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Americas Silver Corp (USA.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alexander Davidson

65 2016 Chairman of the Board

Darren Blasutti

2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Warren Varga

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Taylor

55 Chief Operating Officer

Peter McRae

Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, General Counsel

Daren Dell

Senior Vice President - Technical Services

Peter Hawley

59 2013 Director

Manuel Rivera

2017 Director

Alan Edwards

58 2014 Independent Director

Bradley Kipp

53 2014 Independent Director

Gordon Pridham

61 2014 Independent Director

Lorie Waisberg

2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Alexander Davidson

Mr. Alexander John Davidson is Chairman of the Board of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He was formerly Executive Vice President, Exploration and Corporate Development at Barrick, with responsibility for Barrick’s international exploration programs and corporate development activities. Mr. Davidson joined Barrick in 1993 as Vice President Exploration with responsibility for Barrick’s expanding exploration program. He initiated Barrick’s expansion out of North America and into Latin America and beyond. Prior to joining Barrick, Mr. Davidson was Vice President, Exploration for Metal Mining Corporation. Mr. Davidson has over 25 years’ experience in designing, implementing and managing gold and base metal exploration and acquisition programs throughout the world. In 2005, Mr. Davidson was presented the A.O. Dufresne Award by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum to recognize exceptional achievement and distinguished contributions to mining exploration in Canada. In 2003, Mr. Davidson was named the Prospector of the Year by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in recognition of his team’s discovery of the Lagunas Norte Project in the Alto Chicama District in Peru. Mr. Davidson is also a director of MBAC Fertilizer Corp., Capital Drilling Limited, Amara Mining plc, Orca Gold Inc., Yamana Gold Inc. and Nulegacy Gold Corp.

Darren Blasutti

Mr. Darren Blasutti is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Silver & Gold Inc., prior to that President and Chief Executive Officer of RX Gold & Silver Inc. (“RX Gold”), and former Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”) until January 2011. At Barrick, he reported to the Chief Executive Officer and played a lead role in the strategic development of Barrick for over 13 years, during which time he executed over 25 gold mining transactions including the acquisition of Homestake Mining Company and Placer Dome Inc. and the consolidation of the world class Cortez property from Rio Tinto. Mr. Blasutti also led the creation of Barrick Energy Inc. to hedge Barrick’s exposure to energy prices and was integral to the initial public offering of African Barrick Gold. During his tenure at Barrick, he also led the Investor Relations function. Mr. Blasutti was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he planned, supervised and managed audits for a variety of clients. Mr. Blasutti is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a director of Noront Resources Ltd.

Warren Varga

Mr. Warren Varga is Chief Financial Officer of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is former Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Silver & Gold; Chief Financial Officer, RX Gold; Senior Director, Corporate Development, Barrick Gold Corporation.

Robert Taylor

Mr. Robert M. Taylor is Chief Operating Officer of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is former Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Silver & Gold; Former Chief Operating Officer, RX Gold; Former Vice President, North American Operations, Kinross Gold Corp.

Peter McRae

Mr. Peter J. McRae is Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs, General Counsel of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is former Vice President, General Counsel of U.S. Silver & Gold; Vice President, Corporate Counsel, RX Gold; attorney at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York.

Daren Dell

Mr. Daren Dell is Senior Vice President - Technical Services of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is former Vice President, Technical Services of U.S. Silver & Gold; Director, Corporate Development and Director, Technical Evaluations at Barrick Gold.

Peter Hawley

Mr. Peter J. Hawley is Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. Mr. Hawley is the founder of Scorpio Mining and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Scorpio Gold Corporation. Formerly he was President and CEO of the Company from July 20, 2012 to April 21, 2013 and prior to December 2010. Mr. Hawley has over 35 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry and has worked as a consulting geologist to a large number of intermediate and senior mining companies including Teck Corp, Noranda Inc., Placer Dome Inc. and Barrick Gold. Mr. Hawley is also a director of Niogold Mining Corporation.

Manuel Rivera

Mr. Manuel Rivera serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Rivera is currently the President & CEO of Grupo Expansion with over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries including media, digital, and consumer goods. Mr. Rivera began his career at Procter & Gamble (Mexico) before joining Grupo Expansion as the head of sales & marketing, moving up to COO, then to President and co-owner after a management-led buyout. Since joining Grupo Expansion, Mr. Rivera has taken the company from a minor magazine player, to one the largest digital publishers in Mexico and Latin America. Mr. Rivera is also the current Co-chair of the Global Future Council for Media and Information of the World Economic Forum and also Chairman of the board for Make-A-Wish Mexico.

Alan Edwards

Mr. Alan R. Edwards is Independent Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is President of AE Consulting Corp. He also serves on the board of directors for Entrée Gold Inc., AuRico Gold Inc. (Chairman), and AQM Copper Inc. (Chairman). From August 2013 to February 2015 he was Chairman of the Board of Oracle Mining Corp., from September 2012 to July 2013, he was Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Mining Corp., from 2009 to May 2011, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Copper One Inc., from 2007 to 2009, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontera Copper Corporation. Mr. Edwards holds an MBA from the University of Arizona and a B.S. Mining Engineering also from the University of Arizona.

Bradley Kipp

Mr. Bradley R. Kipp is Independent Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. Mr. Kipp is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Director of African Copper PLC (mining and exploration) since September 2004; Vice-President Finance of Summit Resource Management Limited (venture capital) since 1997. Director of Equity Financial Holdings Inc. since June 2008 which operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary Equity Trust, which offers residential mortgage loans funded primarily through the issuance of retail deposits. Mr. Kipp has over 19 years’ experience in the mining sector specializing in operations, corporate finance and public company reporting. He has been involved in the financing and development of emerging and start-up mineral projects focused primarily in southern Africa, Mexico and Myanmar. As part of these activities he is, or has been, Chief Financial Officer and/or Director of several public companies listed on both the Toronto and London AIM exchanges.

Gordon Pridham

Mr. Gordon E. Pridham is Independent Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. Mr. Pridham is currently Principal of Edgewater Capital and sits on the public company boards of Newalta Corporation (Chairman), Titanium Corporation Inc. (Chairman), CHC Student Housing Inc. (Chairman), Orvanna Minerals Inc and Roxgold Inc. Formerly, Chairman of the Board of U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. He is on the advisory board for Enertech Capital a Clean Tech Venture Fund. Recent activities include merger of US Silver with RX Gold as Chairman, sale of Norock Realty to Partners REIT as Chairman of the Special Committee, and sale of Western Prospector to CNNC as Chairman of the Special Committee. Mr. Pridham has over 35 years of experience financing and advising public and private companies in a cross section of industries, particulary in the resourse sector. He has worked in New York, Calgary, Toronto and Hong Kong for global financial institutions in Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Capital Markets. Mr. Pridham is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Institute of Corporate Directors program.

Lorie Waisberg

Mr. Lorie Waisberg is Independent Director of Scorpio Mining Corporation. He is currently serving as chairman and a director of, Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund and Arcan Resources Ltd. and a director of Chantrell Ventures Corp., Metalex Ventures Ltd. and Tembec Inc. Prior to retirement, Mr. Waisberg served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration of Co-Steel Inc., a steel manufacturer. Prior thereto, Mr. Waisberg practiced law with a major Canadian law firm. Mr. Waisberg is accredited as ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.