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Formation Metals Inc (FMETF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Quinn

58 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Cecil Andrus

2013 Emeritus Director

J. Paul Farquharson

2014 Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Marc Tran

2014 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary

David Christie

2014 Independent Director

James Engdahl

1992 Independent Director

Gregory Hahn

2013 Independent Director

Scott Hean

67 2014 Independent Director

Robert Metka

1998 Independent Director

David Stone

54 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Quinn

Mr. Robert J. Quinn, B.S., B.A., J.D., serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Formation Metals Inc. Mr. Quinn is a founding partner of the Houston mining transactional law firm Quinn & Brooks LLP, Mr. Quinn has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Denver, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver College of Law and has completed two years of graduate work in mineral economics at the Colorado School of Mines. Mr. Quinn has over 33 years of legal and management experience, including as Vice President and General Counsel for Battle Mountain Gold Company. Appointed to the Board in August 1999, he has extensive experience in M&A transactions, financings, corporate governance, public disclosure, governmental affairs, environmental compliance programs and land management.

Cecil Andrus

Mr. Cecil D. Andrus has been re-designated as Emeritus Director of Formation Metals Inc., with effect from may 28, 2013. Mr. Andrus previously served four terms as the governor of Idaho (1971-1977 and 1987-1995) and a former U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1977 – 1981). Mr. Andrus has served on the boards of Albertson’s, Key Bank and Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation since leaving office in 1995. He currently is “of counsel” to the Gallatin Group, a northwest based public affairs firm and chairman of the Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University.

J. Paul Farquharson

Mr. J. Paul Farquharson has been appointed as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Formation Metals Inc., effective January 15, 2014. Mr. Farquharson is the former Chief Financial Officer has been with the Company for 22 years. He has been integral in the success of numerous financings and strategic acquisitions of the Company making significant contributions to the Company's corporate development. In addition to his experience with Formation Metals, Mr. Farquharson has over 30 years of experience in financial management and regulatory compliance with numerous private and public resource companies across Canada.

Marc Tran

Mr. Marc Tran serves as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary of Formation Metals Inc. Prior to being appointed to CFO, Mr. Tran was the Controller for the Company since October 2011. He has over 12 years of experience in corporate finance, financial management, and regulatory compliance with public companies. He has previously served as Director and CFO for other public companies with projects in mineral exploration, development, and production in Canada, US, Mexico, Central and South America.

David Christie

Mr. David Christie, PGeo, is Independent Director of Formation Metals Inc since March 21, 2014. Mr. Christie Vice President with Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dundee Corporation. He is a Director of Eagle Hill Exploration Corp (EAG-TSX-V) and Condor Precious Metals Inc. (a private company). Mr. Christie is a member of the PDAC convention planning committee. He received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from McMaster University in 1986, is a Professional Geoscientist with APGO and NAPEG, and a fellow of the Geological Association of Canada. Mr. Christie has 27 years of experience in the resource sector. Prior to joining Goodman and Company, Mr. Christie was a highly ranked gold and precious minerals equity analyst at TD Securities and Scotia Capital. He also has extensive experience in the North American mining industry working as a professional geologist exploring for gold, base metals, uranium and platinum group metals including underground experience. Since joining the Dundee organization in 2011, Mr. Christie has taken on a merchant banking and investment analysis role.

James Engdahl

Mr. James B. P. Engdahl serves as an Independent Director of Formation Metals Inc., since August 28, 1992. Mr. Engdahl is President and CEO of Star Minerals Group Ltd. Previously, he was President and CEO of Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. from March 2006 to September 2012, during which time it acquired key assets which positioned Great Western to become one of the first fully integrated rare earth companies in the world and raised over $150-million for its growth. He was also former Managing Director, Prairie Region, Windy Point Capital.has been a director of the Company since August 1992. Mr. Engdahl has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance, management, accounting and administration with major financial institutions such as Barclays Bank of Canada and the Bank of Montreal.

Gregory Hahn

Mr. Gregory A. Hahn hasa been appointed as Director of Formation Metals Inc., with effect from May 28, 2013. Mr. Hahn is the Vice-Chairman, President and COO of Canamex Resources Corp. He holds a B.A. in Earth Sciences and an M.S. in Geology and Geological Engineering. Mr. Hahn is a Professional Geologist and Geological Engineer, who has over 35 years of extensive experience in exploration and mine development. He has held senior level management positions with several public mining companies, where during his career, he has used his expertise to take projects from mine development through to production, these include; permitting, engineering, construction and operations for Constellation Copper Corporation, construction and operations for two open pit heap leach gold and silver mines with Coca Mines Inc, exploration for investment opportunities in Latin America for St. Mary Minerals Inc., as well as, exploration and pre-development for Noranda Inc. Additionally, Mr. Hahn has been instrumentally involved in financing and mergers for Metalline Mining Company, which resulted in significant market cap increase and Marathon PGM Corp, which sold in 2010 for $170 million.

Scott Hean

Mr. Scott B. Hean is Independent Director of Formation Metals Inc. Mr. Hean is Chief Financial Officer of Quaterra Resources Inc., a TSX-V and OTCQX listed junior mining and exploration company, and is a member of the Audit and Chair of the Compensation Committee of Sabina Gold & Silver Corp, a TSX listed company. Mr. Hean graduated from Simon Fraser University in 1973 and from the Ivey School of Business in London, Ont. in 1975. He also graduated in 2006 from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program. Mr. Hean Mr. Hean has over 35 years of experience in banking and finance. He served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director with the Bank of Montreal, responsible for natural resources sector financing in North America. He also served with J.P. Morgan of New York, primarily financing junior oil and gas companies. He has served on numerous not-forprofit Boards including Outward Bound Canada and BC Children's Hospital, and is currently Chair of the Bill Reid Trust.

Robert Metka

Mr. Robert G. Metka, B.Sc., Eng., M.B.A., serves as an Independent Director of Formation Metals Inc., since June 1998. Mr. Metka was V.P. of Projects for Noranda Minerals and V.P. and General Manager of CEZinc. He is presently a Principal of Hatch & Associates, the world's largest international hydrometallurgical company. He received a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Science in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His professional affiliations include the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, Professional Engineers of Ontario and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Mr. Metka has over 23 years of mineral production and engineering experience as V.P. of Projects for Noranda Minerals and V.P. and General Manager of CEZinc.

David Stone

Dr. David Michael Raymond Stone, Ph.D., M.B.A., P.E., P.Eng., serves as an Independent Director of Formation Metals Inc., since May 10, 2002. Dr. Stone is President of Minefill Services Inc. He holds a B.A. Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA and PhD in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University. He is a licensed professional engineer in numerous Canadian and United States jurisdictions. Dr. Stone sits on a number of Boards of TSX and TSX-V listed companies. Dr. Stone has over 30 years of engineering and financial consulting experience to underground and surface metal mines worldwide. He has managed and led multidisciplinary project teams through pre-feasibility and feasibility level evaluations of development-stage projects, and has contributed to the engineering, design and construction of several mines. His expertise includes scoping and feasibility studies for open pit and underground projects, and an extensive international knowledge of current mining best practices, environmental permitting, mine planning and production scheduling, capital and operating costs, equipment selection, and financial analyses.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Quinn

410,000 63,050

Cecil Andrus

0 0

J. Paul Farquharson

0 0

Marc Tran

0 0

David Christie

0 0

James Engdahl

410,000 82,125

Gregory Hahn

0 0

Scott Hean

0 0

Robert Metka

410,000 55,900

David Stone

305,000 12,000