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Pan American Silver Corp (PAAS.TO)

PAAS.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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31 Jul 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ross Beaty

68 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Michael Steinmann

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

A. Robert Doyle

2004 Chief Financial Officer

Steven Busby

60 2008 Chief Operating Officer

Sean Mcaleer

2019 Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Guatemala

George Greer

2017 Senior Vice President - Project Development

Christopher Emerson

2015 Vice President - Business Development and Geology

Christopher Lemon

2017 General Counsel

Walter Segsworth

71 2012 Lead Independent Director

Michael Carroll

66 2011 Independent Director

Neil de Gelder

67 2012 Independent Director

Charles Jeannes

62 2019 Independent Director

Gillian Winckler

57 2016 Independent Director

Siren Fisekci

2016 Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Ross Beaty

Mr. Ross J. Beaty serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Beaty founded the Company and served as CEO until May 2004. Mr. Beaty is a geologist and resource company entrepreneur with more than 43 years of experience in the international minerals industry. He has also founded and divested a number of other public mineral resource companies since 1985. Mr. Beaty is a past President of the Silver Institute, a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Mining, and a recipient of the Institute’s Past President Memorial Medal. Mr. Beaty has received many prestigious awards including: the Association of Mineral Exploration of B.C.’s Colin Spence Award for excellence in global mineral exploration; the 2008 Mining Person of the Year award from the Mining Association of B.C.; the Viola R. MacMillan Award by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada; the CIM’s Vale Medal for meritorious contribution to mining; the Vancouver Aquarium’s North Medal for Ocean Conservation; and the Alumni Award of Distinction from UBC’s School of Law. Mr. Beaty has been inducted to the Resource Hall of Fame (2015), the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame (2017), and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame (2018). Mr. Beaty was also appointed to The Order of Canada in 2017. Mr. Beaty was born in Vancouver, Canada and educated at the Royal School of Mines, University of London, England, M.Sc., Distinction (Mineral Exploration) 1975 and the University of British Columbia, LL.B. (Law) 1979 and B.Sc. (Honours Geology) 1974.

Michael Steinmann

Dr. Michael Steinmann serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Steinmann has been with the Company in different roles since 2004, when he began as Vice President, Geology Mines & Projects. He was promoted to President in February 2015 and named President & CEO in January 2016. Mr. Steinmann has over 20 years of experience in the base and precious metals industry. He joined Pan American after serving as Manager of Geology and Business Development for Glencore in South America. Mr. Steinmann holds a Ph.D. in Natural Science (Geology) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) a M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Zurich and a Degree in Corporate Finance from Escuela Superior de Administración y Negocios, Lima. Mr. Steinmann has extensive experience throughout South America in mine operations, project development and corporate M&A having participated in numerous mine construction projects from exploration and feasibility studies, through start-up and into continuous operation. He was involved in many capital market transactions including placements of equity and debt, as well as in numerous other exploration and business development initiatives.

A. Robert Doyle

Mr. A. Robert Doyle serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. And prior thereto he was Senior Vice President-Mining Finance and Metals Marketing with Standard Bank. He brings to the role a background in financial management, particularly in the metals market, after 6 years as Senior Vice-President -- Mining Finance and Metals Marketing with Standard Bank in New York. Mr. Doyle also has accounting and audit experience in New York, London and South Africa. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with a B.Bus.Sc (Honours) Finance degree from the University of Cape Town.

Steven Busby

Mr. Steven L. Busby serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He has been Senior Vice President, Project Development & Technical Services of the Company from August 2003 to May 13, 2008.

Sean Mcaleer

Mr. Sean Mcaleer serves as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Guatemala of the Company. Mr. McAleer first joined Pan American Silver Corp. in 2006 as General Manager of the Alamo Dorado mine. He held the position of Country Manager, Mexico, from 2008 until February of 2010, when he was appointed Vice President, Human Resources and Security. Mr. McAleer has extensive experience in Latin America and speaks fluent Spanish. Before joining Pan American Silver he spent over fifteen years working with the mining, consulting, and consumer products industries in various management roles. Mr. McAleer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Chile in Santiago and Tulane University.

George Greer

Mr. George Greer serves as Senior Vice President - Project Development of the Company. Mr. Greer, a mining engineer with 32 years of industry experience, joined Pan American Silver Corp. in March 2007 as Director of Projects, and led the engineering, construction, and commissioning of the San Vicente Project in Bolivia in 2007/2008. From 2009 to 2012, George oversaw the successful completion of the Morococha Relocation Phase I Project in Peru, and led the early engineering, PEA and feasibility study work for Pan American Silver’s Navidad Project in Argentina. George’s experience prior to joining Pan American includes 22 years with Inco Ltd. in various locations, including Sudbury ON, Thompson MB, and at the Voisey’s Bay Project in Newfoundland. He has also worked for Lac Minerals/Barrick Gold at the El Indio Mine in Chile from 1993 to 1996, first as Manager of Technical Services and afterwards as Mine Manager, Underground. Mr. Greer’s background brings together a combination of engineering, operations, and project management experience. He is a 1981 graduate of Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario with a degree in mining engineering, and received his Project Management Professional designation in 2004.

Christopher Emerson

Mr. Christopher Emerson serves as Vice President - Business Development and Geology of the Company. Mr. Chris Emerson joined Pan American Silver in 2015 after 15 years of working and living in Peru. Before joining Pan American, he was the Geology Manager for Glencore (Zinc group) South America, serving as the Qualified Person for reserve and resource reporting, as well as completing business development initiatives for the group. He holds a BEng in Industrial Geology from the Camborne School of Mines and an MSc in Mineral Exploration from Leicester University. Mr. Emerson has extensive experience managing geological departments in base metal mines, green and brownfield exploration projects, and corporate level joint ventures. He has evaluated mines and projects through the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Emerson is responsible for Pan American’s new business development, geology, and exploration programs to ensure the Company’s sustained growth and reserve replacement.

Christopher Lemon

Mr. Christopher Lemon serves as General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Lemon joined Pan American in 2017 after 10 years as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for First Quantum Minerals, where he established and led their offices in London, England. Mr. Lemon’s more than 20 years of experience in corporate law includes a focus on natural resources and environmental law, litigation and administrative law. He has previously acted as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary with International Forest Products Limited, Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Weldwood of Canada Limited (a major Canadian forest products company), and has practiced law with two major Vancouver law firms. Mr. Lemon was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1994 after graduating from the University of Victoria Law School. He also holds a Bachelors degree with honours in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.

Walter Segsworth

Mr. Walter Thomas Segsworth serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Segsworth is a Corporate Director with over 45 years of experience in mining in Canada and overseas. He holds a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from Michigan Tech. Mr. Segsworth has served on the Boards of Directors of several mining companies including Westmin Resources, where he was President and CEO, and Homestake Mining Company, where he was President and COO. He was also the former Lead Director of the Board of Alterra Power Corp. Mr. Segsworth is past Chair of both the Mining Associations of BC and Canada and was named BC’s Mining Person of the year in 1996.

Michael Carroll

Mr. Michael L. Carroll serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Carroll is a Corporate Director. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of financial management expertise, primarily with publicly traded mining companies including Homestake Mining Company, Bond International Gold, and Cumberland Resources Ltd. His professional expertise includes equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, IFRS, GAAP, international tax planning and regulatory reporting. Mr. Carroll also served as Chair of the Audit Committee and designated financial expert of Centenario Copper Corporation between 2006 until its acquisition in 2009.

Neil de Gelder

Mr. Neil de Gelder QC serves as Independent Director of the Company. As a senior officer of Stern Partners, a private diversified investment firm based in Vancouver, Mr. de Gelder is involved in a wide variety of business operations, acquisitions and investment management. Prior to joining Stern Partners in 2005, Mr. de Gelder had over 25 years’ experience as a lawyer specializing in corporate, M&A, financing and governance matters with a major Canadian law firm. Mr. de Gelder is a past Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission, and has served on a wide variety of corporate, crown, charitable and community boards over the years.

Charles Jeannes

Mr. Charles A. Jeannes serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chuck Jeannes is a mining industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. From December 2008 to April 2016, he was President and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., he led the company’s development into one of the world’s largest and most successful gold mining companies with mining operations and development projects located throughout the Americas. Prior to his appointment as President and CEO, he held the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Chuck retired from Goldcorp in April 2016 and relocated to Reno, Nevada. Prior to joining Goldcorp, Chuck held senior positions with Glamis Gold Ltd. and Placer Dome Inc. Until its acquisition by Pan American in February 2019, Mr. Jeannes was a director of Tahoe Resources Inc. Mr. Jeannes holds a B.A. degree from the University of Nevada (1980) and graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law with honors in 1983. He practiced law for 11 years with Woodburn and Wedge in Reno, Nevada, where he focused on mining and natural resources. Mr. Jeannes has broad experience in capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, public and private financing and international operations. Mr. Jeannes has received numerous awards including British Columbia CEO of the Year for 2013, Canada’s Most Admired CEO for 2015, 2016 Alumnus of the Year for the University of Nevada and 2015 Alumnus of the Year for the University of Arizona College of Law. Mr. Jeannes is involved in various philanthropic activities and currently serves as a Trustee of the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation.

Gillian Winckler

Ms. Gillian D. Winckler serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Winckler is a former mining and business executive with over 25 years of diversified experience in the metals and mining industry and the financial sector. Ms. Winckler spent 16 years with BHP Billiton in London, England and Vancouver, Canada where she was involved with corporate and divisional strategy, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, exploration as well as project evaluation and development. Upon leaving the company she joined Coalspur Limited, a thermal coal development company listed in Canada and Australia as the CEO and President. Ms. Winckler held this position, as well as CFO for a brief period, for three years until the company was acquired in June 2015. Ms Winckler currently serves as a director and member of the audit committee of two other publicly listed companies. Prior to the mining industry, Ms. Winckler spent five years as a corporate financier in South Africa and London and five years in the auditing profession. Ms. Winckler is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa), with a BSc and BComm (Hons) obtained in South Africa. Her professional expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, IFRS, GAAP, risk management and regulatory reporting.

Siren Fisekci

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