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First Majestic Silver Corp (FR.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Penrose

71 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Keith Neumeyer

59 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Raymond Polman

2007 Chief Financial Officer

Dustin Van Doorselaere

2017 Chief Operating Officer

Jose Figueroa

2019 Vice President - Information Technology

Ramon Mendoza

2014 Vice President - Technical Services

Sophie Hsia

2019 General Counsel

Connie Lillico

2007 Corporate Secretary

Marjorie Co

50 2017 Independent Director

Robert McCallum

82 2012 Independent Director

David Shaw

67 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Penrose

Mr. Douglas (Doug) Penrose, B. Comm., CPA, CA, serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of First Majestic Silver Corp., since January 1, 2012. Mr. Penrose received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario from 1974 to 2008 and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia since 1978. Mr. Penrose brings over 20 years of experience in leadership positions in accounting and corporate finance. Mr. Penrose was formerly the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services for the British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

Keith Neumeyer

Mr. Keith Neumeyer serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. Mr. Neumeyer has worked in the investment community for over 34 years. Mr. Neumeyer began his career at a number of Canadian national brokerage firms and moved on to work with several publicly traded companies in the resource and high technology sectors. His roles have included senior management positions and directorships in the areas of finance, business development, strategic planning and corporate restructuring. Mr. Neumeyer was the original and founding President of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (T-FM). Mr. Neumeyer founded First Majestic in 2002. Mr. Neumeyer has also listed a number of companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and as such has extensive experience dealing with the financial, regulatory, legal and accounting issues that are relevant in the investment community.

Raymond Polman

Mr. Raymond L. Polman, B. SC. (ECON), CA, serves as Chief Financial Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp., since February 1, 2007. Mr. Polman has over 30 years of public accounting and corporate finance experience in the Canadian and US financial markets and has been Chief Financial Officer of the Company since February 2007. In the six years prior to joining First Majestic in 2007, Mr. Polman acted as Chief Financial Officer for a number of publicly traded high technology companies, prior to which he served several years as the Director of Finance for Rescan Environmental, a large privately owned company serving the global mining community. Mr. Polman also brings eight years of prior public accounting experience with Deloitte LLP. Mr. Polman has a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Degree from the University of Victoria and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia.

Dustin Van Doorselaere

Mr. Dustin Van Doorselaere serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to joining First Majestic in November 2016, Mr. VanDoorselaere held the position of General Manager for Nyrstar, a global metals and mining company, and was responsible for overseeing all aspects of mining operations, including legal and government relations, at the El Mochito mine in Honduras and the Campo Morado mine in Mexico. Prior to Nyrstar, Mr.VanDoorselaere held various operational positions at Goldgroup Mining and Aurico Gold in Mexico. Prior to working in Mexico, Mr. VanDoorselaere held senior operating positions with Redback Mining in Ghana, Norilsk Nickel in Australia, as well as numerous international mining companies within Canada.

Jose Figueroa

Mr. Jose Figueroa is Vice President - Information Technology of the Company. Prior to joining First Majestic, Mr. Figueroa worked at Goldcorp as Director of IT and was responsible for overseeing a global support team with over 80 application experts located in Mexico City and Vancouver. Before joining Goldcorp in 2013, Mr. Figueroa worked in the technology services industry delivering SAP consulting solutions to various mining, building materials, paper and cement firms. Mr. Figueroa graduated from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico with a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Ramon Mendoza

Mr. Ramon Mendoza is Vice President - Technical Services of the company. He is a senior mining professional with 29 years of experience with a broad exposure to the different phases of mining enterprises, a robust background in the technical aspects of mining, and a successful track record in managing underground and open-pit operations. Since joining First Majestic, Mr. Mendoza performs as the main Qualified Person for the Company. Prior to joining First Majestic in April 2014, Mr. Mendoza worked with AMEC as Principal Mining Engineer leading the mine consulting team developing numerous front-end studies, operational reviews and specialized services applying advanced optimization techniques for underground and open-pit mining projects, the integration of mine planning and cost modeling tools, and the inclusion of geo-metallurgical aspects to mine plans. As a consultant, Mr. Mendoza participated extensively in projects in North and South America and his experience covers a range of commodities including base and precious metals, coal, and industrial minerals. Prior to AMEC, Mr. Mendoza held various operational positions in Mexico at Grupo Minero del Bravo, ORICA, MICARE, and Minera Frisco in Sonora. Mr. Mendoza is a Professional Engineer registered in British Columbia and holds a M.Sc. degree in Mining and Earth Systems Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

Sophie Hsia

Ms. Sophie E. Hsia is General Counsel of the Company. Ms. Hsia was most recently General Counsel and Vice President Risk at Imperial Metals Corporation. During her tenure at Imperial, she successfully managed the legal and risk portfolios responding to the subsurface failure of the perimeter embankment at the Mount Polley mine, including a significant settlement of Imperial's lawsuit against its tailings dam design engineers. Ms. Hsia has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University in Montreal and a Master of Laws from George Washington University in Washington D.C. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2002, and in Alberta and British Columbia in 2006 and has previously worked for leading international law firms in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.

Connie Lillico

Ms. Connie Lillico, B.A., serves as Corporate Secretary of First Majestic Silver Corp., since August 2007. She has worked in public company management and administration since 2000. Ms. Lillico was previously the Corporate Secretary of several publicly traded mining and oil and gas companies for three years, prior to which she was a paralegal with a publicly traded software company for 2 ½ years. Prior to her industry experience, Ms. Lillico worked in as a corporate and securities paralegal with a large national law firm for eight years. Ms. Lillico has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University and a paralegal certification from Capilano College. She has been Corporate Secretary of First Mining Gold Corp. from March 2015 to June 2016.

Marjorie Co

Ms. Marjorie Co serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Co brings over 20 years of legal, business and corporate development experience. She currently provides business development and legal advice for technology-focused organizations and start-up companies. Her previous roles have included being the Director of Strategic Relations at Westport Innovations and Chief Development Officer at The Proof Centre of Excellence. Ms. Co was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1996 and is a Member of the Law Society of British Columbia. Ms. Co obtained her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of British Columbia, and her Bachelor of Science degree from Simon Fraser University.

Robert McCallum

Mr. Robert A. McCallum, B.Sc., P.Eng, serves as Independent Director of the Board of First Majestic Silver Corp. Mr. McCallum, now retired, was most recently the president of Kensington Resources Ltd. (“Kensington”), a Canadian public mining company, prior to its merger with Shore Gold Inc. (SGF:TSX) (“Shore Gold”). During Mr. McCallum's tenure at Kensington, he advanced Kensington from a junior exploration company to an advanced-stage development company, increasing the company's profile and eventually orchestrating a merger with Shore Gold. Mr. McCallum graduated in 1959 from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) followed in 1971 by a PMD (Program for Management Development) at Harvard Graduate School of Business, Boston, Massachusetts. He has a wealth of experience in mining having worked with DeBeers Consolidated Mines and Anglo American Corp Ltd. in South Africa followed by Denison Mines Limited, Cyprus Anvil Mining Corp. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan in Canada and Philex Mining in the Philippines.

David Shaw

Dr. David Andrew Shaw, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of First Majestic Silver Corp. Since completing his doctorate over 35 years ago, Mr. Shaw has worked both in the technical and financial communities within the resource industry. Seven years were spent with Chevron Resources (“Chevron”) in Calgary and Vancouver, employed initially as an in-house structural consultant on both metal and hydrocarbon exploration programs and then as a member of a hydrocarbon project financial evaluation team. Upon leaving Chevron, he initiated and developed the Resource Research Group at Charlton Securities Ltd., Calgary before assuming the position of Senior Mining Analyst, Corporate Finance, at Yorkton Securities Inc. in Vancouver. Throughout Mr. Shaw's career, he has built strong relationships with European financial institutions and the global mining community.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Douglas Penrose

338,332

Keith Neumeyer

1,671,990

Raymond Polman

733,670

Dustin Van Doorselaere

805,390

Jose Figueroa

--

Ramon Mendoza

425,149

Sophie Hsia

--

Connie Lillico

693,777

Marjorie Co

213,097

Robert McCallum

234,099

David Shaw

224,679
As Of  31 Dec 2018