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Argonaut Gold Inc (AR.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Kofman

2015 Chairman of the Board

Peter Dougherty

2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Ponczoch

2013 Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

Richard Rhoades

2011 Chief Operating Officer

Thomas Burkhart

2010 Vice President - Exploration

W.Robert Rose

2013 Vice President - Technical Services

Curtis Turner

2010 Corporate Development Officer

Christopher Lattanzi

79 2009 Independent Director

Peter Mordaunt

2011 Independent Director

Dale Peniuk

56 2009 Independent Director

David Watkins

72 2012 Independent Director

Dan Symons

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Kofman

Mr. James E. Kofman is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has been in the financial services industry since 1996 and prior to that was a securities and mergers and acquisitions lawyer in Canada and in England. He holds a B.Comm and an LLB from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada. He has been actively involved in advising companies on financial matters in his various roles. He is currently ViceChairman of Cormark Securities Inc.

Peter Dougherty

Mr. Peter C. Dougherty is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Argonaut Gold Inc. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer Argonaut Gold Inc. and served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Meridian Gold Inc. (“Meridian”) from 2002 to 2007. Mr. Dougherty has also served as: Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of Meridian from 1997 to 2002; IBS Financial Manager of FMC Chemicals Group from 1994 to 1997; Group Financial Analyst of FMC Chemicals Group from 1993 to 1994 and the Controller of Paradise Peak Mine, FMC Gold from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Dougherty holds a B.S. in Accounting from Southern Oregon State College and M.B.A. from Drexel University.

David Ponczoch

Mr. David A. Ponczoch is Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Argonaut Gold Inc. He served as CFO at Twin Metals Minnesota. He has served as the Regional Finance Director for Yamana Gold and Controller of the El Penon gold mine in Chile. Mr. Ponczoch graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and from Michigan State University with a master’s degree in business administration

Richard Rhoades

Mr. Richard S. Rhoades is Chief Operating Officer of Argonaut Gold Inc. He served as a General Manager for Asarco LLC at several operating mines in Arizona. Mr. Rhoades has also served as the Director of Mine Planning for Asarco from 2000-2005. Mr. Rhoades holds a bachelor's degree in mining engineering from the University of Arizona. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer (mining).

Thomas Burkhart

Mr. Thomas H. Burkhart is Vice President - Exploration of Argonaut Gold Inc. He served as Vice President of New Dimensions (Northair Group 1999-2010) and Vice President of Pegasus Gold Inc.(1984, 1985-1998) Mr. Burkhart graduated with a B.Sc. in Geology in 1979 from the University of Nevada. He has nearly 30 years experience in exploration and project management in Mexico, South and Central America, Canada, Alaska, Australia and the Western U.S.

W.Robert Rose

Mr. W.Robert Rose is Vice President - Technical Services for Argonaut Gold Inc. He served as the Chief Operating Officer for Andina Minerals Inc. from January 2012 until the sale of Andina in early 2013. Mr. Rose previously worked as a Project Manager for Kappes, Cassiday & Associates for over 24 years managing feasibility studies, engineering and construction of numerous projects throughout the world. With KCA, Mr. Rose was responsible for managing the design and construction of the Ocampo and Pinos Altos projects in northern Mexico. Mr. Rose graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a B.S in Mining Engineering.

Curtis Turner

Mr. Curtis K. Turner is Corporate Development Officer of Argonaut Gold Inc. He served as the Chief Financial Officer for Cyanco Inc during 2009; the Director of Finance for Yamana Gold Inc. 2008-2009; Corporate Controller for Meridian Gold Inc. from 2005-2007, and Controller at El Penon mine 2001-2005. Mr. Turner holds a MBA & BA in Accounting from Utah State University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Christopher Lattanzi

Mr. Christopher R. Lattanzi is Independent Director of Argonaut Gold Inc. He is a mining engineer with more than 50 years of experience in the mineral industry, initially in the planning and supervision of mining operations and since 1969 as a consultant. He was president of Micon International Limited, an independent mineral consultancy, from its founding in 1988 until 2005. He was a director of Meridian Gold Inc. from 1999 to 2007 and from 2004 to 2006 he served as chairman of that corporation. He is presently a director and member of the audit committees of Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd., a Canadian junior exploration corporation and Teranga Gold Corporation, which produces gold from a mine in Senegal. He continues to maintain an active consulting practice.

Peter Mordaunt

Mr. Peter Mordaunt is Independent Director of Argonaut Gold Inc. He is a Registered Professional Geoscientist with over 25 years of experience in mining, mine development and advanced exploration, including 18 years of experience in Mexico. Mr. Mordaunt recently retired in January 2010 from his role as Chairman and CEO of Stingray Copper Inc., which he founded, managed and merged with Mercator Minerals Ltd. in December 2009. Previously he founded, managed and merged Corner Bay Silver Inc. with Pan American Silver Inc in 2003. Mr. Mordaunt’s business skills have been focused on advanced project development leading to bankable feasibility studies, finance, mergers and acquisitions for more than 20 years. Mr. Mordaunt graduated from the University of Guelph in 1984. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has the Professional Certification as ICD.D which is recognized both nationally and internationally. Mr. Mordaunt is currently a Director of Ethos Gold Corp and advisor to a number of gold exploration companies. He was also a director of Pediment Gold Inc. prior to merging with Argonaut Gold Inc. in 2011.

Dale Peniuk

Mr. Dale C. Peniuk serves as a Independent Director of Argonaut Gold Inc. He is a CPA CA (Chartered Accountant) that has provided financial consulting services to a number of mining companies for many years. He has served as a corporate director since 2006 and has been the audit committee chairman of a number of mining companies. In addition to the Corporation, he currently serves on the board of directors and as the chairman of the audit committees of Lundin Mining Corporation and Capstone Mining Corp. Mr. Peniuk holds a B. Comm from the University of British Columbia and a Chartered Accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (now the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Colombia). Mr. Peniuk worked for over 20 years at KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants and predecessor firms, including being an assurance partner from 1996 to 2006 and was the leader of KPMG's British Columbia mining practice.

David Watkins

Mr. David H. Watkins is Independent Director of Argonaut Gold Inc. He was a director of Landdrill International Inc. ("Landdrill") from June 2011 until August 26, 2012. On August 31, 2012, a management cease trade order was issued in connection with delay in filing interim financial statements of Landdrill. Also on August 31, 2012, Landdrill obtained an Initial Order from the Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada) granting protection from creditors. On May 30, 2013, the court terminated CCAA proceedings and Landdrill was adjudged bankrupt. Grant Thornton Poirier Ltd. of Saint John, New Brunswick was appointed trustee in respect of the bankruptcy.

Dan Symons

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