People: Encanto Potash Corp (ENCTF.PK)

ENCTF.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gordon Keep

57 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

James Walchuck

2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert McMorran

58 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Hamad Al-Wazzan

2013 Director

Aref Kanafani

2013 Director

Tyler Cran

2009 Independent Director

John Reynolds

71 2008 Independent Director

Jamie Schwitzer

2011 Independent Director

Brian Thurston

44 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gordon Keep

Mr. Gordon Keep is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Encanto Potash Corp., since December 18, 2008. He has business experience in investment banking and creating public natural resource companies. Mr. Keep is Executive Vice-President of Fiore Financial Corporation, a private boutique merchant banking firm. He serves as an officer and/or director for several natural resource companies. From January 2001 to July 2007, Mr. Keep was Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Endeavour Financial Corporation, September 1997 until March 2004, he was Senior Vice President and a director of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., and from April 1987 until October 1997, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance in the Natural Resource group of Yorkton Securities Inc. He obtained his B.Sc. in Geological Science from Queen's University in 1979 and his Master's of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1983 and is a Professional Geologist in the province of British Columbia.

James Walchuck

Mr. James Walchuck is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Encanto Potash Corp. Mr. Walchuck is registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario and British Columbia. He received a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1977 and a Bachelor of Engineering from Technical University of Nova Scotia in 1979. Mr. Walchuck has over thirty years of national and international experience in the mining industry, including work in North America, Slovakia, the UK, Ghana, and Tanzania. From September 2005 until July 2008, Mr. Walchuck has served as President and CEO, of Tournigan Gold Corporation, a company listed on the Exchange, with advanced gold and uranium/molybdenum projects in Europe and exploration projects in North America. He served as VP Mining of Tournigan from March 2004 prior to his appointment as President and COO in May 2005. He was the Manager Mining for Barrick at the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine in Tanzania from 1999 to 2002. Prior to his six year involvement with Bulyanhulu (first as Sr. Project Manager with Sutton Resources then as Manager Mining for Barrick), Mr. Walchuck was Manager of Mining and then Manager - Corporate Operations for Royal Oak Mines. This was preceded by a five year term as Chief Mining Engineer for Tarkwa Goldfields in Ghana. Currently, Mr. Walchuck is the President, CEO and a Director of the Company. He serves as an officer and/or director for several natural resource companies.

Robert McMorran

Mr. Robert G. McMorran is Chief Financial Officer, Director of Encanto Potash Corp. Mr. McMorran is a chartered accountant and is the president of Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides accounting and administrative services to junior public companies. Mr. McMorran received a Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University in 1976 and a Licentiate in Accounting from the University of British Columbia in 1978. Mr. McMorran has 25 years experience in dealing with financial reporting and the administration of public companies, the last fourteen years through Malaspina. During this time Mr. McMorran has served as an officer and/or director of several public companies, primarily involved in mineral exploration and development. He was CFO of the Canada Dominion Resources Group of flow-through limited partnerships from 1998 to 2006. He is a director and or officer of several junior resource companies.

Hamad Al-Wazzan

Mr. Hamad Al-Wazzan has been appointed as Director of Encanto Potash Corp effective January 14, 2013. Mr. Al-Wazzan is the chairman and managing director of Arabian Motors Group and the Al-Wazzan Group of Companies headquartered in Kuwait. A 1979 graduate of Kuwait University, Mr. Al-Wazzan and his partners have a proven record in the development of a variety of construction, petrochemical and natural resource projects in Europe and the Middle East. More recently, Mr. Al-Wazzan has focused his attention on acquisitions in the North American mining sector.

Aref Kanafani

Mr. Aref Kanafani has been appointed as Director of Encanto Potash Corp effective January 14, 2013. Mr. Kanafani is a graduate of McGill University. He received his master of business administration degree from Oxford University, England. For the past seven years Mr. Kanafani has acted as the Senior principal adviser to the Al-Wazzan Group of Companies. Mr. Kanafani's career has been concentrated on strategic acquisitions and investments in petrochemical, infrastructure construction and natural resource projects

Tyler Cran

Mr. Tyler D. Cran is an Independent Director of Encanto Potash Corp. Mr. Cran had a career as a land manager in the oil industry starting in 1973. Since 1985, Mr. Cran has been active in both the energy and real estate industries in a variety of management or executive capacities. Mr. Cran is a semi-retired businessman and is from time to time a director and senior officer of both public and private companies.

John Reynolds

The Hon. John Douglas Reynolds is an Independent Director of Encanto Potash Corp., since December 18, 2008. He served as both an MLA in British Columbia from 1983 to 1991 and as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa, Ontario in 1972 to 1977 and then from 1997 to 2006. Prior to his retirement from Federal politics he was the Official Opposition House Leader for the Conservative Caucus. Previously he had been leader of the Opposition in the House of Commons. He is a Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and has been a Senior Strategic Advisor for the law firm McMillan LLP since March 2006. He sits on multiple boards of mineral exploration companies listed on the exchange, and is President of Gainey Consultants Inc., since January 2006.

Jamie Schwitzer

Mr. Jamie Schwitzer is an Independent Director of Encanto Potash Corp., since December 9, 2011. He is Vice President of Westcap Mgt. Ltd.

Brian Thurston

Mr. Brian Thurston is an Independent Director of Encanto Potash Corp., since August 12, 2009. Mr. Thurston, HBSc (Geology) is a mining executive with 19 years of exploration management and operational experience working on projects in Africa, North and South America. He is a Director of private and public companies focused mainly on the mining sector. Mr. Thurston provides consulting and leasing services to mining companies.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gordon Keep

--

James Walchuck

240,000

Robert McMorran

108,000

Hamad Al-Wazzan

--

Aref Kanafani

--

Tyler Cran

--

John Reynolds

--

Jamie Schwitzer

--

Brian Thurston

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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