People: International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (THM)

THM on American Stock Exchange

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Lang

58 2014 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Irwin

67 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Tom Yip

56 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Marla Ritchie

50 2006 Corporate Secretary

Thomas Weng

45 2014 Lead Independent Director

John Ellis

78 2014 Director

Anton Drescher

57 2006 Independent Director

Mark Hamilton

69 2011 Independent Director

Rick Solie

Community & Government Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Lang

Mr. Stephen A. Lang has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., with effect from February 1, 2014. He is a Mining Engineer with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He currently serves as Chairman of Centerra Gold Inc. and as a Director of Allied Nevada Gold Corp. Previously, Mr. Lang was President and CEO and a member of the board of directors of Centerra Gold Inc. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Stillwater Mining Company, Barrick Gold Corporation, Rio Algom and Kinross Gold/Amax, where he worked with Tom Irwin. Mr. Lang earned a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Mining Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

Thomas Irwin

Mr. Thomas E. Irwin has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., with effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Irwin has been serving as Vice President, Alaska, since August 2012, supporting corporate strategic initiatives as well as being responsible for technical matters for the Company’s Livengood Gold Project. Mr. Irwin previously served as Alaska General Manager for the Livengood Gold Project from January 2012 to August 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Irwin served as the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources from 2004 to January 2012. As of the date of this filing, the Company has not made any determination with regard to any compensatory plan, contract, arrangement or award for Mr. Irwin in connection with his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Tom Yip

Mr. Tom S. Q. Yip is no longer Chief Financial Officer of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. Mr. Yip has 25 years of experience in all aspects of financial management including strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and capital structure, reporting and risk management with both private and publicly traded resource companies. Most recently, Mr. Yip served as the Chief Financial Officer for Silver Standard Resources Inc., a Canadian mining company with a substantial portfolio of silver properties in the Americas.Since 2007, he was a key member of the leadership team to transition from an exploration and development company to a producer. Prior to that, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for Asarco, LLC, a copper mining, smelting and refining company, from 2006 to 2007. He began his career in the mining industry with Echo Bay Mines Ltd., where he worked for 20 years holding various financial roles of increasing responsibility, including Principal Accounting Officer and then Chief Financial Officer, before the company merged with Kinross Gold Corporation in 2003. Mr. Yip is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration from the University of Alberta.

Marla Ritchie

Ms. Marla K. Ritchie serves as Corporate Secretary of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. Since 2001, she has been the Company’s Corporate Secretary and in October 2003 she became employed by the Company as its Corporate Administrator. Between 1992 and 2003, she worked for Ascot Resources Ltd., Brett Resources Inc., Golden Band Resources Inc., Hyder Gold Inc., Leicester Diamond Mines Ltd., Loki Gold Corporation, Oliver Gold Corporation and Solomon Resources Limited, all public junior natural resource exploration companies.

Thomas Weng

Mr. Thomas Weng has been appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Company., with effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Weng has over 22 years of experience in the financial services sector. He is currently the co-founding partner of Alta Capital Partners, a provider of investment banking services, globally. Previously, Mr. Weng was a managing director at Deutsche Bank, and head of equity capital markets for Metals and Mining throughout the Americas and Latin America, across all industry segments. Mr. Weng has also held various senior positions at Pacific Partners, an alternative investment firm, and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Weng holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Boston University.

John Ellis

Mr. John J. Ellis has been appointed as Director of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., with efefct from February 1, 2014. He is a Professional Engineer with over 50 years of experience in the mining industry. He currently serves as a Director of Mexivada Mining Corp. and Sunshine Silver Mines Corporation and is involved in consulting for a number of international mining companies. Mr. Ellis previously served as Chairman and CEO of AngloGold North America and Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Company. Prior to that, he held senior positions at Inspiration Resources Corp., and CVRD-Inco. His career has included service as a Director on the Mining Association of Canada and the National Mining Association. Mr. Ellis graduated from the Haileybury School of Mines and the Montana College of Science and Technology.

Anton Drescher

Mr. Anton J. Drescher is Independent Director of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. Mr. Drescher ceased to act as President and CEO of the Company on September 22, 2006. Mr. Drescher has been Chief Financial Officer and a director of USA Video Interactive Corp., a public company listed for trading on the TSXV and the OTC Bulletin Board, since December 1994, which company is involved in streaming video and video-on-demand. He has also been a director of Dorato Resources Inc., a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSXV, since 1996; president of Westpoint Management Consultants Limited, a private company engaged in tax and accounting consulting for business reorganizations since 1979; president of Harbour Pacific Capital Corp., a private British Columbia company involved in regulatory filings for businesses in Canada, since 1998; a director of Trevali Mining Corporation, a public natural resource company listed on the TSX, since 2007 and the president and a director of Ravencrest Resources Inc. since 2007. Mr. Drescher has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1981.

Mark Hamilton

Mr. Mark R. Hamilton is Independent Director of International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. Mr. Hamilton retired as a U.S. Army general following 31 years of active military duty, primarily in the fields of teaching, management and administration. Most recently, he was the past president of the University of Alaska system from 1998 to 2011. Prior to 1998, Mr. Hamilton served as chief of staff of the Alaskan command at Elmendorf Air Force Base and commander of division artillery at Fort Richardson. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and is the recipient of the army's peacetime award, the service medal. He received his master's degree in English literature from Florida State University. In addition, he graduated from the Armed Forces Staff College in Virginia, and the U.S. Army War College in Pennsylvania. Mr. Hamilton currently serves as a director of Aerospace Corp.'s board, the BP advisory board and Alaska Sealife Center board. He previously served as a director of Alaska Air Group Inc. from 2001 to Feb. 9, 2011.

Rick Solie

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Lang

--

Thomas Irwin

305,290

Tom Yip

417,704

Marla Ritchie

--

Thomas Weng

--

John Ellis

--

Anton Drescher

25,000

Mark Hamilton

--

Rick Solie

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Stephen Lang

0 0

Thomas Irwin

0 0

Tom Yip

0 0

Marla Ritchie

0 0

Thomas Weng

0 0

John Ellis

0 0

Anton Drescher

240,000 60,000

Mark Hamilton

0 0

Rick Solie

0 0
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