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Kaizen Discovery Inc (KZD.V)

KZD.V on TSX Venture Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eric Finlayson

2018 Interim Chairman of the Board

Tom Peregoodoff

2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Shenton

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Gibson

2016 Chief Operating Officer

Steve Vanry

2015 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development

David Boehm

61 2016 Independent Director

Richard Cohen

62 2016 Independent Director

Terry Krepiakevich

2013 Independent Director

Bill Trenaman

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Eric Finlayson

Mr. Eric Finlayson serves as Interim Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Interim Chief Executive Officer of the company. He brings to Kaizen his commitment to technology-driven mineral exploration and more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry that has spanned multiple countries and commodities. He joined High Power Exploration Inc. (HPX) - a private, technology-focused mineral exploration company indirectly controlled by mining entrepreneur Robert Friedland - as a senior advisor in October 2013 and became president in December 2015. He previously spent 24 years with global miner Rio Tinto, including five years as Rio's Global Head of Exploration.

Tom Peregoodoff

Mr. Tom Peregoodoff serves as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Peregoodoff has more than 25 years of mining and petroleum industry experience, including the last five years in senior management positions with Peregrine Diamonds. Mr. Peregoodoff spent 18 years with BHP Billiton, where from 2008 to 2011 he was Vice President, Early Stage Exploration and was accountable for global early-stage exploration activities across all commodities. He was a member of the Minerals Exploration Executive Committee that set long-term strategy and direction for BHP Billiton's Mineral Exploration division. Prior to this he held several senior roles in BHP Billiton's exploration division in commercial, operational and technical capacities, and has extensive global experience. He also is a director of Computational Geoscience Inc., a private service company providing geoscientific interpretation services to the oil and gas and mining industries. Mr. Peregoodoff obtained a BSc. in Geophysics from the University of Calgary.

Gregory Shenton

Mr. Gregory Shenton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective April 16. 2018. Mr. Shenton has more than 30 years of mining industry experience, including the last 12 years as CFO of Peregrine Diamonds. Mr. Shenton also served as CFO for Peregrine Metals for five years, until that company was sold in 2011. Mr. Shenton has worked with the Ivanhoe group of companies from November, 1989, and is currently vice-president and director of Ivanhoe Capital Corp. During this time, he has served as CFO for other Ivanhoe group companies including Ivanhoe Nickel & Platinum, Jinshan Gold Mines and Asia Gold, and held the position of controller with Diamond Fields Resources, DiamondWorks and Ivanhoe Mines.

Mark Gibson

Mr. Mark Gibson is Chief Operating Officer of the company. He is a geoscientist, is the Chief Operating Officer of HPX. He joined HPX in 2011 as the company's founding Chief Executive Officer and was instrumental in the formation of Kaizen in 2013, through the corporate reorganization of Concordia Resource, and HPX's strategic partnership with Cordoba Minerals. Before joining HPX, Mr. Gibson worked with Anglo American, and was the founder of a geophysical service company focused on managing seismic surveys for the mining industry. He has more than 26 years of wide-ranging experience as a geoscientist and manager in the natural resources sector.

Steve Vanry

Mr. Steven Edward Vanry is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Vanry was Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) with more than 20 years' experience working with various public and private Canadian corporations in the areas of financial reporting, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance.

David Boehm

Mr. David Philip Boehm is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Boehm has served as the Chairman of Wolmar Investments Ltd. since November 2001. He has extensive experience on financing and tax structuring of public companies as well as expertise in venture capital, project planning, international trade and finance, private banking and foreign currencies. Mr. Boehm has assisted companies intending to secure listings on Asian, North American and European stock exchanges. Mr. Boehm currently serves as a Director of Ivanhoe Industries LLC, an affiliate of HPX TechCo Inc., the Company’s majority shareholder. Mr. Boehm was a Senior Partner of Grant Thornton Hong Kong from 1986 to 1996 and served as the President of the Australian Association of Hong Kong and the Victoria Toastmasters Club, Hong Kong. He was a Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong from 1992 to 1995. Mr. Boehm is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1982 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. in Sydney in 1981.

Richard Cohen

Mr. Richard Cohen is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cohen, a Professional Engineer (Mining), Began his career as a mining analyst began with Prudential Bache Securities in 1983, continued on with BBN James Capel Inc. from 1986 to 1991 and Goepel McDermid from 1991 to 1997 where he then began working as a mining investment banker in 1998. He subsequently joined Dundee Securities Ltd. in June 1998 as the head of their mining corporate finance team and held the position of Managing Director, Investment Banking until November 2010. Mr. Cohen served as the Managing Director at Primary Capital from January 2011 until March 2018. He rejoined Dundee Securities Ltd. in April 2018 in the capacity of Managing Director. He also serves as a Director and member of the Audit Committee for Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. since 2009. Mr. Cohen received a B.A.Sc. degree in Mineral Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1979 and his MBA degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1983. Mr. Cohen is designated as a Professional Engineer in the Provinces of British Columbia and Ontario.

Terry Krepiakevich

Mr. Terry John Krepiakevich, CA, is Independent Director of Kaizen Discovery Inc. He has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective March 1, 2013. He is a corporate director and business consultant. He served as a Senior Advisor to SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (“SouthGobi”) from July 2011 to June 2012and served as its Chief Financial Officer from July 2006 to July 2011. He has been a Director of Alexco Resource Corp., a TSX-listed and NYSE-Amex listed mineral resources company, since July 2009 and a Director of St. Augustine Gold & Copper Limited, a TSX-listed mineral resources company since October 11, 2011. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Extreme CCTV Inc., a formerly TSX-listed company (since acquired), from November 2000 to July 2006 and was also a Director from June 2001 to July 2006. Mr. Krepiakevich was the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of First Industrial Capital Corp. from September 1997 to March 2004. He was the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Maynards Industries from July 1988 to June 2000. Mr. Krepiakevich is financially literate and is experienced in corporate governance issues.

Bill Trenaman