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SSR Mining Inc (SSRM.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

A. E. Michael Anglin

63 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Paul Benson

56 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Martin

2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Kevin O'Kane

2018 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

W. John DeCooman

2011 Vice President - Business Development and Strategy

Brian Booth

59 2016 Independent Director

Simon Fish

57 2018 Independent Director

Gustavo Herrero

71 2013 Independent Director

Beverlee Park

57 2014 Independent Director

Richard Paterson

76 2008 Independent Director

Steve Reid

63 2013 Independent Director

Elizabeth Wademan

43 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

A. E. Michael Anglin

Mr. A. E. Michael Anglin is Independent Chairman of the Board of Silver Standard Resources Inc., effective May 4, 2017. Mr. Anglin is the Chair of our Board and a member of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Anglin graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mining Engineering from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London in 1977 and attained a Master of Science degree from the Imperial College in London in 1985. Mr. Anglin spent 22 years with BHP Billiton, most recently serving as Vice President Operations and Chief Operating Officer of the Base Metals Group based in Santiago, Chile, before retiring in 2008.

Paul Benson

Mr. Paul Benson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Silver Standard Resources IncMr. Benson serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board of Directors. He has been employed at SSR Mining since August 2015 and brings to the Company more than 30 years of experience in various technical and business capacities. Most recently, Mr. Benson was CEO and Managing Director of Troy Resources Limited. Prior to that, for 20 years he held a number of executive and operating roles in Australia and overseas with BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and Renison Goldfields. Mr. Benson holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Exploration Geophysics and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining, both from the University of Sydney. He also earned a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia and a Masters of Science (Distinction) in Management from the London Business School.

Gregory Martin

Mr. Gregory J. Martin is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Before joining SSR Mining, Mr. Martin served as Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer for NovaGold Resources Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Martin held executive financial roles with Finning International Inc., Zincore Metals Inc. and Placer Dome Inc. Mr. Martin is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CGA, holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey School of Business and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering.

Kevin O'Kane

Mr. Kevin O'Kane Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. O'Kane has more than 30 years of international experience developing and operating mines. Since joining BHP early in his career, his focus and success has been leading safety and productivity improvements, cost reductions, organizational and cultural change processes, including the Escondida mine in Chile, the world's largest copper mine. Kevin joins SSR Mining having most recently been Asset President, Pampa Norte, BHP Minerals Americas and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

W. John DeCooman

Mr. W. John DeCooman is Vice President - Business Development and Strategy of the Company. His experience prior to joining SSR Mining in 2009 includes over 15 years of mining project finance and advisory responsibilities at Deutsche Bank, Alex Brown and Standard Bank, as well as corporate positions in finance, business development and exploration. Mr. DeCooman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science degree from the Colorado School of Mines.

Brian Booth

Mr. Brian R. Booth is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Booth is a member of our Compensation and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees and, during 2018, he served as the Chair of our Safety and Sustainability Committee. He is also the President, CEO and a director of Element 29 Resources Inc. (“Element 29”), a private mining company and has served as a director on numerous public and private mining companies for over 10 years. Prior to joining Element 29, he was President, CEO and a director of Pembrook Copper Corp. and Lake Shore Gold Corp. and previous to that held various exploration management positions at Inco Limited over a 23 year career, including Manager of Exploration - North America and Europe, Manager of Global Nickel Exploration and Managing Director PT Ingold for Australasia. Mr. Booth holds a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences from McGill University (1983) and was awarded an honorary lifetime membership in the Indonesian Mining Association for service as Assistant Chairman of the Professional Division.

Simon Fish

Mr. Simon A. Fish is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fish was appointed to our Board in January 2018. He serves as a member of our Compensation and Safety and Sustainability Committees and, during 2018, served as a member of our Audit and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees. Mr. Fish is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of BMO Financial Group, where he is responsible for the legal and regulatory affairs of the bank, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, financial regulation and complex litigation. Prior to joining BMO, Mr. Fish was the Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Vale SA (formerly Inco Limited). Earlier, Mr. Fish held various positions at Royal Dutch Shell, most recently serving as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Shell Canada. Before joining Shell, Mr. Fish practiced corporate and securities law with Dechert LLP, an international law firm. Currently, he serves on the board of a number of think-tank, non-profit and charitable organizations, including the Environmental Law & Policy Center. Mr. Fish holds business and law degrees from the University of Cape Town, the Washington College of Law and Harvard Business School.

Gustavo Herrero

Mr. Gustavo A. Herrero is an Independent Director of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Mr. Herrero is the Chair of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of our Audit Committee. He is a resident of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was the Executive Director of the Harvard Business School Latin America Research Center (“LARC”) from November 1, 1999 until December 31, 2013, at which time he retired from that position and currently serves on the Harvard Business School Latin American Advisory Board. Prior to joining the LARC in 1999, he was the CEO of IVA S.A., Argentina's largest wool textile mill, and of Zucamor S.A./Papel Misionero S.A., Argentina's leading paper and packaging manufacturer. Mr. Herrero also serves on the Advisory Committee of the university-wide David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard. He also sits on the advisory boards of the Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC) and the Fundación Red de Acción Política (RAP), both non-governmental organizations in Argentina. Mr. Herrero holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and a degree of Licenciado en Administración de Empresas from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa.

Beverlee Park

Ms. Beverlee F. Park is Independent Director of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Ms. Park is the Chair of our Audit Committee and is one of our Audit Committee financial experts. She is also a member of our Compensation and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees and, during 2018, served as a member of our Safety and Sustainability Committee. Ms. Park graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) from McGill University. She is an FCPA/FCA and has a Masters of Business Administration from the Simon Fraser University Executive program. Ms. Park is a Corporate Director serving on three public company boards. Ms. Park has over 30 years of business experience, the majority of it in the forest industry where she held several executive roles with TimberWest Forest Corp., most recently serving as its Chief Operating Officer before retiring in 2013. Prior to becoming COO, Ms. Park also held the positions of Interim CEO, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as well as President, Couverdon Real Estate (TimberWest’s land development division).

Richard Paterson

Mr. Richard D. Paterson is an Independent Director of Silver Standard Resources Inc., Mr. Paterson is a member of our Audit Committee and is one of our Audit Committee financial experts. He also serves on our Safety and Sustainability Committee and, during 2018, served as a member of our Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Paterson graduated from Concordia University, Montreal with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1964. Mr. Paterson has been a Managing Director of Genstar Capital, a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts, since 1988. He retired from Genstar Capital at the end of 2016. Before founding Genstar Capital, Mr. Paterson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genstar Corporation, a NYSE-listed company, where he was responsible for finance, tax, information systems and public reporting.

Steve Reid

Mr. Steve P. Reid is an Independent Director of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Mr. Reid serves as the Chair of our Safety and Sustainability Committee and is a member of our Audit Committee. During 2018, he served as the Chair of our Compensation Committee. He has over 40 years of international business experience, including senior leadership roles in several countries. He held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Goldcorp from January 2007 until his retirement in September 2012. He also served Goldcorp as Executive Vice President, Canada and USA. Prior to joining Goldcorp, Mr. Reid spent 13 years at Placer Dome Inc. in numerous corporate, mine management and operating roles, including Country Manager for Canadian operations. Mr. Reid has also held leadership positions at Kingsgate Consolidated Limited and Newcrest Mining Limited, where he was responsible for running operations throughout Asia and Australia. Mr. Reid holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mineral Engineering from the South Australian Institute of Technology and a TRIUM Global Executive MBA. He is also a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors Director designation (ICD.D).

Elizabeth Wademan

Ms. Elizabeth Anne Wademan is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Wademan was appointed to our Board in January 2018. She is the Chair of our Compensation Committee and a member of our Safety and Sustainability Committee. Ms. Wademan is a senior capital markets professional with over 23 years of financial services experience. Ms. Wademan spent 18 years in investment banking at BMO Capital Markets where she was one of the firm’s most senior capital markets professionals, responsible for leading capital markets advisory and complex transactions. She focused on the global metals and mining and technology sectors and was Head of Global Metals & Mining Equity Capital Markets prior to retiring in 2016. As a former Managing Director in Investment Banking, Ms. Wademan has extensive experience in capital markets and strategic advisory as well as a deep expertise in commodities and securities markets. She currently serves on the boards of Torex Gold Resources Inc., BSR REIT, and St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation. Ms. Wademan obtained her Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and International Business from McGill University. She is a CFA charterholder and is a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors Director designation (ICD.D).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

A. E. Michael Anglin

227,764

Paul Benson

2,147,140

Gregory Martin

1,088,940

Kevin O'Kane

1,016,680

W. John DeCooman

672,803

Brian Booth

135,114

Simon Fish

131,254

Gustavo Herrero

152,486

Beverlee Park

131,254

Richard Paterson

142,835

Steve Reid

138,975

Elizabeth Wademan

131,254
As Of  31 Dec 2018