial institutions and the global mining community.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Penrose

--

Keith Neumeyer

2,825,850

Raymond Polman

1,354,880

Ramon Davila

2,631,010

Martin Palacios

1,169,230

Connie Lillico

1,062,830

Robert McCallum

--

Tony Pezzotti

--

David Shaw

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Douglas Penrose

0 0

Keith Neumeyer

1,050,000 4,188,000

Raymond Polman

350,000 460,000

Ramon Davila

1,200,000 4,549,500

Martin Palacios

0 0

Connie Lillico

0 0

Robert McCallum

0 0

Tony Pezzotti

0 0

David Shaw

0 0
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