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Timmins Gold Corp (TMM.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bryan Coates

57 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Arturo Bonillas

2014 President

Mark Backens

2015 Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director

Darren Prins

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Miguel Soto

2005 Chief Operating Officer - Exploration, Vice President, Director

Miguel Bonilla

2009 Vice President - Finance, Mexico

Alexander Tsakumis

2009 Vice President - Corporate Development

Taj Singh

2012 Vice President - Business Development

Leslie Kapusianyk

2012 Corporate Secretary

George Brack

54 2014 Independent Director

Anthony Hawkshaw

62 2014 Independent Director

Stephen Lang

59 2014 Independent Director

Luc Lessard

51 2014 Independent Director

Paula Rogers

46 2011 Independent Director

Jose Vizquerra

2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bryan Coates

Mr. Bryan A. Coates is Independent Chairman of the Board of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Coates has spent 30 years in the mining industry. He was most recently the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer for Osisko Mining Corp. from 2007 until it was acquired in June of 2014 for $3.9 billion. Osisko developed and operated the Canadian Malartic gold mine, the largest such mine in Quebec, and also conducted exploration work in Mexico. Prior to Osisko, Mr. Coates served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer for IAMGOLD Corp. and Cambior Inc. and has previously sat on the board of directors of various mining companies. He currently serves on the board of directors of Golden Queen Mining Company (TSX) and Niogold Mining Corporation (TSX-V).

Arturo Bonillas

Mr. Arturo Bonillas is President of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Bonillas has been employed by the Company since March of 2005.

Mark Backens

Mr. Mark Backens is Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Backens has over 30 years of broad-based, global mining and finance experience gained while working for Wharf Resources, Placer Dome, Meridian Gold, Macquarie Bank NA and Bank of Nova Scotia. His background includes exploration, mine engineering, mine operations, feasibility studies, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. He holds a bachelor of science in geological engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and is a professional geologist. Mr. Backens joined the board of directors of Timmins as a result of the merger with Newstrike Capital Inc. completed in May, 2015.

Darren Prins

Mr. Darren Prins is the Chief Financial Officer of Timmins Gold Corp. He was the Company’s Vice-President Finance Canada from August 2011 until May 2012. He is a Chartered Accountant and was formerly Corporate Controller and Assistant Corporate Controller for Rusoro Mining Ltd. (October 2009 to July 2011). Prior to that Mr. Prins was in the audit and assurance practice at Ernst & Young LLP.

Miguel Soto

Mr. Miguel Angel Soto is Chief Operating Officer - Exploration, Vice President, Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Soto has been the Chief Operating Officer of the Company since September of 2005.

Miguel Bonilla

Mr. Miguel Bonilla is Vice-President - Finance, Mexico of Timmins Gold Corp. He has been the Company’s comptroller since its inception in 2005. Mr. Bonilla is a Certified Public Accountant.

Alexander Tsakumis

Mr. Alex P. Tsakumis is Vice President - Corporate Development of Timmins Gold Corp. Prior to this, he provided corporate development and communications consulting services to the Company.

Taj Singh

Mr. Taj Singh is Vice President - Business Development of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Singh is Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and was formerly a Mining Analyst at Macquarie Capital Markets in Toronto, covering precious metals producers and developers. Additionally, he has over ten years experience working in the mining industry at Inco Limited and CVRD/Vale. His industry experience includes operations and development projects in Canada, Indonesia, New Caledonia and Brazil. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering (Metallurgy) from the University of Toronto and a Master of Engineering (Metallurgy) from McMaster University. Mr. Singh is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and a member of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA).

Leslie Kapusianyk

Ms. Leslie L. Kapusianyk is Corporate Secretary of Timmins Gold Corp. She is a barrister and solicitor and has been the Corporate Counsel for the Company since August 2008.

George Brack

Mr. George Brack is Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Brack has spent 29 years in the mining industry and in mining-focused investment banking. From 2000 to 2009 he was a miningfocused investment banker, serving successively as President and CEO of Macquarie North America and Managing Director, Industry Head Mining with Scotia Capital Inc. As an investment banker he advised clients on the sale of public companies and projects involving five gold mining assets in Mexico. From 1995 to 1999 he was Vice President, Corporate Development for one of Canada’s largest gold miners, Placer Dome Inc. He served as chair of the special committee of the Boards of both Red Back Mining Inc. in 2010 and Aurizon Mines Ltd. in 2013 when they were acquired for $7.2 billion and $796 million, respectively. He currently also serves on the boards of Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX), Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX), Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX) and Geologix Explorations Inc. (TSX).

Anthony Hawkshaw

Mr. Anthony Hawkshaw is Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Hawkshaw has more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry in countries including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Russia and Peru and is a former director, Chief Financial Officer and founding shareholder of Rio Alto Mining Ltd. Prior to joining Rio Alto, Mr. Hawskshaw was the Chief Financial Officer of Pan American Silver Corp. and Chariot Resources Ltd. He has also served as Chairman of the audit committee of Caza Gold Corp. He currently serves on the board of directors of Regulus Resources Inc. (TSX-V).

Stephen Lang

Mr. Stephen Lang is Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Lang has over 32 years of experience in the mining industry. He served as President and CEO of Centerra Gold Inc. from 2008 to 2012, having joined Centerra in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer. Between 2003 and 2007, Mr. Lang served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Stillwater Mining Company. Prior to joining Stillwater, he was employed with Barrick Gold Corporation as Vice President and General Manager of Barrick Gold’s Goldstrike/Meikle operation from 2001 to 2003. Prior to this he served as Vice President of Engineering and Project Development of Rio Algom, Limited in Santiago, Chile from 1999 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Kinross Gold Corporation/Amax Gold Corporation’s Fort Knox Mine in Fairbanks, Alaska. From 1981 to 1996, he held various positions with Santa Fe Pacific Gold Minerals Corporation, including General Manager of the Twin Creeks Mine in Golconda, Nevada. He also serves on the board of directors of Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX), Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX; NYSE-MKT) and International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (TSX; NYSE-MKT).

Luc Lessard

Mr. Luc Lessard is Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Lessard has spent more than 25 years in the mining industry. Mr. Lessard was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation from 2011 until it was acquired in June 2014 for $3.9 billion. He was Osisko’s Vice-President, Engineering and Construction from 2007 to 2011, during which time he was directly responsible for the design and construction of the Canadian Malartic gold mine. He previously served as Vice-President Engineering and Construction for IAMGOLD Corp. and as General Manager, Projects for Cambior Inc. during which time he was responsible for the construction of the Rosebel gold mine in Suriname. He also serves on the board of directors of Nighthawk Gold Corp. (TSX-V) and Falco Resources Ltd.

Paula Rogers

Ms. Paula Rogers is Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Ms. Rogers is a Chartered Professional Accountant and brings over 20 years of experience working for Canadian-based international public companies in the areas of corporate governance, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting and tax. She has extensive experience in the mining industry in both director and officer roles. Ms. Rogers was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Castle Peak Mining Ltd. and a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Athabasca Uranium Inc. From 2004 to 2010 she was Vice President, Treasurer of Goldcorp Inc., Treasurer of Wheaton River Minerals Ltd. and Treasurer of Silver Wheaton Corp. Previously she had various senior financial roles at Finning International Inc.for over nine years after completion of her Chartered Accountant designation and articling at Deloitte Canada. She currently serves on the board of NeutriSci International Inc. (TSX-V) and Diversified Royalty Corp. (TSX), where she also serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee.

Jose Vizquerra

Mr. Jose Alberto Vizquerra Benavides is an Independent Director of Timmins Gold Corp. Mr. Vizquerra has more than ten years of experience in mining. Prior to his current roles as President, CEO and director of Oban Mining Co., Mr. Vizquerra was the head of project evaluations with Compania de Minas Buenaventura of Lima, Peru and from 2008 until 2011, and a geologist with Goldcorp. from 2005 until 2008. Mr. Vizquerra is fluent in both Spanish and English. He currently serves on the board of directors of Oban Mining Co. (TSX).