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Ero Copper Corp (ERO.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Dunn

57 Executive Chairman of the Board

David Strang

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Wayne Drier

Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Singh

Vice President - Finance

Deepk Hundal

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Makko DeFilippo

Vice President - Corporate Development

Michal Romanowski

Vice President - Evaluations and Planning

Michel Richard

Chief Geological Officer

John Wright

2016 Lead Independent Director

Lyle Braaten

2016 Independent Director

Steven Busby

45 2016 Independent Director

Matthew Wubs

2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Dunn

Mr. Christopher Noel Dunn is Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He has serves as the Executive Chairman and as a director of the Company. Mr. Dunn is also currently a director of Pan American Silver Corporation and Pretium Resources Inc. Mr. Dunn has 25 years’ experience in the investment banking industry, primarily with Goldman Sachs managing a capital underwriting business in London. In later years he worked with Bear Stearns and JP Morgan as a leader of their respective investment banking practices in mining and metals. Prior to forming Ero Resource Partners LLC, he was a Managing Director of Liberty Mining & Metals LLC, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Investments, focused on investing in early stage mining companies. Mr. Dunn holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Science degree from the University of Durham.

David Strang

Mr. David Maxwell Strang is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company. Mr. Strang previously served as Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lumina Copper Corp. which was sold to First Quantum Minerals Limited in August 2014. Mr. Strang also served as Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lumina Royalty Corp. (sold to Franco Nevada Corporation in 2011), Global Copper Corp. (sold to Teck Resources in 2008), and Lumina Resources Corp. (sold to Western Copper Corp. in 2006). Prior to this, Mr. Strang served as President of Regalito Copper Corp. (sold to Pan Pacific in 2006), and Vice President, Corporate Development of Northern Peru Copper Corp. (sold to China Minmetals and Jiangxi Copper in 2008) and (the original) Lumina Copper Corp. Mr. Strang has approximately 20 years of corporate finance experience, particularly in the areas of corporate and asset valuation, and has approximately nine years of experience as an officer and director. Mr. Strang has been a past board member of five other public companies, and is currently a director of Almaden Minerals Ltd. Mr. Strang holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Earth Sciences from Stanford University.

Wayne Drier

Mr. Wayne Drier is Chief Financial Officer of the company. He is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Drier is a seasoned finance executive with 20 years of corporate finance and capital markets experience within the global mining sector, spanning a wide range of commodities and jurisdictions. He was most recently the executive responsible for Corporate Development at Asanko Gold Inc., a TSX/NYSE listed gold producer. Previous roles include senior executive positions at Mantra Resources, BHP Billiton and Norilsk Nickel International. Mr. Drier holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Science degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Jonathan Singh

Mr. Jonathan Singh is Vice President - Finance of the company. He has over 14 years of experience in the resource industry. He has worked with both development and producing resource companies (Magma Energy Corp, Silver Standard Resources, First Quantum Minerals) as well as junior exploration companies (Kaminak Gold, Canplats Resources). Prior thereto, Mr. Singh worked 10 years in public practice with the focus on the audit of resource based companies as well as tax advisory services. Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Deepk Hundal

Mr. Deepk Hundal is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company. He joined the Company in July 2017. He was most recently General Counsel of Retirement Concepts Seniors Services Ltd. one of the largest seniors’ care providers in western Canada. Previous roles have included Vice-President, Legal of Elgin Mining Ltd. and VicePresident, Legal and Corporate Secretary of Aura Minerals Inc., which he joined in 2012 and 2007, respectively. Prior thereto, he worked with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (now Dentons LLP), a large national Canadian firm, in the areas of corporate, commercial, securities and mining law and for Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, a large national Canadian firm, in the area of corporate and commercial law.

Makko DeFilippo

Mr. Makko DeFilippo is Vice President - Corporate Development of the company. He is a diversified mining finance and technical professional specializing in strategic planning, M&A advisory and mineral processing. He was most recently a Director, Corporate Finance within FTI Consulting’s Global Mining Advisory Practice where he advised both mining companies and mining-focused private equity firms on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructuring initiatives. Prior to joining FTI, Mr. DeFilippo was a Partner of Ero Resource Partners and an Investment Analyst for Liberty Metals & Mining LLC, the mining private equity group of Liberty Mutual Group. Previous roles have included research and consulting positions in geotechnical mine design and mineral processing. He holds a M.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Michal Romanowski

Mr. Michal Romanowski is Vice President - Evaluations and Planning of the company. He is specialized in the evaluation and analysis of base metal, precious metal, and industrial mineral projects ranging in stage from exploration to production. Prior to joining the Company, he was a partner with Ero Resource Partners and investment analyst at Liberty Metals & Mining LLC where he was involved in the technical due diligence and financial analysis of mining projects and investments. Prior to Liberty, he held various roles in the mining industry primarily focused on business development and financial analysis. Mr. Romanowski holds a Master of Engineering in Mineral Resources and a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering, both from the University of Arizona.

Michel Richard

Mr. Michel Richard is Chief Geological Officer of the Company. He has 25 years’ experience in the mining industry specializing in the discovery, evaluation and development of copper, zinc, polymetallic and gold deposits. He was most recently with Lundin Mining Corporation as Director of Exploration and New Business, Latin America. Prior to joining the Lundin Group, Mr. Richard served as General Manager for Teck Exploracion Minera Chile.

John Wright

Mr. John H. Wright is Lead Independent Director of the company. He is a Metallurgical Engineer and Honours graduate of Queen’s University in Ontario. He currently assists Capstone Mining Corp. in a Business Development role. He has over 35 years’ experience in many facets of the exploration and mining industry. Mr. Wright was a co-founder, and former Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Pan American Silver Corp. Mr. Wright was also the co-founder of Equinox Resources. Previously, he spent 10 years with Teck Cominco where he worked at the Trail Smelter operations and later participated in the management of the feasibility studies, marketing and mine construction at the Afton, Highmont, Bull Moose and David Bell Mines. Mr. Wright is a former director of Lumina Copper Corp., Northern Peru Copper and Global Copper Corp. He has been a director of both Bitterroot Resources Ltd. and SilverCrest Metals Inc. since January 17, 2017. He is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has a P.Eng. designation from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.

Lyle Braaten

Mr. Lyle E. Braaten is Independent Director of the company. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Miedzi Copper Corp., a private Canadian corporation involved in mineral exploration in Poland. Mr. Braaten is currently Vice President, Legal and a director of Lumina Gold Corp. Mr. Braaten joined the Lumina Group in 2008 and assisted in the creation of Magma Energy Corp., a green energy company focused on international geothermal energy development. In 2011, Magma and Plutonic Power merged to create Alterra Power Corp. Mr. Braaten received a law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1989 and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary in 1986. Mr. Braaten is a member of the Law Societies of British Columbia and the Yukon.

Steven Busby

Mr. Steven L. Busby is Independent Director of the company. He has over 30 years of experience in the mining business where he has participated in successful mine development, construction and operations in both North and South America, Africa and Asia. As Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for Pan American’s operations, projects, safety, and corporate social responsibility within a large multi mine organization. Mr. Busby has previously held positions in a privately owned consulting firm, Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp., Amax Gold Inc., Meridian/FMC Gold Company, and Nerco Minerals Company. Mr. Busby holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mineral Processing Engineering and is a member of the Montana Tech Metallurgical Engineering Department Advisory Board. Mr. Busby is a director of Anfield Gold Corp.

Matthew Wubs

Mr. Matthew Wubs is Independent Director of the company. He is the Co-CEO of Westland Insurance Group Ltd., one of the largest private insurance brokerage operations in Canada. Westland directly manages over $700 million in premium volume through its brokerage, insurance company and wholesale operations. Mr. Wubs is responsible for oversight of insurance, reinsurance, risk management, finance and M&A. He joined Westland in the role of Controller in 1997. Previous to Westland, he held a consulting role in Management Information Systems at International Forest Products Ltd. and also obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant designation while working at Deloitte LLP.