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Aldridge Minerals Inc (AGM.V)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Barry Hildred

2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Han Ilhan

2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

James O'Neill

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Serdar Akca

2012 Vice President - Country Manager

David Carew

2014 Corporate Secretary

Baran Baycan

2013 Director

Daniella Dimitrov

2010 Independent Director

Edmundo Guimaraes

2011 Independent Director

Huseyin Ozkul

2014 Independent Director

Douglas Silver

2014 Independent Director

Ahmet Tacyildiz

2012 Independent Director

Hande Tacyildiz

2012 Independent Director

Michael Widmer

2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Barry Hildred

Mr. Barry Hildred has been appointed as Independent Chairman of the Board of Aldridge Minerals Inc., with effect from October 31, 2011. Mr. Hildred is an independent business consultant and is currently a partner of Level 2 Advisors Inc. Previously, he was President of TMX Equicom a subsidiary of the TMX Group from 2007-2009 and President and Founder of the Equicom Group from 1996 to 2007. Hildred is also the Treasurer and Director of the Children’s Aid Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.

Han Ilhan

Mr. Han Ilhan serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Prior to his most recent position, Han spent 26 years in progressive engineering, management, and leadership roles at URS Corporation ("URS"), a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. Mr. Ilhan was most recently the Vice President and Director of Global Mining Business at URS, where he provided engineering and environmental services to the mining industry in over 20 countries. His experience includes project identification, evaluation, planning, and development, with a strong emphasis on environmental risk minimization and sustainable development. His specific technical expertise in the mining industry includes engineering, environmental, social risk management, and technical planning in the design and construction of heap leach facilities, water supply and diversion systems, pollution prevention measures, waste storage facilities, and mine closure and reclamation projects. Mr. Ilhan, who is fluent in both Turkish and English, is based in Ankara, Turkey. He is a professional engineer and earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey and Master of Geotechnical Engineering at Oregon State University.

James O'Neill

Mr. Jim O'Neill serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Aldridge Minerals Inc. with effect from June 20, 2011. Mr. O'Neill, a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of industry experience, brings a depth of knowledge from international mining, project management and distribution companies. He is the CFO, Royal Coal Corp. Vice President – Corporate Controller & Investor Relations, Tiomin Resources Inc.

Serdar Akca

Mr. Serdar Akca serves as the Vice President - Country Manager of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mr. Akca, B. Sc. Geologist, was born in 1965, is Turkish and has over 22 years of experience in minerals exploration. Mr. Akca started his professional work career at an Australian junior gold exploration company called Rangers Exploration in 1988 then worked for Canadian mining company, Teck-Cominco,from 1989 to 1995 as a geologist and then project geologist. During this period he was involved in many courses and training programs pertaining to exploration geology. He also contributed to the Cerattepe massive sulphide project in Artvin between 1990 and 1994. Cerattepe VMS deposit is one of the largest VMS deposit in Turkey and Mr. Akca contributed to almost every phase of this project from discovery to the feasibility stage. Mr. Akca also worked for some of the world’s largest mining companies RTZ (1995-1997), BHP (2000-2002) and WMC (2003) for over 4 years as a consultant geologist and supervised many different exploration projects all over Turkey. Mr. Akca has been with Aldridge since 2003 and is the Company’s Country Manager, responsible for managing Aldridge’s Turkey team (13 staff employees, seasonally 20-30 employees including temporary workers), organizing all bureaucratic relations with government and other related organizations. Mr. Akca supervises all exploration programs in Turkey. Mr Akca is a member of the following organizations: Founder Member of the Gold Miners Association in Turkey; member of Turkey’s Mining Foundation; member of Turkey’s Geological Society.

David Carew

Mr. David Carew is the Corporate Secretary of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mr. Carew is an Associate, Investment Banking, Haywood Securities Inc. Associate, Investment Banking, Octagon Capital Corporation. He has an HBA degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Baran Baycan

Mr. Baran Umut Baycan serves as the Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. He serves as Founding Partner, Baycan Law Firm. Mr. Baycan has approximately 12 years of on-going experience in the legal profession. He started as the legal counsel of Park Holding A.S. and Merkez Yayin Holding and then in 2005 he founded Baycan Law Firm. Mr. Baycan is the leading partner for Mining Projects, Project finance, Litigation, Construction, Media and Entertainment, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions at his law firm. Mr. Baycan received his law degree from Istanbul University School of Law, a Master’s Degree in Criminal Law from Istanbul Kültür University and a Master’s Degree in Financial Law from Istanbul University. He is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association.

Daniella Dimitrov

Ms. Daniella Dimitrov serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc., since October, 2010. Ms. Dimitrov is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Orvana Minerals Corp. and a director of Alloycorp Mining Inc. Ms. Dimitrov has held various consulting roles in the mining industry since 2009, including with Baffinland Iron Mines where she served as a director and the Vice Chair. Ms. Dimitrov’s former positions include Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives of Raymond James Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer of Dundee Securities. Ms. Dimitrov has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor and an Executive MBA at Kellogg School of Management and Schulich School of Business.

Edmundo Guimaraes

Mr. Edmundo Gontardo Guimaraes (Ed) serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc., with effect from May 11, 2011. Mr. Guimaraes is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative and Commercial Studies. He is the Chair of the Audit Committee of Orvana Minerals Corp., the Chief Financial Officer of Sierra Metals Inc. and has been an independent business consultant since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Guimaraes was Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Aur Resources Inc. Mr. Guimaraes is a director and member of audit committees of certain other Canadian public companies.

Huseyin Ozkul

Mr. Huseyin Talha Ozkul serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Ozkul also serves as the Vice Chairman of Proges Professional Security Systems Ltd.

Douglas Silver

Mr. Douglas B. Silver (Doug) serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mr. Silver is the Portfolio Manager, Orion Mine Finance (Current) Director of Stornoway Diamond Corporation (Current) Founder, CEO and Chairman of International Royalty Corporation.

Ahmet Tacyildiz

Mr. Ahmet Tacyildiz serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mr. Tacyildiz has been a director of the Corporation since March 2012. Mr. Tacyildiz has been Chairman of ANT Holding and each of its affiliates that are founded in Turkey since September, 2005. Mr. Tacyildiz has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Fatih University and is completing an MBA at Bilgi University in Turkey. As Chairman of ANT Group, Mr. Tacyildiz operates in energy, finance, services and international trading and plans to expand the Group’s business to make further investment to profitable operations.

Hande Tacyildiz

Mrs. Hande Tacyildiz serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mrs. Tacyildiz has been a director of the Corporation since March 2012. Mrs. Tacyildiz is acting Deputy Chairman of ANT Holding and the ANT Holding Group of Companies which are active in energy, finance, services and international trading. Mrs. Tacyildiz has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Marmara in Turkey.

Michael Widmer

Mr. Michael Widmer serves as an Independent Director of Aldridge Minerals Inc. Mr. Widmer is a shareholder of HOTS-Invest AG. Founded in 2003, HOTS-Invest AG focuses on institutional investment management and private banking. Mr. Widmer is also a director of Monterosa Services AG, Monterosa Transaction Support Services Pvt Ltd, and Monterosa Asset Management Ltd. Between 1996 and 2003, Mr. Widmer was founding partner and manager of TFM Asset Management AG, which specialized in investment management for private and individual clients.